Tributes to veteran hairdresser

A service at St Mary's Church preceded cremation at Mansfield Crematorium of Mrs Marlene Bickley, aged 80, of Westfield Lane, Mansfield.

Marlene Bickley.
Marlene Bickley.

A lifelong resident of Mansfield, Marlene was a hairdresser until her retirement.

Her interests included flower arranging, dancing and spending time with family and friends.

Marlene, who passed away at home on October 7, 2017, leaves her husband John, daughter Katy Milward, son James Bickley, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mourners were Mr John Bickley, Mr James Bickley, Mrs K. Bickley, Mr J. Riddock, Mrs K. Milward, Mr J. Riddock, Mr J. Bickley, Mr B. Bickley, Mrs E. Hobbs, Mr T. Hobbs, Miss C. Moore, Mr N. Bickley, Mrs A. Munt, Mr P. Munt, Mr T. Bickley, Mrs O. Bickley, Mr J. Mills, Mrs J. Hyde, Mrs T. Greenway; Mrs L. Woodward (rep L. and P. Woodward); Rev P. Chapman (rep Mothers Union); Mr S.M. Evans (rep Mrs M. Auld), Mrs B. Valantine, Miss M. White; Mrs S. White (rep O. and C. and J. and P. Mason), Mr N. Mason, Miss C. Partridge; Mrs M. Cooling (rep Mr and Mrs J. Cockett), Mr and Mrs C. Webster, Mr and Mrs M. Fisher, Mrs M. Johnson, Mr I. Johnson, Mrs A. Munt, Mr P. Munt, Mr S. and Mrs J. Chambers, Mrs C. Jaffray, Mr and Mrs S. Greene, Mrs L. Kidd, Miss G. Munt, Mr and Mrs N.D. Bell, Mr and Mrs Holmes, Miss J. Milnes, Mr J. Milnes, Mrs R. Babos; Mrs J. Mather (rep Mrs S. Dawe), Mr R. Toplis, Mr and Mrs B. Gaunt; Mrs S. Shipley (rep Shipley family); Ms M. Shipley (rep J. With); Mrs A. Godfrey (rep St Mary Mothers Union), Mrs K. Dobson, J. Merry; Mr and Mrs Shipley (rep Morgan family, Miss M. Shipley), Mr P. and Mrs E. Wakefield, Mr D. Smith; P. Musgrove (rep Mansfield Flower Club).

Floral tributes were from family and friends, donations received in lieu of flowers raised £220 for the local food bank. Arrangements were by Ivan Bramley.

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