Deaths

WEBSTER - Peacefully, after a long battle with cancer, at Raigmore Hospital, on Tuesday, 9th January, 2018, James (Stevie), aged 63 years (Ardross, formerly Wick). Beloved son of Margaret and the late Thomas Webster, loving brother of Tommy and Andrew, a long term loving soulmate of Laura, a loving uncle and a good friend to many. Funeral service will be held in Ardross Community Hall, on Friday, 26th January, 2018, commencing at 2.00pm. All friends respectfully invited. A donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for S.S.P.C.A. and the Highland Hospice. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel: 01349 880901.
RUSSELL - Peacefully, on 9th January, at Riverside Care Home, Wick, Franklin Robertson Russell (Frank), aged 88 years. Sadly missed from last week's notice was the fact that Frank was also a much-loved dad, father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Fondest memories. Rest in peace. Marilyn and the late Julian, Julie and Craig, Katie and Jessica, Orkney and all his immediate family at home and away.
McBEATH - Our dear Carol (née Flett) passed away suddenly, at home in Ceres, Fife, on Wednesday, 10th January, 2018, aged 77 years. Treasured wife of Joe, beloved mum of Jill and the late Calum, adored nana of Laura, Ailsa and Morgan, deeply loved sister of Jan, adored great-nana, aunt, cousin, sister-in-law and friend to many. Her funeral service will be at Dunfermline Crematorium, on Tuesday, 23rd January, at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that donations be made to the Scottish SPCA.
GRANT - Peacefully, in Pentland View Care Home, Thurso, on Tuesday, 16th January, 2018, Jessie (Jenny), in her 84th year, of Dunroamin, Dunnet. Beloved wife of the late James (Larry), much loved mum of Jackie and Kevin, dear mother-in-law of James and Janice, a devoted nana to Stuart, Sarah, Louise and Sinclair, great-nana to Jack and a very dear sister and auntie. Funeral private at her own request.
McKECHNIE - Peacefully in her home, on Tuesday, 16th January, 2018, Margaret Clelland, née Russell (Pearl). Beloved wife of Robert (Jack), much loved mother of Russell, Stuart and Fraser, a dear mother-in-law to Connie, Alison and Fiona, a loving granny to Ross, John, Jordan, Jock, Mitchell and Lewis. Funeral service private at her own request.