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() POTTER

POTTER Leslie William 'Les' of Laburnum Street Taunton. Passed suddenly away on 15th August 2005 at his home. Aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of Pat. Much loved father of Vicky and Paul, Judith and Clive, Graeme and Lesley. Devoted grandfather of Tanya, Serena, David, Amanda and Demelza. Great grandfather of Natalie, Nathan, Jack Lloyd, Paul, James and Maisie. The funeral service has taken place at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to RSPCA East & West Devon Branch. All enquries and donations please to: The Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY.

() HARRIS

HARRIS Peggy. Passed peacefully away at home on Monday 22nd August 2005, aged 84 years. Much loved mum of David and Helen, Jane and Bernard, Paul and Linda. A dearly loved nanna to the grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral service takes place on Friday 2nd September 3.30pm at the Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for SURE may be sent to: The Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122.

() TURNER

TURNER Arthur Henry Clifford of Plais Street, Taunton. Passed peacefully to rest on 17th August 2005 at The Musgrove Park Hospital. Aged 89 years. The funeral service on Tuesday 30th August 3.30pm at the Taunton Deane Crematorium. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to The Hospital League of Friends and sent to: The Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122.

() WITHERS

WITHERS Jeffrey of Combe Florey, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Friday 19th August 2005, aged 84 years. Funeral Service to take place at St Peter and St Paul Church, Combe Florey on Tuesday 30th August at 2:00pm followed by burial in the Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for the Bishops Lydeard Surgery Equipment Fund may be sent C/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() MARSHALL

MARSHALL Irene of Lambrook Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at Dene Barton House on Friday 19th August 2005, aged 69 years. A beloved mum, gran and great gran. Funeral Service to take place at St Mary's Church, Taunton on Thursday 1st September at 2.00pm followed by burial at Taunton Deane Cemetery. Flowers or donations for Cancer Research U.K may be sent C/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. (Flowers by 12 noon please).

() BAKER

BAKER Amy (formerly of Finchley, London) peacefully at Chelston Park Nursing Home on the 18th August, aged 94 years. Dearly loved sister of Eileen and beloved aunt. Funeral Service at Hendon Crematorium on 27th August 2005 at 2.00pm. All enquiries to Kelly of Mill Hill, Hendon, London. Tel: 020 8346 0174.

() Eveleigh

Eveleigh Gordon, aged 71 years. Formerly of Monkton Heathfield, passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home in Devon on Friday 19th August 2005. Beloved father of Paul and daughter- in- law Maggs and adored grandad of Jennifer and Alex. Will be sadly missed by Margaret and all his family. Enquiries to Margaret Grigg Funeral Directors 01805 804216.

() HAWKINS

HAWKINS Hilda May (Née Widger) of Callington Cornwall, formerly of Coombe West Monkton (early years High Street Taunton) passed away Sunday 21st August 2005. Funeral Directors Morris Bro's, Tavistock 01822 612023. Family flowers only. Donations to National Childrens Home. Date to be arranged.

() POLLARD

POLLARD Michael of Wellington passed away peacefully on Saturday 20th August surrounded by his family aged 65 years. Funeral service and interment will take place at St Peters Church, Langford Budville on Tuesday 30th August at 2.30pm. Please at Michael's request no black, family flowers only but donations to Children's Hospice Southwest would be appreciated and may be sent c/o H Tredwin and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, Sampford Arundel, Wellington.

() GASKELL

GASKELL On 21st August 2005. Jim, late of Stanley Cottage, peacefully at the Windsor Nursing Home. Sadly missed by all his family. The funeral service will take place at St Michael the Archangel Church, Alcombe on Thursday 1st September 2005 at 9.30am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to R N I B Talking Books c/o Hedley Price, Funeral Directors. Tel: 01643 703111.

() WALTON

WALTON Marjorie Agnes (Sally) of Adcombe Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 16th August 2005 aged 81 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today, Thursday 25th August at 1.30pm. Family flowers only have been requested but donations if desired for Ward 9, Musgrove Park Hospital may be sent c/o Funeral Directors, Nigel K.Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() JOHNSON

JOHNSON Barbara. Peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Sunday 21st August 2005, aged 71 years. Beloved wife of Alan. Funeral Service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 31st August at 3:00pm. Flowers if desired may be sent C/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. (Flowers by 1.00pm please).

() STAGG

STAGG Gayle Ann, passed suddenly away at her home in Churchinford on 23rd August, aged 65 years. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 31st August at 11:30am. Family flowers only, donations in her memory for Cancer Research U.K may be sent to W.H. Berry and Son, Funeral Directors, Brookfield, Churchstanton, TA3 7RL.

() STODGELL

STODGELL Joyce, aged 83 years, passed away on 18th August 2005. Service of Thanksgiving to take place on Friday 26th August 2005, 11am at St Andrews Church, West Hatch followed by interment in Churchyard. Flowers welcome.

() HANNA

HANNA Jennifer Anne, aged 54 years. Passed away on 19th August 2005 at Musgrove Park Hospital. A loving mother and grandmother and a much loved daughter and sister who will be dearly missed. Service of Thanksgiving to place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday (today) 25th August 2005 at 3.30pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o E White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() BICKNELL

BICKNELL Pauline Betty aged 85 years, passed away on 17th August 2005. A loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be dearly missed. Service of Thanksgiving to take place at 1pm, Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 26th August 2005. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for SURE may be sent c/o E White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() BARTHOLOMEW Norah

BARTHOLOMEW
Norah May formerly of Forge Cottage, Screedy died peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Monday 15th August 2005, aged 95 years. Funeral service to take place at St. Bartholomew's Church, Bathealton on Wednesday 24th August at 2.00pm. Garden flowers only please, but donations if desired for the Bathealton Village Hall Fund may be sent C/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d' Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.

() ENGLAND Paul

ENGLAND
Paul Andrew of Mountway Lane, Bishops Hull. Tragically at his home on 9th August 2005. Aged 38 Years. Dearly loved husband of Katherine. Much loved and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service on Wednesday 24th August 2.30pm at Taunton Deane followed by interment. Flowers and all enquries please to; The Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY Tel: 01823 272122

() SMART Gladys

SMART
Gladys of Wedlands, Taunton passed peacefully away in the care of Musgrove Park Hospital on 9th August 2005 aged 72 years. Dearly loved by her husband Bill, daughter Liz, grandaughter Becky, son Steve and daughter in law Paula. The Funeral Service is taking place today 18th August at 2.00pm at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired to the British Heart Foundation via Taunton Funeral Service. Grateful thanks to all the staff at Musgrove Park Hospital, especially to Nurse Jo. Also to the many people in the NHS and Social Services including colleagues and friends who helped with her care. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to them all.

() HOOPER Audrey

HOOPER
Audrey formerly of Springfield Road passed peacefully away at Lyndon House Nursing Home, Wellington on Tuesday 16th August 2005 aged 75 years. A beloved sister and aunt who will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service takes place Monday 22nd August at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 10.00am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be left at the service or sent c/o the Co-operative Funeral Service, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7PW.

() WALBRIDGE John

WALBRIDGE
John of Curland and Staple Fitzpaine, passed peacefully away on 13th August 2005 aged 78 years. Much loved husband of Jill and loving father and granpa, John will be greatly missed by all who knew him. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd August at 12.00pm. Family flowers only have been requested, but donations, if desired , for Somerset Air Ambulance or P.D.S.A. maybe sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael. Tel: (01823) 338369.

() SUMMERHAYES William

SUMMERHAYES
William George of Wellsprings, Taunton passed suddenly away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Tuesday 16th August 2005 aged 76 years. A beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 25th August at 12.00 noon followed by burial. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for the R.S.P.C.A may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP

() DAY Francis

DAY
Francis Ernest (Frank) passed peacefully but suddenly away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 12th August 2005, aged 85 years, much loved dad of Keith & Sandra, father in law to Margaret & William, beloved grandad to Shaun, Sarah, Michelle, David & Jason and a dearly loved great grandad he will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. The funeral service will take place at St Andrew's Church Taunton on Friday 19th August at 11.30am, followed by burial at Kingston St.Mary Parish Churchyard. Flowers or if prefered donations for Normandy Veteran's Association (Taunton Branch) may be sent to E.White & Son Ltd. Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN

() SYMONS Robert

SYMONS
Robert Henry passed peacefully away at his home in Wellington on Monday 15th August 2005 aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Eldwyth and beloved father of Ian and Teresa. Dear grandad of Tracey, Ellen, Beverley and Morgan and loving great grandad of Ashleigh, Ryan, Willow and Ethan. Will be sadly missed by all his family. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 19th August 2005 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only by request but donations in memory of Robert for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be given at the service or sent to Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF.

() duke Jessica

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Jessica (Jay) peacefully on 12th August 2005 at St Margaret's Hospice after a short illness of Isle Brewers. Dearly loved mum of Patricia and Steve, Wendy and Phil and grandmother to Robert and Christopher. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday 23rd August 2005 at St James the Less, Hambridge at 11.00am followed by interment. Family flowers only please, but those wishing to remember Jessie donations for St Margaret's Hospice (Taunton) c/o AJ Wakely and Sons, 7 West Street, Ilminster, TA19 9AA. Tel: 01460 52576

() DUDDRIDGE Metford,

DUDDRIDGE
Metford, of Chadmead, North Newton, passed away peacefully on 16th August 2005. A loving husband to Chrissy, Dad to Roy, Paul and Andrew and loving grandad. The funeral service to be held at St Peter's Church, North Newton on Saturday 20th August at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent to the Funeral Directors, A W Waterjohns & Son, Clare Street, North Petherton, Bridgwater.

() SPRANKLING Peacefully

SPRANKLING
Peacefully on 16th August 2005 in Dawlish, Devon. John R aged 89 years formerly of Mountfields Road, Taunton. Brother to Enid Shepherd and the late Dorothy Oxford, much loved uncle to his neices and great nephews and neices. The Funeral Service will be held at Taunton Crematorium on Thursday 25th August at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, enquiries to B. G. Wills & Son, 22 Brunswick Place, Dawlish. (01626) 862426.

() WALLACE Ronald

WALLACE
Ronald of Leycroft, Taunton passed away at home on Friday 29th July 2005. Uncle of Andre and Paul Wallace. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium today, Thursday 18th August at 2.30pm. Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, Creech St Michael. Tel: 01823 338369.

() CHEDZOY Joan

CHEDZOY
Joan (Joana) of Broadlane Farm, North Curry passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 9th August 2005, aged 84 years. The funeral service takes place at St Peter and St Paul's Church, North Curry (today), Thursday 18th August at 12.00 (noon) followed by interment. Flowers or donations for CLIC may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Grateful thanks are expressed to the doctors and nursing staff of North Curry Health Centre and Wordsworth Ward, Musgrove Park Hospital for all their loving kindness and care shown.

() Williams Ben,

Williams
Ben, passed away at St Margaret's Hospice on Saturday 13th August 2005 aged 76 years. Funeral service takes place today, Thursday 18th August at Taunton Deane crematorium at 1.30pm. Donations are for Doctor Barnados and may be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative funeral service, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton. Somerset, TA2 7PW.

() Luton In

Luton
In loving memory of Katie Ann, born on the 25th July 2005, passed peacefully away on 11th August 2005. Time was short but you will be forever missed and always remembered. Love Mum and Dad. x

() ASTON Hilda

ASTON
Hilda passed peacefully away at the Manor Nursing home on Sunday 14th August 2005 aged 98 years. Funeral service takes place on Thursday 25th August 2005 at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 11.30am. Flowers or donations for St Margarets Hospice are being received in memory of Hilda and may be sent c/o Co- Operative Funeral Service, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7PW. Everyone is welcome to join the family at the Meryan House Hotel after the funeral.

() POPE Tops

POPE
Tops (Lilian) of Netherclay House, died on the 12th August 2005 after a long illness courageously fought, wife of the late Bill Pope, sister of the late May Salt and much loved aunt of Alan &Linda, she will be sadly missed by her brother Tom and all the family. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 19th August at 3.30pm. Family lowers 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

() PARSONS Gwyn

PARSONS
Gwyn of Bradford On Tone, Taunton passed peacefully away on Wednesday 10th August 2005. Beloved wife of Andy and a much loved daughter of Edna. Funeral service to take place at St Giles Parish Church Bradford On Tone on Friday 19th August at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation. No flowers by request, but donations if desired for The Bradford Players Dramatic Group may be sent C/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() bond Richard

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Richard of Shutemead, Bishops Hull, passed peacefully away at home on 14th August 2005 aged 36 years. Dearly loved son of Tony and Pam and devoted brother to Deborah, Jackie and Nicky. Richard will be sadly missed by all who knew him. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 24th August at 1.00pm. Family flowers only have been requested but donations if desired for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (M.N.D.A) may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael. Tel (01823) 338369.

() HANCOX Winifred

HANCOX
Winifred Jane (Cissy) passed peacefully away at Ruishton Court Nursing Home on 16th August 2005 aged 88 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 24th August at 3:00pm. 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.

() SAILE Ida

SAILE
Ida (Née Shorney) of Northway House, Taunton died peacefully after a long illness bravely borne on 31st July aged 92. She was much loved and will be greatly missed by Kate, Martin, Jessica, her nieces and nephews together with her extended family and friends. At Ida's request there will be no funeral. Donations if desired for the Children's Hospice South West may be sent c/o her niece, Ms Sara Brewer, 3 Castle Street, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3DD.

() WOODROFFE Sidney.

WOODROFFE
Sidney. Died peacefully at home on 5th August 2005 aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. The funeral service took place in his home village West Down, Ilfracombe on Thursday 11th August (today).

() EVEMY Gloria

EVEMY
Gloria Dawn. Dearly loved wife and life long friend of John passed away suddenly on August 8th 2005. A tireless and selfless mother, she will be dearly missed by her children David and Sheridan and by her adoring grandchildren Andrew, Carolyn, Carina and Belen. Possessing remarkable personal charm and grace she will be remembered with deep affection by her family and many friends around the world. We are thankful for countless glorious memories and find comfort in the knowledge that she rests in the kingdom of heaven. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 16th August at 3.30pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The British Red Cross Society may be left at the service or sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3HN.

() INGRAM Ronald

INGRAM
Ronald Gordon. Aged 79 years, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 7th August 2005. Service of Thanksgiving to take place at St Andrews Church, Taunton at 2pm on Monday 15th August 2005 followed by burial at Thurlbear Church. Flowers or donations if desired for the Alzheimers Society maybe sent c/o E. white and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() DEER William

DEER
William Henry 'Bill' of Barn Close, Langley Marsh, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 4th August 2005 aged 85 years. Husband of the late Elsie Deer and a much loved father, grandad and great grandad. Funeral service to take place at St Andrew's Parish Church, Wiveliscombe on Monday 15th August at 2.30pm. No flowers by request but donations if desired for the Coronary Care Unit, Musgrove Park Hospital may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN

() BOARD Francis

BOARD
Francis James. Died suddenly at home on 2nd August 2005 aged 80 years. Dear brother of Bill, Beat and Fred. Frank will be sadly missed by all the family. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today Thursday 11th August at 12.00pm. Family flowers only have been requested, but donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael. Tel (01823) 338369.

() EDEN peacefully

EDEN
peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, on August 6th 2005, Margaret Olive (Polly), aged 90. Beloved wife of the late John. Funeral Service will take place at St Mary's Church, Hemyock on Monday 15th August at 2.30pm followed by private cremation. A reception will be held in Hemyock Parish Hall at 3.30pm for all those attending the Funeral Service. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu, if desired, payable to 'The Blackdown Support Group' or 'St Mary's Church, Hemyock' may be sent to Culm Valley Funeral Services, Culmstock Road, Hemyock, EX15 3RJ. (01884) 840731

() Butcher Thelma.

Butcher
Thelma. 8th August 2005, at Dene Barton, Lydeard St. Luke. Will be sadly missed by all her family. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday 16th August at 2.30pm at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St Margaret's Hospice c/o Leonard E. Smith Funeral Directors, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton TA1 1SY.

() DUNSTER Gordon

DUNSTER
Gordon Leonard of Bishops Lydeard passed away suddenly at Musgrove Park Hospital on 8th August 2005, aged 75 years. Father of Shirley, Dawn, June and Wayne. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 18th August at 10.30am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for either the British Diabetic Association or Taunton Opportunity Group may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() WADHAM Ernest

WADHAM
Ernest William aged 81 years passed peacefully away on 9th August 2005 at Musgrove Park Hospital. Service of Thanksgiving to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 16th August 2005 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation maybe sent c/o E. White & Son Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() LAND-REEVES Josephine

LAND-REEVES
Josephine of Curry Mallet, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 2nd August 2005, aged 91 years. Loving widow of Geoff. A private cremation has taken place. The memorial service takes place at Curry Mallet Parish Church on Monday 22nd August at 2.00pm. Donations if desired for Curry Mallet Parish Church may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() ROACH Victor

ROACH
Victor Albert (Vic) of Creech St Michael, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 4th August 2005 aged 72 years. The Funeral Service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 12th August at 2.30pm. Family flowers only have been requested 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.

() HURLEY Pearl

HURLEY
Pearl of Lyngford Road, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 5th August 2005 aged 82 years. A dearly beloved sister of Ruby, Pearl will be sadly missed by her sons Clive and Keith, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. The Funeral Service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 12th August at 1.00pm. Family flowers only have been requested, but donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael. Tel (01823) 338369

() DUCKWORTH Richard

DUCKWORTH
Richard James (Dick) peacefully at home on Wednesday 3rd August 2005, aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Ceinwen, loving dad to Patricia and Ann, devoted grandpa to Sarah, Chrissy, Peter, Cathy and Jenny, great grandpa to Katie, George and Emily. Funeral Service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium today Thursday 11th August at 2.30pm. 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.

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