Mr J Bailey
The funeral service took place on 20th January of Mr Jonathan “Jonty” Bailey, of Brown Lees, who died at Royal Stoke University Hospital on 25th December, aged 97.
The Rev Dr Philip Lockett officiated at the service at New Road Methodist Church where the organist played Handel’s Largo on entry. Mr Leonard Hill was organist for the hymns O Love That Will Not Let Me Go, Love Divine and And Can It Be. Be Still My Soul played by Mr Hill accompanied the cortege as it left the chapel.
Interment followed in the churchyard.
Mourners at the house were: Mrs A Farr and Mrs G Condliffe (daughters), Mr G Bailey (son), Mrs D Bailey (daughter-in-law).
Grandchildren: Mrs J Spencer, Mrs A Grimley (rep Mr M Grimley), Mr N Condliffe, Mr P Bailey, Mrs J Holdway, Ms M Bailey-Joyce.
Great-grandchildren: Mrs S Young, Miss L Monk, Mr C Grimley, Miss S Grimley, Miss L Wood, Miss G Wood, Miss I Bailey-Joyce, Miss A Bailey-Joyce, Miss M Bailey-Joyce, Miss H Bailey, Miss P Bailey, Master J Bailey, Master D Bailey, Mrs M Ellison, Miss A Condliffe and Miss L Condliffe.
Mr E Spencer, Mr C Holdway, Mr J Smith, Mrs B Beard, Mr S Beard, Mr M Stanley, Mrs J Stanley, Mr T Ellison, Ms S Conlan.
Mourners at the church included: Mr W Sheldon (rep Mrs P Sheldon), Mr D Sheldon, Mr and Mrs D Hill, Mrs A Farr (rep Mr G Gregory), Mr K Farr, Mrs D Heath (rep Mr D Heath), Mrs Truman (rep Mr M Truman), Mr and Mrs E and J Brammer (rep Mr and Mrs A and C Wallace), Mr and Mrs J and T Callan, Mrs D Wickstead, Mrs C Dawson, Mrs S Hughes, Mr M Madden, Mrs C Beech (rep Mr C Beech and Mrs S Tomlinson and New Road Methodist Church).
Mrs S Turner (rep Mrs H Goodwin), Mr and Mrs A and J Cook, Mrs C Amery (niece), Miss Y Amery (great-niece), Mrs J Banham (rep Mr M Banham), Mr and Mrs F and E Bailey, C Blackshaw, I Jones, Mr R Jones (brother-in-law, rep Mrs S Unwin, Harry and Rachel), Mrs K Jones (rep Wendy and Beverley), Mrs A Cook (niece), Mr G Goodwin, Mr and Mrs D and A Reynolds, Mr and Mrs J Brammer (rep Mr B Brammer and F Watmore), Mr and Mrs G Edge (rep Mrs B Thompson).
Mr and Mrs G Bailey, Mr P Birch (rep Mrs J Birch), Mr M Brammer (rep Mr and Mrs R Earle), Mrs S Singh, Miss A Cook, Mr and Mrs T Jones, Mrs S Barker, Mrs K Aguilar, Mr and Mrs P Bailey, Mr and Mrs D and L Goodwin, Mr and Mrs C and D Pope, Mrs M Turner, Mr and Mrs C Mann, Mr and Mrs D Siddorn, Mr A Crudington, Mr R Bould (rep Mrs B Bould), Mr and Mrs C and L Knapper (niece), Mr and Mrs A and S Hulme (niece), Mr A Rogers (rep Mrs A Rogers and Mr D and L Rogers).
Mr M Goodwin, Mr and Mrs A Simcock, Mrs C Jones, Mr A Jones, Mrs S Mullington, Mr and Mrs G and M Till, Mrs H Cain, Mr J Mountford, Mr and Mrs D Brown, Mrs S Swann, Mrs S Cooper, Mrs V Barten.
The bearers were Messrs G Bailey, P Bailey, N Condliffe and A Grimley.
The funeral arrangements were made by Dolven Funeral Services, of Congleton Road, Biddulph.