Kim Garden

Obituary of Kim Christine Garden

Age 61, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning October 20, 2019 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Kim was a daughter of the late Walter “Wad” and Lillian (Barker) Phillips. She is survived by her husband of eight years, Doug; daughter, Alyson Phillips, Enfield; son, Mike (Deanna) Phillips, Windsor; brothers, James “Jim” (Louise), Union Corner; Ronnie (Patti), Windsor; Wayne “Dub” (Chrissy), MacKay Section; Terry (Kathy), Windsor; John (Eileen) Barker, Windsor Forks; sister, Carole (Telly) Bezanson, Windsor; many nieces and nephews.

 

Kim was born and lived in Windsor until her move to Enfield in 2005. She was a hairstylist for 20 plus years, also worked in the food service business and customer service. She retired in 2017.

Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). As per Kim’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service. A private family committal service will be held at a later date in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. Kim also requested everyone should consider “Organ Donation.” Donations in memory of Kim may be made to Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia (www.mentalhealthns.ca/donate or 902-464-6000) or Maritime Adventures Camp for Youth with Blood Disorders – Canadian Hemophilia Society (www.maritimeadventurescamp.ca or 1-800-668-2686). Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca

God’s Garden

 

God looked around his garden,

And He found an empty place.

He then looked down upon earth
and saw your tired face.


He put his arms around you

and lifted you to rest,

God's garden must be beautiful

He always takes the best.


He knew that you were suffering

He knew you were in pain,

He knew that you would never

get well on earth again.


He saw that the road was getting rough

and the hills were hard to climb.

So he closed your weary eyelids

and whispered "Peace be thine."


It broke our hearts to lose you

but you didn't go alone,

for part of us went with you,

the day God called you home.

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