Mrs Jean Barnes, of Southlands Drive, Grantham, has died in the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. She was 87.
Born in Grantham, she attended Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School.
On leaving school she worked at the post office until her marriage to Fred in 1945. She then became a full-time housewife.
In her younger days Mrs Barnes played badminton and tennis. More recently she played bowls in Wyndham Park. She was a long time member of the Women’s Institute.
The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by Malcolm Hewitson.
Family mourners included: Fred Barnes, Vivian Peters, John Peters, Stephen Peters, Katie Peters, Richard Peters, Rachel Peters and Olivia Peters.
Other mourners included: John Watson, Ruth Watson, Denise Selby, Barbara Coomber, Cath and Harold Judd, Janet and Richard Crane, Jean and David Kirk, Sheila and Alec Cox, Jan Beaty, Silvia Mason, Zillam Abraham, Valerie Coates, Heather Taylor, Denise Bagley, Do and Neil Clark, Jean Alvey, Marlene and Mike Scrimshaw, Keith Weightman, Mark Hewitson, John Hewitson, Malcolm Hewitson, Jennifer Hewitson, Lillian Stones, Peter and Jean Threlfall, Paul and Susan West, Wendy Truman, Ann Woollerton, Freda Rivers, Mr and Mrs Mitchell, Mr and Mrs Booles, Winifred Hunter, June Kirton, Paul Barnes, Gillian Barnes, Mr and Mrs P. Edgley, Mr and Mrs Dodds, Kathleen Ward, Mr and Mrs G. Tayton, Judy Ayto, Pat Lee, Mrs R. Lyon, Anne Peters, Cyril Peters, Celia Coleman, Graham Godbold, John and Jenny Twycross, Emma and Andrew Macrae, Donald and Janice Tinkler, Wendy Johnston, Roger and Margaret Scothern, Dawn and James Whiteside, Julia and John Hall, John and Pat Gascoyne, Marj and Barry Roberts, Jacky Smith and Philip Tidd.
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for Renal Research and Grantham Mencap.