Birth, Deaths & Marriages

BIRTHS
CASAS - RANKIN — 12th March, 2020. To Manuel and Eva, a son, Manuel. A grandson for Bartolomé and Margarita, Spain, and for Roger and Carrie, Mains of Cairnbrock Yippee!
DEATHS
HUGHES — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Thursday 19th March, 2020. Agnes Smith Hughes aged 87 years of 33 Kerrsland Road, Stranraer. Beloved wife of the late John Hughes, dearly loved mother of Malcolm, John and Julia. A much loved Granny and Great Granny Bash to a
LANDERS, THOMAS (TOM) — On the 22nd March 2020, peacefully at Fleet Valley Care Home, Gatehouse of Fleet, Thomas (Tom) Landers, formerly of Greenburn Farm, Creetown, beloved husband of Judith, dearly loved father of Alison, Bill and Susan, and a much loved father-in-law and grandpa. Due to the current circumstances the funeral will be private.
ROGERSON — Suddenly but peacefully at home on Monday 23rd March, 2020. Helen Craig aged 83 years of Kirkton, 7 Church Street, Glenluce. Beloved wife of Ian Rogerson, a dearly loved sister of Billy and the late Janet, a much loved aunt to all the family. Funeral Private.
IN MEMORIAM
MCDOWALL — In loving memory of Irene, died 27th March, 1996. A beautiful wife, mother and companion. — Andy x.
SCOULAR — In loving memory of our dear father, William, who died 29th March, 1986. Loved and remembered every day. — Inserted by his loving Family x.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
AGNEW — The family of the late Iain Agnew would like to thank all friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Thanks to Rev. George Fiddes for kind ministrations and Frazer Hare for professional services.
ALEXANDER — The family of the late Jim Alexander would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to GP, District Nurses, and our Marie Curie Nurse for their care and kindness. Also the Rev. Les Brunger for ministrations, and Frazer Hare for funeral arrangements.
CLANACHAN — Bobby, Yvonne and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Paramedics for their prompt attention, Robert Hogg for his kind words and service and Stuart McNeil for professional arrangements.
HIGGINS — Jock and the family of the late Nan Higgins, would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and messages of sympathy received during their recent sad loss. Thanks also to doctors and staff at Port William Surgery and the staff at Care Solutions for their devoted care and support of Nan, to the Rev. Jeff Mead for his kind ministrations, to everyone who attended the funeral service and kindly donated to The Riverside Day Centre, to The View in Port William for catering and to James Hawthorn for funeral arrangements. - 13 Main Street, Port William.
MANN — Kathie and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Muriel and Bruce for all their care and kindness. Robert Hogg for kind words and service, Craignelder Hotel for catering and Stuart McNeil for professional arrangements.
MCCAIG — The family of the late Sam McCaig would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to Rainbow Home Care, Fernhill Hotel for catering, Rev. Mike Sheppard for his words of comfort, thanks to everyone who donated to Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation and Frazer Hare for funeral arrangements.
MCKNIGHT — Cathie, Moira, Karen, Audrey and families, of the late George McKnight, would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, for cards, flowers, home baking and meals received in their recent sad bereavement. Thanks to the Rev. Stuart Farmes for his kind ministrations. A big thank you to everyone who managed to attend the service and donated to Newton Stewart Hospital, the sum of £327.42 was raised in George's memory, also the Creebridge House Hotel for the catering and to Ian Broll for excellent funeral arrangements. - 5 McGregor Drive, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart.
SHAW — Marie and family would like to thank all of Tony's work colleagues, relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors, Nurses and staff of Dumfries Royal Infirmary for all their care and kindness. Robert Hogg for his kind words and service, Craignelder Hotel for catering and Alan Dougan of John McNeil funeral Directors for excellent arrangements.
SPROULE — Martin, Arron and the family of the late Shirley Sproule would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to all Staff at both the Alexandra Unit and the Oncology Department, DGRI for all their care and attention. Thanks also to the Craignelder for catering, Rev. Mike Sheppard for ministrations, thanks also to everyone who attended the service and donated to Cancer Research UK (£632.60) and finally to Frazer Hare for his excellent and caring services.
WALKER — The family of the late Dennis Walker would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors, Nurses and staff of the Galloway Community Hospital and Home Carers for their care and kindness. Father Neil O'Donnell for his comforting service. John Smith and staff of the Football Club for excellent catering and Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for professional arrangements.