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() SHARLAND Joan

SHARLAND Joan Elizabeth of Churchinford passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 17th March 2008 aged 86 years. Funeral Service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 31st March at 11am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Blackdown Hills Golden Age Club or League of Friends, Musgrove Park Hospital may be sent c/o E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() POWELL Michael

POWELL Michael of Hemyock passed away at his home on 23rd March 2008. Much loved Father of David and Stephen, Father-in-Law to Valerie and Angie and loving Grandad and Great Grandad. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 2nd April at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to The Blackdown Support Group by retiring collection or c/o Redwood and Sons, French Nut Tree, Clayhidon, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3PW. 

() LYNAS Arnold

LYNAS Arnold of Kingston St Mary and formerly of Haygrove Farm, Trull, passed away peacefully on 19th March 2008 at the Dene Barton House, aged 87 years. A much loved husband, father and grandfather. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 1st April, 1.00pm, at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Kingston St Mary. Family flowers only; however, donations if desired are being received for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice (New Build) and the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. All donations and enquiries to the Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: (01823) 272122. 

() LEWIS Jo

LEWIS Jo (née Pincott) passed suddenly away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 24th March 2008, aged 81 years. Loving wife of Ray, mother of Steve, grandmother of Marc and Michael and great grandmother to Jordan Ashton. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 31st March at 3.30pm, followed by gathering at the Wyvern Club, Taunton. All family and friends are welcome. Immediate family flowers only, please; donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o E White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.  

() PEPPIATT Alfred

PEPPIATT Alfred Henry William, passed away peacefully at Dene Barton House, Cotford St Luke, on 17th March 2008. The funeral service has taken place. 

() KEMPE Penelope

KEMPE Penelope Anne Dora, peacefully on 20th March 2008, aged 86 years. A much loved mum and grandma. Funeral service to take place at St James Parish Church, Fitzhead, on Monday 31st March at 12 noon. Donations, preferred for 'The Officers' Association', may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() ALLEN Sandra

ALLEN Sandra (Sandy) formerly of Wiveliscombe, suddenly in Sydney, Australia on 8th February 2008, aged 58 years. Thanksgiving service to take place at the Wiveliscombe Congregational Church on Saturday 26th April at 12.00 noon, Any enquiries to Anthony James Funeral director, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. Tel: (01984) 624149 

() PARKER Stuart

PARKER Stuart of Drakes Farm, Ruishton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 20th March 2008, aged 61 years. Sadly missed by all his loving family. The funeral service takes place at St Georges Church, Ruishton on Friday 28th March at 3.00pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Stuart, donations for the RNLI, may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() ASH Iris

ASH Iris passed away peacefully on 19th March 2008 at Wellington Cottage Hospital aged 83 years. Funeral service will be held tomorrow Friday 28th March at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be given at the service or sent c/o Thomas Brothers, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() EDWARDS Jack

EDWARDS Jack Desmond formerly of Creech St Michael, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 21st March 2008, aged 82 years. The Funeral Service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 2nd April at 2.00pm. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Jack, donations for the Alzheimer's Society may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() ARMSTRONG Arthur

ARMSTRONG Arthur of Tiverton, formerly of Wellington passed away on 24th March 2008. Enquiries regarding service of Thanksgiving may be made to Paul Fudge, Funeral Director. Tel: Tiverton 01884 242647 or Wellington 01823 662363 

() BRADLEY George,

BRADLEY George, formerly of Bootle, Liverpool and now of Taunton, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital after an illness bravely fought on 11th March 2008, aged 54 years. A Service of Thanksgiving for George was held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 26th March. Donations in lieu of flowers for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() LOCK Doris

LOCK Doris of Thurlbear, Taunton, passed suddenly but peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 17th March 2008, aged 75 years. Beloved wife of Geoffrey and a much loved mother and grandmother. Funeral Service to take place at St Peter's Church, Staple Fitzpaine on Friday 28th March at 2.00pm followed by burial at Thurlbear Churchyard. Family flowers only by request but donations if desired for Thurlbear School may be sent c/o Taunton funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() REEVES Ann

REEVES Ann Rosaline, passed away peacefully after a short illness at her home in Edington, aged 76 years. Wife of the late John Reeves (founder and past headmaster of King Alfred School). She will be sadly missed by all her friends in and around the Poldens. Funeral service has taken place. Donations for St George's Church, Edington, are being received by the Funeral Director, JE Gilbert and Son, 139 St John Street, Bridgwater, TA6 5JA, Tel: 01278 422344 

() PIPE John

PIPE John Harry of North Curry, Taunton passed suddenly away at his home on Friday 21st March 2008, aged 71 years. The funeral service will take place at St Peter and St Paul Church, North Curry at a day and time to be arranged. All enquiries please c/o the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: 01823 338369 

() PARSONS Wally

PARSONS Wally of Dorchester Road, Taunton, suddenly but peacefully at his home on Wednesday 26th March 2008, aged 81 years. Beloved partner of Betty. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 3rd April at 11.00am. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Triscombe Ward, Musgrove Park and Dene Barton Community Hospital (Cheques TFS Donation a/c) may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() CAWSEY On

CAWSEY On 20th March 2008. Dorothy (Dot), peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital. Wife of the late Arnold, loving mother of Roger and his partner Gloria, grandmother of Heidi, Francesca and Bethany, great grandmother and cousin of Geraldine and Brian. The funeral service will take place at Hedley Price Funeral Directors today, Thursday 27th March at 12.00 noon. Donations if desired to West Somerset Stroke Club c/o Hedley Price Funeral Directors, Mart Road, Minehead, TA24 5BJ. Tel: 01643 703111. 

() TROTT It

TROTT It is with great sadness that we announce the death of well known local man and former Taunton Town footballer Albert (Daner) Trott, who died at Musgrove Park Hospital on 18th March 2008, aged 84 years. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Friday 28th March at 10.00am, followed by burial at Taunton Deane Cemetery. Flowers or donations for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice c/o E White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() HISTED Olive

HISTED Olive Mary of Wellington, formerly of Callington, Cornwall, passed away on 23rd March 2008, aged 97 years. Funeral to be held at Callington. Enquiries may be made to Paul Fudge, Funeral Director, Three Cups Yard, Bulford, Wellington, TA21 8DE. Tel: (01823) 662363. 

() BAILEY Richard

BAILEY Richard of Wiveliscombe suddenly at home on 24th March 2008, aged 60 years. Beloved husband of Christine and a much loved dad and grandad. Funeral service to take place at St Andrews Parish Church, Wiveliscombe on Thursday 3rd April at 2.30pm. No flowers please but donations if desired for ' The Chipstable Hunt Committee ' may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. 

() EMMETT Dorothy

EMMETT Dorothy of Robins Close Nursing Home, Wellington passed away on 16th March 2008 aged 83 years. Widow of Percy Emmett. Funeral Service has taken place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 26th March. Donations for CLIC or British Diabetic Association may be sent to Paul Fudge Funeral Director, Three Cups Yard, Bulford, Wellington, TA21 8DE. Tel: 01823 662363. 

() BESLEY Tom

BESLEY Tom of Spencer Avenue, Taunton passed suddenly away on 22nd March 2008, aged 83 years. A dearly loved husband of Mary. The funeral service takes place at St Andrew's Church, Rowbarton, on Thursday 3rd April at 11.15am, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Tom, donations for the Somerset Blind Association may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() TINDALL Iris

TINDALL Iris Evelyn of Linden House Nursing Home, Wellington, formerly of Oake, passed away on 19th March 2008, aged 89 years. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 28th March at 3.30pm. Family flowers only; donations for Children's Hospice may be sent to Paul Fudge, Funeral Director, Three Cups Yard, Bulford, Wellington, TA21 8DE. Tel: (01823) 662363. 

() MILLER Shirley

MILLER Shirley Christine (Former Councillor of
Lyngford Ward) of St Patricks Road, Taunton, peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Saturday 22nd March 2008, aged 71 years. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday 2nd April at 11.30 am followed by burial. Donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent care c/o Alec James Funeral Director, Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. Tel: 01823 321077 

() MANLEY Geoff

MANLEY Geoff of Priorswood, Taunton, passed suddenly but peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Thursday 20th March 2008, aged 81 years. Beloved husband of Ruby and a much loved dad, grandad and great grandad. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 31st March at 2.30pm. 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. 

() JONES Marjorie

JONES Marjorie of Priorswood Road, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 17th March 2008, aged 84 years. She will be sadly missed by all her loving family. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 28th March at 12.30pm. Family flowers only, but donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() TUCKER William

TUCKER William Henry (Tommy), aged 79 years, sadly passed away on 10th March 2008 at Musgrove Park Hospital. Beloved brother of Betty and Pat, and brother-in-law to Tony and Tony. Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends at Moorhaven. Service to be held on Tuesday 25th March 2008, 11:00am at the Taunton Deane Crematorium. Flowers or donations for Elliot Ward at Musgrove Park Hospital are being received by the Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122. 

() DYKE Peter

DYKE Peter Rufus of Henlade and formerly of West Buckland and Bishops Lydeard passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on 6th March 2008, aged 81 years, dearly loved husband of Barbara; father of Brian and Michael; grandad of Emma, Adam, Anna and Olivia; great grandad of Thomas and very sadly missed by all his family and many friends. The funeral service took place on Friday 14th March, there were family flowers only; donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice are still being received by E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() KENNEDY Anne

KENNEDY Anne of South Road, Taunton, passed away at Musgrove Hospital on 11th March 2008, aged 79 years. The funeral arrangements are being made by Nigel K Ford Funeral Directors of North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Please telephone 01823 338369 for all enquiries. 

() O'REILLY Patrick

O'REILLY Patrick Pierse passed away peace-fully on 11th March 2008 at Musgrove Park Hospital, aged 84 years. Funeral service has taken place. Donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice are being received by E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() DORMER Audrey

DORMER Audrey of Trull passed away on 12th March 2008 after a brief illness, aged 81 years. The funeral will be at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 25th March at 1.00pm. Family flowers only, please; if desired, donations for Arthritis Care and the Alzheimers Society may be sent via Leonard E Smith, Funeral Directors, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY, from whom further particulars can be obtained. 

() BOSLEY Vera

BOSLEY Vera Louvain (of Henlade, Taunton). Peacefully on Sunday 16th March 2008 in Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Sid and mother of Jean, Krista and Richard, a much loved nan and great-nan. Sadly missed by all her family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday 26th March 2008 at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please. For those wishing to remember Vera donations may be given for Ferne Animal Sanctuary. These and all further enquiries please to Bishop's Funeral Services, Cillerhayes, Old Town, Chard, TA20 2AS. Tel 01460 66909 

() CHURCH Amy

CHURCH Amy Rose of Wellington passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 12th March 2008 aged 93 years. Much loved and sadly missed by all her family. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 20th March at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please donations for League of Friends, Wellington Hospital may be sent to Paul Fudge, Funeral Director, Three cups Yard, Bulford, Wellington. Ta21 8DE. Tel: 01823 662363 

() LOWMAN John

LOWMAN John (Lofty) of Kingston St. Mary passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 13th March 2008, aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Vi and a much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 25th March at 3.00pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() BANNER Mona

BANNER Mona passed away peacefully at Hollybank House, Churchinford on 13th March 2008, aged 85 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 26th March at 2.00pm. Flowers may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() BULLER Mollie

BULLER Mollie Lavinia passed away peacefully on 14th March 2008, aged 86 years at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton. Funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium chapel on Friday 28th March at 2pm, followed by Burial at Taunton Deane Cemetery. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for British Diabetic Association may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton. TA1 3HN. 

() LIMBURN Irene,

LIMBURN Irene, passed away peacefully at The Manor Nursing Home, Bishops Hull on 17th March 2008, aged 91 years. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 26th March at 3.30pm. No flowers, donations for The Stroke Association may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton. TA1 3HN. 

() WELLS Ronald

WELLS Ronald (Sam) passed peacefully away on 14th March 2008, aged 93 years. Much loved and sadly missed by his wife, daughters and family. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Tuesday 25th March at 2.30pm, followed by burial at Taunton Deane Cemetery. Family flowers only; donations if desired for The Stroke Association may be sent care of E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() TROTT Clifford

TROTT Clifford George of Malvern Terrace, Taunton passed suddenly away on 13th March 2008, aged 96 years. Sadly missed by all his loving family. The Funeral Service takes place at St Andrew's Church, Rowbarton on Tuesday 25th March at 12.30pm followed by cremation. No flowers by request but donations if desired for the Children's Society may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() EDWARDS Yvonne

EDWARDS Yvonne Ann (Yve) passed suddenly but peacefully away in hospital on 11th March 2008, dearest wife of Bill, mum to Joanne, Robert and Penny and nana to James and Alex. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today, Thursday 20th March, at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Arthritis and Rheumatism Council may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton TA1 3HN. 

() APLIN Diana

APLIN Diana of Wetherhayes, Buckland St Mary, passed peacefully away at Hollybank, Churchinford on March 15th after a long illness, aged 87 years. The beloved wife of Frank and a very dear mother to Mary and Charlie and Frank and Sandra and a loving gran to Claire and Simon, Jane and Shaun, James, Thomas and Luke. Funeral service at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Buckland St Mary on Thursday 27th March at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations in her memory for Buckland St Mary and Birchwood Churches may be sent to W.H Berry and Son Funeral Directors, Brookfield, Churchstanton, TA3 7RL. 

() DAVEY Edward

DAVEY Edward Gilbert ('Ted'), of Brompton Regis, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 16th March 2008, aged 86 years. Dearly loved brother of the late Betty Davey. Funeral service to take place at St Mary's Church, Brompton Regis, on Saturday 29th March at 2.00pm. No flowers by request, but donations if desired for the Devon Air Ambulance may be sent c/o Anthony James, Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. 

() PAINTER Joan,

PAINTER Joan, formerly of Wellington, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 13th March, aged 85 years. Widow of Fredrick Harold Painter and mother of David, mother-in-law to Geraldine and gran to Claire Marie and Helen Louise. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. A funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium today Thursday 20th March at 4.00pm. All flowers may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() SHORT Audrey

SHORT Audrey of Church Lane, Ruishton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 11th March 2008, aged 77 years. The funeral
service took place at St George's Church, Ruishton on Wednesday 19th March and was followed by interment. Donations in Audrey's memory for the West Somerset Railway Association may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() GRINTER Andrew

GRINTER Andrew James passed away on 17th March 2008 aged 60 years. Dear husband of Sue, adored father of Matthew, Nicholas, Edward and families. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Somerset Unit Radiotherapy Equipment (S.U.R.E.) may be sent to E. White and Sons Ltd Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. All enquiries to E. White and Sons Ltd. 

() SUNSHINE Brenda

SUNSHINE Brenda Iris, of Whitmore Road, Taunton, passed away peacefully at St Margaret's Hospice on 13th March 2008, aged 78. Funeral Service to take place on Friday 28th March at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 11.00am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired are for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice where they can be left at the service or sent C/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32, Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. 01823 272139. 

() TUDBALL Amy

TUDBALL Amy Alberta formerly of Croford, Wiveliscombe passed peacefully away at Popham House Nursing Home on 15th March 2008 aged 88 years. Much loved mother to John and Eric, nan to Mary, Maria, and Suzanne and great grandmother to Michael, Kaylie, Emily, Harry and Louis. Funeral service to take place at St Andrew's Parish Church, Wiveliscombe on Wednesday 26th March at 2.00pm followed by burial in the family grave. No flowers please, but donations if desired for Popham House Comforts Fund may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.  

() MAY Mary,

MAY Mary, late of North Street, Wiveliscombe, passed peacefully away at The Mountbatten Nursing Home, Taunton on 6th March 2008, aged 87 years. Widow of Des May and much loved mum and grandma. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 17th March at 12.30pm. No flowers by request but donations if desired for CLIC may be sent to c/o Anthony James, Funeral Directors, 30 Lion d' Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. 

() CRABTREE Joyce

CRABTREE Joyce of Church Cottage, Huish Champflower passed peacefully away at her home on 10th March 2008, aged 83 years. Beloved wife of Tom and a much loved mum of (the late Stephen) and Denise and Steve, sister and friend who will be greatly missed. Funeral service to take place at St Peter's Church, Huish Champflower on Tuesday 18th March at 2.00pm, followed by cremation. Family flowers only but donations if desired for St Peter's Church may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. 

() CURTIS Sybil,

CURTIS Sybil, died peacefully at The Firs Nursing Home on 6th March 2008. Much loved by all her family. Funeral at Taunton Crematorium on Thursday 13th March at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, donations for Cancer Research UK, can be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32, Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. Tel: 01823 272139.  

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