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Beginning the Death notices now from 2nd July 1971.

DEATHS

ALLISON - At Home Cottage, Whiting Bay, on June 23 1971, Jenny Baird, beloved wife of the late Alexander Allison and dear mother of Hilda and the late Jean. No letters please.

BAIN - At her home in Stony Point, New York, after a long illness, on June 4 1971, Cissie Havlin, beloved wife of the late James Bain, formerly of Stevenston.

BARR - At 64 Simson Avenue, West Kilbride, on June 26 1971, Jessie Paton Barr, beloved wife of Hugh Barr and dear mother of Duncan, Jack and Campbell ( deceased ).

BRANNIGAN - At Kilmarnock Infirmary, on June 25 1971, Sarah O'Hare, aged 63 years,beloved wife of John Brannigan, 22 Viaduct Circle, Kilwinning.

BRYCE - At 24 Links Road, Saltcoats, on 29th June 1971, James Bryce, aged 90 years, beloved husband of the late Mary Sharp.

CAIRNS - At 27 Pollock Crescent, Kilwinning, on June 24 1971, Edward Cairns, aged 78 years , dear brother of Bella.

CLARK - At Ballochmyle Hospital, on June 22 1971, James Guthrie Clark, 13 Ashgrove Road, Kilwinning, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Haddow and dear father of May.

CUNNINGHAM - At 26 St Margaret's Avenue, Dalry, on June 26 1971, Isabella Nisbet, aged 72 years, beloved wife of the late William Cunningham and dearly loved mother of Helen.

FERGUSSON - Suddenly, at Heathfield Hospital, on 28th June 1971, James Fergusson, 55 Walker Avenue, beloved husband of Annie McLachlan.

FLYNN - Suddenly, at Ballochmyle Hospital, Mauchline, on June 23 1971, Eileen Delury, aged 47 years, beloved wife of Hugh Flynn, 3 Dickson Drive , Irvine.

HANNAH - Suddenly at Kilmarnock Infirmary, on June 28 1971, Rose Elizabeth Bradley, aged 54 years, dearly beloved wife of James Hannah, 15 Mayfield Avenue, Hurlford.

HARGREAVES - Suddenly, on June 26 1971, John William Hargreaves, in his 64th year, beloved husband of Elizabeth McNeill and dear father of Betty and Jack, 11 Montgomery Avenue, Beith.

HART - At Heathfield Hospital, Ayr, on June 27 1971, Thomas Hart, aged 63 years, beloved husband of May Gemmell and dear father of Margaret, 49 Burnfoot Avenue, Troon.


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The rest of the Death notices from July 2 1971.

DEATHS ( concluded )

HARVIE - At 7 Kilmarnock Road, Dundonald, on June 26 1971, Elizabeth Dickie, aged 89 years, wife of the late John Harvie, and dear mother of John, Primrose, Elizabeth and James.

KERNAHAN - Suddenly at Kilmarnock Infirmary, on June 24 1971, Elizabeth Robertson, aged 50 years, beloved wife of James Kernahan and dear mother of Pauline, John and Moira, 13 Churchill Drive, Ardrossan. Fortified by the Rites of the Holy Church. RIP.
Acknowledgements : Mr J Kernahan and family wish to thank most sincerely the Very Rev Canon Fischer; Father Tosh; the Sisters of Ardrossan Convent; Drs E McDonald, Leahy and Smith; staff of Kilmarnock Infirmary; members of the Legion of Mary; Junior and Senior Lourdes Hospitality; the Principal, pupils and staff of St Michael's Academy and Notre Dame College;local fire brigade, police; staff of Co-op bakery; manager and staff of Shell and BP; all relatives, friends and neighbours for Mass cards, floral tributes, kind expressions of sympathy and services rendered during their recent sad bereavement; special thanks to Auntie Mary and Uncle Bill Mitchell; also to Mr D Peebles for funeral arrangements. Holy Mass will be offered for the intentions of all.

McINTYRE - At Ayrshire Central Hospital on June 26 1971,Catherine Connel ( Smith ), 2 High Road, Stevenston, late of "Gleniffer ", Argyle Road, Saltcoats, beloved wife of the late James McIntyre. No flowers or letters.

MARSHALL - At Loanhead Farm , Beith, on June 28 1971, Isa Craig, much loved wife of John Marshall, devoted mother of George and Mary, and youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs John Marshall, Loanhead Bungalow, Beith.

MOUNCE - At 27 Shewalton Drive, Drybridge, on June 26 1971, James Mounce, aged 45 years, beloved husband of Matilda Miller.

MUNRO - At Kilmarnock Infirmary, on June 24 1971, David Munro, aged 69 years, beloved husband of Barbara Grant, 19 Bute Court, Stevenston.

MURRAY - At a hospital, Ayr, on June 27 1971, Lizzie Murray, in her 81st year, beloved twin sister of the late Flora Hawkins, Chapelwell Street, Saltcoats.

PATERSON - At Ballochmyle Hospital, on June 26 1971, Thomas Paterson, aged 70 years, ( ex-Chief Inspector, Ayr County Constabulary ), beloved husband of Marion Simpson, 9 Ferguson Avenue, Prestwick.

RAE - Suddenly, at 6 West End, Dalry, on 30th June 1971,John Rae, aged 66 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth McMeechan.

ROBERTSON - At 3 Lindsay Avenue, Kilbirnie, on 29th June 1971, William Robertson, aged 70 years, beloved husband of the late Winifred Heenan.

SMITH - Suddenly at Ballochmyle Hospital , on June 24 1971,William R G Smith ( Retired Marine Superintendent, Ellerman Lines Ltd ) , beloved husband of Margaret Kirkpatrick, 41 Woodwynd, Kilwinning. No letters please.

TAYLOR - Peacefully in Edinburgh, on June 21 1971, Elizabeth Brownlie Taylor, aged 88 years, widow of James Taylor, late of Saltcoats and Shanghai, China. Interred at Ardrossan Cemetery on Monday, June 28 1971.

TAYLOR - At 13 Pundeaven Avenue, Kilbirnie, on June 24 1971, Robina Menzies, aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late Hugh Taylor.


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The first of the Acknowledgements now from 2nd July 1971.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

BARR - Mrs Annie Barr and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; special thanks to Drs Boyd and McDermott, Kilwinning doctors, and staff of Pavilion 11, Ayrshire Central Hospital; also the Rev C F Hill for unfailing attention and spiritual comfort during their most sorrowing time; to all who paid their last respects at graveside; and SCWS for funeral arrangements. 43 Irvine Road, Kilwinning.

BEHAN - The family of the late Mrs Ellen Behan wish to thank most sincerely the Rev Frs Murphy, McCluskey and Gunning; the Legion of Mary; Drs Leahy, Griffen, Smith and Harrison; all relatives, friends and neighbours for Mass cards, floral tributes and messages of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement; SCWS for funeral arrangements. Holy Mass will be offered for intentions of all. 48 Old Raise Road, Saltcoats.

CAMPBELL - Mrs Agnes Campbell and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also Dr McCreadie for kind attention. 5 Dalry Road, Kilwinning.

CAMPBELL - Mr and Mrs T Methven wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement. 39 Ottoline Drive, Troon.

CRAIG - Bessie and Allan wish to thank all who attended their brother's funeral and for expressions of sympathy and flowers received. 94 Eglinton Road, Ardrossan.

CROSSAN - Mr David Crossan and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and Mass cards received in their recent sad bereavement; also doctors and nurses of Ward 2, Kilmarnock Infirmary, and especially Dr Fegan and Nurse Campbell for their kind attention; Rev Father O'Carroll for spiritual comfort and William Wallace & Son for funeral arrangements. 20 Nethermiln Road, West Kilbride.

HYND - Andrew Hynd and family desire to thank all friends, relatives and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also doctors and nurses of Kilbirnie Clinic; Captain Henderson and Mrs Napier of the Salvation Army; workmates from BSC, Glengarnock Works; and SCWS for funeral arrangements. 12 Coldgreen Avenue, Kilbirnie.

LONGMIRE - Mrs Ross Longmire wishes to thank all relatives, friends and former neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and mass cards received in her recent sad bereavement. 5 Telford Street, Barrow in Furness.

McLACHLAN - The family, brothers and sisters of the late Robert McLachlan wish to thank sincerely all who gave floral tributes in their recent sad bereavement; doctors for attention; the Rev W C Lavalette for services rendered; and all who paid their last respects at the graveside; Co -operative for funeral arrangements.

McLACHLIN -Mrs Agnes McLachlin wishes to thank her late husband's brothers, sisters, and new friends in Dreghorn; also Rev W Lavalette and Drs Gibson and Watt. 113 Main Street, Dreghorn.


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The remainder of the Acknowledgements from 2nd July 1971.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ( concluded )

MAXWELL - The family of the late James Maxwell desire to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their bereavement; also Rev McDonald for services rendered. 25 Mansefield Road, Tarbolton.

MILLAR - Mr and Mrs B Millar wish to thank all friends and neighbours, for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also doctors and staff of Ravenspark Hospital for kind attention; Rev Houston for services rendered and Mr Hawthorn, Co-op, for funeral arrangements. 16 Kirkland Road, Kilbirnie.

PIRRIE - Mrs Jean Pirrie and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their sad bereavement; also Dreghorn Chapter 268 OES; Rev and Mrs Dunn for help and kind attentions; those who attended at crematorium; staff of Ward 7 , Ballochmyle Hospital; SCWS for funeral arrangements; Rev Stuart Dunn for services rendered. 87 Townfoot, Dreghorn.

PLENDERLEITH - Mrs Plenderleith and family desire to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr Forsyth; Rev R A Knox for his help and kindness; Mr A W Blair for funeral arrangements; and all who paid their last respects at the cemetery. 68 Garven Road, Stevenston.

REID - Mr Thomas Reid and family sincerely thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes ; also the Rev Houston and SCWS for funeral services and arrangements. 79 Stockbridge crescent, Kilbirnie.

RODGER - Mrs Rodger and family wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours, and staff and workers of ICI , for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Doctor A Lynch, and doctors and nurses for kind attention; the Rev W C Lavalette for services rendered; and Mr W Steele for funeral arrangements. 57 Blacklands Crescent, Kilwinning.

SKINNER - Mrs Mary Skinner and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also doctors and nursing staff of Pavilion 11, Ayrshire Central Hospital for kind attention; Rev Kirkland for services rendered; and Mr Hawthorn for funeral arrangements. 83 Stoopshill Crescent, Dalry.

STEPHENSON - Mr and Mrs L C Stephenson and family wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and customers , also relatives and friends in Liverpool, for their help and understanding, and expressions of sympathy; also for the floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; special thanks are offered to the Rev R Kirkland for his great kindness and services rendered; SCWS, Dalry, for funeral arrangements; Mrs Muir for her great help; the Seamen's Mission, the Sailors' Society, members of BP Tanker Company Ltd, ashore and afloat, and officers and crew of " Britsih Destiny ". WE have never known such kindness. 43 New Street, Dalry.

STEWART - Mrs Isabella Stewart and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also the Love Memorial Hall, Corsehill Women's Guild; doctors and nursing staff, Ward 3 , Kilmarnock Infirmary; and Rev C MacKenzie for services rendered; Co-operative for funeral arrangements; and all who attended cemetery. 4 Redstone Avenue, Kilwinning.

WEAVER - Mr Weaver and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for Mass cards, expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also doctors and nurses, Pavilion 2, Irvine Central Hospital; Father Flynn for services rendered and Mr A W Blair for funeral arrangements. 8 Keir Hardie Road, Stevenston.


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The first of the In Memoriam notices now from 2nd July 1971. Inevitably as we come to the same time of year again there are some repeats.

IN MEMORIAM

CAMERON - In loving memory of our dear niece, Margaret,died July 1 1959.
This month comes with sad regret,
It brings a day we won't forget;
You fell asleep without goodbye,
But memories of you will never die.
Inserted by Uncle Peter and Aunt Marg, 112 Ardoch Crescent, Stevenston.

For ever in our thoughts.
Inserted by Jim, Jane and family, 22 Murdoch Crescent, Stevenston.

In loving memory of our youngest daughter, Margaret McPhee, wife of Robert Cameron, who died July 1 1959, aged 24.
So sudden was the parting,
Bitter was the blow;
What it meant to lose you,
No one will ever know.
Time helps to heal the sadness,
Like a smile behind the tears;
But memories hold you ever near,
Despite the passing years.
Inserted by her mother, father and sisters, 54 Glencairn Street, Stevenston.

CONN - Loving memories of our dear father and grandpa, Francis Conn, died July 7 1969.
As you rest in peaceful sleep,
Your memory we will always keep.
Agnes, Bill, Billy and Susan.

We who loved you best
Have missed you most.
Mary, Tom and family.

CURRIE - In loving memory of my dear wife, mother and grandmother, Elizabeth Currie, who died June 29 1970.
A silent house, a vacant chair,
Something missing everywhere;
Life goes on, we know that's true,
But not the same since we lost you.
Inserted by her loving husband Duncan, May, George, and little Lisa, 17 Dipple View, Kilbirnie.

DALLAS - In loving memory of our dear father, William Dallas, died July 3 1968.
Always remembered.
Bill, May and family.

In loving memory of our dear father, died July 3 1968.
The schemes that we planned
When the future looked grand,
Like our dreams, they just didn't come true.
Trying our best not to cry or complain,
But dad, how we miss you.
Please take care of him, Lord,
In your heavenly throne,
For he was the king of our humble home.
Inserted by his daughter Eleanor and son-in-law Brian, New Street, Stevenston.

God stood that morning beside your bed,
And these are the words He must have said:
" You suffered more than you could stand,
Come join me in a better land".
inserted by John and Mary, and all at 19 Kirkhall Drive, Ardrossan.

DICKSON - in loving memory of our dear father, Alexander Dickson, died July 4 1969.
Always loved and remembered.
Inserted by his daughters, Moira, Sandra, son-in-law Robbie and his grandchildren, 55 Beech Avenue, Beith.

GILMOUR - In loving memory of our dear son, James, died July 6 1963, aged three-and-a-half, also loved ones gone before and after.
There's a place set apart in the depths of our hearts,
A corner that was always your own;
No one can replace it or time erase it,
We keep it for you alone.
Inserted by mum, dad, Joyce, Doris, and Alex.

Dear James I miss you more each day,
I always will I'm sure.
Auntie Mima and uncle Robert .


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Some more of the In Memoriam entries from 2nd July 1971.

IN MEMORIAM ( continued )

HAMILTON - In loving memory of my dear husband and father, Tom, died July 1 1964.
This month comes with sad regret,
It brings back a day we will never forget;
You fell asleep without saying goodbye,
For memories of you will never die.
Inserted by his loving wife and daughter, Betty.

HOUSTON - In loving memory of my dear wife and our dear mother, Bridget McCrorie, died June 26 1969.
Oh how I wish that I could say,
I'm going to see my mother today;
To hear her voice, to see her smile,
To sit and talk with her awhile.
Tommy and family, 108 Dalry Road, Saltcoats.

Always remembered.
Isabel, John and family, 33 Donaldson Avenue, Stevenston.

McKERNON - In loving memory of my dear husband and our father, Danny, died July 1 1962 ( result of an accident ).
To lose someone as good as you,
Remains a heartache all life through;
His love was great, his heart was kind,
What beautiful memories he left behind.
Inserted by his loving wife Annie, and family.

In loving memory of my dear father, died July 1 1962.
Years may pass and slip away,
But memories of you will always stay.
Inserted by his loving daughter Frances, Andy and family.

McCALL - In loving memory of my dear wife and mother, Mary J McBlane, who died June 30 1969.
Always remembered.
Inserted by her loving husband and daughter, Ann, 38 Townend Street, Dalry.

McMILLAN - In loving memory of my dear husband Archibald, died June 29 1967.
Inserted by Vera and family, Barkip Cottage, Dalry.

MITCHELL - In loving memory of my dear husband, Alexander, died July 3 1969.
This month comes with sad regret,
It brings back a day we will never forget;
For memories of you will never die.
Inserted by his loving wife and family, 3 Sourlie Terrace, Girdle Toll.


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Concluding the In Memoriam notices from 2nd July 1971.

IN MEMORIAM ( concluded )

REID - Cherished memories of our dear daughter, Shirley Eleanor, died July 4 1955.
We do not need a special day
To bring you to our mind;
For days we do not think of you,
Are very hard to find.
Mummy, daddy, Trevor and Kenneth, 59 Shore road, Stevenston.

Treasured memories of our dear grandchild, Shirley Eleanor, died July 4 1955.
A little corner of our hearts
Is specially kept for you.
Gran and grandpa, 31 Hayocks Road, Stevenston.

Treasured memories of our niece, Shirley Eleanor, died July 4 1955.
Our memory of you is a keepsake,
With which we will never part;
God has you in his keeping,
But we have you in our hearts.
Auntie Joan, uncle Bill and family, 81 Forde Crescent, Stevenston.

ROY - In loving memory of my dear husband, Jim Roy, died July 6 1967.
Always remembered.
Inserted by his loving wife, 38 North Shore Road, Troon.

STEWART - Treasured memories of a dear husband, William, died June 26 1970.
Time helps to heal the sadness,
Like a smile behind the tears;
But memories hold you ever near,
Despite the passing years.
Inserted by his loving wife, Lizzie, 14 MacGregor Avenue, Stevenston.

SMITH - In loving memory of my dear husband, Robert, died July 1 1970.
Always remembered.
Inserted by his loving wife and family.

YOUNG - In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Signaller George Young, R.A., killed in action in Italy ,June 30 1944, aged 22 years, interred in Orvietto Cemetery .
How constantly we long for you,
With heart and eyes that fill;
The love we had for you in life,
In death is stronger still.
Inserted by his loving father, mother, and sisters at home and abroad, 23 Kirkton Avenue, West Kilbride.

In loving memory of our dear brother, George, killed in action in Italy, June 30 1944.
Silent thoughts, memories dear,
Treasured more each passing year.
Inserted by Alex, Rena and family, 63 Main Street, West Kilbride.


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Starting a new edition of the paper now: the A&S Herald for 27th August 1971.

BIRTHS

CLARK - At Buckreddan Nursing Home, on August 22 1971, to John and Jessie ( Simpson ), 56 Katrine Place, Irvine, a son ( Brian ), a brother for Allan. Thanking all in attendance.

CRAIG - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on August 19 1971, to Jim and Agnes ( Craig ), Woodgreen Farm, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, a son ( Robert ); both well.

GILMORE - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, on August 24 1971, to Robert and Sadie ( Houston ),16 Robert Street, Dalry, a son ( Christopher James ); both well. Thanking all in attendance.

LITTLEJOHN - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on August 24 1971, to Shields and Gwen ( Lennox ), 73 Fergushill Road, Kilwinning, a gift of twins (boy and girl ); all well.

MILLAR - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, Kilwinning, on August 19 1971, to Frank and Agnes ( McNeillie ) ,4 Glebe Street, Saltcoats, a son ( Paul ); both well.

RORE - At Perry's Nursing Home, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, on August 19 1971, to Victor and Shirley ( Hughes ), a son ( Craig ), a welcome brother for Steven.

ROSS - At Kilmarnock Maternity Home. on August 13 1971, to Bob and Nan ( McTaggart ), 9 Solway Place, Barassie, a son ( Stephen McTaggart ) ; both well.

SIMPSON - At Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, on August 21 1971, to Hector and Anne ( Jamieson ), a daughter.

STEVENSON - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, on August 20 1971, to Stewart and Patricia ( nee Johnstone ), a daughter ( Tracy ), a sister for Trudie.


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