Here are the death notices published in the Braintree and Witham Times this week:

HARROD Doreen Passed away peacefully on Thursday 17th September 2020, aged 87 years. Devoted Wife to the late 'Joe' and loving Mum to Beverley. Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral will take place at St Mary's Church, Stebbing on Thursday 8th October at 2pm. Family flowers only please, but any donations, if desired, to Dementia UK c/o Michael J Walsh Funeral Director's, Blatches Farm, Braintree Road, Stebbing, Dunmow, Essex. CM6 3AL. Tel: 01371 856274.

Elizabeth (Betty) Johnson of Witham Sadly passed away 15th September 2020, aged 78. Dearly loved Wife of late Arnold Victor Johnson, much loved Mother to Tina, Darron & Andrew, the most cherished Sister and adored Nan and Great Nana. Greatly missed, forever in our hearts.

Reverend John Derek Parker (B.A.,ThD) Minister Emeritus of Silver End Congregational Church, passed away peacefully on Saturday 12th September 2020, aged 90 years. Dearly loved Husband of the late Evelyn, much loved Father of Susan & Hilary, Father-in-Law to Albert & David, Grandad of Ryan, Hannah & Grant, Christian, Cecilia & Gabriella, Great-Grandad of Niamh & Noah. Absent from the body at home with the Lord Regrettably, due to COVID-19 regulations, attendance at the funeral is limited and by invitation only Donations in John's memory, if desired, to Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). Can be made online at www, c/o G. Collins & Sons Funeral Directors, 4 The Street, White Notley, CM8 1RH Tel; 01376 583750.

DENNY David William Charles Passed away at home on 8th September 2020 aged 71 years. Beloved Husband to Elaine. Much loved Father to David, Kirstie and Seréna. Grand Father to Geoff, Barry, Ellie, Faith and Grace. A funeral service attended by the family will take place at 10:00 am, St Mary's Church, Lindsell followed by a cremation service at Three Counties Crematorium on Friday 2nd October 2020. Family flowers only but donations if desired to Farleigh Hospice or Myeloma UK c/o Janet C Davies Funeral Directors, Fern House, 72 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, CM7 9BY 01376 339300

ROY BELSHAM Architect Passed away on 9th September aged 90. He was a devoted family man and dedicated supporter of the church and community. Beloved husband and best friend of Anne for 64 years, brother of Mike and the late Peter, loving Dad of Sara, David, Rachel and James and proud Grandpa to his nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. There will be a family funeral on 1st October at St. Nicolas Church, Witham and a memorial service to follow when Covid restrictions allow. Donations in Roy's memory if desired to Farleigh Hospice and The Lymphoma Research Trust c/o Hunnaball of Witham, Newland Street, CM8 IYR 01376 511592 or via