Obituaries

Every Cliff Bradley & Sons funeral arrangement has its own personal obituary created. We can help you prepare and issue a funeral announcement. It should include the name of your loved one, funeral service date, time and location. See our current obituaries below.

Kathleen Backhouse

Peacefully on Friday 12th January 2018 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 89 years. A dearly beloved wife of the late Bill. Much loved mum to Linda, Alan & Lesley. A special grandma & great grandma. A dear mother in law & sister. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Gainsborough Methodist Church on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at 10.00am followed by interment. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA 01427 810619

Ann Plumtree

Suddenly but peacefully on Tuesday 9th January 2018 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife, mum, nan & great nanna. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 29th January 2018 at 11.20am. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Scunthorpe Hospital League of Friends may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA 01427 810619

Susan Rockall 'Sue' (Nee Thompson)

Peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday 9th January 2018 at Lindsey Lodge Hospice aged 71 years. Devoted mum to Emma & Amy. Loving mother in law to Jon. A treasured grandma to Holly, Molly, Harrison & George. A special auntie to Stephen, Jonathan, Amanda, Elaine, Charlotte, Carlton, Beck & Henry. Dear sister to Janet & sister in law to Patrick. Devoted & respected friend to many. A private committal service will be held prior to a Memorial Service at St. Helen’s Church, Lea on Friday 2nd February at 12.30pm. No flowers by request. Donations if so desired to Lindsey Lodge Hospice may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Colin Hodkinson

Peacefully at home on Friday 5th January 2018 aged 80 years. Dearly beloved husband of Gina. Much loved dad to June, Colin & Jill. A special grandad & great grandad. A dear brother and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at 10.30am followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St. Barnabas Hospice or Marie Curie Cancer Care may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Edna JAUNZEMS

Peacefully on Sunday 7th January 2018 at Drovers Call Care Home aged 87 years. A dearly beloved wife of the late Zanis. Much loved mum of John, Yasmin, Vanessa, Liela, William, Gaynor & the late Colin. A loving mother-in-law, gran, great gran, sister, aunty & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Thursday 18th January 2018 at 1.30pm followed by a committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family Flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Alzheimer’s Society may be placed in the collection box at the crematorium or sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Diana Marshall (Nee Weston)

Peacefully after a long illness on Monday 1st January 2018 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 75 years. Loving wife of Peter. Beloved step-mother of Julie, Philip & Anne and their partners Russell, Julie & Neale. Much loved grandma & great grandma. Sister, aunty, sister in law & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 18th January 2018 at 11.20am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to UCL Amyloidosis Research Fund may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA, 01427 810619

Marshall Taylor ‘Sam the Green Keeper’

Suddenly at home after a very happy Christmas with his family on Saturday 30th December 2017 aged 77 years. Much loved brother and uncle. Funeral service will take place at St. Mary’s Church, Knaith on Friday 26th January 2018 at 10.45am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St. Mary’s Church, Knaith may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Darren Parrett - Acknowledgement

Darren’s family would like to thank relatives and friends who sent cards and messages of sympathy at this sad time. Thank you to everyone who gave donations to The British Heart Foundation. Thanks to the paramedics and staff at Lincoln County Hospital for their care of Darren. Special thanks to Philip Spicksley for the comforting service, Pink Orchid for the lovely flowers and Cliff Bradley & Sons for their caring, compassionate funeral arrangements.

Grace Hill

At home on Wednesday 3rd January 2018 aged 86 years. Wife of the late Ted. Mother of Chris & Bob. Grandmother to Robert, Richard & Lee. Great grandmother to Nora & Edward. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Monday 15th January 2018 at 1.30pm followed by interment at Blyton Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the RNIB may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Eric Woodhead

Following a short illness on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at Lincoln County Hospital. Dearly beloved husband of Joy. Much loved dad of Richard, Carolynn, Andrew & Emma. A dear brother in law & uncle. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at 1.00pm followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Mayflower Animal Sanctuary may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Beryl Mary Reynolds

Suddenly at Lincoln County Hospital on Thursday 14th December 2017 aged 83 Years. Much loved mum to Karen. Loving mother-in-law to Graham. A dear nanna to Adam & Lisa, a great nanna to Jaye, Aimee, Seb, Madi and a great friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 11th January 2018 at 10.40am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA 01427 810619

Miguel 'Miggy' Davidson

Suddenly at home on Monday 11th December 2017 aged 59 years. He’ll be sadly missed by everyone who knew him. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 12th January 2018 at 2.40pm Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Ray Dickenson

(Formerly of Misterton) Peacefully on Friday 29th December 2017 at Holly Tree Lodge, Scotton aged 88 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Doris. Much loved dad to Robert & Janet. A dear father in law to Mandy & John. Grandad to Joe, Eleanor, Emily & Alicia. Funeral Service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 15th January 2018 at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Donald Arthur 'Don' Turtle

Peacefully on Saturday 30th December 2017 at Bassetlaw Hospital aged 89 years. Dearly beloved husband of Val. Brother in law and very special uncle to his many nieces and nephews. For funeral details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Richard John 'Rick' Clarke

Peacefully on Sunday 24th December 2017 at Doncaster Royal Infirmary aged 52 years. Dearly loved husband of Lisa. Much loved dad, son & son in law. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe Friday 12th January 2018 at 10.40am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Five Villages First Responders may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Evelyn Jane Fleming

It is with great sadness that the family of Evelyn Fleming announces her passing, on Friday 15th December 2017 aged 77 years. Beloved wife of the late Andrew Fleming, much loved sister of Kathleen and the late Jean Johnson and Ernest Clixby. Loving partner to Tony, a very much loved auntie and sister-in-law and a very dear friend to many. ‘Forever in our hearts’ A celebration of her life will be held at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 19th January 2018 at 11.20am. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Marie Curie Cancer Care may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Mary Tebbutt

Peacefully in her sleep on Thursday 21st December 2017 at Grosvenor House, East Stockwith aged 96 years. Dearly loved mum, grandma, sister and auntie. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 11.20am. Mourning attire optional Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Annie Kitchen

Peacefully on Wednesday 27th December 2017 at Foxby Hill Nursing Home aged 83 years. Loving mum to Julie & Ellie. A dear mother in law to Charlie & Russ. A special nan to Kerry, Lee & Carl. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 5th January 2018 at 9.20am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research U.K may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Peter Booker

Peacefully in his sleep following a long illness on Tuesday 26th December 2017 at Grosvenor House, East Stockwith aged 83 years. Much loved partner, dad, grandad, great grandad, brother, uncle and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 10th January 2018 at 12.40pm. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Gainsborough LIVES First Responders and may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Jean Margaret Bernard

Peacefully in her sleep on Monday 18th December 2017 at Grosvenor House, East Stockwith aged 91 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Frank. A loving mother, mother in law, grandmother & great grandmother. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 8th January 2018 at 10.40am. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA, 01427 810619

John Staples

14/02/1938 – 17/11/2017 Sandra, Craig, Sue, Wayne, Wendy, Richard & family would like to thank everyone for their thoughtful cards and messages at this sad time. Thank you to the family and friends who made time to attend John’s funeral. Huge thanks go to Reverend Lorna Lucas for her thoughtful service. Special thanks to Cliff, Carlton & Edward of Cliff Bradley & Sons for their professional and dignified service. Thanks also to the staff of The Ingram Arms for their hospitality. Love and miss you Sandra & the boys xx

Geoffrey Leonard Westoby

On Tuesday 28th November 2017 at Lincoln County Hospital, aged 70 Years. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 15th December at 2.00pm. No flowers by request. Donations is desired to Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance and RNLI may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

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