Mrs Elizabeth May Rose

ELIZABETH May Rose, of Smeetons Lane, Fosdyke, has died peacefully at home.

She was 86.

Born in Kirton Seadyke, she lived in this area for all but one year of her life.

The widow of Albert (Ted) Edward and predeceased by daughter Janet, she is survived by son David Rose, daughters Wendy Depear and Carol Rowett, brother Alan Early and sister Renee Eaton.

She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

During her working life she farmed with her husband, taking over when he died in 1976.

She enjoyed gardening, needlework and listening to country and western music.

Her funeral was followed by cremation and a memorial service. The service was officiated by Father Stuart Dobson.

Chief family mourners were: David and Lin Rose (son), Wendy and David Depear (daughter and son-in-law), Carol Rowett (daughter), Paul Goodliff (son-in-law), Justin and Lynne Goodliff, Scott and Tracy, Shane, Rose and Rachel Hilliam, Christian Goodliff and Rachel Butler, Lee and Clare Rose, Luci and Paul Mills, Adam and Steph Rowett, Matthew and Jo Goodliff, Annette and Graeme Stewart and Sharron Depear and Sam Frammingham (grandchildren), Jessica and Abigail Goodliff and Annabel Rose (great-grandchildren), Keelan, Jordan and Rheanna Stewart (step-great-grandchildren) Alan and Dorothy Early (brother), Renee Eaton (sister), John and Beryl Taylor (sister-in-law), Mavis Rose (sister-in-law) and Keith and Maureen Reed, Sue and Geoff Robinson, Hazel and Frank Oglesbee and Martin and Carol Early (nieces and nephews).

Arrangements by H. Dean and Son.