Obituary: Mrs Edna Goodliffe

Mrs Edna Goodliffe
Mrs Edna Goodliffe
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Mrs Edna Goodliffe, of Market Court, South Witham, has died at home. She was 93.

Born in South Witham, she was the eldest daughter of Stan and Eva Wise.

She was married to Stan for 57 years. He predeceased her in 1999. They had two children, a daughter Maureen and a son who died at birth.

Mrs Goodliffe was caretaker at South Witham School for many years. She was also warden at a sheltered housing scheme in Grantham.

Her interest was her garden, she loved spending time in it and maintained it until ill health prevented her from doing this. She also liked to feed the birds that came into her garden and would watch them every day.

Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the world to her.

The Rev Tom Broadbent conducted the funeral service at St John the Baptist Church, South Witham. Cremation followed in Grantham.

Family mourners included: Mr and Mrs A. Bartram, Mr and Mrs A. Burton, Mr and Mrs D. Burton, Mr and Mrs P. Wing, Mr and Mrs L. Pickup, Mr R. Burton, Miss A. Burton, Mr J. Burton, Miss E. Burton, Mr S. Mecleland, Mr and Mrs R. Arnold, Mr and Mrs B. Wise, Mr and Mrs K. Pearsey, Mr and Mrs G. Goodliffe, Mr and Mrs D. Wellings, Mrs P. Gamblin, Mr D. Burton, Miss T. Pullen and Mr and Mrs M. Barnes.

Other mourners included: Colin Dickinson, Roy Dickinson, Mr and Mrs Crompton, Marjorie De’ath, John and Joyce Goodliffe, Chris Metcalfe, Jill (Donaldson) Walsingham, Robert Selby, Adrian Wing, George and Lynne Wing, Linda Smith, Keith and Maureen Cliffe, Kath Howland, Jeannie Moore, David and Betty Bell, Phil and Stella Wardell, Mandy Strutt, Margaret Bennett, Gwen Peasgood, John Keech, Jeannie Keech, Glenn Mitchell, Mr and Mrs K. Goodliffe, Jill and Graham Goodliffe, Diane Pryce-Dyer, Gordon and Joan Coupland, Jane Clark, Dawn Goodliffe, Kyleigh Clarke, Gemma Strutt, Catherine Hodgkin, Daniel Clifford, Julie Woodcock, Dean Blackmore, Mr and Mrs A. Elsom, Jenny Abbott, John and Linda Bennett, Peter and Sheila Footitt and Mr and Mrs Sour.

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

Donations for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance amount to £462 to date.