THE funeral service for Joan Gray, of Capendale Close, Ketton, took place at St Mary’s Church, Ketton, the Rev Andrew Rayment officiating. Alwyn Pollard was organist.
Mrs Gray, a retired cook, died at her home, aged 82.
She was the daughter of the late Jane and William Broughton, of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, and worked as a cook for Ketton Primary School for 40 years.
She enjoyed cooking, making wedding cakes, dressmaking and knitting.
Widow of George Gray, she leaves her daughters Linda, Sandra, Hazel and Davina, 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Family mourners included: Linda and John Climinson, Sandra Short, Hazel and Allan Bradshaw, Davina and Ian Baxter, Jane, Paul, Derrick, Wendy, Joanne and David Rodgers, Mia and Jay Rodgers, Tracey and Chad, Michelle and Dave Bradshaw, Phillip Bradshaw, Melvin and Sarah, Mellanie and Matthew Bradshaw, Ian and Jayne Cleminson, Jeremey and Tisha Brightwell, Kaylegh and Darren Owens, Kyle Owens, Kimberly and Rianna Raynor, Barrie and Jen Broughton and family, Dennis Broughton, Keith and Val Bries and family, Eric and Josie Baker, Michael and Jade Bellany.
Sympathisers included: Carole and Robert Gardine (representing Melanie, Michael and family), Jose Fox (Margaret Morris, Christine Ockeden), Alison Couzens (David, Robert and Simon Couzens, Julie Sampson, Andy Burrows), Roy Prentice (Ann Radford), Marian Freeman (Eric Prentice), Pam Richardson (Richard, Cheidi, Brian and family), John and Jenny Smith (family), Eric Andrew, Danny Andrew, Mary and David Thompson, Christine Brothwell (Michael and Matthew), Pat Phillips (Melvin Phillips), Mr and Mrs G Bell (Pete Walpole), Gloria and Alan (Jonathon, Danae and Elisa Summer), Claire Jezard, Charlotte Jezard, Dominique Jezard, Dan and Doreen Daly (family), Ann Woodward, Jane Smithson Connelly, Jane Wigginton, Margaret Plowes, Carla Bird, Susan Musgrave, Amanda Rogers (Ketton Primary School), Mandy Barker (Ketton Girl Guiding Associating), Anna Hill, Tina Thomas, Martin and Margaret Wright, Martin Radley and Kay Bannister (Thomas Radley), Amanda Lowson, Norman Lowson (family), Peter and Pat Bisseker, Claire Johnson (Oliver Johnson, Matthew Gardiner), Yvonne Crow (Tony, Cheryl, Alan Crow), Millie Burrows, Jane Smith, Freddie and Brenda Beaver, Andrea Snap (Richard), Ken and Linda Hill (Stephanie and David Altham).
Victoria Wright (family), Mandy Howard (Skellett family), Lyn Pearce (Alan Pearce and family), Nabs Berry (Stephen and Karen Berry), Edward Cook (Bridget and Phillip, Terry and Elaine) Sylvia Yeowart (John and family), Ted and Melanie Colston, Maria Durrant (P Durrant and family, Mrs C Preston), Carole Waltho (John Waltho and Alfie, Karl, Sebbe and Gabriel Waltho), Mrs S Matin (Mr and Mrs P Matin), Kim McVeigh (community nurses), Ron and Cynthia Foster (Pat and Phillip Joyce and family), Joyce Erry (John and Joyce Bird), Beverlely Bird (Malcolm Plant, Doreen Mawer), Sue Halsall (Neil, Ian Penny, Mr and Mrs Tyler), Sylvia and Wal Plant (Joyce Knights), Sam, Rita and Laura Fishburn, Virginia Kinsey (Robert Kinsey), Fred and Cilla Smith, Craig and Karen.