Charlie Sherman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Charlie Sherman was a fun- loving, hard working and inspirational young man.

Andrew Farrow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Paralysed sailor Andrew Farrow, 48, from Devizes, died at home on July 7.

Gayna Cousins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Gayna Jacqueline Cousins died on July 7, aged 70, at Blenheim House Nursing Home, Melksham.

Robert Hill

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Robert Hill, who was head of the Hills Group for more than four decades and was a leading figure in Marlborough Golf Club for many years, has died at the age of 74.

Pat Heath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Lifelong Urchfont resident Pat Heath loved the village and was involved in numerous organisations.

Lord Methuen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Engineer, legislator and charity trustee Robert Alexander Holt Methuen, the 7th Baron Methuen, died last week after a short illness.

Gary Woodward

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Popular cyclist Gary Woodward, who was dedicated to cycling and made a lifelong member of the Chippenham Wheelers club, has died at the age of 68.

Janet Archard

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Jan Archard, 66, popular and well- respected former teacher at St John’s, Marlborough, died peacefully at home on June 18 after a period of illness.

Matthew Lally

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Former MoD Corsham officer Matthew James Lally, who received the Arctic Star medal for his service in the Second World War, has died aged 93.

Natasha Goode

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Natasha Goode was a loving and caring mum and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Betty Bennett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Popular Semington resident Mrs Betty Jean Bennett, who lived in the village for all her life, died suddenly on June 16 at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, aged 86.

Paul Lanfear

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Paul Lanfear

5:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

International hairdresser Paul Lanfear has died of heart failure aged 65.

Pam Carder

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pam Carder

5:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Former Gazette correspondent and poet Pam Carder, who became known as the Pam Ayres of Pewsey, has died suddenly at the age of 81.

Pauline Hoare

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pauline Hoare

5:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

Pauline Hoare, 89, who died after a long period of declining health, was well known to a wide community through her many years in the family business, Greatfield Nurseries, where she worked tirelessly.

Brian Earl

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Brian Earl

5:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Former teacher Brian Earl, of Royal Wootton Bassett, who died shortly before his 83rd birthday and 49th wedding anniversary, was diagnosed with cancer four years ago. He had extensive treatment and remained active until the beginning of this year. His last major social engagement was a Christmas dinner dance.

Christopher Self

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Christopher Self

5:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Chairman of Whitehall Garden Centre, Christopher Self, who ran the family firm for almost 40 years, died on May 22 after suffering a heart attack, aged 76.

Margaret Clarebout

5:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Margaret (Meg) Clarebout, a former midwife and district nurse in Devizes, has died aged 91.

Douglas Drew

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Douglas Drew

5:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Former Rowde resident Douglas Drew, who wrote about his life, has died, aged 98. Mr Drew’s book, Magic Moments, featured his childhood growing up in Rowde, his working life and marriage to his beloved wife, Hazel.

Keith & Olive Hopper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Keith and Olive Hopper lived in Mayenne Place for nearly their entire married life

5:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Devoted couple Keith and Olive Hopper died just two weeks apart after a marriage that spanned 55 years.

Connie Smith

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Connie Smith with careres Hil Downham and Sam Walsh and Muffin the dog

5:00pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Former Bradford-on-Avon housekeeper Connie Smith, who had just celebrated her 100th birthday on April 26, died on Tuesday night.

John Hurst

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Hurst

5:00pm Thursday 1st May 2014

John Hurst, a longtime resident of Milbourne, near Malmesbury, and a teacher in Swindon for 27 years, has died suddenly. He was 69.

Lavender Davy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lavender Davy

5:00pm Thursday 1st May 2014

Lavender Davy, the former professional actress who became a stalwart of the community of West Lavington, near Devizes, has died after a brief illness.

Mark Stobbart

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mark Stobbart

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Popular Mark Stobbart, of Keepers Road, Devizes, was a devoted family man and good friend to all those who knew him.

Ludmilla Barnett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ludmilla Barnett

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Former mayor of Devizes, Ludmilla Barnett, died on April 10, aged 89.

Jean Horsfall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jean Horsfall

5:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Orchestra leader and music teacher Jean Mary Horsfall, who arranged music lessons across Wiltshire for over 40 years, has died aged 90.

Hugh Cook

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hugh Cook

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Former Trowbridge firefighter Mr Hugh Stanley Cook died at Southmead Hospital, in Bristol, on March 21.

Jo Niemeyer

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jo Niemeyer

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Popular Devizes woman Jo Niemeyer has died suddenly, aged 51.

James (Jim) Gransbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jim Gransbury

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

There were many tributes to Jim Gransbury, 81, of Royal Wootton Bassett, at St Bartholomew's Church, where the Rev Jemma Sander-Heys led a large congregation in a celebration of his life.

Ann Harley

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ann Harley

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Mother-of-three Ann Harley, who died suddenly while undergoing treatment for cancer in the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, was Marlborough’s Citizen of the Year in 2010.

Martyn Snell

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Martyn Snell

5:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Malmesbury town councillor Martyn Snell died after losing his battle with cancer at Great Western Hospital, in Swindon, on Saturday.

Sheila Fraser

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sheila Fraser

5:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Sheila Fraser, who taught music all over the world and supported her air attaché husband in his diplomatic missions, has died suddenly at the age of 79.

Arthur Smart

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Arthur Smart

5:00pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Arthur Smart who, for many years gave Marlborough families their pictures back when their televisions broke down, has died at the age of 88.

Ronald Cooper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ron Cooper

5:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Ronald John Cooper, known to his friends also as Ron, John or Johnny, was born on April 12, 1923, in Gastard, near Corsham, as the middle son of seven siblings – all boys.

Mollie Edwards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mollie Edwards on her 100th birthday last year with her card from the Queen

5:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Mollie Edwards, 100, was known to many people in Royal Wootton Bassett, where she was a lifelong resident, and cycled regularly until she was in her nineties. Despite being given the name Margaret, she was always known as Mollie.

Alan Burton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alan Burton

5:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Former policeman Alan Burton will be remembered by many people across Wiltshire.

Patricia Barnett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Patricia Barnett

2:33pm Monday 17th March 2014

Vera Patricia Cadel Barnett was born, as she liked to joke, the weakling, not expected to survive past early childhood and, with her keen sense of humour, she delighted in the fact that she proved them all wrong.

Percy Miles

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Percy Miles

5:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Former mayor of Wootton Bassett, Percy Miles, has died at the age of 82.

Sybil Amor

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sybil Amor

5:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Former Bromham infant school teacher Sybil Amor of Devizes has died aged 82.

Eric Harding

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Local businessman, piano tuner and church organist, Eric Harding, of Canterbury Street, Chippenham, has died aged 84

9:46am Monday 3rd March 2014

Local businessman, piano tuner and church organist, Eric Harding, of Canterbury Street, Chippenham, died aged 84, on Monday, January 27.

John Joseph Dixon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Joseph Dixon

10:11am Monday 3rd March 2014

Father-of-five John Joseph Dixon has died, the day before his 76th birthday.

Dorothy Slade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dorothy Slade

5:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Former Bowyers worker Mrs Dorothy Grace Slade died at the Royal United Hospital, Bath, on February 9.

Alec Cook

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alec Cook

5:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Former Marlborough Town Football Club stalwart Alec Cook, who played for the club for many years, following in the footsteps of his father, has died at the age of 80.

Debbie Parrott

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Debbie Parrott

5:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Debbie Parrott, a resident of the Royal Wootton Bassett area for the past 40 years, was a friendly, forthright, caring, popular person who was involved in many aspects of local life.

Donald Trueman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Donald Trueman

5:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Donald Trueman, who worked his entire life at Atworth’s Dowty Group aircraft plant, died aged 95 after a long illness on February 5.

Roger Simmonds

5:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Former pupils at Matravers School, Westbury, were shocked and saddened to hear of the death last week of long-serving teacher Roger Simmonds. Roger taught religious education at the Westbury school for 18 years before returning to his native Budleigh Salterton in 1992. He worked as a supply teacher in and around Devon but often returned to Wiltshire to preach at chapels and churches in Westbury, Steeple Ashton, Winsley and Yarnbrook.

Peggy Dean

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Peggy Dean

5:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Peggy Dean died in the Royal United Hospital in Bath on January 22 following a severe stroke, aged 84.

Emma Fisher

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Emma Fisher

5:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Caring and devoted mother Emma Fisher has died suddenly aged 41.

Malcolm Hanson

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malcolm Hanson

5:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Teacher Malcolm Hanson died at the age of 63 after a battle with cancer.

Julia Scott

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Julia Scott

5:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Julia Scott, 56, of Bushton, was a vibrant, generous, immensely supportive person, who played a key role in village life.

Andrew Seward

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Seward

5:00pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Chairman of the English Table Tennis Association, Andy Seward, died on January 15 at his home in Corsley, aged 69.




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