A funeral service was held at the East Riding Crematorium on Wednesday, 23 January for Mrs Sheila Mary Stone of Walnut Grove Nafferton who died in the Hull Royal Infirmary on 16 January. She was aged 78 years.
The service was conducted by the Rev Jacki Tonkin & the organist was Mr Steven Westaway.
Sheila was born in Arnold, Nottingham on 22nd February, 1935. She attended Redhill Secondary School in Arnold. After leaving school she worked at Vyella, a hosiery factory in Nottingham and then later in Boots in Nottingham in the picture framing department. She finally worked as a library assistant in Arnold.
She met her husband to be Harvey at a dance at the YMCA in Nottingham, it was a ladies priviledge twilight waltz and she chose Harvey. They got engaged in 1953 and married in 1955.They went on to have two daughters, Jenny born in 1957 and Diane in 1960.
After Harvey retired they moved to live in Walnut Grove in Nafferton in 1998. Sheila then became very involved in fundraising for the Lifeboat, she produced the Nafferton Newsletter for a number of years, she was very involved in genealogy and supplied the whole family with a family tree going back to the 14th Century. She was an active member of the Twinning Association both in Nottingham and in Driffield. Sheila was also an avid reader.
She will be greatly missed.
Family mourners: Harvey Stone (husband), Jenny Addlington (daughter), Diane & Edmond Curran (daughter & son in law), Rebecca Addlington, Louis Addlington, Joanne Curran, Emma Curran (grandchildren), Judith Curran (in-law), Keith Stone (brother in law), Stuart & Sonia Stone (brother in law & wife).
Others present: Neil Adlington, George Adlington, Rita & Michael Stimson, R Burden, Nigel Heap, Peter & Sue Brusby, Ethel Ralfe, Janet Smith, Pat Birch, Chris Lee, June Pallett RNLI, Shirley Williams RLNI, Maura Lee RNLI, Anina Green RNLI, Mr & Mrs J Godwin rep Nafferton Gardening Club, Colin & Kathleen Roe, Mrs Rhoda Berry, Tom & Irene Morton, Joan & John Gledhill rep Nafferton News, Kath & Tony Robinson also rep Jane Clayton & the Girls, Sheila Cornhill rep Jim Cornhill, Miles Mizon & Jane Mizon rep Nafferton Gardening Club, Clifford & Vanna Homan, Jackie Manson (niece), David Bower, John & Joyce Allred, Mary Miller, Dulcie Wright, Irene Bradley, John Morris, Audrey Hudson, Kath Chapman, Win Cooper RNLI, Rose Crawford rep Jill Ellis RLNI, Tony Jones rep Angela Jones RNLI, Alan Wilmott rep Margaret Wilmott RNLI, Margaret Johnson, Joan Merritt, Heather Winn rep Nafferton Wives Group, Anne Pudsey, Paul & Patti Stone, Jane & Alan Reynolds rep the Slater family, Renee & Gordon Bell, Janet & Tony Arnold, Jennifer Wells, Joan Hyde, John & Patricia Salvin, Mary Harris rep Keith Harris & Driffield Twinning Association.