Mrs B Williams
The funeral took place on 31st January of Mrs Beryl Williams, who died at Royal Stoke University Hospital on 1st January, aged 85.
She was the wife of Mr Peter Williams.
The Rev Keith Jones conducted the service at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, where Mr Karl Pointon was pianist for the hymns The Lord’s My Shepherd and Amazing Grace. Forever in Blue Jeans by Neil Diamond was played on entering the service and I Love You Because by Johnny Cash was played on exit.
Interment followed at St Lawrence’s Churchyard.
Mourners from the house were: Mr P Williams (widower), Mrs R Hadley (daughter), Miss D Hadley (granddaughter), Mr J Lewis (grandson), Mr D Barker, Ms A Forbes, Mrs L Lewis (daughter-in-law).
Mourners at the church included: Mrs A Proctor (niece), Mr A Proctor, Mr and Mrs J and R Guy, Mrs L Smith (rep Premiere Hairdressers), Mr and Mrs E and B Harrison (rep Mr and Mrs E and D Beech), Mrs J Jones (rep Mrs A Ford), Mrs D Bennett (rep Mr K Bennett), Mr and Mrs F and C Cooper, Miss S Williams, Mrs H Sheldon (rep Mr D Sheldon and Brammers Shoe Shop), Mr N Ecclestone, Mr and Mrs P and V Eccles, Mrs T Skellen, Mrs S Mottram.
Mr J Mottram, Mr and Mrs M and J Hare, Mr and Mrs R and D Simcock, Mrs L Flanagan, Mr D Cottrell, Mrs A Walley, Mr and Mrs D and P Adams Sproston, Mrs L Reeves, Mrs E Holdcroft, Mr D Brown, Mr D Boon, Miss C Wilshaw (rep Mrs D Chaddock), Mr and Mrs R and S Baskeyfield, Mr and Mrs C Robinson, Mr and Mrs G and G Millward, Miss K Beeston, Miss T Williams, Miss G Dutton, Mr G Williams, Mrs L Williams, Mr B Williams, Miss R Williams, Mr and Mrs S and I Lawton, Mrs M Cornelius (rep Mr A Cornelius).
Mr and Mrs N and C Booth, Mr and Mrs T Turner, Mrs P McNeill, Mr F Carey, Mr and Mrs J and B Young, Mr J Haslam, Mr and Mrs Simpson.
Messrs John Garside and Son, of Cross Street, Biddulph, were the funeral furnishers and supplied bearers.