17TH NOVEMBER 2014 – FUNERAL OF OLWYN BARNETT, CHAIRMAN OF HEREFORDSHIRE COUNCIL

The High Sheriff accompanied by Liz Morgans attended the funeral of Olwyn Barnett at St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne.  The Celebration of the Life of Olwyn was a great tribute to a wonderful lady who led a very full and varied life.  The enthusiasm with which she approached whatever role she undertook was very well illustrated throughout the Service.

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Councillor Olwyn Barnett, Chairman of Herefordshire Council attending the Shreival Service in Hereford Cathedral. Photograph by Sally Corrick

Tributes were made by Councillor Terry James and a Representative from St. Michael’s Hospice, Family Recollections were given by Michael Fitchett and a poem “God saw you getting Tired” was read by her Grand Daughter Sarah and a Bible reading from Ecclesiastes Chapter 3 by Councillor Chris Chappell. The Address was given by The Dean of Hereford Cathedral The Very Rev’d Michael Tavinor.