Mrs Shirley Brooks, of The Grange, Grantham, has died in Lincoln County Hospital. She was 53.
Born in Grantham, she was the second youngest child of the late Stanley and Meriona Wharton. She was sister to Stan, Tom (deceased), Anne, Jane and Geoff Wharton.
Mrs Brooks had two daughters, Stacey Clark and Kelly Fitzpatrick and six grandchildren, Jay, Travis, Jared, Isabella, Chloe and Emily.
During her working life she had been employed at many of the pubs around the town, including The Nags Head and The White Lion.
Her interests included darts, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.
Family mourners included: Stacey Clark, Jim Clark, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Iain Fitzpatrick, Jayne Robertson, Jock Robertson, Anne Baxter, Tony Baxter, Stan Wharton, Jo Wharton, Geoff Wharton, Debbie Bailes, Angela Wharton, Becky Wharton, Sandra Jones, Marion Roberts, Alice Robertson, Billie Robertson, Cherie O’Boyle and Ray O’Boyle.
Other mourners included: Andy Ephgrave, Wendy Ephgrave, Darren Whitlock, Andy Coe, Tracy Aldrich, Lucy Spratley, Michael Aldrich, Mr Johnston, Jim Cook, Fred Cook, Paul Ironmonger Jnr, June Harvey, Box Hardey, Micky Langridge, Margaret and Tanya Scothern, Gemma Lukins, Julia Lukins, John Murphy, Sue Haigh, Sharalyn Hayter, Chris Wharton, Pete Pretlove, Nigel Haynes Jnr, Robert Westby, Martin Doyle, Mr and Mrs D. Carroll, Michael Conway, Keith Hart, Jim Henderson, Les Brooks, Tash Dixon, Darren Cooper, Dawn Barlow, Kip Ablitt, Zoe Ablitt, Bill Ablitt, Alan Lukines, Bill Pirie, Douglas Tassie, Carol Shepherd, Gary and Linda Blastland, Dennis Key, Tony Daniels, Alex Arthur, Thomas and Melissa Wharton, Emma McGee, Chelsie Newton, and Steve Moore.
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for SANDS.