Mr L Farmer

THE funeral service took place at Gorleston Crematorium on May 19, for Lewisham Farmer (Rob) who died at James Paget University Hospital on May 10, aged 72.

THE funeral service took place at Gorleston Crematorium on May 19, for Lewisham Farmer (Rob) who died at James Paget University Hospital on May 10, aged 72.

The Rev Val Burgess officiated.

Family mourners were: Jean (wife), Chris Farmer (son), Ruth Farmer (daughter-in-law), Lorraine Bailey (Daughter), Brian Bailey (son-in-law), Tyler Watts, Ricky Bailey and Rebecca Bailey (grandchildren), Maysie White (sister), Henry White (brother-in-law), Gordon Sparkes (brother-in-law), Rose Sparkes (sister-in-law), Paul Sparkes, Cat Sparkes and Edward Sparkes (nephew, wife and son), Jason (nephew), Ron Adams (uncle), Shirley Warnes and Roy Warnes (cousin and husband), Andrew Warnes.

Fellow Lions: Dave Bradford, Carlo Chipperfield and wife Maureen, Adrian Cole, Alan Copley and wife Sylvia, Jack Crawford and Jean, George Day and Rosemary, Paul Domaingue and Jenny, Ivan Gilbert and Sylvia, Ivan Hall and Jean, John Kent and Veronica, Tony Matthews and Mildred, Paul Maye and Sheila, Peter Mitchell and Ann, Gerry Moore and Joanne, Keith Moore, Lew Moore, Peter Stott, Tony Talbot and Margaret, Phillip Wakefield and Joanne, Trevor Waters and Zenda, M Woodruff and Catherine, Derrick Yellowley and Heather. Representing AVM Rewinds were: Andy Peek, D Campbell, S York and N Fletcher. Representing Blyford Day Centre: Garry Cutts, Marie Ash, Elsie Ovington, Amanda Smith and Louise Garriock. Representing LT Railway Bowls Club were: David Morton, Ann Wilkinson, Brenda Hubble, Shirley and Dennis Bidle, Ian Platford, Stan Smith, Ralph Lyell and John Walford. Friends were: Maureen Thornton, Jean Smith, Tom Wallace, Hazel Smart, Marion and Kevin Rackham, Margaret and Norman Rose, Pam Eyre, Tracey Groome, Sheila and Ian Huggins, Monica Beaumont, Basil Littleproud, Maureen Breach, Kathy and Tony Jennings, Beryl and David White, Maureen and Phil, Peggy and Smudge Smith, Jean Dowson, Wendy Read, Jennifer Case, Roly and Ursula Abbott, Sheila and Peter Goreham, Walter Slater and Pat Hart.

Unable to attend were: David Woodruff and wife Margaret, Terry and Helen Beresford, Michael and Carolyn Cook, Allan and Gwen Hubbard, Ann Moore, Glyn and Sharon Page, Robin and Alana Smith, Molly Smith, Beryl Lyell, Tim and Patrick.

Jean and family wish to thank everyone who attended, especially ones that had travelled many miles. They would also like to thank Rev Val Burgess for a beautiful service also, thanks go the Lions' bearers, which was greatly appreciated. The family would also like to thank all relatives and friends for their many kind expressions of sympathy, the beautiful floral tributes and donations received. Special thanks to James White, Blyford staff, Ward 1 staff at JPUH and Mr Mahadevan (consultant), Dr Aylward and staff at Bridge Road Surgery, and Heather Matthews (oxygen consultant at JPUH). Very special thanks go to Veronica and John Kent and Paul Maye, all of whom gave their time relentlessly to comfort the family.

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