SIMON ROBERT COLE Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 16th, 2020, aged 54 years. Loving Husband to Julie, Dad to Jake and George, a doting Grandfather, a Friend to many and will be sadly missed. A private Family Funeral Service will be held, with a Memorial Service at a later date. For further enquiries contact Golden Valley Funeral Service, Unit 3 Wormbridge Court, Herefordshire, HR2 9DH. Tel. 01981 257203.

DAVID EVANS Former Headmaster of St. Weonards C.P School from Kings Thorn (and previously Credenhill). Passed away peacefully at Holmer Court Residential Home on May 15th, 2020, aged 78 years. Devoted Husband of Ann. Adored Father of Cerys and Lucy. Very much loved Grandfather of Bethan, Niamh, Cassis and Edie. Dearly loved Father in Law to Pete and Steve and a great Friend to many. Family only Service to take place at Hereford Crematorium on May 29th at 12 midday. Mourners welcome to social distance along the roadway and grounds of the Crematorium to pay their respects. A Memorial and celebration of David's life will be arranged at a later date. Donations, if desired, to Alzheimer's Research UK via S A Evans Funeral Directors.

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ELIZABETH BARRELL 'JOYCE' Of Madley Passed away peacefully at Charles Court Care Home May 17th 2020 aged 95 Much loved Aunty to Simon, Isobelle and Sarah. Treasured Great Aunty and Great Great Aunty and Friend to many Sadly missed by all.

MAUREEN BLOOMER 'MO' Sadly passed away on Saturday, May 16th, 2020, aged 86. Will be very sadly missed by Daughter, Nan, Sister and Niece, and all Family and Friends. Private Cremation due to current circumstances on Wednesday, June 3rd at 2.15 p.m.

KEN BURROWS of Leominster. Passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on May 16th, 2020, aged 86 years. Husband of the late Joyce Burrows. Loving Father to Terry and Caroline and Hero to Grandaughter Keri. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. A private Funeral Service will take place. All enquiries to Leominster Funeralcare, 17 Drapers Lane, Leominster. HR6 8ND (01568) 612225

DR DENYS BRIERLEY Of Longtown. Passed away on May 11th, aged 97 years. Much loved by Tom and Family. A gentle caring man, respected by all Patients and Friends. A Cremation has taken place, attended by Family only. A Memorial Service to be held at a later date, donations then, if desired.

MALCOLM JAMES RICHMOND EDWARDS Of Kington. Aged 88 years. Retired Sub Officer at Kington Fire Station. Beloved Husband of the late Doreen, much loved Dad, Grandad (Grandee) and Great Grandad. Died peacefully at Oaklands Nursing Home Hereford on Sunday, May 24th, 2020 with his Daughters at his bedside. He will be greatly missed by all his Family and Friends. Due to current restrictions there will be a private graveside Service held at Kington Cemetery. At Dads request please can those attending wear a splash of colour. Only Family flowers please, donations if desired will be given to The Firefighters Charity which was Dads request. For further details please contact A.W.Hughes & Son Funeral Directors Kington 01544 370217.

THE REVEREND PETER HACKETT Went home to be with the Lord on 16th May 2020, aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of Glenys. Cherished Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. A Memorial Service will be held at St Martins Church, Hereford, at a later date. Any enquiries to Abbotsfield Funeral Directors.

JOHN WILLIAM HILL Of Kings Acre. Peacefully at home on May 19th, aged 91 years. Beloved Husband of the late Nancy. Much loved Dad of Mike. A loving Grandad and Great Grandad. A family only cremation to be held. Donations in memory of John for Age UK may be made online at

RAYMOND MERVYN HODNETT Of Leominster Ray passed away peacefully at Waverley House on May 19th 2020 aged 85 years. Beloved Husband of Margaret and Father to Adrian. There will be a private burial at Kimbolton. Please send donations in Ray's memory to Waverley House c/o R W Mann & Son Funeral Directors, Tel 01568 612358.

JOSEPHINE MARY HOURAHANE Passed away peacefully at Charnwood Country Residence on Thursday May 14, aged 84. A much loved family member and friend who spent her life giving to others. She will be sadly missed by all. Private Burial.

DOT JONES From Fayre Oaks Home Park. Passed away peacefully on 19th May, aged 78. Loving Wife to Wilf for 56 years. Mother to Deborah, Cherry, Ian and partners. Nanny to Thomas, Alun, Shannon, Rhian and Liz. A private Cremation will be held on 2nd June. Donations please to Cancer Research UK via or cheques to Breathe easy group Hereford sent to family members.

KEITH CHARLES JONES Of Leominster and formerly of Dilwyn parish. Keith died on May 15th, 2020, aged 77 years. Determinedly yet thoughtfully with trust and faith in God. Evermore at peace with his beloved Rita. There will be a private family Funeral Service at Hereford Crematorium, on Thursday, June 4th, 2020, at 11.15 a.m. Donations, if desired, sent to 'The Silver Line' Charity c/o R W Mann and Son Funeral Directors, Tel. 01568 612358.

HILDA MARY KINSEY Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Brockington Care Home, on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020, aged 86 years. Beloved Wife of the late Roy. Dear Mother of the late Bryan, she will be sadly missed by Bryan's partner, Jane and all Family and Friends. There will be a Private Cremation at Hereford Crematorium. A service for the celebration of her life will take place at a later date.

BARBARA MILBURN Beloved Wife of Martin, Mother of Adrian and Adam, passed away on May 21st, 2REGINALD PREECE "TONY" Of Clehonger Passed away on May 15th, aged 82 years. Devoted Husband, Dad and Grandad. Private family Cremation will be held at Hereford Crematorium. Donations if desired direct to British Heart Foundation

GLADYS RENDELL July 1919 - May 2020 Passed gently at Stretton Nursing Home, her home for the last nine years where she lived those final years just as she wished. An intelligent, friendly and unique personality who lived an interesting life well! There will be a private cremation in Hereford Arrangements by Bayley Brothers Funeral Directors.

ALFRED ROGERS 'PAUL' Of Lucton Hall Farm passed away unexpectedly on April 8th, 2020, aged 60 years. Loving Son to the late Alfred and Marilyn Rogers, much loved Brother to Richard and Ali and Uncle to Meg and Matt. A private family funeral is being held with a memorial to follow at a later date. The family would like to express their thanks to everyone for their kind wishes and support at this sad time All enquiries please to: Victoria Allen Funeral Services, 8 Charlton Rise, Ludlow, SY8 1ND. 01584 879035

ALFRED IVOR RUELL 'IVOR' Of Paytoe Hall, Leintwardine, passed away peacefully at Hereford County Hospital on May 21st, 2020, aged 90 years. Loving Husband to the late Mary Ruell. Much loved Dad to William, Edward and Robert. Loving Grandad to seven Grandchildren and three Great Grandchildren. Will be sadly missed by all Family and Friends. Private Burial. Enquiries to Geoff Hall Funerals, Knighton 01547 528554

BRENDA MARY SPEIRS Passed away May 13th, aged 87 years. Private family Cremation will take place. For further enquires please contact Handley Funeral Directors, 3 Little Hereford Street, Bromyard, HR7 4DE. (01885) 482216. RITA JANET WATKINS (nee LAYTON) Of Ashely Farm, Grafton, Hereford. Loved and adored Wife to Elwyn, Mum to Julie, Ian, Nigel and Dana, Grandma and Great Grandma. Passed away May 22nd, 2020, surrounded by family. Donations to St Michael's Hospice.020. Family funeral only at 12.45 on Wednesday June 3rd.

CONSTANCE BETTY WILLIAMS Passed away peacefully at home on May 23rd, 2020, aged 93 years. Beloved Wife of the late Albert and Mother of Melvyn, Shirley, Michael and the late Ann, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Due to the current situation a private family service will take place at Stoke Prior Churchyard on Friday, June 5th at 11.30 am. A celebration of Betty's life will take place at at a later date. Family flowers only please. donations if desired for Stoke Priors Ford PCC c/o R W Mann Funeral Directors. The Family would like to express their thanks to everyone for their kind wishes and support at this sad time. Betty will be greatly missed by all her many Family and Friends.

CYRIL MOREDICE WILLIAMS Peacefully at Hereford County Hospital aged 87 years Devoted Husband of Jean, loving Father of Philip and Shelia, greatly loved Grandad to Jake and Great Grandad to Henlee, Macey and Ellie. In memory of Cyril donations will be given to Stroke Association c/o Julian Tooley Funeral Services, Abergavenny

KATHLEEN WILLIAMS 'KATHY' Our beloved Mum, sadly passed away after a short illness, aged 95 years. A loving Wife, Mother, Sister, Granny, Great Granny and Friend who will be greatly missed by so many. A private family service will be held June 3rd, 2020 at 12.00. A thanksgiving service will be held at a later date at Hereford Cathedral. Any further enquiries to Abbotsfield 01432 356445