In Loving Memory of Church Family Members and Friends
now at Home with their Lord and Saviour
In Loving Memory of Jennie Grace
Although she lived and served the Lord in India
we counted Jennie Grace Prabakhar as a close friend of the church.
She passed into her Lord's presence on 1st May 2019.
She was Superintendent of Hebron Hostel for many years
(following the retirement of our own Joyce Harding - see below).
Our prayers are with her family and friends.
In Loving Memory of Winnie White
We were sad to report that Winnie White,
who had been in our thoughts and
prayers for some time,
passed into her Lord's presence on Tuesday 8th January
We prayerfully remember her family and send
them our sincere condolences.
In Loving Memory of John Harris
John Harris, a good friend of the church who moved to the North of England
in about 2002, passed away on Saturday 12th January 2019.
We send our condolences to his family and friends.
In Loving Memory of
Mrs. Emma Georgina Mary Rowdon
8th July 1920 - 4th February 2018
We were very sad to report that our most loved Georgina,
was taken home to be with her Lord,
whom she served faithfully throughout her long life.
Georgina's funeral was on Friday 23 February 2018,
with a Thanksgiving Service at 2.00 pm at the church.
Hymns sung at the Service of Thanksgiving were
'Amazing Grace', 'The Lord's my Shepherd',
'Great is Thy Faithfulness' and 'In Christ Alone'.
In Loving Memory of (Amelia) Ruth Bussey
The Thanksgiving Service for Ruth will be held at
Verwood Methodist Church on
Thursday 18th January at 11.00 am
Afterwards refreshments will be served at
Verwood Memorial Hall
We miss Ruth very much. In recent years Ruth has regularly met with us
on Sunday mornings and evenings, always supporting our special events
and often coming to our Tuesday Bible Study and Prayer Meetings.
She always had a ready smile and was very humble. You would not know
what a great contribution she has made to the local community over so many years.
Her husband was the minister of Verwood Methodist Church in the 1960s,
where they both served faithfully and are lovingly remembered.
For further details, please see the page on the Mags4dorset website.
In Loving Memory of Esther Sirra (Hebron Hostel, India)
We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Esther Sirra to be with her Lord
We send our heart felt commiserations to all at the Hostel and her family and friends
Gayl Spieringshoek was appointed to continue from Esther but could not obtain permit.
In Loving Memory of STAN ORMAN (brother of Ken Orman of our chapel)
On Sunday morning, 27th August 2017 Stan Orman,
on his way to the morning service at Pinehurst Community Church,
collapsed and was almost immediately taken into the presence of the Lord.
A tremendous shock to all and a great loss to family, friends and the Church.
There was a Thanksgiving Service on
Friday 8th September at Pinehurst Community Church.
Stan was a founder member of the Church at Pinehurst
and worked tirelessly all his life for the work there,
he was a founder member of the Dorset Counties Trust,
Secretary of the Counties Regional Fellowship for many years
and for so many, a great friend .
Please do remember his wife Vera, and the extended family in your prayers.
(This sad news & tribute are based on an email written to friends by Stephen Gillham)
In Loving Memory of Mary Freeborn
Mary was always a bright and friendly soul who will be very much missed by our fellowship.
She passed away on the evening of Monday 25th August 2014
Her funeral was on Monday 8th September - We extend our commiserations to her family and friends.
In Loving Memory of Jean Jones
A service of thanksgiving was held on Tuesday 29th April 2014
We miss Jean very much, but she is now with her Lord and Saviour
Audrey Jeanes, a good friend of the chapel.
There was a service on Friday 24th May 2013
at the local United Reformed Church where she was a member.
Our Dear Friend and Elder of the Chapel was called home to be with his Lord
on Saturday 9th March 2013 - we shall miss him very much
Dick was buried at Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground
at 12.30 pm on Tuesday 26th March 2013
A Thanksgiving Service followed at 2.30 pm in our Chapel.
Our Pastor Jeremy Andrews presided over both services and there were contributions as follows:
Malcolm Smith and Ken Orman led in prayer.
Glynne Hampson spoke in appreciation of Dick's earlier years at New Milton Evangelical Free Church,
followed by Peter Hallsworth who spoke of the last ten years,
during which we at Verwood Road have had the priviledge of his friendship and fellowship.
Oliver Gross brought us a message from God's Word, with a reading of Job chapter 14.
Oliver answered the question in Job 14 v 14 - If a man dies, shall he live again? with a definite Yes
and then went on to explain how we can know that Dick is alive in heaven now.
At the beginning of this year Dick chose the following scripture for remembrance by all in the chapel:
A new commandment I give you: Love one another as I have loved you (John 13v34)
You might be interested to visit the web site of Grace to You -
the preaching and books of John MacArthur were a great blessing to Dick
Our dear friend Ernie Perfitt went to be with his Lord
early on Thursday morning 8th November 2012
This photograph was taken in May 2006 at one of our church events.
We remember Ernie with great affection, it was a real blessing to have known him.
We remember Mike, Hilary and Janet in our prayers.
Ernie's funeral was at Colehill Woodlands Cemetry, 19th November 2012
Mrs Doris Combes
The picture below shows
Mrs Doris Combes and her son John, taken on Christmas Day 2011.
Doris and her late husband were faithful members of the church
for many years, although unable to attend for some time now.
photograph was taken she has gone to be with her Lord.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all her family.
The funeral was on Friday 20th January at 10.45 am at Bournemouth
with a Thanksgiving Service at our chapel in the afternoon.
28 January 1922 to 16th
Christ which is far better
of our dear friend was on Monday 24th October 2011.
Our Church was full with those wanting to join in thanksgiving for
We continue to remember Georgina and their family in our prayers.
extend our love and condolences to all at
Holland Wharf Girls' Hostel near
Narsapur, South India
following the home call of Joy Tilsley in 2011.
dear friend Victor Myson passed away on Tuesday 8th March
was 98 years of age and for the past few years had been a
very regular visitor to our Sunday morning services.
These were a
great joy to him and he was always sad if not able to come. We shall
miss him very much.
In Memory of Joyce Harding:
beloved Miss Joyce Harding was called home to be forever with her
Saviour and Lord,
on the morning of Thursday 25th February
Thanksgiving Services were held at our Chapel on Monday
March and in India on Tuesday 9th March.
Jennie Grace has sent us a
lovely description of the Memorial Service held at Hebron Hostel:
OF AMMA HARDING MEMORIAL SERVICE
Cathy Gilmore has produced
a excellent tribute to Joyce which can be viewed and printed:
3/2/1917 - 25/2/2010