OBITUARY: Eva May Brown

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Mrs Eva May Brown, of Avery Lodge Care Home, Grantham has died at the age of 92.

She was born at Deeping St Nicholas and on leaving school she worked in agriculture and horticulture on her father’s farm and others in the area.

During the war she was employed in munitions and the sugar industry at Stoke on Trent.

In 1946 she married Harry Brown whose father farmed a neighbouring farm in Weston Hills. They had two daughters Heather and Lindsay.

Eva and Harry farmed at Weston Hills and Gedney Marsh until they moved to Billingborough in 1955.

At Billingborough she lived the life of a farmer’s wife. She assisted with the local Evergreen Club and at church events and delivering Meals on Wheels. She was a member of a flower arranging club.

Eva and Harry travelled extensively both in the UK and overseas especially as they were keen caravanners.

They retired in 1997 and moved to Grantham. In retirement Eva and Harry played indoor bowls and golf and were members of various social clubs in the town.

Mrs Brown had been resident at Avery Lodge Care Home since May 2012.

A funeral service was held at St Anne’s Church, Grantham, followed by cremation at Grantham Crematorium.

Family mourners included Lindsay and Bill Atkinson, Syb and Horace Stennett, Les Cowlen, Marie Lane, Phyl Herbert, Julie Herbert, Chris and Eve Brown and Pauline Goose.