The funeral service for Eva Mary bell, aged 86 years of Market Rasen, formerly of Glentham, was held at St Thomas’s Church.
Mary died in the Princess Diana Hospital at Grimsby, following a car accident on the A157 near Grimblethorpe.
Born at Waithe, Mary was an apprentice at Lacy & Clark in Market Rasen.
She then went on to work in the clerical offices of the War Department, Department of Defence, Home Office and Prison Service, retiring in 1987.
Mary was a member of the U3A, Nettleham Strollers, Lincolnshire Quilters and sewing group, as well as a member of the St Thomas’s congregation.
Family mourners were: John bell (son); David Fletcher; Christine Winter (niece); Bill Shaw, Pam Dixon (cousins); Jean Waite (lifelong friend); Jean and Terry Mannion (close friends and neighbours); Steven Mannion (honorary grandson); Margaret Lewis (rep Alec Pickering, cousin).
Friends at the service: Mr J A E Fox; Debbie Wood; Jonathan Waite; John Blackburn (also rep Hilda Boast); Trevor Faulkner; Betty Pyttlik; Maggie Branston; Ian and Margaret Cromack; Mr C R Green (also rep Mr E H Green); Jean Willmott; Marjorie Dawson; Marion Peatfield (also rep Jenny Barrett); John Simpson (also rep Pat Grant); Ann and Steve Field (West Wold U3A); Joan Wilson; Jo Howard; P Salmon; Mrs R Whitlock; Jane Rose; Mr S and Mrs R Hills; Mrs K Chambers (also rep R Chambers); Nigel and Lindsey Chambers; Mrs J M Smith (also rep Mr E Gledhill); Mrs V Stephenson (also rep Mr M Stephenson and also Mark); Viv Hildred (also rep Waterloo House); Paul and Susan Jacobs; Mrs W Hardy (also rep Mrs G Parker, Mr F Cook); Pamela and Bob Dixon; Lindsey Chambers; Mr and Mrs Wass (nee Brooks); Mr K Parrott; Trish Toweling; Mr M Jones; David Waite; Brian and Jean Waite; John Lamming; Simon Cole; Mrs H Chamberlin; Mr D Chamberlin; Sue Kerridge; Mr and Mrs Adams; Mr F Chamberlin; Emma Frost; Mrs Gramson (also rep Mr Gramson); Michael Tindall (also rep Market Rasen Band); Marion Blackstock (also rep U3A); Anne Barland (also rep Tealby Sewing Group); Bess Scott Gunn; Janet Byatt (also rep Nettleton Sewing Group); K Chalmers; Rosalind Wildsmith; Mick and Jackie Shaw (also rep Dorothy Woodcock); J Willie; Mrs A Story (also rep Mr B Story); Mrs R Harper; Mrs J Reids (also rep Mr K Reids); Mrs J Goulsbra; Mrs J Melbourne; David and June Brown; Mr and Mrs B Driscoll; Margaret Lewis (also rep Alec Pickering); Ray Brumby; Mr Perkins; Mrs B Guthrey; Mrs J Healey; Mrs D Dowse; Mrs B Rodger (also rep Nettleton Quilt Club); Jackie McCoy (also rep Mike McCoy, Dawn Brooks and also North Willingham Luncheon Club and Market Rasen Gardening Club); Mr and Mrs W Shaw; Mark Shaw; Mrs S Flear (also rep M Flear); Mrs A Tindal; Mr and Mrs S Britton; Irene Green; Ken Symons (also rep Margaret Symons); Lisa Wood (also rep David Wood, Mr and Mrs C Stephson); Marion Clark; Sue Robinson (also rep Sewing Group); David Mannion (also rep Katherine Mannion); Elizabeth Smithson; Anne Turnbull; Rosemary Walker; John and May Bennett (also rep Middle Rasen Horticultural Society); Dorothy Varley; Sheila Lamming; M and C Burke; Jo Glozier; Mr and Mrs B Thompson (also rep Sarah Garder); Val Lancaster (also rep Margaret Marshall); Karen and Andrew Morrison; Mr C and Mrs J Cole (also rep Tealby Patchwork Club); John and Judy Green; Julie Shaw (also rep John Shaw); Vanessa Smith; Rex and Maggie Bonner; Norman Palmer; Malcolm Brookes.
The Rev Geoffrey Spencer officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall.