Obituary: Mrs K. Cox

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Mrs Kathleen Cox, of The Row, Buckminster, has died in St Edmunds Nursing Home, Grantham. She was 92.

She was born in Barleythorpe, Oakham. The widow of the late Reginald Cox, she leaves two children, Raymond and Jackie, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Her working life began in service. During the Second World War she was in the Land Army and later she was employed doing farm work. Mrs Cox had also worked as a dinner lady at Buckminster School.

She was interested in gardening and had also been a member of the village hall committee. Mrs Cox enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Canon Michael Covington conducted the funeral service at St John’s Church, Buckminster. Burial followed in the village.

Family mourners included: Ray and Shirley Cox, Jackie and John Goodliffe, Julie and Mark O’Neill, Josh O’Neill, Robert and Fiona Goodliffe, Helen and Jason Wallace, Georgina Salter, Suzanne and James Britten, Sophie and Bethan Mair, Jemma and David Wright and Sarah and Peter Morall.

Other mourners included: Ricky De’ath, Vera De’ath, Neil Parker, Stuart Coleman, Monica Walker, Mr and Mrs A. Maples, Polly Claxton, Mr and Mrs G. Cox, June Baxter, Mr and Mrs N. Smith, Rose and Dennis Clark, Graham and Jill Goodliffe, Geoff and Lillian Goodliffe, Anne Allen, Mr and Mrs J. Wild, Tracey Hall, Edna Parkin, Gary Parkin, Glen Johnstone, Abigail Stafford, Mr and Mrs Munton, Enid and Claude Woodcock, Stephen Allen, David Allen, John Roberts, Anne Vale, Tony Allen, Mr and Mrs B. Exton, Dennis Allen, Brenda Munton, Janet Morrall, Irene Waring, Marjorie Stannage, Cyril Buckberry, Mr and Mrs J. Platts, Alan Howland, Janet Hoyes, Mr Elmore, Reg Exton, Tony and Pat Russell, Vanessa Cairns, Daniel Goodliffe, Elaine Ryman, Jenny Burton, Sarah Miller, Ian De’ath, Paige Hayman, Joanne Hayman, Mr and Mrs P. Woodhouse, Jemma Davidson, Claire Bannister, Nina Toomey, Mick Bashford, Patricia Worth, Anita Spencer, Claire Hopcroft, Carol Hopcroft, Zoe Osborn, Stan Cuthbert, Mr and Mrs S. Wright, Penny and Richard Vincent, Ray Bennett, John and Dorothy O’Neill, Gilbert Smith, Andrew Hollingsworth, Caroline Hollingshead, Joan Hollingshead, Thomas Ward, Stephen Shepherd, Malcolm Selby, Jackie Smith, Phyllis Howitt, Derek Hanford, Maggie Spiby, Claire Kurth, Alison Bashforth, Joyce Sandison, Heather Granger, John Smith, Helen Stafford, Tom Selby, Judy Haylock, Sylvia Whitney, Eileen Mazure, Malcolm Pacey, Gillian Dexter, Alan and Philipa Jessop, Simon Jessop, Lucy and Kevin Wallace and Kathryn Stafford.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham. Donations were received for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance and Buckminster Church.