Birth, Deaths & Marriages

MURRAY - MCCLOREY — On Friday, 24th November at Hetland Hall Hotel, Dumfries, Mark, only son of John and Marion to Jennifer, elder daughter of Lynn. A great day shared with family and friends.
BAKER — Peacefully at Fleet Valley Nursing Home, Gatehouse of Fleet on Tuesday 12th December, 2017. Captain Jamie W. Baker Q.O.C.H. of the Bungalow, Mid Ervie, Kirkcolm. Beloved husband of Ann McDowall, a dearly loved father and grandfather of the family. Funeral Private.
CHADWICK — On Wednesday, 6th December, 2017, at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Anne Chadwick, aged 74 years, of Southbeach, 4 Dunskey Street, Portpatrick. Beloved wife of Paul and a much-loved mum, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service took place on Wednesday, 13th December, 2017.
DARGIE — Suddenly but peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Friday, 8th December, 2017, Robert Dargie, aged 54 years of 6 Whitson Ave, Stranraer. Beloved husband of Mary Davis, dearly loved father of Annmarie, Paula and Rachael and the late Denise. A much loved grandfather, son and brother of the family. Funeral on Monday, 18th December, 2017. Service in The Trinity Church of Stranraer at Thereafter to Glebe Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited, donations if desired to Galloway Community Hospital on retiral from church.
GRIBBEN — Peacefully at The Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Friday, 8th December, 2017, George Gribben, aged 87 years of 15 Agnew Crescent, Stranraer. Beloved husband of Margaret Gibson, dear brother of Jenny and much loved uncle of the family. Funeral on Friday, 15th December, 2017. Service in The Trinity Church of Stranraer at Thereafter to Roucan Loch Crematorium, Dumfries at All friends respectfully invited, family flowers only please, Donations if desired to Thorney Croft Day Centre and Dementia Scotland on retiral from church.
KYLE — Emily (née Rennie) aged 78, passed away peacefully on 9th December, 2017 at Ayr Hospital. Loving mother, gran and great gran. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral service at Masonhill Crematorium on 20th December, 2017 at 1.15 p.m.
WILLIAMS — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Saturday, 9th December, 2017, Ian (I.P.) Williams, aged 72 years of Laggan View, Pinminnoch, Portpatrick. Loved husband of Irene, much-loved dad of Garth and Aaron and a dear grandfather. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited at Portpatrick Parish Church, on Tuesday, 19th December, 2017 at 11 a.m. Thereafter interment at Portpatrick Cemetery. Family flowers only please donations if desired to the Renal Unit, Stranraer on retiral from church.
GORMAN — In loving memory of a much loved wife and mother, who died 11th December, 2013. Gone are the days we used to share But in our hearts you're always there Never more than a thought away Loved and remembered every day. — Inserted by your husband, Alan and daughter and partner, Mandy and Graeme.
JOHNSTON — In loving memory of our dear mother, Jessie, died 14th December, 2015. Also our dear father, William, died 28th November, 1982. Forever in our hearts. — Linda, May, Ross and the Boys.
KELLY — In loving memory of our grampa Stanley who died 16th December, 2016. You left this world so quickly, We still wonder why, For the saddest part of all you never said goodbye. — Love from Diane, Gail, Tommy and Eilidh.
MCCULLOCH, JIM — In loving memory of my dear dad who died 16th December, 1998. The years slip past The memories of you never fade Always in my thoughts. — Your loving son Jim
MCDEVITT — In loving memory of my darling son, Peter, who died on 12th December, 1980. Peter these lonely years without you Are the hardest I have known I treasure every thought of you Whenever I'm alone Although I cannot see you You are with me every day For all the love I have for you Death cannot take away. Until we meet again — From your loving mum, Phyllis. Love you forever, my two diamonds in the sky.
MONTEITH – In loving memory of our dear mother, Lola, who died 16th December, 1985, and our dear father, Billy who died 23rd August, 1986. Too great their love to forget. — From Katie, Iain and Family. You meant so very much to us, There is nothing we can say, But Love is there within our hearts As we think of you each day. — Inserted by Lennie and Leonnie. Always in our hearts And never forgotten. — from Senga, Andy and Family. Sorely missed. — Matthew. Also remembering our brothers Billy, John and Lennie, Happy Birthday (The Bear) on the 16th December. Never forgotten. — The Family xx.
PATERSON — In loving memory of William (Billy), a dear husband, father and grand father, died 15th December, 1999. Today, tomorrow my whole life through I will always love and remember you — From Martha and Family xx. Also Alan (Ackee), died 29th September, 2016. So sadly missed x.
SHAW — Sam and the family of the late Betsy Shaw 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 doctors and staff at Sandhead Surgery for all their care and attention. Frazer Hare and staff for funeral arrangements, Drew Brady for his comforting service and to everyone who kindly donated to Diabetes U.K and the Rhins Breathing Group (£472.98).
SHERRIFFS — Margaret and family would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to family, friends, neighbours and the Trinity Church for their support during Andrew's illness and for the floral tributes, cards and visits in our resent sad bereavement. We cannot thank enough Hilda, family doctors and staff of Sandhead surgery, Diane and district nurses and NHS 24 out of hours staff for the excellent care and compassion beyond measure given to Andrew and the family over the last five months. Ian for Andrew's Friday night special, Tom and Kenny at Shire Agri-Hire and our everlasting thanks to the Genoch boys for being there for Andrew in his darkest hours and supporting the family right to the end. Finally to Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for his understanding and support in carrying out Andrew's wishes. Thank you all.
STRACHAN — Robert Strachan would like to thank most sincerely Care Solutions, Thorney Croft Care Home and Thorney Croft Day Centre for the excellent care of his late mother Isabella Strachan.