Mrs Isobel Jackson

Jackson / Isobel (nee Beggs) called home 2nd May 2022, late of Banbridge and formerly of Quilly, Dromore.  Dearly loved wife of Robert, cherished mum of Esther and Nigel, dear mother-in-law of Glynn and Barbara, much loved granny of Catherine and Emily, Peter, Carrie and Ben and beloved sister of Samuel (Audrey), Jennifer (Dennis) and the late Bob (Jean).  A service of thanksgiving for Isobel’s life will be held in Mourneview Assembly, George Street, Lurgan on Thursday 5th May at 2.00pm preceded by a private family committal.  House strictly private, no flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for Trinitarian Bible Society C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

At home with the Lord.

Mr James Henry (Jim) Dowie

Dowie / James Henry (Jim).  29th April 2022 at hospital, late of Alfred Terrace, Dollingstown.  Much loved dad of Lyndsey and Stacey, father-in-law of Matthew, granda of Logan, Cody, Sophia and Joshua, brother of Phil and the late Margaret and brother-in-law of Willie.  Funeral service in Magheralin Parish Church on Monday at 1.00pm followed by a private cremation.  House strictly private.  No flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for NI Chest Heart and Stroke C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.  Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Mrs Florence Evelyn Watson-Houston

Watson-Houston / Florence Evelyn (Florrie)  April 7th 2022 peacefully at hospital, late of Shaerf Drive, Lurgan. Beloved mother of Stanley, Jeoffrey, Judith, Stephen and Hilary and the late David and the late baby Thomas. Funeral from her son Stephen’s home, 2 Princeton Ave, Lurgan on Saturday at 1.30pm for a service in Lurgan Church Of The Nazarene at 2.00pm followed by committal in Lurgan Cemetery.  Family and friends are welcome to come and pay their respects at Stephen’s Home.   Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired may be made for Macmillan Nurses C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

Mrs Jeanne Maria McIlwaine

McIlwaine / Jeanne Maria. March 18th 2022 peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, Dublin, in the presence of her loving family, late of Sorrento Close, Dalkey. Beloved mother of Jess and dear grandmother of Aaron.


A service of thanksgiving has taken place in Loughbrickland Mission Hall with committal in Loughbrickland Church Of Ireland Graveyard.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family and all her friends at Highways-Byways-Missions (Formerly Annaghanoon Christian Ministry) and Loughbrickland Mission Hall.

Absent from the body, present with the Lord.

Mrs Heather Beattie

Beattie/Heather. March 10th 2022 suddenly yet peacefully at hospital. Beloved wife of Stanley (Blackskull Road, Banbridge), loving mother of Tim, mother-in-law of Karen, grandmother of Anna, Laurie and Rosie and dear daughter-in-law of Granny Beattie.

Funeral service in Lurgan Free Presbyterian Church on Thursday 17th March at 1.00pm followed by committal in Banbridge Cemetery (Arriving Approx 2.45pm). Donations if desired may be made for CEF and NI Air Ambulance C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH (cheques made payable to Ronnie Russell Donations Account Please).

House Strictly Private however those wishing to pay their respects can do so on Sunday from 2.00pm onwards at Philip and Elizabeth Beattie’s home, 43 Tullyrain Road, Gilford, BT63 6DY.

Will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

At home with the Lord.

Michael John Steen

Steen / Michael John.  February 26th 2022 suddenly but peacefully in his sleep, at his home Waring Terrace, Waringstown. Beloved son of John and Peggy.  
Funeral service in Waringstown Presbyterian Church on Wednesday at 2.00pm followed by committal in the adjoining burying ground.
House private please. Donations if desired may be made for Mental Health C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.
Will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his family and friends.
Safe home Michael.
Due to the ongoing building project at Waringstown Presbyterian Church, car parking is quite limited. Please use the car park at Holy Trinity Parish Church Halls on the Mill Hill, beside Waringstown Presbyterian Church.

Steen / Michael John.  February 26th 2022.  Deeply regretted by his uncle Jackie Duff and cousins Chris, Colin, Tony and Gillian.Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Mrs Emma Best

Best / Emma (nee Kirk).  Died peacefully 17th February 2022.  Wife of the late Richard, much loved mum of Heather & Elizabeth, dearest granny of Alana (Simpson), Adam and Suzanne, great-granny of Angus and mother-in-law of Alan & Wilbur.  A private interment took place in Seagoe Cemetery on Sunday 20th February.

The eternal God is our refuge and underneath are the everlasting arms.  Deuteronomy 33 : 27

Mr Alan Totten


Totten / Alan.  1st February 2022.  Peacefully at his home 28a Ashtree Hill, Tandragee. Dearly loved husband of Doris, loving father of Claire and Matthew, Father-in-Law of Sarah and the late Brian and dear pops of Jack, Johnny and Tilly. 

Friends and Family are welcome to call at the family home. 

A service of thanksgiving for Alan’s life will take place in Richhill Methodist Church on Thursday at 2.00pm.  The service will be live streamed via Richhill Methodist Church Facebook page.

No Flowers please.  Donations if desired for Cancer Research C/O Ronnie Russell, Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH. 

Tis sweet to know we’ll meet again, on Heaven’s eternal shore. Redeemed through Christ’s atoning blood, we’ll meet to part no more.

Mr Percy Hicks Gilliland

Gilliland / Percy Hicks,  January 27th 2022 peacefully at hospital in his 94th year.  Beloved husband of the late Winifred and beloved brother of the late Hedley, Iris and Wilbur. A service of committal will take place at St John’s Parish Churchyard Moira on Sunday at 3.00pm.  Those wishing to pay their respects are welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.Will be very sadly missed and fondly remembered by his nephews Kenny & Harris and their families and his good friends Liz, Sam and Wendy.

Mr Alwyn Robert Adams

Adams / Alwyn Robert.  January 6th 2022 at hospital.  Darling husband of Eleanor, dearest and devoted friend of Jaro and much loved brother of the late Noel, Ken, Robin and Vivien.  Funeral Service in Magheralin Parish Church (In accordance with government guidelines) on Saturday at 2.00pm followed by a private family committal.  House strictly private.  No flowers please.  Donations if desired may be made for Release International C/o Ronnie Russell Funeral Director, 59 Waringstown Road, Lurgan, BT66 7HH.

Will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, friend Jaro, brothers, sisters and his entire family circle.

“With the Lord which is far better”

Philippians 1:23