Miss I. L. Morton

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MISS Iris Louisa Morton, of Rosemary Rise, Ingoldsby, has died in St Edmunds Nursing Home, Worcester Road, Grantham. She was 83.

Born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, she lived in Ingoldsby all of her life, until moving into the nursing home in Grantham.

From 1944 to 1946 she worked at BMARC. She then spent the next 27 years as auxiliary/postmistress in Ingoldsby, serving Lenton, Hanby, Little and Great Humby and adjacent farms. For a number of years she cleaned Ingoldsby Church and the Methodist Church.

Miss Morton loved gardening and was especially fond of roses. She liked playing whist at Ingoldsby Club and enjoyed coach holidays.

The funeral was held at St Bartholomew’s Church, Ingoldsby.

Other than immediate family, mourners included: Mr and Mrs T. Beet, Alan Dolby, Kathleen Dolby, Sylvia Mablethorpe, Jessica Dickinson, Geoffrey Baillie, Jason Dickinson, Mr and Mrs Jackson, Mrs Allan, Mr and Mrs B. Jackson, Marion Scott, Shirley Baker, Angela Eldred, Bobby Elvin, Helen Lawrence, Ruth Bath, John Hartwell, Mr and Mrs Houghton, Peter and Susan Dobney, Johnathon Robinson, Kate Green, Elaine Reed, Mr B. Harris, John and Paulette Garrill, Kate Welbourne, Beryl Simpson, W. Clarke, Ethel Smith, Deborah Stables, Vincent Kirshaw, Mrs J. Sharpe, Mandy Slight, Eve Moscrop, Mrs B. Dowse, Mr Hempsall, Joan Wakerley, Jean and George Meads, Carolyn Adcock, Mr and Mrs D. Roberts, Jane O’Rourke, Martin Atkin, Diana Burrows, Veronica and Mark Newsome, Mr Handley, Joyce and Brian Neave, Fay Houltby, Karen Hempsall, Trevor Hempsall, Carol and Des Bland, Ruby Stuckey, Gwynn Atkin, Ena and Ron Peasgood, Mrs H. Sharpe, Peter and Rosemary Leach, Mrs Bullen, Anne and Graham Musson, Dorothy Berridge, Joy Britchford and Karen McGovern.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for Ingoldsby Church.