Obituaries

Cliff Bradley & Sons take full responsibility when dealing with obituary notices, liaising with you, family members and the press to publish an obituary that is accurate, announcing the death of your loved one and their funeral details. Read our current obituaries below.

Winston Trevor Newby

A private funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Jennifer Markham 'Nee Foster'

Passed away suddenly on Thursday 6th August 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 70 years. A very special wife of Ken. A much loved sister of Ann, John & Helen. Very good friend to many. A private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to British Heart Foundation may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Paula Dukes

Suddenly on Friday 17th July 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 64 years. A Loving mother to Stuart & Peter. A special nanna to Willow, Sam, Charley. A private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Donations if so desired to Breathe Easy Gainsborough may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Michael 'Mick' Otter

Peacefully at home on Sunday 2nd August 2020 following a lengthy illness which he fought so bravely. after celebrating his Golden Wedding Anniversary, fifty wonderful years with devoted and loving wife Jean, cherished sons Jamie & Ryan, daughters-in-law Jayne & Kayleigh, who were so caring, and five dearly loved darling granddaughters, Rosie, Verity, Nancy, Willow & Molly-May. A private family funeral will take place. Once restrictions allow, a memorial service will be announced for his many friends and family who have shown such wonderful support. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Gainsborough Stroke Group and St Barnabas Hospice, cheques made payable to Cliff Bradley & Sons Donation Account may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Byron Greetham - Acknowledgement

All the family would like to express their appreciation and thanks to relatives and friends for their kind support, cards, messages of sympathy and attendance at the funeral service in memory of Byron. Thank you to Philip Spicksley for his comforting service and to Edward and everyone at Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors and associated services for their professional and dignified arrangements. Donations received are much appreciated and will go towards Carers FIRST.

Alan Rodney Kitchen

Passed away on Tuesday 28th July 2020 at St James Hospital, Leeds aged 75 years. A private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Samaritans Charity may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Margaret Joan Thompson

A private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Holly Tree Lodge Residents Fund may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Maynel Vessey (neé Biggins)

Passed away on Tuesday 28th July 2020, at home in Walkeringham after a long illness, bravely borne. A dearly loved wife of Richard, mother to Richmal, Alex & Emily, grandmother to Edwin & Verity, mother-in-law to Chris & Andrew. A much-loved teacher, passionate about education, advocate and supporter to many in the village and of community life. A Private family funeral will take place A memorial service will be announced once restrictions allow. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to MDS UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Jodie Bailey

Peacefully on Thursday 16th July 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 48 years. Dearly beloved daughter to Terence & the late Jean xx Much loved sister to Karen & sister in law to John xx Loving auntie to Ryan & Elisha, great auntie to Lyla & Aurora xx A friend to many. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. A private funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Diabetes U.K may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Royce Day

Peacefully on Wednesday 15th July 2020 at Castlethorpe Nursing Home, Castlethorpe aged 89 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Joan. Much loved dad of Paul & the late Stuart. A private funeral service will take place. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Guide Dogs for The Blind and Christian Aid, cheques made payable to Cliff Bradley & Sons Donation Account may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Obituary Writing

The passing of a loved one is an emotional time for everyone. As family members prepare to say their goodbyes, many find themselves pondering how to compose an obituary, a task that most are totally unprepared for. If this concerns you, don’t worry as we can help to relieve the burden. At Cliff Bradley & Sons we take full responsibility when dealing with obituary notices, liaising with you, family members and the local press to publish an obituary that is accurate, publicly announcing the death of your loved one and their funeral details.

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