Here are the death announcements carried in the Standard this week.

Patricia Hesper Rees

Died at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on Saturday, August 15, 2020 after a short illness, aged 93 years.

Most beloved wife of the late Trystan, much loved and devoted mother of John and Simon, mother-in-law of Anne and Kharren.

Loving grandmother of Thomas and Philip and great-grandmother of Luke.

Donations made in Pat’s memory will be shared between St Mary’s Church Tetbury and Christian Aid.

A private funeral will be held at Westerleigh Crematorium on Thursday, August 27.

All enquiries to Matthews Independent Funeral Directors Ltd, 23 Market Place, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8DD.

Tel: 01666 505199.

Anne Elizabeth Hicks (nee Pitts)

of Lechlade passed away suddenly on August 17, 2020, aged 71.

Much loved mum, nan, great nan and sister.

Donations if wished to Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

C/o A Slade & Son. 35 Dyer Street Cirencester GL7 2PP. 01285 656336.

Maureen Winifred Jennings

Formerly of Old Pastures, Kemble, passed away peacefully at Ashley House Nursing Home, Cirencester on August 14, 2020, aged 97 years.

A beloved wife to the late Dennis Jennings (RIP 1999), mother to Charles and Nicholas and grandmother to Alistair and Tim.

She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who knew her.

A small, private funeral service will be held.

All enquiries c/o Cowley & Son Ltd, Independent Funeral Directors, 62 Victoria Road, Cirencester, GL7 1ES. Tel: 01285 653298.


Of Bibury, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2020, aged 83.

Dearly loved husband of the late Jean Miles.

Father to Stephen, Shaun and Sarah.

Father-in-Law to Jane, Jackie and Terry.

Much-loved grandfather and great-grandfather

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to St. Mary’s Church, Bibury.

For funeral arrangements please contact: Norman, Trotman and Hughes, Walton House Barn, Northleach, (01451) 860288.

Margaret Scrivens

Of Chedworth passed away peacefully at home on August 20, 2020 aged 89 years.

Wife of the late Frank, beloved mother of Malcolm and daughter-in-law of Jan, much loved granny of Kelly and Douglas, and great granny

of Leon and Jake Parker.

Private funeral service at Cheltenham Crematorium on Friday, September 18, at 1.30pm.

If anyone wants to see Margaret off and pay your respects, the Cortege will leave the house at 12.45pm going passed the church then up to the village hall on the way to Withington and Cheltenham.

There will be a memorial service at a later date to be announced.

Donations are for Cirencester Hospital League of Friends and may be sent to Norman, Trotman & Hughes, Funeral Directors, Northleach, Cheltenham, Glos, GL54 3EY. Tel 01451 860288.

Marion Smith

Passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, August 8, aged 73 years.

Devoted wife to Christopher. Much loved and adored mother to Steven, Clare and Andrew.

Mother in law to Julie. Greatly missed grandmother to Sophie, Thomas, Matthew and Katie.

Especially missed dear sister to Jenny and Margaret.

She will be sadly missed by all her friends and family.

Donations if desired made payable to Cancer Research UK, may be sent care of A Slade and Son Funeral Directors, 35 Dyer Street, Cirencester, GL7 2PP. Tel: 01285 656336.

Donald Wood

Formerly of South Cerney, passed away peacefully at home in Weymouth on August 18, 2020, aged 83, after a long illness.

Much loved husband to Anne, dad to Stuart and Jenny and gramps to Liam and Callum.