Announcements – July 25, 2021

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BIRTH
JOHNSTON – ANDERSON – Sylvia and Drew are delighted with the safe arrival of their daughter Aila Anderson on June 9, 2021. First grandchild for Kay and Iain and third for Fiona, Wullie and David, Paisley.
MARRIAGE
GUY – HEPBURN – At Loch Melfort Hotel on Saturday, June 12, 2021, Alan, youngest son of Ian and Alison to Rebecca, daughter of Neil and Jane, Lochgilphead. A special day.
DEATHS
JOHNSTONE – Peacefully at home, Auchencorvie, Campbeltown, on June 18, 2021, Maragaret Hope Walker (Hope) in her 80th year, dearly beloved wife of Ewan Johnstone, much loved mum of David, Judy and Fraser, loving granny of Sarah, William, Amy, Calum, Charlotte, Emma, Eilidh and Andrew and a beloved sister of Frances. Funeral service private in line with current government guidelines. Hope’s funeral will take place today Friday, June 25. The cortege will leave Southend Church at 1.00pm, we will travel, Southend Village on our way to Keil Cemetery. Anyone wishing to pay their last respects to Hope may do so along our route. Please remember to observe social distancing.
MCMILLAN – Suddenly but peacefully at Islay Hospital on Sunday, June 20, 2021, William Boyd McMillan late of Eorrabus Farm, Bridgend, Islay. Dearly loved husband of Patricia, loving father to William, Peter and Kenny. Much loved Granda Bill.
ROBERTSON – Peacefully with his daughter by his side at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, on June 2, 2021, Ian Robertson, aged 82 years, of 84 Roading, Campbeltown, dearly beloved husband of the late Margaret McKechnie, much loved dad of Margaret and a dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
SMYLIE – Suddenly, but peacefully, at Lorn and Islands Hospital, after a short illness, on June 22, 2021, Douglas Smylie, aged 76 years, of 8 Coille Mhinnean, Furnace, Argyll. Much loved husband of Alma. Adored Dad of Maureen, John and Aileen. Much respected father-in-law of David, Trisha and Surry. Cherished Papa of Matthew, Rachael and Kieran. Dear brother, uncle and cousin to all the family. A good neighbour, dear friend and popular work colleague to many. Much respected member of the local and wider communities. A private family service will be held at Cumlodden Parish Church on Monday, June 28, 2021. Thereafter the interment will take place at Kilevin Cemetery, Crarae at 12:45pm. Donations can be made in memory of Douglas to Macmillan Nurses Mid-Argyll – directly or via Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors.
IN MEMORIAMS
COPE – In loving memory of Doug, who passed away June 29, 2017.
Always in my thoughts.
– Jan.
MACDOUGALL – In loving memory of a dear mother Catherine, who died July 2, 2016.
Always in our thoughts.
– From the family.
MCMILLAN – Treasured memories of my dear wife Margaret, who sadly passed away on June 29, 2020.
You left behind my broken heart,
And happy memories too,
I never wanted memories,
I only wanted you.
– Love Iain xx
MCMILLAN – In loving memory of our wonderful mum and granny, who died on June 29, 2020.
Today and tomorrow,
Our whole lives through,
We will always,
Love and miss you.
Always in our hearts
– Iain, Gary and families xxxx
MCMILLAN – Treasured memories of my beautiful sister and best friend Margaret.
They say that time will heal
But neither time or reason
Will change the way I feel
I want to tell you something
So there won’t be any doubt
Your so wonderful to think of
But so hard to be without.
Much love.
– Maureen x
MCMILLAN – In loving memory of a dearly loved sister and Auntie (Margaret) passed away on June 29, 2020
It broke our hearts to lose you
Things are not the same
All we have are memories
And your picture in a frame
Love and miss you every day
– Loving sister Jessie and nieces Nicola, Kerry and wee Emma.