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() SAXBY Hugh...

SAXBY Hugh of Stoke St Gregory, passed away at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on 16th February 2009, aged 73 years. Husband of the late Sheila Saxby and a much loved and respected dad and grandfather, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. For many years Hugh was the promoter of Taunton Jazz Club and his funeral service will reflect his passion for jazz and a thanksgiving for his life. The service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 27th February at 4.00pm. Donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() RILEY Mary...

RILEY Mary Anne, of Roman Road, Taunton, passed peacefully away after a short illness on Saturday 21st February 2009, aged 69. Loving mother to Martin, Diane, Darrel and Paula, and devoted nanny to James, Kieron, Toyah, Tiffany, Dylan, Declan, Ben & Daniel. Companion to the late Ron Franks. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 6th March 2009 at 11.00am. Flowers only by request and all enquiries to E White and Son Ltd Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() CADE Jack...

CADE Jack of Dellers Court, Taunton, formerly of Trull Road, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Monday 23rd February 2009, aged 86 years. Wife of the late June and a beloved father of Stuart and Angela. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 6th March at 12.00 noon. No flowers by request, but donations if desired for the Stroke Unit at Musgrove Park Hospital may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() HILL Lavinia...

HILL Lavinia Rose (née Rendell) died peacefully at home on 22nd February 2009 after a courageous battle against cancer, aged 70. Much loved wife of Michael, dearest mother of Diana, Martin, Jenny and Mark, mother-in-law of Charlotte and grandmother of Olivia. A service of thanksgiving will take place in St Andrew's Church, Stogursey on Monday 9th March at 11.30am. No flowers, but donations if desired to St Margaret's Hospice, Taunton may be left at the church or sent to Grandfield & Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1HZ. 

() RICHARDS David...

RICHARDS David (Di), brother of Val, died at home February, aged 62. Love you Dave, I'll miss you. 

() RICHARDS Ernest....

RICHARDS Ernest. Passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on 24th February 2009. For service details please contact Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, 95 Galmington Road, Taunton, Tel: 352916.  

() SEBIRE Marianne,...

SEBIRE Marianne, died suddenly on 22nd February, aged 47. Will be greatly missed by those who knew her and remember her for her kindness to others. Colourful dress please. Family flowers only. Cheques to Children's Garden Home. All enquiries to to Nigel K Ford Funeral Directors Tel: 01823 338369. 

() FOOK Pin...

FOOK Pin Wan, of Wilfred Road, Taunton, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Sunday 15th February 2009, aged 72 years. The funeral service will be held today, Thursday 26th February at 12.00pm. All enquiries to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: 01823 338369. 

() REED Michael...

REED Michael John ‘Mick’, R.N retired, of Drayton on 21st February in Yeovil Hospital aged 68 years, after a long illness bravely fought. A much loved husband, dad, and granddad, will be very sadly missed by all who knew him. The funeral will take place on
Friday 27th February at St. Catherine’s Church, Drayton at 11.30 am followed by burial in the churchyard. Family flowers only please, but donations in lieu if desired for Cancer Research by retiring collection or c/o The Funeral Director Philip Peppard, Langport and District Funeral Services, The Old Bank Building, Langport TA10 9PA. Telephone 01458 252505. 

() RICHARDS David...

RICHARDS David Valentine of Lyngford Road, Taunton passed away at home, aged 62 years. David will be sadly missed by all his family and friends, especially by son David and his mum Barbara. Funeral service to take place on Friday 27th February at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 9.00am. Family flowers only, donations if desired in memory of David are for Oxfam can be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. 

() MORRISON Natalie....

MORRISON Natalie. A beloved daughter and Mummy passed away suddenly on Friday 13th February 2009, aged 20 years. Now resting in peace with her adored brother Kev. Greatly missed by Mum and Dad, Jenni and Steve, little daughter Alisha, Grandad Colin, Grandad Mike, Grandma Ellie, Great Aunt Barbie, cousins Amanda, Neil and Jerry, grandparents Barsby, Darren and Claire, the extended family, Sandra, Paul and Chris, and all her many friends. Our Angel, who will always be in our thoughts and hearts now and forever. A service of thanksgiving for Natalie will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 25th February at 12.00pm, followed by burial. All flowers or donations for the Make A Wish Appeal may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: 01823 338369. 

() TURNER Andy...

TURNER Andy of Lyngford Square after a long illness passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Sunday 15th February 2009, aged 29 years. A beloved husband, stepfather, son and brother who will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 3rd March at Taunton Deane Cemetry Chapel at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired in memory of Andy are for Haematology and Oncology Unit and the ITU at Musgrove Park Hospital can be left at the service or sent c/o Co- operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. 

() LILLYCROP Thomas...

LILLYCROP Thomas Frederick Albert (Tom) of Bossington Drive, Taunton passed away at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital on 3rd February 2009, aged 72 years. A much loved husband of Marjorie, loving father to John, Martine and Claire and devoted grandad who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 23rd February at 10.30am. Family flowers only please but donations in memory of Tom are being received for The British Heart Foundation and can be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7PW. 

() BOARD Nigel...

BOARD Nigel David, formerly of North Curry, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 16th February 2009, aged 44 years. Much loved eldest son of Una and David, brother of Rachel and Colin and uncle of Charlotte. The funeral service will take place at North Curry Parish Church on Thursday 26th February at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only; donations if desired for the Intensive Care Unit (MPH) or the League of Friends may be sent to E White and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() SOUTH On...

SOUTH On 17th February 2009, peacefully at his home in Queen Camel. Anthony Brian (Brian), aged 76 years. A much loved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Funeral service at Yeovil Crematorium on Thursday 26th February at 11am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Marie Curie Cancer Care, c/o Harold F. Miles, Funeral Director, South Cadbury, BA22 7ES. Tel: 01963 440367. 

() CLUFF Roy...

CLUFF Roy Arthur passed away peacefully at Calway House Taunton on 12th February 2009 age 80 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 26th February at 12.30 pm. Flowers may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors 138-139 East Reach Taunton TA1 3HN.  

() ADAMS Alfred...

ADAMS Alfred (Fred), of Priory Avenue, Taunton, passed peacefully away at his home on 11th February 2009, aged 73 years. A beloved brother of Eileen, Jean, Margaret and Shirley and uncle to Philip, Les, Terry, Patricia and Mike, Kerrie and Karl. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 27th February at 12.30pm. No flowers by request, but donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street Taunton, TA1 1TP.  

() COUSINS Leslie....

COUSINS Leslie. Wing Commander R.A.F retired, passed peacefully away at Beauchamp House, Hatch Beauchamp, after a long illness on February 10th, aged 88 years. Late of Sea, Donyatt. Funeral service at St. Mary's Church, Donyatt on Friday February 20th at 1pm followed by cremation at Taunton Deane. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory for Donyatt Church may be sent to W.H. Berry & Son, Funeral Directors, Brookfield, Churchstanton, TA3 7RL. 

() WILLES M.B.E...

WILLES M.B.E Roy. Passed peacefully away after a long illness, a private funeral service has taken place. The family wish to thank Reverend Tim Hodge for conducting the service and for helping us to smile at the difficult times. An extended thank you to Nigel Ford and his staff for their kindness and support. Please accept this acknowledgement from all of Graham's family.  

() HOBBS Gordon...

HOBBS Gordon William sadly passed away at Vicarage House Nursing Home, Hambridge, Langport on 12th February 2009, aged 76 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 24th February at 2.30pm. Donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138- 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() FEAR Joan...

FEAR Joan May of Taunton passed away peacefully on 7th February 2009 aged 84 years. Funeral service to be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 24th February 2009 at 11.00 am. Family flowers only. Donations for Osteoporosis Society c/o Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122.  

() STONE Irene...

STONE Irene May of Ruishton, Taunton (formerly of East Lyng) passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 12th February 2009 aged 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Charles Stone and a much loved mum and nan. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 20th February at 10.30am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street Taunton, TA1 1TP.  

() DENSLOW Norma...

DENSLOW Norma passed peacefully away on Sunday 15th February, aged 82 years. Much loved mother, nan, great nan and sister who will be greatly missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 26th February at 11am. Family flowers only, any donations to the Parkinsons Disease Society, may be sent to E. White and Son Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Hamilton Park Nursing Home.  

() BESWETHERICK Phyllis...

BESWETHERICK 
Phyllis Ada passed away suddenly on 8th February 2009, aged 89 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 20th February at 11.30am. Flowers or donations
if desired for Motor Neurone Support Group may be sent to
E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() TURNER Richard...

TURNER Richard of Grange Drive, Taunton passed peacefully away in his sleep at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital on Friday 13th February 2009 aged 58 years. A loving father to Matthew and the late Andrew (who passed peacefully away on Sunday 15th February 2009), a much loved son and brother who will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral service to take place on Monday 2nd March at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired in memory of Richard are for Cancer Research UK and may be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW.  

() KEITCH Violet,...

KEITCH Violet, of Haywood Road, Taunton, passed suddenly away at her home on Saturday 14th February 2009, aged 74 years. A dear aunt of Linda, Gwen, Pam, Clifford and Reggie. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 20th February at 9.00am. No flowers by request, but donations if desired for the Children's Hospice (South West) may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street Taunton, TA1 1TP.  

() ROUTLEY Brian...

ROUTLEY Brian passed away suddenly on 6th February 2009, aged 54 years. Will be sadly missed by all family, friends and colleagues. Funeral service will take place at 11.30am on Monday 23rd February at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Flowers or donations for the Salvation Army may be given at the service or sent c/o Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() ELLIS Violet,...

ELLIS Violet, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on 14th February 2009, aged 85 years. Loving wife, mother and grandmother. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 20th February at 10am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Parkinsons Society, may be sent to E. White and Sons Ltd Funeral Directors, 138-139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() JEFFERY Linda...

JEFFERY Linda of Ilminster, formerly of Isle Brewers died peacefully on 8th February 2009. Beloved wife of the late Philip, mother of Sally and Jane. Much loved by family and friends. Private family cremation followed by Service of Thanksgiving at St. Mary's Church, Ilminster on Monday 23rd February at 12.30 pm. Family flowers only, donations to Motor Neurone Disease Association. Enquiries please to A J Wakely and Sons, 7 West Street, Ilminster. TA19 9AA. Tel: 01460 52576. 

() MCRAE Ian...

MCRAE Ian Martin passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, on 9th February 2009, aged 77 years. Beloved husband of Sheila, father to Ann and Mandy, and grandad to Emily and Charlie. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 20th February at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK, may be given at the service or forwarded to c/o Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, 95 Galmington Road, Taunton, TA1 5NP. 

() MANDERS John...

MANDERS John Clifford, aged 70. Much loved son of Eileen and the late Capt John (Jack) Manders. Peace at last, thank you my God. Funeral service to take place at St Teresa's Catholic Church, Priorswood on Friday 20th February at 11.00am, followed by cremation. No flowers please but donations if desired for the Schizophrenic Fellowship may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() PEARS John...

PEARS John of Portland Grange, Taunton, aged 94. Died peacefully at Linden House, Wellington, on 1st February 2009. Much loved husband of Olive, father of Colin and Janet, father-in-law of Susan and Roger and grandad of Jonathan. Funeral at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 2.30pm on 17th February 2009, followed by Thanksgiving Service and tea and Taunton Baptist Church at 3.15pm. Family flowers only. 

() WINN Evelyn...

WINN Evelyn Maud Anne on 9th February 2009 at Musgrove Park Hospital passed peacefully away on the eve of her 85th birthday following a short illness. Dear mother of Sheila and Karen and mother in law to Bob and loving grandma to Hannah, Francesca and Laurence. Funeral to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 19th February at 2pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to SURE c/o Nigel K. Ford, Funeral Directors, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB. 

() BRAY Margaret...

BRAY Margaret Ellen of Skilgate passed peacefully away at her home on 2nd February 2009, aged 62 years. Beloved wife of Tony and a much loved mum, nanny and daughter who will be greatly missed. Funeral service to take place at St John's Church, Skilgate on Saturday (revised date) 14th February at 2.30pm. Flowers or donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Anthony James, Funeral Director, 30 Lion d' Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. (01984) 624149. 

() TOMKINS Michael...

TOMKINS Michael William (Mike) of Olands Lodge,
Milverton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 7th February 2009, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Pamela and a much loved father to Sarah and Claire. A celebration service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 19th February at 11.30am. No flowers, please, but donations if desired for Dr C Swinburn Respiratory Research Fund (MPH) may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. 

() STILING Jean...

STILING Jean of Hamilton Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 4th February 2009, aged 76 years. The funeral service for Jean and her late husband Leslie took place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 10th February. Donations if desired for the Haematology Unit at Musgrove Park Hospital and the Devon and Somerset Air Ambulance may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() BENNETT Mary,...

BENNETT Mary, peacefully on February 2nd, formerly of Taunton. Wife to
the late John and mother to Simon and Jonathan. Funeral service took place at Darlington Crematorium on Wednesday, February 11th. Donations if desired to St Margaret's Hospice Taunton in memory of John. Enquiries to John Blenkiron & Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 100 Galgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8BJ. Tel: 01833 695444. 

() STONELEY Marjorie...

STONELEY Marjorie Ruby of Taunton passed away peacefully on 4th February 2009 aged 87 years. Funeral service to be held at All Saints Church Holcon at 11.00am on Tuesday 17th February followed by cremation at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations for St Margaret's Hospice (Taunton) and Cancer Research UK c/o Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122.  

() BEACH ThelmaTheresa...

BEACH Thelma
Theresa passed away peacefully at her home in Wellington on 6th February 2009, aged 88 years. Sadly missed by sons Giles and Martin and their families. Funeral service will take place at St John Fisher Church, Wellington, on Wednesday 18th February at 11.00am, followed by interment at Taunton Deane Cemetery. Flowers if desired may be sent c/o Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() WADHAM Hazel...

WADHAM Hazel of Bowood Road, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 4th February 2009, aged 70 years. Beloved wife of the late Rex Wadham and a much loved mum to Martin. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Friday 13th February at 10.30am, followed by burial in the family grave. Flowers may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() FARRANT Winifred...

FARRANT Winifred Alice, passed peacefully away at the Mountbatten Nursing Home on 9th February 2009. The funeral service will take place at St Peter and St Paul Church, Combe Florey on Friday 20th February at 1.00pm. Flowers or donations if desired for Cancer Research UK, may be sent to the Funeral Director Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() NICHOLLS Eric...

NICHOLLS Eric "Pop" passed peacefully away at Gotton Manor Residential Home, West Monkton, Taunton on 3rd February 2009 aged 92 years. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 13th February at 3.30pm. Flowers or donations if desired for The Cats Protection League may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() HENSON Dennis...

HENSON Dennis Frederick passed away peacefully at Hamilton Park Nursing Home on 3rd February 2009 aged 79 years. Funeral Service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 17th February at 2pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for S.U.R.E may be sent to E White and Son, Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.  

() DEVENPORT Major...

DEVENPORT Major George Devenport passed peacefully away at Orchard Portman Nursing Home on 3rd February 2009, aged 92 years. A dearly beloved husband of the late Pat Devenport and a much loved father and grandfather. The funeral service takes place at St George's church, Ruishton today, Thursday 12th February at 12.30pm. Donations if desired for Help the Heros may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.  

() WHITTLE Valerie...

WHITTLE Valerie Jill (née Cooper), cherished wife of Graham, devoted mother of Deborah and proud grandmother of Neil and Anna, died suddenly at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge on Sunday 1st February 2009, aged 78 years. The funeral has already taken place in Ely Cathedral. Donations in her memory may be sent to Ely Funeral Service Ltd, Tower Road, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4HW, for distribution between Ely Cathedral Flower Guild and Water Aid. 

() MCCARTNEY George...

MCCARTNEY George (Mac). Passed away peacefully at home in the early hours of February 9th, 2009. Beloved husband to Shirley for 47 years, wonderful dad to Michelle and Kevin, grandad to Danielle and Stephanie and everything to his very special niece Kirsty and daughter Hollie. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Hail, Hail. Please feel free to wear light and bright colours at the celebration of Dad's life. For funeral arrangements, please contact Kevin on 07764 378639. Family flowers only please. Donations to Marie Curie Cancer Care c/o E. White & Son Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3HN. 

() PARKIN (née...

PARKIN (née Folland). On 5th February 2009, unexpectedly at the North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple, after a short illness, Ann, aged 61 years of Instow and formerly of Taunton and Merton. Beloved wife of Dave, dear mother of Fiona and Claire, mother-in-law of Simon and Spencer and loving Granma to Max, Henry and Isobel. Funeral service at Instow Parish Church on Thursday, 19th February at 2.30pm, followed by interment. Family flowers only but donations in lieu if desired for the North Devon Hospice and the R.N.L.I. may be made at the service or sent to R. Gist & Son Funeral Directors, 18 Castle Street, Torrington, EX38 8EZ. 

() LONG Gus...

LONG Gus passed peacefully away at Frethey House Nursing Home on 3rd February 2009, aged 94 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 16th February at 12.30pm. Donations if desired for the Salvation Army may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() GARDNER Lisa...

GARDNER Lisa of Vilberie Close, Norton Fitzwarren, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 7th February 2009, aged 78 years. A much loved mum and nanny. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 17th February at 10.30am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for RSPCA (West Hatch) may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street Taunton, TA1 1TP.  

() DUNCAN Elizabeth...

DUNCAN Elizabeth (Beth) passed away peacefully on 5th February 2009, aged 89 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 20th February at 2pm. No flowers by request but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach Taunton, TA1 3HN.  

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