RETIRED shop assisant, Kathleen Williams, of Queen Street, Uppingham, died at her home, aged 88.
Daughter of George and Sarah Bryan of Mosborough, Derbyshire, she moved to Uppingham in 1949 on her marriage to Cyril Williams.
Kathleen enjoyed knitting and walking around Uppingham, meeting people on her walks and chatting with them, although this was sometimes a problem due to her increasing deafness.
The Rev Peter Holmes officiated at the funeral service at Uppingham Church.
Family mourners included: Julie and Philip Pykett, Janice Betts, Colin Williams, Helen and David Stokes, Charles Pykett, Alan Pykett.
Sympathisers included: Mary Clarke, Scott Stedman, Williams family, Gabriella Crombie (representing Gwen Willcox, Amber Jamieson), Paul Green, Mr and Mrs D Lewin, Heather Subrjan (family), June Jolly (family), Emma and Mark Dalby, Jeanette Smith (Stewart Smith, Evelyn Cloete, Lesley Abbott), Susan Dalby (Charlie Dalby, Julie Smith), Sylvia Field, Jane Lewin, Ronald and Kathleen Orson (Stuart and Doreen Bilsdon, Richard Smith), Anne Scott (Charles and Sue Scott, Jane Brant), David and Jenny Holloway (David Brown, Emma Cliff, Matt Brown), Pauline Goater, Jim and Lilian Gray, R Bartsch, Rita Snodin, Craig and Gale Dallimore (Joy, Ted, Jason, Karl, Joe and Robert Dallimore, Sylvia Spencer), Pat Saunders, Dawn Smith, Louise and Sean Morgandowd, Barbara Oxley, Win Griffiths, Norma Toon (family), Alf and Sheila Barnett (Josie Fruin, Francis and Dorothy Tyers), Linda and James Cullen (Frank Clutterbuck), Wendy Pinkerton, Joan Clay (Martin Meaney), Tom and Viv Saunders, Colin Williams (Tina Williams), Mrs Carole Reeve (Maggie Fenner, Miss M Crowden), Reg, Ivy and Steven Bryan (family), Madeline Clarke (Tom Clarke and family), Brenda Mason, Frank and Diane Payne, Sadie Goddard, Michelle Hex, Lisa Sharman, Jacqui Salt (Julie Webster, Carol Gilson), Elaine Clark (Graham Clark), Carolyn Wright, Terry and Wanda Barfield (Nigel and Kerri Barfield and family), William Jolly (Patricia Jolly, Jasmine Jolly), Mr and Mrs George and Pamela Large (Larry Statham), Melanie Finnemore (Eva and Zac Finnemore, Roger Dumford), Sue Finnemore (John Finnemore, Norma Gilman), Helen Hansen (Robert Wills, Jenny Owen, Tina Dawson, Arnold Wills and Co Ltd), Viv Gray, Jane Wright, Diana Bishop (Marc Payne), Gill Todd (Bill Todd), Beaty Peasgood, John Hall (Geoffrey Hems), David Baines (Claire, Liam, Laura).