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() POWELL James

POWELL
James (Mr P), aged
78 years. Beloved husband of Betty,
treasured dad to
Sandra, Steve and Johnny, special grandad of Mark, Shane, Natalie, Ryan and Chloe and great grandad to Dylan. Sadly passed away on Wednesday 14th
February 2007, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of love for his family. Funeral service to take place at the Taunton Deane
Crematorium on
Friday 23rd February at 1.30pm. family flowers only, please, but donations if desired for Leukaemia Research may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() MILLER Freda.

MILLER
Freda. Passed away at Popham House, Wellington on 6th February 2007 aged 92 years. The funeral service has taken place. Dennis would like to thank everyone form their kindness, especially the staff of Popham House, Angie Viney, Betty Sheale and Brenda Goodwin.

() KEIR Andrew

KEIR
Andrew Ross of White House, Mill Lane, Othery, died at Bridgwater Community Hospital, on 12th February 2007. He bequeathed his body for medical science and expressed the wish that there be no funeral ceremony or memorial service. Donations for Arthritis Research Campaign to Co-operative Funeralcare, 6-8 St John Street, Bridgwater,  TA6 5HS

() TOOZE Ruby

TOOZE
Ruby of Taunton passed peacefully away at Cedar Lodge Care Home on 13th February 2007, aged 80 years. The Funeral Service has taken place. For those wishing to remember Ruby, donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() ENGERT Helen

ENGERT
Helen Dorothy Tennant (nee Garnett), passed peacefully away at her home in Blagdon Hill near Taunton on Friday 9th February, aged 87 years. A much loved mother and grandmother. Funeral service at the Church of St Mary and St Andrew, Pitminster on Saturday February 24th at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations in her memory for Riding for the Disabled may be sent to W.H Berry & Son Funeral Directors, Brookfield, Churchstanton, TA3 7RL. Telephone: 01823 601386.

() MITCHELL Thelma

MITCHELL
Thelma of Wellington Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at her home on Sunday 18th February 2007 aged 93 years. Former Head Teacher of Tonedale Infants School, Wellington. Funeral service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 27th February at 1:30pm. No flowers by request but donations if desired for the Sidmouth Life Boat may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() BUCKHURST Arthur

BUCKHURST
Arthur Charles of Taunton, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on Monday 12th February 2007 aged 85 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 27th February 2007 at 2.00pm. Family flowers only by request but donations in memory of Arthur for 'Parkinson's Disease Society' may be given at the service or sent to Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, 95 Galmington Road, Taunton, TA1 5NP.

() HAMMOND Michelle

HAMMOND
Michelle of Lyngford Place, Taunton passed suddenly away on Saturday 10th February 2007 aged 34 years. A much loved daughter, sister, grandaughter, auntie and friend. Funeral service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 23rd February at 12:00 noon. Flowers if desired may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. (By 10:30am please).

() BAWLER Violet,

BAWLER
Violet, aged 84 years, passed peacefully away on 15th February 2007 at Glenavon Nursing Home, Hambridge, Nr Langport. Service of thanksgiving to take place at All Saints Church, Curry Mallet, 2pm, Friday 23rd February 2007. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for the Royal British Legion or All Saints Church, Curry Mallet may be sent c/o E. White & Sons Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() GREEDY Margaret

GREEDY
Margaret 'Rene' of Milverton passed peacefully away at Dene Barton House on 19th February 2007, aged 96 years. Beloved mother of Margaret and Raymond. Funeral Service to take place at St. Michael's Parish Church, Milverton on Monday 26th February at 1.30pm followed by cremation. Family flowers only but donations if desired for St. Michael's Church may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d' Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.

() FRENCH (Née

FRENCH
(Née Pring) Eileen, passed away peacefully at St. Margaret's Hospice, Taunton on 14th February 2007, aged 73 years. Beloved wife of Tony, mum to Michael, Amanda and Lorraine, also nanny to Alexander, Julia and Max, she will be much missed by all her family. Funeral Service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 9th March at 2.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for St. Margaret's Hospice may be sent to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() PONTING John

PONTING
John Rainger, aged 80 years. Passed peacefully away on 14th February 2007 at St. Margaret's Hospice, Bishops Hull. Will be sadly missed by Betty and Robin. Service of Thanksgiving to take place on Thursday (today) 22nd February 2007 2pm at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for St. Michael's Church, Galmington or S.U.R.E. maybe sent c/o E. White & Son Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() FRIER Stanley.

FRIER
Stanley. Passed away at Murley House Nursing Home on February 14th aged 92 years. A service
of thanksgiving and
celebration for his life will be held today, Thursday 22nd February at 12 noon
at Taunton Deane
Crematorium. All enquiries to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: 01823 338369.

() FLORENCE (Sally)

FLORENCE
(Sally) Pear, formerly Widgery. Passed away at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester on 15th February 2007, aged 97. Dearly beloved mother of Nigel Widgery (who passed away 18th February 2000). Will be greatly missed by Rosemary, Alan, Jenny, Gary, Angela and grandchildren Stephen, Paul, Tim, David, Louise and Rose. The Funeral Service will take place at Altrincham Crematorium on Friday 23rd February at 2pm. Family flowers only, but donations if desired may be sent to Kenneth Dewey & Sons, 2 Grove Lane, Hale, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8JE. Tel: 0161 980 7010 for the benefit of SANE.

() BEEVERS Reggie

BEEVERS
Reggie (Reverend) peacefully at Horton Cross Nursing Home on 17th February 2007. Aged 84 years. Formerly Rector of Hatch Beauchamp, Beer Crowcombe, Curry Mallet, West Hatch and latterly of Curry Rival. Will be sadly missed by family and friends. Funeral service will take place at St. Andrew's Church, Curry Rivel on Tuesday 27th February 2007 at 2.30 pm followed by interment. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for the work of St. Andrew's Church, Curry Rivel c/o A J Wakely and Sons, 7 West Street, Ilminster TA19 9AA Tel: 01460 52576.

() ANDERSON Frank

ANDERSON
Frank passed peacefully away at Pyrland House on Sunday 18th February 2007 aged 70 years. A much loved husband of Hilary, dad of Ken, daughter-in-law June and grandad of Simon and Natalie. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 26th February at 11:30am. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Frank, donations for the Huntingtons Disease Society may be sent to the funeral directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() SEDGBEER Norman

SEDGBEER
Norman passed peacefully away at home on Monday 19th February 2007, aged 80 years. Beloved
husband of Ella, a
loving Dad, grandad and great grandad. Sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to
take place at
the Taunton Deane Crematorium on
Monday 26th February 2007 at 1.00pm.
Family flowers only, please, but donations if desired for Coleridge Ward (Musgrove Park Hospital) may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() READING Queenie

READING
Queenie May passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on
February 13th 2007, aged 84 years. Widow of the late Toby Reading and beloved mother to Peter and Jean, mother-in-law of Joy and Maurice, and a much loved nan and great nan, she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. A service of thanksgiving for Queenie will be held today, Thursday 22nd February, at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 10.30am. Family flowers only, but donations are being received for the
Somerset Association for the Blind, and may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB.

() CORNALL Kath

CORNALL
Kath (Née Bartlett) of Wessex House and formerly of Moorview Farm Drayton, passed peacefully away on Tuesday 13th February 2007 aged 80 years. A much loved Mum of Sue and Richard. Nan of Rachel, Oliver, and Tommy. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 26th February at 10am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Wessex House Mini Bus Appeal are being received by the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: 01823 338369.

() GREGORY Sally,

GREGORY
Sally, passed away peacefully at Burnham Nursing Centre, Burnham on Sea on 13th February 2007 aged 54 years. She will be sadly missed by daughter Kate and all the family. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today, Thursday 22nd February at 11:30am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Multiple Sclerosis Society may be sent to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() QUARTLY Christine

QUARTLY
Christine Laura, aged 87 years, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 21st February 2007 after a short illness. All enquiries to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 139/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. Tel: 01823 272183.

() SCHOFIELD Vera

SCHOFIELD
Vera of Taunton passed away on Monday 5th February 2007 at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, aged 83 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 19th February at 1.00pm. Flowers, if desired, may be forwarded c/o Thomas Brothers, Funeral Directors, 95 Galmington Road, Taunton, TA1 5NP.

() EVANS Freda

EVANS
Freda Elizabeth Alice, née Branfield of Wood Street, Taunton passed away suddenly at her home on 12th February 2007 aged 77 years. Beloved wife of Ronald, much loved mother of Ron, Nigel and Sheila, loving nan of Samantha, Steven, Tanya and Mia and great nan to Blake. Sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 21st February at 12:00 noon. Family flowers only, donations for St Margaret's Hospice may be sent to Paul Fudge Funeral Director, 6 The Mount, Taunton. Tel: 01823 337070.

() LAING Robert

LAING
Robert (Bob) passed peacefully away at Dene Barton, Cotford St Luke on 6th February 2007 aged 83 years. A dearly loved and loving husband of June for 60 years. Dear father of Stephen and sadly missed and loved by all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. The funeral service took place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 14th February. Any enquiries to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors. Tel 01823 272183

() THOMAS On

THOMAS
On 8th February 2007. John E A aged 83 years, peacefully at Williton Hospital. Beloved husband of Milly and the late Betty. Dearly loved father of John, Peter and Angela, stepfather of David, Nigel and Peter and much loved grandfather and great grandfather. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 19th February at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to League of Friends, Williton Hospital or Children's Hospice South West, c/o Hedley Price, Funeral Directors, Mart Road, Minehead, TA24 5BJ. Tel 01643 703111.

() THAIN Auriel

THAIN
Auriel late of Dorchester Road, Taunton. Suddenly but peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 6th February 2007 aged 78 years. Beloved wife of the late Allan Thain and a much loved mum, nan and great nan. Funeral service took place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 14th February. Donations for the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() SMITH Ronald

SMITH
Ronald (Ron)
of Taunton passed peacefully away on February 10th, aged 81, after a long illness bravely borne. Beloved husband of Ann and a dearly loved father, grandfather and
brother-in-law. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 20th February at 1.30pm. Family
flowers only, please; donations if desired for the Stroke Association may be left at the chapel or sent to Grandfield & Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1HZ.

() DALE Maureen

DALE
Maureen Mary of Lime Crescent, Taunton passed away at home on Friday 2nd February 2007 aged 79 years. She will be missed by all who knew her. Funeral service takes place on Monday 19th February at Taunton Deane Crematorium 3.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired are being shared between St. Margaret's Somerset Hospice and the R.S.P.C.A at West Hatch Animal Centre and may be left at the service or sent c/o the Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW.

() CROCKFORD Gracie

CROCKFORD
Gracie Marjorie passed suddenly but peacefully away on 7th February 2007, aged 60 years, at the Mayfair Residential Home, Minehead. The Funeral Service has taken place.

() SMITH Thomas

SMITH
Thomas James of Wellington passed away suddenly on Wednesday 7th February 2007 aged 23 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 19th February 2007 at 11.30am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for 'Shelter' may be given after the service or forwarded to Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF.

() BARKER Barbara

BARKER
Barbara Joyce of Burnham-on-Sea, formerly of
Holway Road Post Office, Taunton, passed peacefully away
at Musgrove Park
Hospital, Taunton, on 9th February 2007 after a short illness, aged 80 years. Beloved mother of Julie Ariss and
husband Kevan, much loved grandmother of Max. Funeral service on Monday 19th February 2007 at St Andrew's Church, Burnham-on-Sea at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Taunton Deane Cemetery.
Flowers or, if preferred, donations for British Heart Foundation may be sent to Burnham Funeral Services, 97 Oxford Street, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1EW. Telephone 01278 795009.

() PHILLIPS Penelope

PHILLIPS
Penelope Ellison, CBE, Croix de Guerre of Burnworthy, Churchstanton, widow of the late Lt.Col James W Phillips. Passed away peacefully after a long illness on 10th February 2007 aged 90 years. Loving mother to Rupert and Roma and grandmother to James, Ruairidh, Jake and Chloe. Funeral service at St Peter and St Paul church, Churchstanton on Tuesday 20th February 2007 at 12 noon, family flowers only. Those wishing to remember Penny may like to make a donation for Churchstanton Church and maybe left at Churchstanton or sent to WH Berry & Son, Brookfield, Churchstanton, Taunton, Somerset TA3 7RL. Tel: 01823 601386.

() BIRCHALL Edward

BIRCHALL
Edward of Lyngford Place, Taunton, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 12th February 2007; aged 71 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 22nd February at 2.30pm. Flowers may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() D'CRUZ Norman

D'CRUZ
Norman of Willie Gill Court, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Tuesday 6th February 2007 aged 80 years. A funeral service has taken place. All enquiries to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB. Tel 01823 338369

() CREED Betty on

CREED
Betty
on Wednesday 7th
February 2007 died peacefully in her room at Calway House, Taunton, aged 92 years. A much loved mum of Ken and
Martin, and greatly missed by all her family. The funeral service will be held on Friday 16th February at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 10.30am. Family flowers only, please, but donations kindly accepted for Save The Children Fund may be sent to E White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. Special thanks to the staff of Calway House for their wonderful care and kindness.

() SMART Colin,

SMART
Colin, formerly of Upper Holway Road, passed away at home after a fight against cancer on 13th February, aged 62 years. Loving and devoted husband to Sue,
wonderful dad to Paul, Tara and Nathan and father-in-law to Simon and Zoe and much loved and adored granddad to Paige, Iona, Mercedes,
Willow and Ty. He was one of the best and will always remain in our hearts and will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 20th
February at 3.30pm. No black to be worn at Colin's request. Family flowers only; however, donations in lieu to be made to St Margaret's Hospice and sent to Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() MATRAVERS Michael

MATRAVERS
Michael Edwin of Haywood Road, Taunton passed away suddenly at his home on 11th February 2007 aged 56 years. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 19th February at 12.30. Flowers may be sent to Paul Fudge Funeral Director, 6 The Mount, Taunton. Tel; 337070.

() SAMPSON Ethel

SAMPSON
Ethel of Ashill passed peacefully away at Oak Lodge, Chard on February 7th aged 95 years. Funeral service at St Mary's Church, Ashill on Friday 16th February at 11am followed by cremation at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in her memory for St Mary's Church, Ashill may be to W H Berry & Son, Funeral Directors, Brookfield, Churchstanton, TA3 7RL.

() BREWER Mary

BREWER
Mary of Langford Budville, wife of the late Kenneth and mother of Susan and John passed suddenly but peacefully away at home on 7th February 2007, aged 80 years. The funeral service will take place at St Peter's Church, Langford Budville on Saturday, 17th February at 2pm. Flowers or donations to the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance or CLIC Sargent may be given at the service or sent c/o H Tredwin & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, Whiteball House, Whiteball, Wellington, TA21 0LS,

() SUTTON Kathleen

SUTTON
Kathleen May. Passed peacefully away at Mountbatten Nursing Home on Monday 5th February. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 16th February at 1:30pm. No flowers by request but donations to R.S.P.C.A c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton.

() MURRELL Molly

MURRELL
Molly of Northfield Gardens, Taunton passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Wednesday 7th February 2007 aged 88 years. Dearly loved mother of Richard, Mother-in-law of Christine and Grandma of Naomi and Robert. Funeral service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday the 19th of February at 2.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to St. Dunstan's c/o the Co-op Funeral Service, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton.

() WATERS Ada

WATERS
Ada Lizzie. Formerly of West View, Creech St Michael, passed away 7th February 2007, aged 84 years. A beloved mother and cherished grandmother and great grandmother who will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her. A service of thanksgiving followed by interment will be held on Friday 16th February at the Parish Church of St Michael, Creech St Michael at 11am. Donations for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice are being received by the Funeral Directors Nigel K.  Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: 01823 338369.

() WESTBROOK Marjorie

WESTBROOK
Marjorie passed peacefully away on Sunday 11th February 2007 at the Orchard Portman Nursing Home, until recently of Orchard House,  Tainfield Park, Kingston St Mary. A service of thanksgiving will take place on her 103rd birthday Friday 16th February 2007 at Kingston St Mary Church at 1.00pm followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please, however donations in lieu may be made to Kingston St Mary Church at the time of the service or sent to: The Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY.

() COWDRY Mavis,

COWDRY
Mavis, formerly Rosewarn of Wordsworth Drive, Taunton, passed peacefully away on February 9th 2007 at Bath R.U.H, aged 84. Sadly missed by all her family.

() RICHARDSON Doris

RICHARDSON
Doris Jean, née Webber, of Yeovil, formerly of Taunton, passed peacefully away at Yeovil District Hospital on Wednesday 7th February 2007 aged 63. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 16th February at 3:30pm. Donations if desired made payable to Diabetes UK may be forwarded to Forsey and Son, Funeral Directors, Pound Pool, Somerton, TA11 6LZ.

() MOUNTY Dave,

MOUNTY
Dave, originally from Taunton, passed away suddenly at home in Holcombe on Tuesday February 6th, aged 76. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral Service at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath on Monday February 19th at 11.00am. Family flowers only. Donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust may be sent to Wm Adlam Funeral Service, 68A Locks Hill, Frome, BA11 1NH. (01373) 452100.

() DAVIES Sara

DAVIES
Sara Jane of Manor Cottages, Wiveliscombe, suddenly but peacefully at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol on 26th January 2007, aged 39 years. Beloved Wife of Joe and a much loved Mum, Daughter, Sister and Friend who will be greatly missed. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 8th February at 11am. Flowers and any enquiries to Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. (Tel: 01984 624149.)

() HALL Jean

HALL
Jean Marie, dearly beloved wife of Jack, and wonderful mother of David, Simon and Jane, and grandmother of Laura, Ashton, Ben, India and Eddie, died suddenly at home on Monday 5th February, aged 74. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday 14th
February at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 12.30pm. Family
flowers only, but donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK or the British Heart Foundation, would be appreciated c/o the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech
St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB.

() BROOKS Jack.

BROOKS
Jack. Passed suddenly away on 4th February 2007. Funeral service to take place on Friday 9th February 2007, 10.30am at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for the Childrens Hospice Southwest maybe sent c/o E. White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3HN.

() THOMAS Alan.

THOMAS
Alan. Of Taunton died peacefully on Tuesday 6th February 2007 at Dene Barton House. A much loved husband of Jean and will be sadly missed. Service of Thanksgiving to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium, 2.30pm on Wednesday 14th February 2007. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Minehead District Lions Club, may be sent c/o E. White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton. TA1 3HN

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