Mrs Rita Mary Scorror, of Tweenwoods, Colsterworth, has died at home. She was 79.
Born in Amber Hill, near Boston, Lincolnshire, she was the eldest child of Sid and Mary Willingham.
She attended Boston Girls’ High School and then moved from Fishtoft to the teacher training college at Stoke Rochford.
Mrs Scorror taught at a number of schools in the Grantham area, including Springfield County Secondary School, prior to her marriage to John in 1960.
The couple had three children, Bill, Joanna and John.
Mrs Scorror was actively involved in Grantham Young Farmers’ Club for over 30 years as a member, club leader, advisory member and president.
She was a governor of Colsterworth Primary School and Charles Read School, Corby Glen, for a number of years, as well as being a parish councillor and a keen member of the local Conservative Association.
The Rev Eric Lomax, assisted by the Rev Andrew Perry, conducted the funeral service at St Guthlac’s Church, Fishtoft.
Family mourners included: John Scorror, Bill, Helen, Ann, David and Emma Scorror, Joanna Scorror and Steve Senior, John Scorror and Sharon Leeson, Alexander and Charlotte Scorror, Roy and Ann Willingham, Deidre, Mike, Lucy and Jack Vernon, Jane and Alan Jones, Daniel Jones and Buppa Buakhom, Colin and Margaret May, David May, Mr and Mrs J. Rudkin, Sheila Batram, Mavis and Maureen Woods, Doreen and Peter Rowley.
Other mourners included: Jamie Rogers, Hugh and Jacqueline Mumby, Bob and Sally Skelton, John and Pat Schorah, Stella Butler, Carol and Steve Hodgkinson, Kay Harrison, John Lord, John and Mavis Adcock, John Skelton, Frank and Di Inman, the Rev Andrew Perry, Daphne Allen, Jill Storer, Elaine Bedford, Basil and Mary Smith, Bob and Alison Faulkner, David Skelton, Helen Willey, Sara and Paul White, Muriel and Anne Harrison, Peter Smith, Mark and Jackie Aldridge, Sue Golby, Mollie Buck, Brian and Patricia D’Oilier, Henry Lord, George Jenkinson, Shirley and Stephen Heath, Tom Lord, John Eggleston, Helen Seal, Alison Gemmell, Mr and Mrs D. Leeson, Alan and Barbara Limb, Richard Lord, Neville and Christine Hodson, Mr and Mrs R. H. Borrill, Mr C. Tibbs, Geoff Wade, Maureen Adcock, Valerie Smith, Andrew Watson, Tony Anders, Patrick Lowe, Chaye (from Thailand), Bill Skelton, Dawn Willey, Joy Sheardown, Andrew and Ann Willey, Arthur and Margaret Combridge, Andrew Mitchell, Chris Chadwick, Mr and Mrs M. Harrison, and Janet Royal and Catherine.
Funeral arrangements were by Carrs Funeral Service, Holman House, Spilsby Road, Boston.
Donations for Alzheimer’s Research UK and Bipolar UK amount to £641.50 to date.