Done, Gladys Irene
The funeral was held on 6th July for the late Gladys Irene Done of Pickmere who died on 29th June 2006 aged 87 years. Gladys was born in Church Minshull near Crewe to Thomas and Kate Astbury. She was the youngest child and had two brothers and a sister who all pre-deceased her. Gladys grew up in Church Minshull and was educated at Ravenscroft Hall. She married John Allen Done on 16th June 1942 at Great Budworth Church. They settled in Pickmere where she remained until her death sadly Gladys was widowed in January 1998. Gladys helped on the farm selling their produce. She was an active member of Pickmere W.I. and supported her husband Allen in his council duties when he was Chairman of Macclesfield District Council. Gladys leaves her six children John Christine Pauline Philip Jane & Pam 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. The service was held at Pickmere Methodist Church prior to interment at Great Budworth Churchyard conducted by Rev David Goodwin. In addition to family floral tributes donations were received for Arthritis Research Campaign. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service Northwich.