Mrs P. Climpson

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MRS Paula Climpson, of Longcliffe Road, Grantham, has died. She was 53.

She was born in Grantham, but was brought up in Stenwith Mill, near Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir, the youngest daughter of the late Mr and Mrs J. Farren. She had three brothers and a sister.

Mrs Climpson attended Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir Primary School, followed by Walton Girls’ Secondary School.

A skilled machinist, she worked at Kemptons and then Witham Contours, Grantham, before becoming a full-time mum and housewife.

She married Peter in May 1984, and they had a daughter, Rebecca, and son, Edward.

Her main hobbies included travelling and shopping. Her favourite city in the UK was York, and because of her many relatives, her favourite location abroad was the Black Forest region in Germany. She loved teddy bears and dining out with friends.

The Rev Jill Potts conducted the funeral service at St John the Evangelist Church, Manthorpe. Burial followed in Manthorpe cemetery.

Family mourners included: Peter, Rebecca and Edward Climpson, Ernie and Joyce Farren, Mark and Hannah Farren, David Farren, Sheila and Colin Wright, Nicola and Tom Gill, Deborah and Matt Tomblin, Robert and Rebecca Farren, Janet Climpson, Maria Climpson, Elizabeth Climpson and Brian Cunningham, John and June Pacey, Denise Kay and Blanche and Bob Butcher.

Other mourners included: Julie Jackson, Pete and Sandra Hennessy, Hilary Hack, Maggie Whelan, Sharon Whelan, John and Maureen Oliver, Steve and Caroline Glenn, Helen, Derek and Katie Sloss, Andrew and Karen Price, Pete and Julie Nelstrop, Jane Watkins, Colin Holloway, Vera Clarke, Julie Hipkiss, Robert Hassell, Nadine Wright, Sarah Morris, Eric Johnson, Scott Porter, Fiona Headworth, Dave and Gill Maplethorpe, Lee Maplethorpe, John and Ann Moulsher, Barry and Margaret Mason, Graham and Margaret Hagues, Ken and Maureen Robinson, Hannah Wing, Sharon Swain, Sunil, Kymari and Rushan Silva, Linda Clayton, Martin and Alison McCann, Billy, Kathy and William Simpson, Neil and Dot Clark, Della Hopewell, Michelle Kerr, Sue Oliver, Pam and Ernie Doughty, Diane Perry, Joan and Michael King, Elizabeth Houghton, Jane Kmieciak, Claire Jordan-Bird, Moira Mills, Gina Meadows, Davina Sharp and Sophie Duffree.

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

Donations were received for Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK.