The funeral was held on 26th October for the late Nellie Hickson of Leftwich who died on 18th October 2006 aged 90 years. Nellie was born in Northwich the fifth of nine children to the late William and Anne Hughes. She was brought up in Northwich and attended Victoria Road School. She married Leonard Hickson on 6th August 1949 at Northwich Registry Office. They settled in Castle Northwich then moved to Leftwich she was widowed in 1999. Nellie worked as a domestic assistant then worked at I.C.I. Winnington during the war years. She enjoyed playing bingo knitting reading doing crosswords and spending time with her family. She is survived by her two sons Bert and Robert four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The service was held at St Wilfrid's Parish Church Davenham followed by interment in the churchyard. Revd Martyn Cripps conducted the service. As well as family floral tributes donations were received for St Luke's (Cheshire) Hospice. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service Northwich.