Birth, Deaths & Marriages

BIRTHS
GALLOWAY — John and Kay (née Adams) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their son, Findlay William Young Galloway on 2nd May 2019. A first grandchild for John and Linda and third grandson for Betty. Many thanks to the staff at A.C.S Glasgow, Community Midwife Team and all the Maternity Staff at D.G.R.I
KILTIE — David and Jennifer (née Ker) are delighted to announce the birth of their son Andrew David, on Sunday 12th May 2019. A wee brother for Mirren.
STONEBANKS — Kevin and Kerry (née Hainey) Stonebanks are delighted to announce the birth of their son Angus Kevin Allan, born on 30th April 2019 weighing 9lbs. A second grandson for Helen and Kevin Stonebanks and a first grandchild for Allan and Ann Hainey. Thanks to all staff at Clenoch and D.G.R.I.
DEATHS
GOW — Peacefully at Glasgow Royal, Dorothy Anne Gow (née Blair) age 80 on Wednesday, 15th May 2019. Dearest wife, mum and granny to Alan, Jane, Ann, Andrew, Dorothy and James. She was daughter to James and Dorothy (née Hastings) and to Stranraer family was known as Anne. Funeral service 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 23rd May at 19 Tresta Rd., Glasgow crematorium.
MCWILLIAM — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Thursday 16th May, 2019. Hugh Murray McWilliam aged 89 years of 1 Monument View, Leswalt. Beloved husband of Mary (Marie) Wallace. Dearly loved father of Janice and Murray and father in law of Brian and Wendy. A much loved papa of Callum, Karen, Gavin and Jillian. A dearly loved great papa of Gregor, Fraser, Murray and Eilidh. Interred Kirkcolm Cemetery Wednesday 22nd May, 2019.
PERRY — Peacefully at home on Saturday, 18th May, 2019, John Perry, aged 72 years, of The Chalet, Barsalloch Shore, Monreith. Beloved son of Margaret (Peggy) Perry, dear husband of Ann and a much loved father, grandfather and great grandfather of the family. Funeral service on Monday, 27th May, 2019 in Mochrum Kirk at 1.00 p.m. followed by interment in Mochrum Kirkyard. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Air Ambulance Service & Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes.
WALLACE — Peacefully at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on Sunday 19th May, 2019. Alexander (Allan) Wallace aged 79 years of Sun Street, Glenluce. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Wallace (nee Reid) Dearly loved father of Shona, Ann, Elizabeth and Campbell. A much loved Grampa of all the family. Funeral Private.
IN MEMORIAM
CRONIE — In loving memory of a much loved wife, mother, nana and great grandmother, May, died 24th May, 2018. Though your smile is gone forever, And your hand we cannot touch Still we have so many memories Of the one we loved so much, Your memory is our keepsake With which we will never part God has you in his keeping We have you in our hearts. — In our thoughts and hearts always her loving husband Sandy, son Andrew, daughters Caroline and Alison and their families.
HERON — In loving memory of our dear mother and granny, Ann, who died on 21st May 2018. Always in our hearts and thoughts. — Love form all the Family.
JENKINS — In loving memory of Rev. Andrew Gillespie Jenkins, a dear husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather, who died 22nd May, 1998. Sadly missed Always in our thoughts. — Inserted by his loving wife Elizabeth and all the family.
LIGHTBODY — Treasured memories of my brother and uncle, James, died 26th May, 2002. You may be gone James But you'll always be with us Love always — Catherine and Family xxx.
MCLEAN — In loving memory of Agnes (Nancy) McLean, mum, nana and great nana, died 27th May, 2009. We remember now in love Your life from start to end And we are glad we knew you As a mum and a friend. — Love Joe, Morag and Family xx. Many a day her name is spoken And many an hour she is in our thoughts A link in our family chain is broken She has gone from our home But not from our hearts. — Love always, Elizabeth and Sarah xxx.
MUIR — In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Robert, who died 24th May, 2011. Beautiful memories, silently kept Of a wonderful husband I will never forget. Remembered, treasured and loved. — Inserted by wife Anne. Things we feel most deeply Are the hardest things to say Our dearest dad we loved you In a very special way. If we could have one lifetime wish One dream that would come true We would pray to God with all our hearts For yesterday and you. Remembered, treasured and loved. — Inserted by Christine, Robert, Andrew and Stephen.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
DAVIDSON — The family of the late Anne Davidson would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind messages of sympathy received at this sad time. Sincere thanks to the Ambulance Service and Galloway Community Hospital for their exceptional care of both Anne and the family at this difficult time. The Rev. John Burns for his kind ministrations and Frazer Hare for professional services at this time. The sum of £400 was raised for the Order of St John.
HANN — Ann and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors of Sandhead Surgery, District Nurses and Marie Curie Nurses for all their care and kindness. Robert Hogg for his kind words and service and Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for professional arrangements.
KEENAN — Sheila and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards, flowers, home-baking and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to the nurses and all ward staff at the St John's Palliative care unit in the Galloway Community Hospital for their care and kindness. Thanks also to the district nurses, ambulance crews, Frazer Hare, Drew Brady, Mitchell Shaw, Colin Downie and the North West Castle. Finally, thanks to everyone who attended Davie's funeral and donated to the Order of St John and the Stranraer Cancer Drop in Centre. The sum raised was £501.60.
MOFFAT — Jackie and the family of the late Graham Moffat (Huggy) – wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all their kindness, help and support, also for the many cards, letters, flowers and phone calls received following the sad loss of Graham. Grateful thanks to family doctors, Macmillan Nurses and carers for all their help and support given to the family and to Graham. Sincere thanks to Jim McDowall for the wonderful eulogy for Graham at Kirkmabreck Church (you had him down to a tee). Rev. Farmes for his kind ministrations on the day. Heartfelt thanks to the large turnout of people who attended Graham's funeral service at Kirkmabreck and for donating so generously to the retiral collection. The Ellangowan Hotel for the catering and to Alex McCleary Funeral Directors for professional services with all the arrangements. — Meadowview, Park Crescent, Creetown.
MONTGOMERIE — Janet and the family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, letters and flowers received in the recent sad loss of Iain, special thanks to all who attended the service at Roucan Loch Crematorium and to all who gave donations to the Alexandra Unit at D.G.R.I. sincere thanks to the Rev. Stephen McGarva for his kind ministrations and words of comfort, also to Ian Broll for considerate and professional funeral arrangements. — 12 Allanfield Drive, Newton Stewart.
SMITH — Heather would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in her recent sad bereavement. Police and Paramedics for their prompt attention. Doctors and staff Sandhead Surgery for all their care and kindness, The Rev Christopher Wallace for kind ministrations, Tigh Na Mara Hotel for excellent catering. Special thanks to all that donated at church to Sandhead Surgery and to Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for excellent professional services.
WITHER — Iona and Ian would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement, Police and paramedics for their prompt attention. The Rev Nigel Newton for kind ministrations and Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for excellent funeral arrangements.