THE funeral of Evelyn Bearne, retired domestic worker, of Gainsborough Road, Uppingham, took place at Uppingham Parish Church, Canon Rachel Watts officiating. Ivan Linford was organist.
Mrs Bearne died at home aged 65.
She was the daughter of Nina Tilley and the late Maurice Tilley and was educated at Uppingham Secondary Modern School. She enjoyed knitting, word search and gardening.
Bereaved are her widower John, children Debbie, Andy and Lisa and mother Nina Tilley.
Family mourners included: John Bearne (widower), Debbie Brown, Andrew Bearne, Lisa Bearne, Nina Tilley (mother), grandchildren - Christena Bearne, Chantelle Brown, Betheny Bearne, great grandchildren - Katelyn and Ellie Purdy, Ronald Brown, Joe Tonkiss, Maureen Wilmer, Janice and Cliff Marston, Stephen Peck, Dean Marston, Christine Bench, Cheryl Marston, Angela Marston (representing Alfie Marston, Nicole Marston), Peter Bench, Gemma and Lewis Tonkiss, Jamie Binley. Baz Purdy.
Sympathisers included: Susan Dalby (Charlie, Julie Thorpe), Amy Binley (Mark and Adam Binley), Kirsty Williamson and Jamie Moore (Cissy Shultz, Silver Fish Bar), Mary Holmes, W McDougall, Pat Saunders (Tom and Viv Saunders), Audrey Riches (Robin Riches), Yvonne Everington, Mary Binder, Dawn Smith, Hayley Sherriff, Louise Buxton (James Buxton, Patricia Buxton), Martin, Jen and family, Kay and Paul, Sandra Kneale, Mrs K Buzzard (Anne and Paul Louge), Mark Cryer, Judy Fisher, Marian Cryer, Nick Traylen (Sarah and Mrs P Traylen), Nipsy Cross, Cynthia Rawlins (Roger and Lynn Rawlins), Sue and Mark Cadwallader (Kay Parncutt), Shirley and Charlie Wilson, David Naylor, Aubrey Naylor, Jean, Richard and Nicola Jeffs, Susan and Kate Locton, Alice (Sian, Kyle, Rosemary), Ted Redhead, Elizabeth Macmenemy, Paster Peter and Mrs Trish Damen (Uppingham Congregational Church), David, Tracey, Thomas, Robert and William Johnson, Francis Bent, Mona Chapman (Kath Grace), Glenice Barr (Maurine Moore, Dave Williams, Joan Dalby), Joanne Chapman (Ruth and James Southwell, Keith Chapman, Jonathon and Eileen Thorpe), Margaret Anderson, Mr and Mrs Cleaver (Cameron and James Cleaver), Helen Bennett (Kevin Martin, Rachel Scott and Joe), Claire Baines (David, Liam and Laura), Jacqui Salt (family), Tilly MacKenzie (Rees family), Billy Gilson (Jean Gilson), Tim Dalby (Anne and family), Walter and Helen Scott (Shirley Miller, Sally Pridmore), Carol Auton, Sarah Culpin and Claire Webb (Michael and Julie Culpin), Jane Pickering, Ken Tilley, David and Hazel Poore, Brenda Dalby (Roger Dalby), Mr and Mrs Gray, Frances, Herbert and Steve Knight (Nick Barfield), In Dalby (Hilary, Karen and Lee), Nick Moore-Orton, Giva Laird (Andy and family), Jackie and Chris Philby, Margaret Richard and Abbi Dainty, Rene Bartsch.