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Somerset County Herald and Taunton Courier. Saturday 09 Dec 1961
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Curry Mallet funeral
The funeral service for Mr. Joseph Francis Douglas HUBBARD, Morrells, Curry Mallet, took place at Curry Mallet Church on Wednesday.
Mr. HUBBARD, who was 66, had lived at Morrells for 27 years. When his wife died, 18 years ago, he gave up working as a basket-maker to bring up his four sons and tend his smallholding.
The Vicar of Curry Mallett (the Rev. REES-JONES) conducted the service and Mrs. E. M. REES-JONES was at the organ.
Mourners were:- Mr. J. P. HUBBARD, Mr. W. C. HUBBARD, Mr. A. R. HUBBARD and Mr. C. HUBBARD (sons), Mr. and Mrs. W. HUBBARD (brother and sister-in-law), Mrs. C. HUBBARD (also representing Mr. C. HUBBARD), Mr. J. HUBBARD and Mrs. C. PESTER, Mrs. JACKSON and Mrs. BUNSTON (nephews and nieces), and Mr. H. LOCK (also representing Mrs. LOCK).
Floral tributes were as follows: In loving memory of a dear father, from Jack, Charlie, Richard and Cuthbert; The PESTER family; All his mates from Manor Farm, Curry Mallet; Tot, Grace and Dorothy, Mary, Den and children, Mr. and Mrs. AUSTURET and family, M. BALE and L and T. HARDWELL; In loving memory of Uncle Doug, from Margaret, Cecil and baby Shirley- In loving memory of a dear brother, from Beat, Bill and Nephew John; All at Stowey Farm; Mr. and Mrs. H. LOCK (Wrantage), Rose, Grace and Rosemary; Freda and Eric MEAD, The Caravan; Mr. and Mrs. HIGGIN, Edna, Michael and Christine; B. MICO; Mr. and Mrs. WATKINS and Margaret; Reg and Renee COLES; Mr.. and Mrs. BURGE and Bill; Capt. and Mrs. GRAY.
Mr. J. HUBBARD and his brothers wish to thank their many friends and neighbours for the floral tributes and messages of sympathy received in their bereavement.
Funeral arrangements were by Mr. Leonard E. SMITH, of Haydon Road, Taunton.
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<NOTES: Joseph Francis Douglas or Douglas HUBBARD son of William HUBBARD and Ellen CURLE or KEIRLE, married Ethel Ida or Ida PESTER>