Here are the family announcements carried in the Stroud News and Journal this week.


BOURNE Jean (Of Stonehouse)

Passed away peacefully at Cheltenham General Hospital on 3rd March 2023 aged 92.

Much loved Mum of Chris, Josie, Martin and Lynda. Adored Granny to her beloved Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

She will be sadly missed by her many friends. Funeral Service to take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 23rd March at 10.30am

Family Flowers Only. Donations, if so desired, made to Arthritis UK, may be sent c/o Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud. GL5 3AR


of Kitesnest Lane, Kingscourt.

Sadly, passed away at her home on Thursday 9th March 2023, aged 86 years. Much-loved Mother of Lesley and Kevin.

Wonderful Nan to Alice and Charlotte and Mother-in-Law to Denver. Very dearly missed by her loving family.

Funeral Service to take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday 28th March 2023 at 11am. Donations, if desired, may be sent for “Alzheimer’s Society” c/o Allen-White Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King’s Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822 409

LLOYD Barbara

7.2.1931 - 26.2.2023

Barbara’s family are sad to announce her death, aged 92.

Since moving to Stroud in 2012, she made many friends at St Matthews Court and through her involvement at Longfield Charity Shop, St Matthews School, Wycliffe Choral Society and Supertroupers.

Her funeral is at 11am on Thursday 30th March at St Matthews Church, Cainscross. Family flowers only; donations in lieu to Cancer Research UK.

MORRIS Annette Corinna aka Annette Millin/Fear.

Formerly of Highfield Road, Stroud. Passed away peacefully at Cheltenham Hospital on 15th February 2023, aged 60 years. Private cremation.

Estate administrator Ellie Morris The London Gazette (31805) PO Box 3584 Norwich NR7 7WD

NOBES Jean Audrey (née Franklin)

Of Frithwood, Brownshill Died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on the 8th March 2023 aged 81 years.

Beloved wife of the late Michael Ronald Nobes, Mother to Diane, Ian, Kevin, and Tracy, Grandmother to Steven, Stuart, Craig, Laura and Liam and Great-grandmother to Marcus.

Also a beloved Sister, Aunt, Mother-in-law and Step-grandparent.

Her funeral service will be held at St Laurence Parish Church, Stroud on Tuesday 28th March 2023 at 11:30am, Followed by cremation. Family flowers only please.

Donations in her memory to Children With Cancer UK may be sent to Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud. GL5 3AR or online at

OSINKINA, Liubov (DPhil)

Of Lansdown, Stroud and formerly of Wolfson College and Christchurch College Oxford, passed away at Gloucester Hospital on Sunday 26th February 2023, aged 68 years.

Beloved wife of Ian and friend and colleague to many, she will be dearly missed.

A short burial service will take place at 12pm on 16th March at Stroud Cemetery, Horns Road, and a memorial service will take place in April at the Russian Orthodox Church, Canterbury Road, Oxford. For details, please contact Family Tree Funeral Company on 01453 767769.

WOODS Jill Harriette

Peacefully on 1st March at Sue Ryder, Leckhampton Hospice, aged 67 years. Jill was an Inspirational Teacher, Wonderful Wife, Incredible Mother and Exceptional Nanny.

She touched the lives of so many who will share a huge sense of loss. A ceremony to celebrate Jill’s life will take place at The Old Lodge Hotel, Minchinhampton Common, GL6 9AQ. on Tuesday 21st March at 1.30pm. This will be followed by a private burial.

Family flowers only. If desired, donations may be sent (and made payable to) either The Nailsworth Donkey Sanctuary or Sue Ryder Care c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, Glos. GL6 0DQ or donate online at Colourful, casual attire would be much appreciated.