Zoe Anne Vickers Gallant

Zoe Anne Vickers Gallant

Zoe Anne Vickers Gallant, daughter of Virgil Vernon and Gertrude May (Lawry) Vickers, passed away on April 7.

Zoe Anne was born in Seattle, on August 18, 1926. She grew up in the Green Lake area.

As a young child, she entertained all with her dancing and singing. She played the harp with the Seattle Baby Orchestra.

She attended Lincoln High School, where she excelled in drama, art, music and dance.

She spent summers and most of her life on Whidbey Island.

Zoe Anne loved bowling. She bowled until she was 80, even teaching herself to bowl left-handed after she broke her bowling arm. She donated countless hours of community service by running a youth bowling league every Saturday from September to May for over 40 years. Every summer, she taught swimming lessons and coached swim team. Zoe Anne married John (Jack) Howard Gallant on April 8, 1949. They had four children.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Betty Mayrene Hughes; brother, Lawry Vickers; her husband, John (Jack) Howard Gallant; and son, Lawry Gallant. She is survived by her remaining children: James Vernon Gallant of Kirkland, Bette Jo (Jeff) Davis of South Rim, Utah, and Terri Ellen Henninger of Gilbert, Ariz.