Current Funerals

These are the current funerals that we are arranging. Click on a name to see the funeral arrangements.

GARDOM Lawrence

On 18th January 2020, aged 77 years of Wirksworth.  A much loved brother and uncle who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.  Funeral service to take place at St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth on Wednesday 5th February at 11.30am prior to interment at Steeple Arch Cemetery.  Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Cancer Research UK and may be sent to R & K Jepson, Middleton House, 22 Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB

PHILLIPS Annie

Of Bonsall, passed away after a long illness on 25th January 2020, aged 85 years.  A much loved and sadly missed Wife, Sister and Aunt.  Funeral service to be held at St James Church, Bonsall on Thursday 13th February at 2.00pm prior to interment in Bonsall Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations for Guide Dogs for the Blind may be sent to R & K Jepson, Middleton House,22 Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB.

KIDGER-PRESTON Robert "Bob"

Of Wirksworth, peacefully at the Royal Derby Hospital on 9th February 2020, aged 66 years.  Loving dad of Louise, Debbie, Darren and Mark and much loved grandad and father in law.  Funeral service to be held at Markeaton Crematorium, Main  Chapel on Friday 28th February at 2.00pm.  Family flowers only please, donations for the Respiratory Department Royal Derby Hospital (cheque’s payable to Derby & Burton Hospitals Charity Fund 16010) may be sent to R & K Jepson, Middleton House, 22 Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB.

SMITH Elsie

Passed peacefully away at her home in Wirksworth on 18th February 2020, aged 77 years.  Much loved wife of Tom and mother of Michael who will be missed by all her family and friends.  Funeral service to be held at St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth on Tuesday 3rd March at 10.30am prior to interment at Steeple Arch Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations for Dementia UK may be sent to R & K Jepson, Middleton House, 22 Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB.

SPENCER William Eric (Eric)

On December 28th 2019, peacefully at home in Turnditch, aged 86 years.  Hard working Farmer and former Landlord of The Bulls Head, Belper Lane End.  The beloved husband of the late Barbara and a much loved father, father in law, grandad, great grandad and brother.  Funeral service at St John’s Church, Hazelwood on Friday 24th January at 11.00am prior to cremation at Markeaton Crematorium.  Family flowers only please, donations for the British Heart Foundation may be sent to R & K Jepson, Middleton House, 22 Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB.

GILBERT Jose

A Service Celebrating Jose’s life will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Wirksworth on Thursday 20th February 2020 at 2.30pm.  Bright colours are encouraged though please feel free to wear whatever you wish.  Donations in Jose’s memory will benefit MIND.  Mind use the power of sport and physical activity to raise awareness, tackle mental health stigmas and support those of us with mental health problems to become more active.  They also offer a range of resources and engagement opportunities for sports organisations who wish to do more around mental health.  Cheques may be made payable to MIND and sent to R & K Jepson, Middleton House, 22 Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB.  If you prefer donations may be made on line as follows: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jose-gilbert7

YATES Glyn Beverley

On 10th February 2020, Glyn of Elton passed away suddenly at home aged 70 years.  Beloved husband of Susan and a loving father, brother and uncle.  He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.  Funeral service and interment at All Saints Church, Elton on Wednesday 26th February at 2.00pm.  Family flowers only please, donations for British Heart Foundation may be given at church or sent to R & K Jepson, Middleton House, 22 Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB. www.jepsonfunerals.co.uk