Obituary: Daphne May Cottingham


The funeral service for Daphne May Cottingham, aged 79 years of Market Rasen, was held at Middle Rasen Parish Church.

The Rev Bryan Dixon officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.

A retired care worker, Daphne was born at Torksey.

She was also a former member of the Middle Rasen Bowls Club.

Family mourners were: Linda Waters and Mark Dean (daughter and partner)’ Mandy and Aussie brown (daughter and son-in-law); Alan and Rachel Cottingham (son and daughter-in-law); Mary Cottingham (daughter-in-law, wife of the late Steve, son); Gemma and Chris Cade (granddaughter and husband); Laura Waters and Jason Lakin (granddaughter and partner); Rachel Waters and Paul Taylor (granddaughter and partner); Chelsea Cottingham (granddaughter); Benjamin and Jacob Cottingham (grandsons); Leigh waters (grandson, unable to attend); Danielle Cottingham and Richard Greaves (granddaughter and partner, unable to attend); Hilda Hogan (sister-in-law); Peter and Liz Codd (brother-in-law and wife); Tim Hogan (nephew); Claire Hebblewhite (niece); Philip and Sally Codd (nephew and wife); Mathew Codd (great-nephew); Sandra and Andy Hayes (niece and husband); Roger Garnett (nephew); June and John Clarke (cousin and husband); Andrea an Keith Drury (cousin and husband); Pam Myers (cousin); John Cottingham (cousin); Mary Dean (rep Pauline Dean); Margaret Waters (friend).

Friends at the service were: Pat Paramore; Mr and Mrs J B Feather; Joe Warwick; Betty Foster; Sue and Rich Wright; Shirley Vessey; Jane Culverhouse; Fred and Gwen Sellars; M Smith (also rep S Smith); Frances Picksley (also rep Alan Picksley); Mrs P Woodall (also rep Mr J Woodall); Mr E Woodall; Mr and Mrs J Thompson; Barbara Shedden (also rep Ian Shedden); Julie Dodson (also rep Andy Dodson); Mr S Cade (also rep Mrs G Cade); Mr L Tranter; Sue Blackshaw (also rep Richard, Matt and Simon; Mr and Mrs A Burton); Nancy Robinson; Vanessa Humphreys (also rep the family); Joan Zealand (also rep George); Stella Stainton (also rep Reuben); Mr and Mrs J Baxter; Rex and Audrey Parkinson; Mr and Mrs G Veal (also rep Mr and Mrs W Hankins); Mr and Mrs D Ivatt (also rep Mrs C Entwistle; Mr and Mrs Morris Higham); Shirley Norman; Lisa Goulsbra; Roger Thwaites; Rita Hubbard (also rep Mick Banks; the Appleyard family); Sheila Pickering (also rep Debbie Longhorn); Jo Bridgwater; Darren Hewitt (also rep Kerry Mitchell); Tracy Smith (also rep The Poplars); Enid Pattison (also rep David Pattison); Mr and Mrs G Thompson; Audrey Ayre; Mr and Mrs T Hutchinson (also rep Kay Spyvee); Lynn Clow; Mr and Mrs J Cottingham; Sally Howard (also rep Thomas Howard); Charlie Adlam.