Here are the death notices and tributes sent in over the past week.

Death notices

Patricia Mary (Pat) Hawkins (Nee Church)

HAWKINS Patricia Mary (Nee Church) (Pat) Passed away peacefully on the 3rd of April 2022, Aged 87. Beloved Wife of George. Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral Service to be held at Oxford Crematorium on Wednesday the 4th of May at 12noon. Family flowers only please or donations to Cancer Research UK. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare 01993 706778

Professor Godfrey Heath Fowler

FOWLER Professor Godfrey Heath Beloved husband of Sissel and father of Jeremy and the late Adrian. Died on 29th March 2022, aged 90 years. Funeral service to be held at Balliol College on Monday 25th April at 11:00am. No flowers please, but donations welcomed for DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal via Enquiries to Sandra Homewood Funerals, tel: 01865 570000.

Tracey Harper (Nee Hambridge)

HARPER Tracey Amanda (nee Hambridge) 1966-2019 It broke our hearts to lose you, the day God called you home, but you did not go alone, as part of us went with you. Forever in our hearts, God bless, Love always Dad & Family xx

Allan (Olly) Allsop

ALLSOP Allan (Olly) Sadly passed away at the home on 2nd April aged 83. A beloved Husband to Margaret, a Loving Father to Andrew and Malcolm and a wonderful fun loving Grandad to Megan and Connor. A Funeral Service will take place with Family and close Friends only, However, all are welcome to join the family at the Crown and Cushion, Chipping Norton from 1.00 p.m. on Friday 22nd of April to Celebrate Olly's Life. No Flowers but donations in memory of Allan to British Heart Foundation or The Brain Tumour Charity May be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

Maureen Swinney

SWINNEY Maureen Passed away peacefully aged 68 years, she will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Black Bourton on Tuesday 19th April 2022 at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, to APCAM, c/o Greens Funeral Services 32 Corn Street, Witney, OX28 6BL, Tel: 01993 776486

John Dare Heryet

HERYET John Dare Passed away peacefully on 31st March 2022, aged 88 years. Beloved Husband of Frances Elizabeth, much loved Dad, Grandad and Great-Grandad. There will be a private funeral for John. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for 'Katharine House Hospice' may be sent c/o A L Sole & Son, Bidston Cl, Choicehill Rd, Over Norton, OX7 5PP.

Christine Mary Joyce

JOYCE Christine Mary It is with deep sadness that the family of Chris inform you of her death at home on 8th March 2022. She was a precious and treasured mother to daughter Steve, a loving sister to John and Terry, a devoted wife to Bill (deceased) and a dear and close friend to many. Always much loved as a kind and selfless person, with an unshakeable social conscience, she was one of life's true givers and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Family and Friends will gather soon to remember and celebrate her well read and well travelled life.

Mary Ann Nixey

NIXEY Mary Ann Passed away on 2nd April 2022, aged 74 years. Beloved wife of the late Keith, and a much loved Mum, Nanny, Sister, and Aunt. Funeral service to be held at Oxford Crematorium on Friday 29th April at 11:00am. The family request masks be worn please at the service. Mary requested that no black attire be worn. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired to Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK and Sobell House Hospice c/o Sandra Homewood Funerals, 5 The Parade, Windmill Road, Headington OX3 7BL or via

Molly Barnum Formerly Mcgrath

BARNUM Molly Formerly McGrath Of Hids Copse Road. Passed away November 9th, 2021 Loved by family and friends. Rests at Headington Crematorium.

In memoriam

Pamela Hambridge

HAMBRIDGE Pamela 1939-2017 Though your smiles have gone forever, and your hand we cannot touch, We have so many memories of you, that we miss and love so much. We hold you close within our hearts, and there you will remain, Until we meet again, God bless. Love Dennis & Family xx

Stephen Melville King

KING Stephen Melville In Memoriam of Stephen Melville King Beloved Partner, Son, Brother, Uncle, Father and Grandfather You entered your eternal sleep1 year ago on 17 April 2021 You are remembered and missed every day by all who knew you But especially by your family and me Love always Shirley

George Maycock

MAYCOCK George 16th April You always had a smile to share, Time to give and time to care, A loving nature, warm and true, These are the memories we keep of you. Love as always, Wife Hazel & all your family Goodnight, God Bless xxx

Jim Baxendale

Oxford Mail: Jim Baxendale

The new ODDA Committee are running a darts competition in memory of Jim Baxendale who ran the Oxford and District darts for over 40 years. Jim sadly died in September 2020 and we would like to do something to honour his memory. The event is open to all past and present ODDA players and is on 16th April 2022 at Cowley Workers Social Club. Doors open at 11am, registration at 12pm ready for a 1pm start.  All monies raised will be split equally between the ODDA league and a charity in Jim's name. If anyone would like a ticket to the event or would like to donate anything please speak to a member of the committee.

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