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BIRTHS

FRENCH
Rachel and Niall are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Aaron James, on April 11, 2017 at Wishaw General Hospital. A wee brother for Jake. Second grandson for Aliceanne and Scott, Peninver, and John and Jane, Carluke.

MARRIAGES
IRWIN – ARMOUR – At Lorne and Lowland Church, Campbeltown, on April 21, 2018, Thomas Charles, youngest son of Hamill and Elizabeth, West Drumlemble, to Lindsey Iona, younger daughter of Willie and Isy, West Trodigal.
DEATHS
MCSPORRAN – Peacefully, at the Campbeltown Hospital, on May 5, 2018, Margaret Jean Munro Thomson, in her 72nd year, Ardmore, High Askomil, Campbeltown, dearly beloved wife of George McSporran, much loved mum of Sandy and Alan and loving sister of Jen, Peter and the late Hector.
acknowledgements
LINES – Jill and the family of the late Rodney Lines (Rod) would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards, flowers, phone calls and visits received following their recent sad loss. Thanks to Rev Catriona Hood for a comforting and uplifting service, to T A Blair for their dignified professionalism, and to the Argyll Hotel, Bellochantuy for purvey. Finally, our sincere thanks to all who attended church and graveside to pay their respects, and contributed to the retiral collection for Mairi Semple Fund and A’Chleit Church.
MCALLISTER – The family of the late Mary McAllister would like to thank everyone for their kind messages of sympathy and support following their recent sad loss. Special thanks to staff at Ailsa Lodge for their care over the last five years. Thanks also to Rev Anne McIvor for a fitting and uplifting service, to David McEwan for organ music, to Kenneth and Rhys of T A Blair Funeral Directors for their professional and personal services, and to the Ardshiel Hotel for catering. Finally, sincere thanks to all who paid their respects at church and graveside.
ROSS – Kenneth, James and the family of the late Jean Ross would like to thank all relations, friends and neighbours for their many kind expressions of sympathy and support following their sad loss. Our grateful thanks to the doctors and staff of the Lochgilphead Medical Centre and the ambulance crews. Sincere thanks to all the staff of Glenaray Ward, Mid Argyll Community Hospital for their kindness and exceptional care, which was greatly appreciated. A special thanks to the Rev Hilda Smith for a comforting service and to Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors for all the arrangements.
IN MEMORIAMS
MARSHALL – In loving memory of my darling daughter, Kellyann, died May 10, 1979, aged 6 days old.
All those years since the angels took you away,
You are still in my heart and missed every day.
Love you always.
– Inserted by Mum, Southend.
MCCALLUM – In loving memory of our mum and dad, Tessa (Scally), died May 5, 2007, and Archie (Caddy), died January 6, 1993.
Always in our thoughts.
– Maureen, Robert, John and family x.
WATSON – In memory of our dear friend, Norman, taken from us May 8, 2015.
Gone but never forgotten.
– Ali, Carol, Colin, Siobhan and Rebecca.