VICKY BERNAYS Formerly of Cwm-y-nace and Kington, passed away suddenly on April 16th, aged 87. A beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. A private Cremation will be followed by a Funeral in Colva Church later in the year. For funeral details please contact A W Hughes and Son Funeral Directors, Kington 01544 370217

MRS JOAN GLADYS MARY CHAMBERS Loving Wife of Jim Chambers Dearest Mum to Lynn Jane John and Sally. Loving Grandmother and Great Grandmother Passed peacefully aged 93 on April 28th 2020

BARBARA CLARK Formerly of Ocle Pychard passed away peacefully at home in Hereford on Monday, April 20th, 2020. Wife of the late John, much loved Mother of Alan, Mother in Law to Debbie and devoted Nanny to Amy. Sadly missed by Family and Friends. Due to current circumstances private funeral service. Donations if desired to St. Michael’s Hospice. Enquiries to Dawe Brothers (01432) 340200 DOROTHY DAY Passed suddenly on 12th April 12th, 2020. A wonderful lady who will be missed by her loving Family and her many Friends.

ALAN DUCKETT Of Kington Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday April 21st, 2020, aged 84 years Loving Husband of Kath A family service of Committal will be held. The family would like to express their thanks to Kington District Nurses for their outstanding care in looking after Alan allowing him to be in his own home. Funeral Services by Oak Tree Funeral Services, The Wharf, Eardisley, Hereford, HR3 6NS Tel: 01544 327829

LILIAN FLORENCE DYER ‘LIL’ Lilian passed peacefully away on Sunday April 19th, 2020, aged 90 years. Beloved Wife of Joseph/Bob, Mother to Linda, Susan and the late Valerie. A much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. The Funeral Service for Lilian will be for immediate Family only. All enquiries to R W Mann and Son, Tel. 01568 612358

CLIVE WILLIAM EVANS It is with great regret that we announce the sad passing of Clive William Evans. Born May 1st, 1942, Portfields, Hereford. Devoted Husband to Carole and inspirational Father to Steven, Tony, Andrew and Paul. A much-loved Brother, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Father in Law. He will be missed by all who knew him. 1.5.42 - 20.4.20 Family flowers only. Donations to: Focus, Cheltenham & Gloucester Hospital Charity Further enquiries to Shayne Hogg Funeral Services, 72 Whitecross Road, Hereford, HR4 0DG. 01432 341871.

CYRIL JOHN GOODCHAP Of Ravens Nest, Bromyard. Passed away peacefully at Bromyard Community Hospital, on April 26th 2020, aged 91 years. Husband of Ethne, much loved Dad of Lisa and Simon and Brother to eight siblings. He will be very sadly missed. Private Family Funeral will take place at Hereford Crematorium. A Memorial Service will be arranged at a later date to celebrate his life. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired for the Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 3 New Road, Bromyard, HR7 4AH. (01885 489900).

DOROTHY GRIFFITHS (née MUSSELL) Passed away peacefully on Friday April 17th, 2020 aged 89 years. A much loved Sister, Aunt and Great Aunt who will be greatly and sadly missed. Private cremation.

KENNETH ARNOLD GRISTY ‘KEN’ Peacefully passed away at home on Easter Sunday. Ken will be greatly loved and will be sadly missed. At this time, there will be a family cremation, followed by a celebration of his life later in the year. All enquiries to Morris Bros. Funeral Directors 01822 612023

COLIN LEWIS Passed away peacefully in Hereford Hospital on Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 aged 66 years. Beloved Son of June and the late Alfie, a much loved Father to Dylan Amanda and Sam, also missed by his Brothers and Sister, will be greatly missed, The Funeral Service will be held at Hereford Crematorium on Tuesday May 5th, 2020 at 12 noon. Thank you to all of his Carers. For further details please contact Shayne Hogg Funeral Services, 72 Whitecross Road, Hereford, HR4 0DG, tel 01432 341871

GEOFFREY THOMAS NEWMAN ‘GEOFF’ Of Bromyard. Passed away peacefully at Hereford County Hospital on April 23rd 2020, aged 93 years. Husband of the late Joan, loving Father of Dougie and Sheree and a wonderful Grandad to Jack, Elizabeth and William. He will be very sadly missed. A private interment will take place at Bromyard Cemetery followed by a Memorial Service at a later date. Enquiries to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 3 New Road, Bromyard HR7 4AH (01885 489900).

KATHRYN ALISON POGSON Passed away on April 6th, 2020 at Hereford Hospital, aged 64, following a long battle with cancer. A kind, caring and gentle soul, Kathryn will be sorely missed by her Family and Friends. A service will be held at Hereford Crematorium at 2:15pm on Friday, May 1st for close family with a celebration of her life to be arranged at a later date. Donations to Macmillan, if desired, to be sent to S A Evans, 23-24 Gaol Street, Hereford, Herefordshire HR1 2HU. JOANNE PROBERT Late of the Mill House, Purlbrook Peacefully at Hampton House Care Home on April 27th, aged 102 Wife of the late Douglas, much loved Mother of Ann and David, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Memorial Service to be held at a later date

GERALDINE REECE Of Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire. Passed away peacefully on April 24th, 2020. Beloved Wife of the late Ernest Reece. She will be greatly missed by all her Family and Friends. There will be a private Burial at St Michael’s Church, Ewyas Harold, followed by a Celebration of her life at a later date.

JAMES ‘IAN’ ROBERTSON Of Burghill. Passed away after a long battle, in Hereford Hospital, on Monday, April 20th, 2020, aged 68 years. Beloved Husband to Sally. Devoted Father to Emma and Craig, Sarah and Ben and Anna. Loving Brother to Steven, also a cherished Son in Law to Jean. A private Funeral Service will take place at Hereford Crematorium, on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020, at 10.30 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. For further details please contact Shayne Hogg Funeral Services, 72 Whitecross Road, Hereford, HR4 0DG. Tel: 01432 341871.

MARY SANKEY Formerly of Kingsland. Passed away peacefully at West Eaton Nursing Home on Friday April 24th, 2020, aged 87 years. A loving Mum to Elaine and Neil. A caring and proud Nan to Claire, Martin, Becky, Charlie and Ollie and Great Grandmother to Paige and Elsie. Sadly missed by all her family and friends, she was loved by so many. A Family graveside service will take place at St Michael & All Angels Church, Kingsland on Wednesday May 6th, at 11am. If anyone wishes to celebrate her life and say goodbye we would love you to line the access road to the Church. All enquiries to Leominster Funeralcare, 17 Drapers Lane, Leominster. HR6 8ND (01568) 612225

BARBARA ANN SHEPHERD (NEE BENNETT) ‘ANN’ Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday April 21st, 2020 aged 75 years. Much loved Wife of John. Amazing Mum to Tracey and Jonathan. Caring Grandma to Lewis and Maddie. Twin Sister to Audrey Donations to Asthma UK in memory of Ann may be made via

ROGER ALLEN SPAREY Of Presteigne, Passed away on Sunday 26th April 2020, aged 82 years. Much loved Husband of Dorothy, Father of David, Ron, Robin, Martyn and Diane. A much loved Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Will be missed by all his Family and Friends. Funeral Arrangements by A W Hughes & Son Funeral Directors on Kington 01544 370217 Presteigne 01544 267778 JOHN STENNER-EVANS The death occurred peacefully at home on Saturday 18th April of Mr John Stenner-Evans, aged 74 years of Redstone Court, Narberth, formerly of Hay-on-Wye. John will be sadly missed by his Family and many Friends. A Private funeral service will take place at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth. Donations in memory of John will be for Lymphoma Research Trust c/o E. C. Thomas & Son, Funeral Directors, Zoar Chapel Funeral Home, Llanteg, Narberth SA67 8QH or 21, Main Street, Pembroke SA71 4JS or via

LILIAN THOMAS It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our precious Mum on April 11th at Hereford County Hospital, aged 86. Devoted Mother to Adrian and Wendy, Mother in Law to Karen and Chris, dearly loved Nanny to Anne, Kate, Matthew and Lauren, loving Sister to Noreen and much loved Friend to so many. Due to the current circumstances a private family service will be held at Fownhope Church, and a celebration of Lilian’s life will take place at a later date. Further enquiries to Cathedral Funeral Services 01432 340777

DORIS ELIZABTH WATKINS Formerly DUNSWATER Sadly passed away peacefully on April 27th, aged 95. Wife of the late Russ Watkins, much loved Mum of Shirley and Janet Nan to Andrew, Ali, Nick and Clare. Loved by all her Family. A private burial will take place at Kingstone Church. A celebration of her life will take place later.

NIGEL ALISTAIR WITTS Unexpectedly passed away, at home on April 21st, 2020, aged 73 years. Much loved Dad to Maria and Sam, Brother to Judy and Beverly and the late Sandra and Margaret. A loving Grandad to Laura, Alex, Aimee and Poppy. Will be sadly missed. A private family Cremation is to take place. Bayley Brothers Funeral Directors, 17 - 19 Cotterell Street, Hereford, HR4 0HH. Tel: 01432 272465.

SIDNEY (JOHN) LAWFORD WRIGHT On April 22nd, 2020, peacefully at home in Winsley, Bradford on Avon, aged 79 years. John, eldest grandson of the late Sid Wright of Sid Wright (Ltd) Hereford, son of the late Sid and Linda Wright. Dearly loved and greatly missed husband of Sue, Dad of Becky and Dan, father in law to Tracey, ”Bamps” to Penny and Jos, brother to David and Elisabeth and much loved uncle, cousin and friend. John was a captain of the rowing team at Hereford High School, a lifelong follower of the Bulls, and bred a small pedigree herd of Hereford cattle. John always retained, throughout his life, an active interest in and deep fondness for Herefordshire. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Private family funeral May 11th, 2020.