Mrs M Brown
The funeral service took place on 23rd December of Mrs Mary Brown, aged 83, of Biddulph Moor, who died at Royal Stoke University Hospital on Friday, 6th December.
The Rev Anne Coates officiated at the service at New Road Methodist Church, where organist Mr Leonard Hill played Jerusalem as mourners entered. The hymns were Amazing Grace and Abide with Me. Green, Green, Grass of Home by Tom Tones played on exit.
Interment followed at New Road Methodist Churchyard.
Mourners were: Mr and Mrs M Brown (son and daughter-in-law); Mrs S Mead, Miss H Brown and Miss S Brown (granddaughters); Miss I Mead (great-granddaughter), Mr A Mead, Mr H Evans, Mr D Bailey, Mr and Mrs P Banham, Dr S Banham, Mr and Mrs S Hebblethwaite (niece), Mr O Hebblethwaite (great-nephew, rep Mr A Hebblethwaite), Mr J Bloor, Mr and Mrs M Banham (rep Miss E Banham).
Mourners who met at the church included: Mrs S Tomlinson (rep New Road Church), Mr G Tweats (nephew), Mrs A Lawton, Mr E Whitehurst (rep A Ward and E and N Nixon), Mrs C Beech (rep Mr C Beech), Mrs J Davies, Mrs W Hackney (rep Mr T Hackney and G Brown), Mr M Tatton, Mr and Mrs B W Lewis, Mrs J Clews (rep A and L Clews), Mrs C Smith, Mrs A Manning (rep L Manning), Mr J Chaddock, Mr Mrs Gaskill, Mr D Woodward, Mr W Woodward (rep D Woodward), Mr K Hodkinson, Mrs G Hodkinson, Mrs H Goodwin.
Mrs S Turner, Ms J Cole, Ms H Mavin, Mr K Mavin, Mr J Mavin, Mr S Spruce, Ms K Malbon (rep Biddulph Moor Post Office and Shop), Mr and Mrs R and J Allen, Mr and Mrs G Watson, Mrs Mason.
Ms J Mason, Mr P Mason, Mrs F Wright, Mrs P Hilton, Mr C Hilton, Mrs B Hyde (rep C Hyde), Mrs J Shufflebotham (rep Mr E Shufflebotham), Mr and Mrs J Barton (rep Richard and Gary and Matthew), Mrs S Davies, Mr and Mrs H Smith, Mrs R Powell, Mrs G Thomas.
Bearers were Mr M Brown, Mrs S Mead, and Misses H and S Brown.
The funeral arrangements were made by Dolven Funeral Services, of Congleton Road, Biddulph.