Birth, Deaths & Marriages

DEATHS
MCKINNEY — Peacefully at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on Wednesday 12th April, 2017. Agnes (Nancy Hastie) nee McConnel aged 72 years of 21 St. Stephens, Stoneykirk. Beloved partner of Jim Ritchie, dearly loved Mother of Alistair, Sharon, Lesley, Tina, Tara and Robert. A much loved nana and great nana of the family. Cremation service has taken place at Roucan Loch Crematorium Dumfries on Wednesday 19th April, 2017.
O'NEILL — Peacefully at Thorney Croft Stranraer on Wednesday 12th April, 2017. Annie Clive aged 88 years, formerly of Aird Crescent, Castle Kennedy. Beloved wife of the late Robert O'Neill, dearly loved Mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother of all the family. Funeral on Thursday 20th April, 2017. Service in Inch Church at 1.00.pm. Thereafter to Stoneykirk Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Sandhead Surgery and Thorney Croft on retiral from church.
IN MEMORIAM
BYERS — In loving memory of a dear husband, John, died 25th April, 2010. Always remembered. — Sandra and Family.
CLOY — In loving memory of our dear son, Lindsay, died 24th April, 2016. We hold you close within our hearts And there you will remain To walk with us throughout our life Until we meet again. — Love Mum and Dad xx.
CLOY — Lindsay passed away 24th April, 2016. To hear your voice To see you smile To sit and talk to you awhile, To be together in the same old way Would be our dearest wish today. — Loved and missed by his son Matthew and partner Joanne.
GRAHAM — In loving memory of my dear mother, Ella, died 19th April, 1996, aged 63 years. A mother loving and caring With a heart of gold You were kind, thoughtful and true Wishing you were here today. — Your ever loving son Alex, 23 Dalrymple Court.
LAURIE — Treasured memories of Margaret (Maxie) died 8th April, 2015. Always in our thoughts. — The Family.
MCCOLM — In loving memory of our dear parents, Alex and Rose, who both died in April, though some years apart. Always in our thoughts. I wandered lonely as a cloud, That floats on high o'er vale and hill, When all at once, I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils. — Rose, Alex and Family.
MCGARVA — In loving memory of a dear husband, dad and granda, James, died 19th April, 2016. They say there is a reason They say that time will heal. But neither rhyme or reason Will change the way we feel, For no one knows the heartache That lies behind our smiles No one know how many times We've broken down and cried. We want to tell you something So there won't be any doubt You're so wonderful to think of But so hard to be without. — Love from Mary and all the Family.
RENNIE — With love we remember Leonard Rennie, died 21st April, 2010. His nature was loving and giving His heart was made of pure gold And to us who truly loved him His memory will never grow old. — Love always Cilla and Family.
RENNIE — In loving memory of our brother and uncle, Lenny, who died 21st April, 2010. Always remembered. — From William, Ian, Tricia, Andrew and Families.
SMITH, MARTIN — Beloved son, brother and uncle, died 19th April, 2006, aged 21. Remembrance is a golden chain, Death tries to break but all in vain, To have to love and then to part, Is the greatest sorrow of ones heart. Time may wipe out many things, But this they'll wipe out never, The memory of those happy days, When we were all together. — Love from Mum, Kelly and Shanice xx.
TAIT — In loving memory of our dear friend Margaret Elizabeth Tait, who died 19th April, 2004. Never selfish, always kind What golden memories are left behind. — Inserted by Wullie, Reenie, William and Lana.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
MACDONALD — The family of the late Kath Macdonald would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to doctors and district nurses of Loch Ree Practice and the girls of First Home Care for all their care and attention, Rev Mike Sheppard for his words of comfort, Dumfries and County Golf Club for excellent catering, to everyone who kindly donated to Marie Curie (£209.30) and to Frazer Hare Funeral Directors for professional services. — Palmer Drive, Stranraer.
SMITH — The family of the late Renee Smith 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 Rev Clare Burl for her words of comfort, thank you to everyone for their kind donations which totalled £1000.00 and will be divided equally between Leswalt Church and Women's Aid. Finally, thanks to Frazer Hare Funeral Directors for professional services. — Eastwood Avenue, Stranraer.
ENGAGEMENT
WELSH — TELFER — Both families are delighted to announce the engagement of Eoin, son of Iain and Katie to Sarah, daughter of Murray and Tina.