Obituary: Mrs C. M. Childs

Christine Margaret Childs.
Christine Margaret Childs.
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Mrs Christine Margaret Childs, of Green Street, Great Gonerby, has died in Pilgrim Hospital, Boston. She was 69.

Born in Grantham, she was the daughter of Alfred and Doris Hilliard and had a sister, Carol.

Mrs Childs was married to Ray for 50 years and had two children, Andrew and Jackie and five grandchildren, Chloe, Ethan, Kerry, Zack and Tom.

She had worked in the offices of R. H. Neal, in Grantham, then Kontak, followed by BMARC. She was the owner of Westgate Wools for 18 years.

Her interests included sewing, knitting, craft work, handicrafts and flower arranging.

The Rev Peter Hopkins conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Ray Childs, Andrew Childs, Gill Childs, Chloe Childs, Ethan Childs, Zack Childs, Jackie Sanders, Paul Sanders, Kerry Sanders and Tom Sanders.

Other mourners included: Ian and Lesley Lord, Sue and Steve Calvert, Linda and Graham Harrison, Jeff Swann, Peter Swann, Maureen Dawson, Julie Kennington, Win Fisher, Joan Winfield, June Willmer, Beryl Gumsley, Maureen and Gordon Eales, Celina Trueman, Janet Maher, Joe and Ann Drennan, Una Hammon, Ken and Linda Lewin, Jan Waters, Margaret Dodwell, Jenny Mees, Ann and Brian Richardson, Mr Kennington, Anita Amos, Michelle Cook, Catherine Ashwin, Angela Tullow, Paul Garton, Tony Kirton, Phil Cunnington, Val and Alan Bedells, Frank and Vilma Bachelor, Mavis and Richard Fardell, Mick and Judy Massingham, Valerie Burrows, Linda Davis, Sue and Jim Tinkler, Monica and Reg Carrington, Nicola Woods, Irene and Frank Woods, Lol Blankley, Barry Papworth, Marcus and Sam Grimshaw, Carol Grimshaw, Patrick and Nina Conway, Sarah Spencer, Mr D. Holton, Mrs J. Saxby, Susan and Terry Whitford, Melanie Willers, Chris and Jill Smith, Ray and Bev Dove, Lisa Topham, Chris Williamson, Steven and Susan Syddall, Patricia Joynt, Peggy Griffin, Jim and Caroline Swann, Janet and Barry Morley, George Gibson, Colin and Cynthia Rump, Richard Swann, Robin Wright, Paul and Pauline Hammon, Michael Swann, Sylvia Cranfield, Mick Halls, Jane Drummond, Richard Parker, Sue and Tony Dawson, Mr and Mrs Sentance, Mr P. Jones, Sarah Pert, Mark Edwards, Barbara Gibbons, Trevor Goodale, Jean and Tony Goddard, Mr R. Botherway, David Gadd, Martin Lister, Kay and Philip Gadd, Mr and Mrs Newson-Webb, Lynne Hennessey, Ian Potterton and Matt Clarke.

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

Donations were received for Cancer Research UK.