DOUGLAS LESLIE AFFORD From Blackbarn Farm Passed away in his sleep at Broomy Hill Nursing Home on June 25th 2020, aged 83. Beloved Brother of Cherry his sister and Brother In Law Melvyn. Funeral to be arranged and a private Ceremony with family and close friends.

LORNA BISHOP (Nee MILLS) Aged 55. On July 7th, 2020, Passed away gently in her sleep after a long illness Much loved Mum and Grandmother, Sister and Friend to many. There will be a private service.

ROBERT COZENS Aged 97. Died peacefully at Stretton Nursing Home on July 6th 2020 Husband to the late Joy. Loving Father to Janice and Meryl, proud Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Will be greatly missed. A private cremation will take place.

DIANA DAVIES (née THOMAS) “DI” Widow of Bob, died peacefully on July 8th, 2020 at her daughter’s home near Glasgow, aged 84. Much loved Mum of Caroline and Bev and cherished Nan to Anna. Good friend to many in Almeley and the farming community. Family and friends can view the service via streaming on Friday, July 17th at 1:30 p.m. Please contact the family if you’d like details of this. A gathering to celebrate Di’s life will be held at a later date when circumstances allow.

DESMOND JOHN DAVIES ‘DES’ Passed away peacefully on July 7th, 2020 aged 80 years. Much loved and missed by his Partner Rosemary, his Children Shawn and Bernie, and his Grandchildren Jamie, Guy, Zoe, Claire-Louise, Luke and Sarah-Jane. Remembered for his time at The Saracens Head Inn, being its proud landlord for 40 years. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society. Donations may be received online via Enquiries to Dawe Brothers (01432) 340200

DORA ALICE DAVIES Of Springfield, Clifford and formerly of Dan y Capel, Llanigon. Passed away peacefully on July 12th, 2020. Aged 99 years. Devoted Wife of the late Trevor, beloved Mother of Tom and Gwyn, much loved Mum in Law, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Family Funeral Service to take place at St Eigon’s Church, Llanigon on Saturday, July 18th, 2020 at 2 p.m. Donations if so desired may be given to the Up keep of Llanigon Hall c/o C.C. James. Funeral Director, Hengardd, Pontithel, Three Cocks, Brecon. Tel 01497 847410.

PATRICIA MARY ECKLEY Passed away peacefully at Brockington House on Tuesday July 7th, 2020 aged 82 years. A much loved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Family flowers only, donations in memory of Pat may be made online at All enquiries to: Dawe Brothers 01432 274066.

RUBY GWENDOLINE HAMMOND ‘GWEN’ Formerly of Leominster, passed away peacefully at Oaklands Nursing Home on July 5th, 2020, aged 89 years. Much loved Mother and Grandmother. A private Family Funeral Service will be held at Leominster Cemetery Chapel. Family Flowers only please; donations, if desired, to St Michael’s Hospice and Midlands Air Ambulance may be sent to Oak Tree Funeral Services, The Wharf, Eardisley Hereford. HR3 6NS. Tel: 01544 327829. DAVID LEE Of Checkley. Passed away in Hospital on July 1st, aged 69 years. Much loved by Brothers John and Richard and their Families and good friend Jan and her Family. A family Cremation to be held.

JEAN ELSIE McKINLEY - BOURNE Jean passed peacefully away on Thursday July 2nd, 2020, aged 92 years. Beloved Wife of the late Mac, Mother to Vincent, Duncan and the late Margaret, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. There will be a private funeral service at Hereford Crematorium for Jean’s family and close friends. Donations, if wished, to be sent to The Stroke Association c/o R W Mann and Son Funeral Directors, Tel. 01568 612358.

ALLAN PARISH Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday 2nd July 2020, aged 94. He was a loving Husband to Margaret, wonderful Father to Jane, Sally, Helen and a special Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Allan’s cheeky character and zest for life will be sorely missed. A private family service will be held to celebrate his life at St Mary’s, Wotton-under-Edge. Allan requested no flowers but donations in his memory made to Longfield Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Society, either directly or cheques c/o Grimes & Goscombe, Chipping Manor, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge, Glos, GL12 7AD.

RAYMOND ERIC POWELL Passed away peacefully at Oakhaven Hospice (Lymington) on Friday 3rd July, aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Shirley. Ray will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends. They lived in Burghill and Norton Canon before moving to Barton-on-Sea. Service at Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground on Friday 24th July at 12:30pm. Sadly due to the covid restrictions attendance is by invitation only. No flowers; donations to Oakhaven Hospice via their website Funeral entrusted to HPWBG (01425) 278910.

JOHN HENRY PRITCHARD Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 27th, 2020 aged 86. Much loved Husband to Dorothy, Father to Mark and Katrina, Father in Law to Helen and Grandfather to Emily, Isaac, Hope and Molly. He is hugely missed. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family funeral will be held at Saron Baptist Chapel, Penperlleni, where he will be laid to rest alongside Dorothy.

ANN PURVIS Sadly passed away at Hereford County Hospital on July 3rd, 2020, aged 83 years. Mother to Simon, Sarah and James. A much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Greatly missed by her Family and Friends The Funeral will take place at St Marys Church, Ross on Wye. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for St. Marys Church or St. Michaels Hospice may be forwarded to William Bevan Funeral Directors, Telephone No.01989 562092