Mrs I Tracey
The funeral service took place on 13th January, of Mrs Ivy Tracey, of Biddulph, who died at home on 14th December, aged 83.
The Rev Anne Coates officiated at the service at Biddulph Methodist Church where The Rose of Tralee by Josef Locke played on entering the church. Mr David Copeland was organist for the hymns Abide With Me and All Things Bright and Beautiful. Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree by Glenn Miller accompanied the cortege as it left the church.
A committal service followed at Carmountside Crematorium.
Mourners were: Mr JT Tracey (widower); Mr and Mrs JH Tracey, Mr and Mrs P Tracey and Mr and Mrs M Tracey (sons and daughters-in-law); Mr and Mrs G Benson (son-in-law and daughter); Miss K Dale, Mr and Mrs W Tracey, Mr and Mrs B Tracey, Mr and Mrs S Campbell, Miss S Tracey and Mr D Hall, Mr L Tracey and Miss K Moore, Miss S Miller and Mr J Watling and Miss A Benson (grandchildren); Mr J Dale, Master C Dale, Master C Dale, Master T dale, Miss L Tracey, Master S Tracey, Master B Tracey, Miss R Tracey and Mr Q Campbell (great-grandchildren).
Mourners who met at the church included: Miss A Wood (rep Mr N Wickstead), Mrs and Mrs D and A Wickstead, Mr and Mrs S and A Turner, Mrs D Bumbui, Mrs L Parry (rep Mrs H Wilshaw), Mrs M Gold, Mrs M Pender, Mrs A Stanway, Mrs K Colclough, Mrs D Mulliner, Mr and Mrs Mansell, Mrs M Benson, Mr D Cotterill, Mr P Miller, Ms J Weston, Mr J Hager, Mr S Boulton, Mr and Mrs C and D Weyman, Mr N Castrey, Mr D Wright (rep Mrs L Wright), Miss A Collinge, Mr and Mrs J Jervis.
Mr and Mrs A and H Cooper, Mr and Mrs J and G Wilson, Mr and Mrs W Smith (rep Mrs J Reed), Mrs J Lowery, Mrs K Cooper, Mr P Hassell, Mr and Mrs Wilshaw, Mr and Mrs Corrigan, Mr and Mrs S and S Gregory, Mrs W Lawton, Mr and Mrs R Nixon, Mr and Mrs EA and L Bossons, Mr S Kendall (rep Mrs D Kendall), Mr and Mrs G Baker (rep Mr and Mrs J Baker), Mr and Mrs A and J Brown, Mr L Brookes, Mr D Worth (rep Mrs R Worth), Mrs J Jackson, Miss J Hulme, Mr D Arrowsmith.
Mrs I Wood, Mr and Mrs J and K Witherall, Mrs S Wright, Mrs C Harrison, Mr R Wright, Mr P Clews (rep Janice and Stacey), Mr J Williams (rep Mr P Cucyk), Mr D Challionor, Mrs S Massey (rep Mr T Massey), Mrs T Roberts (rep Mrs J Harrison), Mr A Roberts, Miss D Taylor, Mrs C Myatt (rep Mr M and Mrs J Read), Mr and Mrs J and P Lunb, Mr and Mrs N and D Roberts (rep Mrs C Windson), Mr L Roberts, Miss S Roberts, Miss P Smith (rep Mr C Everill), Mr R Smith (rep Mr C Smith).
Mrs S Butler (rep Mr R Butler), Mrs J Prior, Mrs M Dulson, Mrs R Dulson, Mrs C Keen, Mr J Keen, Mrs L Lawton, Mrs S Fox (rep S Ford and M Ford), Mr J Bankhead, Mr and Mrs A Sherratt, Mrs B Kral, Mr A Kral (nephew, rep Paul Kral), Mrs A Davenport (niece), Mr G Davenport, Mrs C Jukes (rep Mr I Jukes), Mrs M longshaw, Mrs L Steel (rep Mrs A Miceli).
Mrs B Boulton, Miss J Boulton, Mrs K Turner, Mr and Mrs C and M Boon, Mrs E Machin (Gethin), Mrs H Cooper, Margaret Simcock (daughter), Mrs L Hulmes, Mr and Mrs K Jackson, Mr P Weyman, Mr and Mrs P and J Leese, Mr C Leese, Mrs E Coleman (rep Mr R Butler), Mrs P Parker, Miss K Heart, Mr H Heart, Mrs M Sullivan, Mrs H Adams (rep Julie, Josephine and Pat), Mrs I Weyman (rep Mrs L Weyman), Mr and Mrs B Weyman, Mr and Mrs G Carr, Mr S Weyman, Mr and Mrs K and D Walley, Mr and Mrs M Leason (rep Hollinshead Coaches), Mrs J Roberts (rep Mrs S Rushton).
Bearers were Messrs JH, P and M Tracey, and G Benson.
The funeral arrangements were made by Dolven Funeral Services, of Congleton Road, Biddulph.