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() WARD Paul,

WARD Paul, of Orchid Close, Taunton, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 27th May 2008. Grateful thanks to the staff at the Manor Care Home and at Musgrove Park Hospital for their care and attention during his illness. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 6th June at 11.30am. Family flowers only, please, but donations for the Huntington's Disease Association are being received by the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() BEAUMONT Veta,

BEAUMONT Veta, passed peacefully away after a short illness, at Musgrove park Hospital, Taunton on 21st May 2008, aged 72 years. A much loved and caring wife, mum and grandma. The funeral service takes place (today) Thursday 29th May at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 10.30am. Family flowers only, but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() STUTT Cavell

STUTT Cavell of Upcot Crescent, Galmington passed suddenly away at her home on 25th May 2008, aged 92 years. Widow of James. A much loved mum of Venny and Richard, daughter-in-law Sandra and a treasured nan of Nathan, Jason, Nicola, Cherise and Leighann. The funeral service takes place at St George's Church on Friday 6th June at 2.00pm followed by cremation. Family flowers only have been requested but donations if desired for either St George's Church, Wilton or St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB. 

() ROSEWARNE Leslie

ROSEWARNE Leslie John (Les) passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Tuesday 20th May 2008, aged 94 years. A much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. The funeral service was conducted on Wednesday 28th March. Donations in memory of Les for the League of Friends (Musgrove Park Hospital) may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() RANT Mary

RANT Mary of Stonegallows, Taunton, passed peacefully away on Friday 23rd May at home aged 79. Much loved wife of the late Gordon, mother to Graham and Martin, mother-in-law to Clare and granny to Oliver. Funeral service at St Giles Church, Bradford on Tone on Monday 2nd June at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to St Giles Church c/o Paul Fudge Funeral Directors, Three Cups Yard, Bulford, Wellington, TA21 8DE. 

() WHITE John

WHITE John Lawrence of Freathingcott Farm, Holcombe Rogus, passed suddenly but peacefully away whilst tending his garden on Wednesday 21st May 2008. Dearest husband of Kim/Camellia and proud father of William and Kate. The funeral service is to be held at All Saints' Church, Holcombe Rogus on Friday 30th May 2008 at 2.15pm. Family flowers only, please, but donations, if desired, to the Barn Owl Trust, Devon Air Ambulance and/or All Saints' Church, Holcombe Rogus may be given at the service or sent c/o H Tredwin & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, Whiteball House, Whiteball, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 0LS. 

() FARMER Joyce,

FARMER Joyce, of Bishops Hull, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Saturday 24th May 2008. Beloved wife of Ivor, cherished mum of Adrian, Ester, Mostyn and Lois, much loved nan of Simon, Jenny, Greg, Sam, Daniel, Susan, Michael and Richard, great grandmother of Lucas, she will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. A service of Thanksgiving for Joyce will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Monday 2nd June at 12 noon, followed by interment. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Macmillan Nurses may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: 01823 338369. 

() BENNETT Christine

BENNETT Christine (Ninkie) of Windmill Hill, North Curry passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 23rd May 2008, aged 89 years. A beloved wife, mother and grandmother who will be missed by all her loving family and friends. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 30th May at 3.00pm. Family flowers only have been requested but donations if desired for the Diabetic Association may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() CLEMENTS Gordon

CLEMENTS Gordon of Heathfield Drive, Monkton Heathfield passed peacefully away at his home on 22nd May 2008, aged 77 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 30th May at 1.00pm. Family flowers only have been requested, but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() HALL Mabel

HALL Mabel of Whitmore Road, Taunton passed peacefully away on 18th May 2008, aged 97 years. Sadly missed by her family, friends and neighbours. The funeral arrangements are to be announced at a later date. All enquiries c/o the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: (01823) 338369. 

() SAMPSON Harold

SAMPSON Harold of North Petherton, near Bridgwater, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 20th May 2008 aged 86. Loving and devoted husband of Ellen, he will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium today, Thursday 29th May 2008 at 3.00pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation may be sent to H. Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. Tel: 01278 423333. 

() ABBOTT Iris

ABBOTT Iris of Parsonage Court, Bishops Hull, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 27th May 2008, aged 95 years. For all enquiries regarding arrangements please contact the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: 01823 338369. 

() CLOSE Pauline

CLOSE Pauline of Lansdowne Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Hospice on 27th May 2008, aged 63 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 9th June at 11.00am. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Pauline , donations for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB. 

() PROUSE Leslie

PROUSE Leslie John (Les) passed away suddenly at home. Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 4th June at 2.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations for 'Diabetes UK' may be given at the service or forwarded c/o Thomas Brothers, 95 Galmington Road, Taunton, TA1 5NP 

() WALKER Reginald

WALKER Reginald Morley (Reg), died peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Wednesday 21st May 2008. Husband for 60 years of Margaret. Father of Terry and Simon and Grandad of 7. Funeral to be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium, Thursday 29th May 2008 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Somerset Wildlife Trust may be given at the service or forwarded C/o Thomas Brothers, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() SELLICK Mollie

SELLICK Mollie Lucia, age 88, died peacefully in her sleep at Dene Barton, Saturday 24th May. Roger, Paula and Lucia request family flowers only. Donations to St Andrews Centre (Thursday). Funeral arrangements to be announced. Thanks to staff at Dene Barton for all their care. 

() GARDNER Elsie

GARDNER Elsie Vera of Galmington Drive, Taunton, widow of Donald, formerly of Taunton Road, Bridgwater passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 27th May 2008, aged 90 years. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 4th June at 11.30 am. Family flowers only please donations for SURE may be given at the service or sent to Paul Fudge, Funeral Director, 6 The Mount, Taunton, TA1 3NR. Tel: 01823 337070. 

() SALVIDGE Cyril Herbert

SALVIDGE Cyril
Herbert (Herb) passed peacefully away on May 26th aged 72 years. The dearly loved father of Jill and David, father in law of Viv and the much loved grandfather of Andrew and Ben. Brother of Margaret and Jean and dear friend of Janet. Thanksgiving Service at St Audries Church on Wednesday 4th June at 2.30pm. Donations if desired for the Someset branches of Marie Curie Cancer Care and Macmillan Cancer Relief may be left at the church or sent to Grandfield and Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater TA5 1HZ. 

() JELLY Kenneth

JELLY Kenneth Cyril Patrick passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 22nd May 2008 aged 87 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 30th May at 1.30pm. Flowers or donations if desired for Cats Protection League may be sent c/o E.White and Son Ltd Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.  

() HUGHES Susanna

HUGHES Susanna (Sue), passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 25th May 2008, she will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 6th June at 12.30pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK, may be sent to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() BAKER Charles

BAKER Charles (Jim) of Popham House Nursing Home, Wellington, formerly of Holford Road, Taunton passed away on 13th May, aged 85 years. Greatly missed by family and friends. The funeral service has already taken place. Donations if desired for 'Popham House' are being received by Thomas Brothers, Funeral Directors, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() QUICK Bernard

QUICK Bernard Anthony William passed away peacefully at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on 21st May 2008, aged 77 years. Funeral service has taken place but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice are being received c/o E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138 -139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() BROOKS Richard

BROOKS Richard George who after a long and very happy life passed away on Sunday 25th May at Musgrove Park Hospital. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service will take place at St Peter and St Paul's Church, Bishop's Hull on Thursday 5th June 2008 at 1pm. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to The Fire Brigade Benevolent Fund may be sent c/o E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138 - 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() DEVENPORT Mrs

DEVENPORT Mrs Patricia Devenport (née Yule) of Woodlands Drive, Ruishton passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 14th May aged 78 years. Much loved wife of Major George Devenport and sadly missed mother and grandmother. Funeral service at St George's Church, Ruishton on Thursday 22nd May at 12 noon, Family flowers only however donations if desired to The Multiple Sclerosis Society c/o Nigel K Ford, Funeral Directors, North End, Creech St Michael. Tel: 01823 338369 

() ATYEO Morris

ATYEO Morris (Jim), passed away peacefully on Saturday 17th May 2008, aged 77 at St Margaret's Hospice. A much loved husband of Janet, dearest dad of Nigel and Paul, grandad to Janine, great grandad to
Hayden. Funeral Service to be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium, for details please call Leonard E Smith, 01823 272122. Donations in lieu of flowers to St Margaret's Hospice. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at St Margaret's Hospice and Mendip Ward for all their kindness and care.  

() STREETON Jesse

STREETON Jesse of Sycamore Close, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 17th May 2008, aged 87 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 28th May at 2.30pm. All enquiries please to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: 01823 338369. 

() GOLDFINCH Kenneth

GOLDFINCH Kenneth 'Ken' of the Garden Flat, The Oast House, Wiveliscombe, suddenly but peacefully at his home on 16th May 2008, aged 86 years. Much loved dad of Peter and Joyce and a special grandad. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 2nd June at 2.00pm. Flowers or donations for The League of Friends, Musgrove Park Hospital may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d' Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. 

() SACKETT Minnie

SACKETT Minnie (Liz) of Hope Corner Lane, Taunton, passed peacefully away at her home on 15th May 2008, aged 74 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium (today) Thursday 22nd May at 10.00am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() HALL Mabel

HALL Mabel of Whitmore Road, Taunton, passed peacefully away on 18th May 2008, aged 97 years. The funeral arrangements are to be announced at a later date. All enquiries c/o the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: 01823 338369. 

() CRIDLAND Pam

CRIDLAND Pam of Willow Close, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Thursday 15th May 2008, aged 81 years. Wife of the late Bill, beloved mum, nan and great nan, she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. A celebration service for Pam will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 28th May at 12.30pm. Please do not feel obliged to wear black, family flowers only but donations for The Children's Hospice South West are being received by the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. TA3 5EB. 

() ELLIS Michael

ELLIS Michael John. (Mick/Ell) passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Sunday 18th May 2008 after a short illness, aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband of Wendy, loving dad of Mark, Kim and Lisa and very sadly missed by his five grandchildren. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 27th May at 9.00am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the League of friends may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton. TA1 3HN. 

() EMERY Louis

EMERY Louis on Friday 16th May aged 96 at Robins Close Nursing home. Lately of Bradford on Tone and former Nursing Superintendent at Tone Vale Hospital. beloved husband of the late Gladys and loving father to Madeline (deceased), Graham and Elizabeth. Also a dear father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 28th May at 11.00am. No flowers by request but donations for Macmillan Cancer Support may be given at the service or forwarded c/o Thomas Brothers, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() AISH Kathleen

AISH Kathleen Frances passed away peacefully at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on 12th May 2008, aged 69 years loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral service will take place at St Augustine Church, West Monkton on Friday 23rd May at 2pm followed by burial. Flowers or donations if desired for S.U.R.E may be sent c/o E.White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton. TA1 3HN. 

() HEYWOOD Tom

HEYWOOD Tom (Peter) peacefully on 9th May 2008 at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, aged 55 years. Much loved husband of Fiona and brother of Sue; and an adored uncle. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 21st May at 2.30pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN 

() BELL Bertha

BELL Bertha Maud of Albemarle Road, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Dene Barton Community Hospital on 10th May 2008, aged 87 years. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 21st May at 12 noon. Flowers may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() BAMFORD Katrina

BAMFORD Katrina Elizabeth (Kate), sadly passed away on 4th May 2008, of Winterhay Farm, Ilminster, aged 60 years. Badly missed by her family and friends. Funeral service will take place on Thursday 22nd May at Taunton Crematorium at 12.30pm. Reception to follow at the Conservative Club, High Street, Chard, from 1.30pm. Flowers may be sent if wished, c/o Nigel Ford Funeral Directors, North End, Creech St Michael Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() DOOTSON Audrey

DOOTSON Audrey of Beach Court, Tower Street, Taunton passed suddenly away at her home on 6th May 2008, aged 83 years. The funeral service takes place at St George's Church, Wilton on Friday 16th May at 1.00pm followed by cremation. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Audrey donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent the Funeral Directors, Nigel K ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() RANSON Constance

RANSON Constance Mary. On Friday 9th May peacefully at home just a few days short of her 90th birthday. Loving wife of Walter for 66 years. Devoted mother of David and Lucille, grandmother of April, Nicola, Ben, Johanna, Tim, Natalie and Daniel and Nana to 10 great grandchildren. Funeral service at St George's R.C Church, Taunton on Tuesday 20th May at 11.00am followed by committal service at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 12.00. Loved by all and sadly missed. Family flowers only. Donations to the Alzheimers Society or such charity as you wish c/o the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() HODSON Francesca

HODSON Francesca Anya Faith, 2nd May 2008 - 11th May 2008, aged 9 days, of Warren Street, Rockwell Green. Precious daughter of Tim and Kate and sister of Josh. A service to celebrate her life will be at All Saints Church, Rockwell Green on Wednesday 21st May at 11:30am. Family flowers only; donations for Special Care Baby Unit Musgrove Park Hospital or to The Children's Hospice South West may be given at the service or sent to Paul Fudge Funeral Director, Three Cups Yard, Bulford, Wellington. Tel: (01823) 6623636. 

() PAVEY Arthur,

PAVEY Arthur, aged 82 years, of Ruishton, Taunton. Died peacefully on the Sunday 11th May, following a battle with Cancer. A much loved husband to Renée, dad to Julia and John, grandad to Louise, Diane and Simon. Service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 19th May at 1pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Fire Brigade Benevolent Fund maybe sent C/o E White and Son Ltd, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() ANDREWS Keith

ANDREWS Keith Howard (Howard), a wonderful centenarian of Middleway, Taunton, born 15th February 1907, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 2nd May 2008, aged 101. The funeral service will take place on Thursday 22nd May at 2.30pm at Taunton Deane Crematorium. All friends and neighbours welcome. No flowers, please. Enquiries to Nigel K Ford, Funeral Directors, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() NORTHAM Betty

NORTHAM Betty (formerly Parsons of Trinity Dairy, née Chaffer) died suddenly on 4th May 2008, wife of Dick, mother of Ann Tacchi. Funeral at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 16th May at 3.30pm. May she rest in peace and rise in glory. No flowers but donations in lieu to Taunton League of Friends may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 east Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() PRIDDLE Dorothy

PRIDDLE Dorothy (Doll) of Priorswood, Taunton, passed peacefully away at her home on Saturday 10th May 2008, aged 93 years. Wife of the late Arch Priddle and a much loved mother and grandmother. Funeral service to take place at St John's Church, Staplegrove on Friday 16th May at 2.00pm, followed by burial in the family grave. Family flowers only by request but donations if desired for St John's Church PCC may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() ELLSE Serene

ELLSE Serene formerly of Galmington Road passed peacefully away at the Manor Nursing Home on 6th May 2008, aged 88 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 21st May at 11.30am. Enquiries to E.White & Son Ltd., Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton, Tel: 01823 272183 

() HAFFENDEN Sheila

HAFFENDEN Sheila passed away peacefully at the Manor Care Home, Bishops Hull on 7th May 2008. Much loved mother of John. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 19th May at 2.30pm. Flowers or donations for The Dogs Trust, may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.  

() PUDDICOMBE Nora

PUDDICOMBE Nora Elizabeth passed peacefully away at The Firs Nursing Home on Sunday 4th May 2008, aged 99 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 16th May at 1pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Dispensary for Sick Animals may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton. TA1 3HN.  

() PAYNE (Née

PAYNE (Née Jacobs) Joan, who died suddenly on 15th May 2008. Dearly loved wife of Philip, much loved mother of Judith and Nicholas and and a special grandmother of Victoria, Charlotte and Rachel. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 23rd May at 1.30pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Quantock Vale Medical Centre (Cheques TFS Donation Acc) may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1TP. 

() HALDEN Sue

HALDEN Sue of Wellington passed away 3rd May at Musgrove Park Hospital. Loved and missed by son Chris, mother Jean, sister Jacqui and brother Paul. Funeral Saturday 24th May at St John's Church, Wellington at 12.00 noon. Directors, Thomas Brothers, High Street, Wellington. 

() MASSEY Jacqueline

MASSEY Jacqueline (Jackie). Born 29th April 1931, died 6th May 2008. By her request her body has been donated to Bristol University for research. All her friends are invited to the Village (Sewers Hall) Curry Rivel, from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday 14th June 2008 to remember her and have a cup of tea. No tears or grieving, just remember our happy days together. 

() BRADNER Edna

BRADNER Edna Grace, passed away peacefully on 8th May 2008 at Musgrove Park Hospital, aged 85 years. A much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be sadly missed. Funeral service to take place on Friday 16th May at 11.00am at Combe Florey Church. No flowers by request, 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. 

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