HOLMES Gwen John and Jillian would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards and messages of sympathy received during their recent sad loss. Grateful thanks to Rev Ailsa Beech for a comforting and uplifting service. Thanks also to Sarah Skaife for the excellent catering. Special thanks to Adam Collier Funeral Director for his kindness and professionalism and for the efficient funeral arrangements. Finally thanks to everyone who gave donations so generously for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Kirkbymoorside Surgery.