Mrs J. L. Weston

Obit - Weston
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MRS Joan Lilian Weston, of Colsterworth, and formerly of Stainby, has died at home. She was 91.

Born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, she had two younger half-brothers and one younger step-brother.

She was married to Norman and they had four children.

Prior to joining the WAAF, she worked as a carpet weaver in Kidderminster. Following a move to Grantham, she worked in the office of Thompson’s Solicitors, before starting farming with her husband, Norman in 1951.

Mrs Weston enjoyed going to antique auctions. She was a member of the Women’s Institute and she also enjoyed flower arranging, Spanish classes, knitting and reading.

The Rev Tom Broadbent conducted the funeral service at St Peter’s Church, Stainby. Burial followed in Colsterworth.

Family mourners included: Norman Weston, Eve Weston, Sue Heighton, Jon Weston, Pete Weston, Colin Heighton, Victoria Heighton, Felicity Heighton, Sue Weston, Joseph Weston, Toby Weston, Sandy Stafford, Hannah Weston, James Weston, Edward Stones, Peter Weston, Ann Weston, Sarah Turtle, Roger Buhryn, Jenny Bullock and Alasdair MacDonald.

Other mourners included: May Tilley, Bruce Tilley, Wendy Vickers, Karen Pick, Greta Hayward, Michael and Anita Spencer, Daphne Thompson, Noel and Shirley Sims, Mr and Mrs Hinks, David Makins, Neville Hodson, Sally Johnson, John Spencer, Martin Taylor, Patricia Hibbins, Philip and Jennifer Cropper, Sue Seymour, Ann Johnson, Nigel and Janet Aitken, Kelvin Broderick, Linda Thompson, Jennifer Pacey, Mr and Mrs J. Mitchel, Mrs P. Stainsby, Mrs B. Moore, Stephen Rawson, Anne Fowler, Tracy Adderley, Jonathan Thompson, Gill Walker, Lynne Price, Sue Harmer, Mr and Mrs Wray, John Hannam, Derek Hamilton-Hinds, Arthur Joseph Carsley, Peter Townsend, Stuart Whatton, Jackie Harrison, Joanna Slack, Linda Mason, Mark Bijster, Angela Bates, Margaret Bellamy, Graham Thorp and Sarah Hodgson.

Funeral arrangements were by Geeson Funeral Directors, Westgate, Grantham.

Donations for the British Red Cross and Stainby Church amount to more than £300.