Mrs B. Dickinson

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MRS Betty Dickinson, of Belvoir Close, Colsterworth, has died in Grantham Hospital. She was 83.

She was born in Colsterworth, the daughter of Archibald and Hilda Wood.

She had two step-brothers in William and Eric Ross, alongside brothers Owen and Archie and sisters Doreen Wood and Eileen Pearson.

She married Colin, with whom she had a son, Keith.

Through Keith, she had a daughter-in-law Sally Ann, along with grandchildren Tegan and Riley.

Mrs Dickinson began work at British Steel in Colsterworth, moving on to Christian Salveston in Easton.

She had interests in crochet, darts and dominoes, alongside dressmaking, cooking and jigsaw puzzles.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, and was conducted by Robert Holland.

Family mourners included: Colin Dickinson, Keith and Sally Ann Dickinson, Tegan and Riley Dickinson, Eileen and Arthur Pearson, Margaret and Lionel Turner, Joyce and Ken Goodliffe, Roy Dickinson, Marjorie De’ath, Ted Dickinson, Pat and David turner, Linda Wright and David Burr, Melvyn Paula, Peter Wood, Beryl Dickinson, Les Dickinson, Val Pearson and Ken Willets.

Other mourners included: Sandra Hemstock, Susan Stevens, Betty and Les Hodson, Ray and Peggy Taylor, Greta Hayward, John Thorpe, John Green, Eileen Husband, Connie and Harry Craven, Harry and Bill Edwards, Angela Newton, Angela and Patrick McBride, Jane Newton, Tracy and Chris Gooch, John and Sheila Turpie, Chris and Jane Gardiner, Mick and Pam Needham, Ian and Amanda Bartram, Nora and Alec Zachowicz, Charlie Arndt, Gilbert Ogden, Dawn Goodliffe, Mrs. P. Jackson, Mr and Mrs B . Caudwell, Wendy and Richard Jenks, Christine Blackmore, Tracy Barrett, Mr and Mrs A. Taylor, Alan Wood, John and Rosalie Cox, Wendy Frisby, Mr. D. Hotching, Lena and Nick, Mr. A. Wright, Neil Slack, Mary Fawns, Simon Caudwell, Mr and Mrs. Russell, Celia and Derrick Garton, Mr and Mrs. W. Jackson, Theresa and Chris Duggan, Mrs. S. Mitchell, Bob Medrate, David Clarke, Phil Greenbury, Mick Kettle, Brian Bruce, Richard Hodson, Steve Beet, Derek Burroughs, Sharon Grant, Liz Parsons, Dora Farley and Amanda Cogan.

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

Donations were received for the Diabetic Association.