MONICA ANNE BALLARD 'BAILEY' Passed away peacefully on March 19th at Brockhampton Court Nursing Home, surrounded by her beloved 4 children. Aged 90 years. A very much loved and treasured Mum to Christopher, Paul, Sue and Dawn. Adored Nana to Lisa, Karen, Scott, Evan, Sam and Milly. Great Nana to Josh, Levi and baby Finley. Funeral Service will take place at Hereford Crematorium on April 1st, at 9 a.m. Sadly for immediate family only, due to current Covid 19 restrictions. Donations if desired can be made either direct to the family or via 'Just Giving' on behalf of British Heart Foundation or Hereford & Worcester Animal Rescue (Dogs).

MILLICENT ROSEMARY BISHOP 'ROSE' Sadly passed away on March 15th 2020. A private funeral will be held April 9th at Hereford Crematorium. Rose's Daughter Sharon and Son Andrew will arrange a time for us all to celebrate her life and share memories later in the year. Donations in Rose's memory for St Michael's Hospice. All enquiries S A Evans 01432 818003.

COLONEL BRUCE OSBORNE BOWN M.B.E (RETD.) Suddenly on March 21st, 2020. Survived by wife Vera and children Zoe, Philippa and Robert.

GEORGE CHRISTOPHER BOX 'CHRIS' Of Bromyard. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on March 22nd 2020, aged 84 years. A private cremation service has already taken place. A Service to Celebrate Chris' life will take place at a later date. Enquiries to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 50 High Street, Bromyard, HR7 4AE. (01885 489900).

BERYL ELIZABETH DAVIES Of Crossways, St. Owens Cross. Passed away peacefully at Charnwood Country Residence, on March 27th, 2020, aged 86. Beloved Wife of the late Frank, much loved and loving Mum of Geoff and Nigel, dear Mother in Law of Lynda and Gill and proud Grandma of Nicole. Due to current restrictions Funeral strictly private. Thanksgiving Service for Family and Friends to be held at a later date.

GEOFFREY CHARLES HANDS Peacefully on March 18th, 2020, at Nevill Hall Hospital after a short illness. Geoff was born in Willesden and was a long time resident of Kingsbury, London, then of Ewyas Harold in Herefordshire. More recently he lived in Griffithstown, Pontypool. He was dearly loved and is much missed by his Widow Faith, Daughters Jenny and Clare, Son in Law Tony and Grandchildren David, John, Clare, Grace, Fern and Xanthe. There will be a private cremation on 14th April. Donations in lieu of flowers may be given for Action On Hearing Loss. Further enquiries to Hook Funeral Service, Marsden Funeral Home, Griffithstown NP4 5LT. Tel. 01495 763539

MICHAEL HARE 'MIKE' On March 12th, 2020, Michael passed away after a short illness at Hereford County Hospital. Much loved Husband of the late Margaret, loving Father to Sarah and Grandfather to Freddie, Megan and Shannon. Brother to Stuart Mccord and Uncle to Kirsty and Christopher. Funeral Service which is for immediate Family only will be at Hereford Crematorium on Tuesday, April 14th at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only but donations if desired to the Poppy Appeal. Any enquiries to S A Evans 23/24 Gaol Street Hereford. Tel. 01432 273736.

JOHN EDWARD HARGEST Of Burghill, Passed away on March 2nd, 2020 aged 83 years. A much loved Brother. Family Only Service will take place on Tuesday, April 7th, Hereford Crematorium at 12.45pm. Family flowers only and Donations in memory of John to benefit Burghill Church. A Remembrance of John's life will take place later in the year. S A Evans 01432 273736

MARGARET ANN MARIA KERRIGAN Passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 25th 2020, aged 69 years. Dear Sister of Roger. A Graveside Service will be held at St Mary's Church Almeley. Family Flowers only please. Donations, if desired for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kidney Patients' Association (QEHKPA) may be sent to the Funeral Directors. Hopefully, a Service of Remembrance will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements by Oak Tree Funeral Services, 6 Castle Close, Eardisley, Hereford, HR3 6NL. Tel. 01544 327829.

VERA EILEEN MALLINSON Passed away peacefully at West Eaton Nursing Home on March 21st 2020, aged 90 years. A private Cremation service has already taken place. Donations, if desired, for St. Michael's Hospice may be sent to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 50 High Street, Bromyard HR7 4AE (01885 489900).

AUSTIN THOMAS JAMES MORGAN Of Gatehouse Farm, Bircher. Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 22rd March. Aged 79 years. Funeral t.b.c. but will be close relations only due to current circumstances. Thank you for your condolences and cards from Diane, Brother Barrie, Sister in law Nancy as well as Nephews and Nieces Thomas, Matthew, Nicola and Edward.

GRAHAM BEVIS MORRIS Of The Castle, Saddlebow, Orcop on March 30th, aged 94 years, peacefully at home, with much loved wife of 67 years, Mary Ann, by his side. Father of Beryl, Enid and Graham; Grandfather of Verity and Leigh and Great Grandfather of Tilly and Harry. Interment at Much Dewchurch, but restricted to immediate family only

WIN PRICE Of Bartestree, passed away suddenly on March 21st, aged 78. Dad to Judith, Anthony and Simon, Partner of Ruth, Father in law to Mandy and Nikki, Grandad to Jake, Zak, Albert, Becky and Stacey. The cremation will be immediate family only but a service to celebrate Win's life will be held at a later date

MARGARET MILLICENT RUTT (Nee LLOYD) Of Crossfields, Whitecross, Hereford. Passed away on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, aged 80 years. Beloved Wife of Henry, loving Mother to Suzanne and Melanie and adored Grandma to Kimberley and Matthew. She will be dearly missed by all her Family and Friends. A Close Family Funeral only, due to Coronavirus, will be held at Hereford Crematorium on Wednesday, April 8th at 3.45 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

MARGARET THOMAS Formerly of Aylestone Hill, Hereford then Pentaloe Close, Mordiford. Died peacefully on March 14th, 2020, at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, aged 84 years. A much loved Mother and Grandmother. At Margaret's request there was a private Funeral Service. If desired, donations may be sent for (and made payable to) Charcot-Marie-Tooth UK c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, Glos. GL6 0DQ or donate online at

RONALD CHARLES WATKINS Passed away peacefully on March 28th, 2020, at Charles Court Care Home aged 85 years. Funeral Service to take place at Hereford Crematorium, Thursday April 9th, 2020 at 1.30pm. Donations if desired to St. Michael's Hospice. All enquiries to Dawe Brothers 01432 274066.

RONALD CHARLES WATKINS Passed away peacefully on March 28th, 2020, at Charles Court Care Home aged 85 years. Funeral service to take place at Hereford Crematorium, Thursday, April 9th, 2020 at 1.30pm. Donations if desired to St. Michael's Hospice. All enquiries to Dawe Brothers 01432 274066.

PAMELA MARGARET WILLIAMS (nee LEWIS) Of Ocle Pychard and Pencombe and past 'Pink Lady' of Burley Gate School. Passed away peacefully on March 25th, 2020 aged 90 years. Beloved Wife of the late Bill and Mother of the late Phillip. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by Daughter in Law Rita and Granddaughter Tina. All enquiries to Leominster Funeralcare, 17 Drapers Lane, Leominster, HR6 8ND. Tel. 01568 612225 ADRIAN WILLIAMS Retired Porter from Hereford County Hospital. Passed away on March 26th, 2020 aged 86. Much missed Father and Brother. Immediate family only funeral.