Obituaries

Brian Boles

Well known Silk Willoughby jazz trumpeter Brian Boles has died at home, aged 77.

The New Orleans Parade Band leads the funeral procession into St Denys' Church for Brian Boles' funeral. EMN-150112-093825001

The New Orleans Parade Band leads the funeral procession into St Denys' Church for Brian Boles' funeral. EMN-150112-093825001

A traditional New Orleans style funeral was held for him at St Deny’s Church, Sleaford on Thursday with the funeral procession led into church by the New Orleans Parade Band.

The Omega Jazz Band also played for the service as well as a jazz duet on guitar and piano.

Donations were invited for Parkinsons UK.

Arrangements were by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Marion Robertson

Mrs Marion Robertson has died at home in Wellingore, aged 55.

Her funeral took place yesterday (Tuesday) at Lincoln Crematorium, led by Andrew Key.

Donations were invited for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Arrangements were by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Marianne Oakey

Mrs Marianne Oakey of Quarrington has died in Grantham Hospital, aged 73.

Her funeral will take place tomorrow (Thursday) at Grantham Crematorium when Jane Jackson will officiate.

Family flowers only, but donations are welcomed for the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance Appeal.

Arrangements are by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Jill Fox

Mrs Jill Fox has died at home in Leasingham, aged 83.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, December 8, in Leasingham Village Hall, followed by burial at Roxholm Cemetery, officiated by Andrew Key.

Arrangements are by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Lois Fox

Mrs Lois Fox of Sleaford has died in St Barnabas’ Hospice within the Hospital at Grantham. She was 71.

Andrew Key will lead her funeral at Lincoln Crematorium on Monday, December 7.

Family flowers only, but donations are welcome for St Barnabas’ Hospice within the Hospital.

Arrangements are by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Vera Bumpus

Mrs Vera Bumpus of Ruskington has died in Lincoln County Hospital. She was 88.

Her funeral will be on Friday, December 11, led by Peter Allen at Grantham Crematorium.

Family flowers only, but donations are invited for the Salvation Army Sleaford branch.

Arrangements are by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Theresa Benson

Mrs Theresa Benson of Heckington has died in Ashdene Care Home in Sleaford, aged 62.

Her funeral will be led by Peter Allen on Friday, December 11 at Grantham Crematorium.

Arrangements are by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Joyce Browett

Mrs Joyce Browett of Metheringham has died in Lincoln County Hospital, aged 76.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 9 at St Wilfrid’s Church, Metheringham, followed by burial in the churchyard, led by Rev Alan Coates.

Arrangements are by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.

Alan Padgett

Mr Alan Ernest Padgett of Spanby has died in Ashdene care Home, Sleaford, aged 87 years.

His funeral will be on Friday, December 11 at St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Osbournby followed by private cremation. Rev Nick Munday will officiate.

Family flowers only, but donations are welcomed for Guide Dogs for the Blind and the New Springwell Surgery, Billingborough.

Arrangements are by Colin Ward Funeral Services, Boston Road, Sleaford.