Obituary: Mrs Gwen Speechley

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Mrs Gwen Speechley, of Grantham, has died at home. She was 83.

Born in Beeston, Nottingham, she was the eldest of four children.

Mrs Speechley worked at Boots the Chemist until retirement. Her interests included crossword puzzles and tea dances.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Stephen Speechley, Jane Speechley, Susan Thomas, Carole Redford, Tony Redford, Chris Redford, Rachel Jones, Rhian Ridgeway, Tom Ridgeway, Carly Durrands, Mark Durrands, Corin Redford, Marie Chappell, Gareth Thomas, and Riley Chappell.

Other mourners included: Noreen and Martin Smith, Stephen Thomas, Gareth and Daphne Thomas, Tony Flack, Keith and Rachael Boyfield, Simon Mableson, Julie Dowsett, Beryl Smith, Jenny Bowden, Mary Drage, Sandra Speechley, David Turton, Della Wollerton, Derek Bingham, Nigel Smith, Paul Smith, Peter Smith, Judith and Stephen Ball, June Smith, Brian and Alyson Pearce, and Twiggy.

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

Donations were received for Parkinson’s UK.