WILSON August 13 (in hospital), of Windrush Cottage, Carlton-in-Coverdale (late of Scorton and Tadcaster). Iris, aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late George Wilson and dearly loved sister of Nan, Lyn, Bill and the late Mary. Funeral service at St. Botolph's Church, Horsehouse on Thursday, August 21 at 1.30 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Church Funds (plate in church). Friends please meet at the church.
WILSON August 15, late of Quebec Street, Langley Park. Mary Jane, aged 82 years, dearly loved sister of the late Joyce and Kit. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, August 21 at 3.00 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu to Langley Park Care Home. Gone but will never be forgotten. Marjorie, Ernest, Stephen and Vikki.
WOOD August 16, suddenly, at Glendale House Care Home, Blackhall, late of Station Town, Wingate. John (Jocker), aged 80 years, dearly beloved brother of Dave and Cynthia (South Africa) and a much loved uncle. Cortege leaving Speckman's Funeral Home Friday at 9.50 a.m. Friends please meet at Millbank Methodist Church for service at 10.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Hartlepool. Family flowers only please. Donations to Chapel Funds.
ZETLAND Penelope, widow of the third Marquess of Zetland, on Tuesday 19 August, 2003 peacefully at Sutton Manor, Hampshire. Private funeral. Service of Thanksgiving at St Mary's Church, Richmond, North Yorkshire on Monday 1 September at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only but donations if desired to The Theatre Royal, Richmond, North Yorkshire.
ALDERSON August 24, peacefully in Nightingale Hall, Richmond, formerly of Fir Tree Cottage, East Cowton. Joan, aged 83 years, beloved wife of Fred. Service at Elm Ridge Methodist Church at 1.00 p.m. on Monday, September 1, followed by cremation at Darlington West Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, may be given to the NSPCC, plate in church.
ALLISON August 26 (peacefully in The Fields Residential Home, Low Etherley), formerly of 'Homelands', Beaumont Hill, Darlington. Elizabeth, aged 91 years, dearly beloved wife of the late John McIntyre Allison, dear sister of Alice and the late William and loving aunt of Henry, John, Alison, Diana, Geoffrey and Peter. Would friends please meet for funeral service at St. Mary's Parish Church, Barnard Castle on Monday, September 1 at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment.
ASHWORTH August 25, peacefully, at Thornton Lodge Nursing Home, Thornton Rust (formerly of Cleveleys, Lancashire). Elizabeth (Betty), aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late John and a much loved mother of Noël. Funeral service at West Cemetery Crematorium, Darlington on Monday, September 1 at 11.15 a.m. Family flowers only please. Friends please meet at the crematorium.
BAILEY August 25 (peacefully, in hospital). Margaret Thelma, aged 75 years, of Hurworth-on-Tees. Much loved wife of the late Ernest (Ernie) and deeply missed by all the family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, September 2 1.00 p.m. at All Saints' Church, Hurworth, followed by interment. Family and friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for The British Heart Found-ation, c/o Miss C.A. Millar, 35 Hatfield Road, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5PW.
BARNBY August 22, peacefully, in Poplar Lodge Nursing Home. Annie, aged 82 years, much loved wife of Norman. Funeral Thursday, August 28. Would friends please meet 9.15 a.m. for service at the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington, followed by cremation.
BARRACLOUGH August 26 (suddenly), of Middlewood Avenue, St. Helens, Bishop Auckland. Eva, aged 80 years, beloved wife of the late Len, a much loved mother, mother-in-law, nana and Granny Eva. Would friends please meet for service in St. Helen Auckland Church on Wednesday, September 3 at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
BOWRON William (Billy) Snaith, late of Darlington and Newton Aycliffe, on August 24. Billy, after a short illness passed on peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family. Billy, aged 69 years, a devoted husband of Edith (nee Hymas), dearly loved father of David, Elizabeth, Susan, the late Christopher, Shaun and Paul and a much loved father-in-law and grandad of fourteen. Funeral service at Hartlepool Crematorium on Friday, August 29 at 1.40 p.m. Friends and neighbours please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the I.T.U. James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. Rest in Peace
BRADWELL Roland, aged 71 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 at Barrington Lodge, Bishop Auckland, after an illness he bore with courage and humour throughout. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and special friends Jean and Jack. Would all friends and relations please meet for service at St. Paul's Church, Evenwood on Wednesday, September 3 at 1.30 p.m., followed by interment at Evenwood Cemetery and afterwards all are welcome to Evenwood Workingmen's Club to celebrate his life.
BURNSIDE August 27, peacefully, in hospital. Donald, aged 73 years, of St. Paul's Terrace, Darlington. Husband of Edna and father of Patricia and Dorothy, also a loving grandad. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, September 3 1.45 p.m. in Darlington Crematorium Chapel. Floral tributes may be sent to John Meynell Funeral Service, 150 North Road, Darlington.
CALLAND August 27 (peacefully, in hospital). Thomas (Tom), aged 81 years and late of Finning Avenue, Langley Park. Much loved husband of Esther, much loved dad of Gloria, Ann, Susan and the late Alan and Paul, father-in-law to Phil and Jim and a much loved granda. Would friends please meet for service in All Saint's Church, Langley Park on Wednesday September 3 at 10.15 a.m. Cremation to follow at Durham. All are invited for refreshments in Langley Park Cricket Club afterwards.
CARTNER August 25 (peacefully, at home), of 23 Durham Road West, Bowburn. Albert, aged 74 years, dearly loved husband of Muriel (nee Lockett), loving dad to David, Trevor and the late Alan, a dearly loved father-in-law and grandad. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday, September 1 at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please.
CHAPMAN Margaret (Peggy, nee Dinsdale), late of East Witton, North Yorkshire. Dear wife of the late Alec Chapman and loved sister of the late Ernest, Dorothy and Georgina.
CHERRETT August 24 (suddenly, at home), of Grange Crescent, Coxhoe. Alice (nee Herron), aged 69 years, beloved wife of the late Bob, much loved mam of Jeff, Linda and Yvonne, mother-in-law of Janet, Clive and David, a devoted grandma of Christopher, Rebecca, Ryan and Faye, also a dear sister-in-law of Margaret. Funeral to take place on Monday, September 1. Would friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Coxhoe at 10.45 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Cremator-ium. Refreshments afterwards at Alice's house, all welcome.
CLARK August 25 (in hospital), of Dryburn Road, Framwellgate Moor, Durham. Jean, aged 77 years, dearly loved wife of the late Harry, Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, August 29 at 10.30 a.m. No flowers please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Cancer Research UK, c/o Stuart Wright Funeral Service Ltd., Gilesgate, Durham. A plate will be provided at the Crematorium.
CLOUGHTON August 23 (peacefully, in hospital), of Hummersknott Avenue, Darlington. Elsie, aged 86 years, beloved wife of the late Tom, a dear mother of Gladys, Betty and Tom, also a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Tuesday, September 2. Will friends please meet for service 12.30 p.m. at All Saints' Church, Blackwell, prior to private cremation. Family flowers only please.
COATES August 23 (suddenly), at St. Paul's Road, Trimdon Colliery. Eric, aged 66 years, beloved son of Doris and the late William, much loved brother of William and Robert, a dearly loved brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 12.30 p.m. Friends please meet at St. Paul's Church for service at 12.40 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.
COATES Eric Time slips by but memories stay, Our thoughts will be with you every day. Lovingly remembered. Doris, William and Lynne, Robert and Karen and Deborah, Amanda, Simon and Sarah.
COLES Diana (Auntie Di), aged 56 years, of Colburn, died suddenly in hospital on August 17, after an illness borne with great courage and dignity. Dearly loved wife of Pete and much loved by all her family and friends. A Service of Celebration will take place at St. Cuthbert's Church, Colburn on Tuesday, September 9 at 2.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington. Friends please meet at the church. At her own request please wear colourful clothing at the service. No flowers please. If desired donations, for Leukaemia Research, are being accepted by John Blenkiron and Sons, Funeral Directors, Victoria House, 21 Queens Road, Richmond. DL10 4AJ.
COLLIN August 26 (in hospital). Thomas, aged 92 years, of Framwellgate Moor. Husband of Jen, father of Brian and loving grandfather of Jane and Susan. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, September 3 at 1.00 p.m. No flowers please.
COLWELL August 22 (peacefully, in The Grange Nursing Home, Bedale), of Northallerton. Vera, dearly loved wife of the late Clifford, loving mother of Keith, mother-in-law of Margaret and dearest grandma to Steven and Andrew. Funeral service to be held in St. James' Church, Romanby 2.00 p.m. Monday, September 1, prior to cremation. Family flowers only please.
COWAN August 23, peacefully, in hospital, formerly of Freville Grove, Darlington. John (Jack), aged 80 years, dearly loved husband of the late Margery (Midge), much loved dad of Richard and Michael, devoted grandad of Diane and Rachel and a beloved brother of the late Marjorie. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in Pierremont Methodist Church at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation.
COWIE August 24 (suddenly), of 17 Wilks Hill, Quebec. Gavin, aged 38 years, dearly loved husband of Amanda, loving father of Kristian, Thomas and Toni, much loved son of Doreen and Alwyne, brother of David and will be sadly missed by all his many friends and colleagues. Would friends please meet for service in St. John's Church, Quebec on Saturday, August 30 at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment in Langley Park Cemetery. All welcome at the Royal Oak, Cornsay afterwards.
CRAGGS August 25 (peacefully, after a long illness), of 19 South Downs, Chilton. Ivy (nee Crosby), aged 73 years, beloved wife of Bobby, a dearly loved mother of David and the late Susan, a dear mother-in-law of Karen and Keith and a much loved grandma of Curtis and Lauren. Cortege leaving sons's residence 26 The Cotswolds, Chilton Monday for a service and committal at Durham Crematorium at 11.00 a.m. Friends please meet at the Crematorium.
DAVISON August 23 (suddenly), of 11 Co-operative Villas, Langley Moor. Michelle, aged 22 years, dearly loved daughter of John and Anne, loving sister of Sarah, a much loved granddaughter and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Would friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's Methodist Church, Brandon on Tuesday, September 2 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Meadowfield Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be given after the service for the Dunelm Veterinary Group and Church Funds.
ELLIOT On August 24, peacefully but suddenly, at Good Companions, Silloth. Sarah, sister of the late Jack, Agnes and Beth and auntie to Anne, Vida and the late Evelyn. The funeral will take place at Bondgate Methodist Church, Darlington on Wednesday, September 3 at 2.30 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only; donations in lieu to National Children's Home and Action for Children, c/o F. and W. Green, 19 Eskin Street, Keswick.
GALE August 27, late of Watergate Estate, Crook. Clifford, aged 58 years, a dearly loved father and grandfather. Friends please meet for service in the Central Methodist Church, Crook on Tuesday, September 2 at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Friends are welcome back for refreshments to Crook Working Men's Club.
GARBUTT (Carrville) August 21 (peacefully, in hospital). Mary, aged 78 years, a loving daughter of the late Jack and (Sarah) Cissie. Will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. Friends please meet for service in Carrville Methodist Church on Friday, August 29 at 10.00 a.m., prior to cremation in Sunderland Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. By request, family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be sent to Salvation Army, Durham.
GARDNER August 28, of Westmorland Close, Spennymoor. Derek, aged 73 years, dearly loved husband of the late Irene, a much loved dad of Ann, Janet and Paula, a dear father-in-law of Paul, a devoted granda of Michelle and great-granda of Leah and a very dear brother. Would friends please meet in St. Peter's Church, Byers Green, Wednesday for a service at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment in the churchyard.
GARNETT August 28 (peacefully, in hospital). Margaret, aged 71 years of Thornton-le-Beans, Northallerton. Beloved wife of Benjie, much loved mother of Glynis and Elizabeth, dearly loved mother-in-law and grandmother. Funeral service to be held at St. Andrew's Church, South Otterington on Thursday September 4 at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to, Cancer Research and St. Andrew's Church.
GIBBS Barbara, on August 25, 2003, peacefully at Southampton General Hospital, where she received every care and compassion. Aged 91 years and formerly of Wheatley Hill and Sunderland. She will be sorely missed by all of her family and friends. Enquiries to Tapper Funeral Service, Wallis House, 28 High Street, Milford-on-Sea, Hants. SO41 0QD. Tel. (01590) 644664.
GLANCY August 27 (peacefully, at home) of Whitby Way, Darlington. Minnie, aged 71 years, beloved wife of the late Owen, loving mam of Susan, John and David, dear mother-in-law to Bill, Helen and Lesley, also a much loved nanna, great-nanna, sister and auntie. Funeral Wednesday September 3. Would friends please meet 10.45 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.