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


Michael Kingdom

Adored husband of Barbara, fantastic and inventive father of Nichola and Martin, fun-loving Grumpy of Charlie, Katie and Alexandra and big brother of John.

Died peacefully at home on Wednesday 24th March aged 72.

Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends who are left with amazing memories.

Donations in his memory in aid of Marie Curie and St Peter’s Hospice.

Family Funeral in line with restrictions, but a celebration of his life will be held in the summer c/o L & J Gulwell Funeral Directors, 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 2AD.


Geoffrey Edward

Passed away peacefully at home aged 81.

Beloved husband, Dad and Grandpa.

A family funeral service will be held at Westerleigh Crematorium on 20th of April 2021.

Donations in Memory of Geoff may be made direct to Longfield, Enquiries to Grimes & Goscombe Funeral Directors.


Maureen Jeanette

Passed peacefully away on Wednesday 24th March aged 81 years.

Much loved wife of John, Mother to Claire, Alex and Nick and Grandmother to Emily, Sam and Isabelle.

She will be deeply missed but lovingly remembered by all her family and those who knew her.

Funeral service to take place at the Memorial Woodlands followed by burial.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the service is by invitation only.

Family flowers only, however, donations may be made in Maureen’s memory to the Alzheimers Society c/o L & J Gulwell, Funeral Directors, 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 2AD.



Passed away peacefully at Gloucester Royal Hospital on Friday 19th March 2021.

Dearly loved Wife, Sister, Mother and Grandmother.

Funeral service at St James Church, Dursley, on Wednesday 14th April 12pm. Attendance enquiries to 01453 542754.

Donations in lieu to British Heart Foundation c/o L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd.


David (Webbie)

Dave Webb of Thornbury.

Passed away suddenly at home on Sunday 14th March aged 74 years.

An adored Husband, Dad, Grampy, Uncle and Friend.

Private family service due to coronavirus restrictions at Woodlands Memorial, April 9th at 2pm. A video link will be available, details of how to view will be shared by family.

A gathering to celebrate Dave’s life will take place at a later date.

Family flowers only.

Donations to Friends of New Siblands and Parkinsons UK


Kenneth Victor James

02/12/1930 – 20/03/2021

Loving Husband of the late Dorothy, fondly remembered by Brother Ray, Nieces, Nephews and Families

passed peacefully away on 20th March 2021 aged 90 years.

Sadly, owing to the COVID19 situation, there will be an immediate family and close friends only service at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury on Thursday 22nd April at 2pm followed by burial at Thornbury Cemetery.

Our sincere thanks go to Windmill House Care Home for their excellent care during difficult times.

Rest in peace Ken, we love and miss you.