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    FRANCES MARY SHEPPARD (nee Hockenhull) - passed away peacefully on the 6th of October 2014 aged 87 years. Born on the 14th of January 1927, eldest child of Edgar and Alice Hockenhull of Sunderton Farm, Uffington, Shrewsbury. Frances married Patrick Sheppard in 1954 and lived at West House, Chirbury until 1994 when they retired from farming and moved to Bryn Caer, Chirbury. Pat died in 2007 six months before their 50th wedding anniversary. The Funeral took place at St Michael's Church, Chirbury on the 18th of October. The bearers were Kevin Evans, Kevin Roberts, Dwain Evans and Adam Shanahan, grandsons in law. The ushers were Tom Sheppard nephew, Rupert Sheppard, Alistair Sheppard and Marcus Sheppard grandsons. The service was conducted by Rev Robert Leach. Mother of Anne, Tony and Ruth. Mother in law to Duncan, Joanne and Bryan. Grandmother to Jenny, Rachel, Clare, Kate, Rupert, Alistair, Marcus and Charlotte. Great grandmother to Ella and Lucie. Sister to John Hockenhull. Funeral arrangements by Mr Geraint Peate. Flowers by Mrs Jan Philips. Many Thanks. Donations were received for St Michael's Church, Chirbury and the Dialysis Unit, Welshpool. Anne, Tony and Ruth would like to extend their thanks for the kind messages of sympathy received and for the attendance at the funeral.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 14 Nov 2014

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    Raymond Woosnam - The death occurred at Bronglais Hospital Aberystwyth of Mr Raymond Woosnam; Tyn Y Bar Mochdre on September 12th 2014 aged 87. Ray was the youngest & last surviving child of the late Susan & Pryce Woosnam of Upper Werniog, Mochdre and lived much of his life there. After leaving school Ray worked on various farms in the area before returning home to farm Werniog with his mother & sister Maud on the death of his father in 1949. Ray enjoyed the countryside & numerous country pursuits all his life. In 1984 due to Maud’s failing health Ray & Maud moved to TynyBar and Ray nursed his sister until she passed away in 1985. Despite his own failing health, Ray managed to stay at TynyBar with the help of his neighbours, friends and carers until a few weeks before his passing away. The Rev Alan Chipling conducted the funeral service at Penstrowed Church . The bearers were Emrys Roberts, Brian Rees, Mike Brennan & Chris Penfold. The ushers were Nigel Roberts and Alan Rugman, all neighbours and friends. Among the mourners were numerous nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends. Mike Brennan gave a very fitting tribute. Interment followed in the Churchyard. The family would like to thank all who attended the funeral, for donations received to Cancer Research, British Heart Foundation & Penstrowed Church Yard fund. Special thanks to neighbours & friends who assisted Ray over many tears and helped him stay at TynyBar Thanks to Geraint Peate for all his help with the funeral arrangements, Rev A Chipling for conducting the service & Linda Turner & Gaynor James for the refreshments.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 14 Nov 2014

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    OWENS. - The Funeral has taken place of Jeffrey Owens, who lived in New Road, Rhosddu, Wrexham and passed away at home on Saturday, 11th October, 2014, aged 72 years. The Funeral Service was at St. Chad's Church, Farndon, followed by Burial at Wrexham Cemetery on Thursday, 23rd October, 2014 and was conducted by Rev. David Scurr. Mourners were many relatives and friends in Wrexham and Farndon. Flowers were sent by Rosemary and Peter, Alison and David, Nicola and Stuart, John and Shirley and Paula Duffy, Dextor and Donna. THANKS. Mrs Rosemary Fuller and family would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for their sympathy and for donations received amounting to £230 for St. Chad's Church, Farndon in memory of Jeffery Owens.

    Published in the Leader on Fri 07 Nov 2014

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    JONES. - The Funeral has taken place of Connie Jones, who lived at Trem y Nant, Coed y Glyn, Wrexham and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on 19th October, 2014. She leaves her son Gary, daughter Shan and niece Susan. Connie together with her husband Carrick, ran a Newsagents in Bank Street, Wrexham for many years. The Funeral Service was at Pentrebychan Crematorium on 30th October, 2014 and was conducted by Rev. John Lomas. Mourners were many relatives, friends and neighbours too numerous to mention. Flowers were sent by family only. THANKS. Gary, Shan and Susan wish to thank all relatives and friends for their kind sympathy and support at this sad time. Thanks also for donations amounting to £265 for the Shooting Star Unit at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

    Published in the Leader on Fri 07 Nov 2014

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    POPE. - The Funeral has taken place of Gerard C Pope (Ged) who lived at Brookfield Close, Weston Rhyn, Oswestry and died at his home, on 8th October, 2014, aged 57. He leaves partner Susan R Evans, son Lee Adam Pope, daughter Sian Elizabeth Pope. He was a Postman at Royal Mail, Wrexham. The Funeral Service at Pentrebychan Crematorium was conducted by Rev. Godfrey Jones. Cremation was at Pentrebychan Crematorium. Bearers were Lenny Kempster, Nick Harrison, Darren Gillard, Pat Ryan, Craig McPheat and John Williams (Wolfie). Mourners were Mr & Mrs T Garrett, Mr & Mrs P Jones, Mrs Patricia Williams. Mr John Blythe. Sian Nash, representing Susan Elan Jones, MP Clwyd South. Royal Mail Colleagues and friends.

    Published in the Leader on Thu 30 Oct 2014

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    Parry. - The Funeral has taken place of Irene Parry, who lived at Kerry Place, Wrexham and passed away at Nightingale House, on 15th September, 2014, aged 79 years. She leaves 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The Funeral Service was at St. Mary's Church, Wrexham, followed by Cremation at Pentrebychan on 24th September, 2014 and was conducted by Father Zbigniew. THANKS. Anne, Gaynor, Stephen and Janice wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for sympathy and flowers received in their bereavement. Thanks also for donations to Nightingale House and Cancer Research.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 29 Oct 2014

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    WILLIAMS. - The Funeral has taken place of Ronald James Williams, who lived at Bryn Offa, Wrexham and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on 8th October, 2014, aged 88 years. The Funeral Service was at Pentrebychan Crematorium on 24th October, 2014 and was conducted by Martin Baldry. Mourners were many relatives, friends and neighbours, too numerous to mention. THANKS. Mrs Margaret Williams and family of the late Mr Ronald James Williams, wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind sympathy and support. Thanks also for donations amounting to £200 for Nightingale House Hospice.

    Published in the Leader on Tue 28 Oct 2014

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    EVANS. - The Funeral has taken place of Mrs Marion Evans who lived at Park Avenue, Wrexham and died at Nightingale House Hospice, Wrexham, on 30th September, 2014, she leaves her husband Stan, son Leigh, daughter-in-law Lisa, grandchildren Jack and Sophie, and sisters Ann and Jackie. Marion was People Manager at Asda Stores, Wrexham, Queensferry and Crewe, and worked for Asda for 29 years. The Funeral took place at St Giles Parish Church, Wrexham on 15th October, 2014, was conducted by Rev. P Bettinson, followed by Cremation at Pentrebychan Crematorium. Mourners were husband Stan, son Leigh, daughter-in-law Lisa, grandchidren Jack and Sophie, Ann and Jackie sisters, Peter brother-in-law, Margaret and Jim, James and June, Malcolm and Karen and all her nieces and nephews, Managers and staff from Asda Stores too numerous to mention. Flowers were sent by Stan, Leigh and Lisa, grandchildren Jack and Sophie, Ann and Jackie sisters. THANKS. Mr Stan Evans and family of the late Mrs Marion Evans wish to thank all family, friends and neighbours for sympathy received in their bereavement, thanks also for donations amounting to £600 for Nightingale House Hospice, Wrexham. Special thanks also to Caldecott & Sons Funeral Directors, Wrexham.

    Published in the Leader on Mon 27 Oct 2014

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    Lucas. - The Funeral has taken place of John Arthur Lucas, who lived in Bradley and passed away at home on 21st September, 2014, aged 83 years. He leaves children Carol, Stephen, Lee, David and Julie, daughters-in-law Pauline, Pam and Sue, grandchildren and great grandchildren, sister Gleyns, brothers Hughie, Malcolm and Alec. Bearers were sons Stephen, Lee and David and grandsons Paul, Jack and John. Flowers were sent by family only. THANKS. The family of the late John Arthur Lucas, would like to extend many thanks to Central District Nurses for providing excellent care to their dad during his illness and also to Roberts Brothers Funeral Directors. Thanks also for donations amounting to £240 for The British Heart Foundation and Central District Nurses, Grove Road.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 15 Oct 2014

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    Richard Clifford (Dick) Higgs - Formerly of Gobaith, Caersws passed away suddenly but peacefully on Wednesday 9th July 2014 at Bryngwy Residential Home, Rhayader aged 90 years where he had received the most exceptional care for the last two and a half years of his life. Dick was the third son of the 7 children of Owen Pryce Higgs and Sarah Higgs of Minysarn, Caersws where he worked most of his life. He was predeceased by his wife Ruth in 1986 and their baby son Christopher in 1966. Dick had spent an active life farming at both Minysarn and Gobaith aswell as helping his brothers at Cefynllydan. He was known throughout the Caersws area for his lambing skills and spent many a night assisting his fellow farmers with their sheep during the lambing season. During the Second World War Dick fought in both France and Germany initially with the "Royal Welch Fusiliers" and later with the "Kings". Throughout his life Dick was a keen follower of Caersws Bluebirds and for many years attended every home match. The funeral service took place on Tuesday 29th July at Caersws Baptist Chapel, conducted by The Rev. W.O. Meredith Powell and the organist was Mrs Eleanor Francis. The bearers were Robert Higgs (Son), Christopher Higgs (Grandson), Gareth Cook (Grandson) and Kriss Lewis. Interment followed at Llanwnog Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were by M.Jones & Son, Llanidloes. Robert, Hazel and all Dick's family would like to offer sincere thanks to everyone for the kind messages of sympathy and support shown in their bereavement also for attendance at the funeral and for the kind donations in Dick's memory to Caersws St John Ambulance, Bryngwy and Wales Air Ambulance. A special thanks to Mrs E. Thomas and Mrs B. Calvin Thomas for their years of support to Dick and for handing out the service leaflets on the day of the funeral. Many thanks to Ian Hughes of M. Jones & Son for the professionalism, advice and support given arranging the funeral and to Mrs G. Williams, Mrs C. Davies and Mrs A. Brown for the beautiful funeral tea. A final but heartfelt thanks to Caroline Lloyd and her team at Bryngwy for their untiring care of Dick during his stay.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 10 Oct 2014

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