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Southern, Isabella (Bella)

Funeral report for the late Isabella Southern (Bella) The funeral was held recently for Isabella Southern of Castle who died on 30th January 2013, aged 95 years. Bella was born in Glasgow to Bess and William Beattie, she was the youngest of seven children, having three brothers and three sisters. She grew up in Glasgow and was married there in 1941 to Joseph Southern. He was in the Air Force so they travelled widely before settling at Leftwich in the early 1950’s, then they moved to Castle. Sadly she was widowed in 1994. Bella worked at Webb’s Butchers, Jackson’s Café and Anne’s Cake Shop. She enjoyed reading, doing codeword puzzles and travelling abroad; she was a member of St Wilfrid’s Monday Club and Castle Old Friends Club. Bella is survived by son Joseph, daughters Wendy and Maureen, grandchildren and great grandchildren. The service and committal at Altrincham Crematorium were conducted by Revd Carol Seddon. Family floral tributes were received and donations for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich

Southern Isabella (Bella)

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