Yvonne Chamberlain MBE

May 09, 2019

It is with deep sadness that the Guild has to report on another death of one of our former members. Yvonne Chamberlain the former Town Crier of Axbridge has sadly passed away.

The funeral will take place at St Johns Church , Axbridge ,Somerset on Midday (12 pm) Wednesday 5th June 2019

Yvonne attended the local Methodist Church and had requested that her coffin be placed in the Church on the Tuesday Evening 4th June 2019 . Where a book of condolence will be placed for visitors to sign

In her Last Will and Testament Yvonne has requested a Guard of Honour of Town Criers to accompany the Hearse from the Methodist Church to the Parish Church of St Johns in the Market Square (about 200 yards down hill) at approx 11:30 am to form a guard of honour and attend the service

After the service Yvonne body will be transported to Sedgemoor Crematorium (about 20 minuets away ) for cremation and would like the Town Criers to attend if possible as stated in her will
The Wake afterwards will be in Axbridge ,Town Hall

The Town Crier of Axbridge Nigel Scott has arranged for the hall next to the parish Church St Johns to be open from 11am if criers wish to change

Cards have been requested to be sent to the undertakers C.V. Gower ,Funeral Directors , The Square ,Winscombe , Somerset, BS25 1BS
Please contact the Almoner Trevor Heeks to attain numbers of those that wish to attend