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Family Notices

HUBBARD (Prestwick)

Peacefully on Wednesday 7th April 2021. Ella Hubbard, much loved wife of the late Jonny, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Due to restrictions a private Funeral Service will take place.


Peacefully at Airlie House on Wednesday 31st March 2021. Williamina Callan (Nee Kelso) at the ripe old age of 102, Ina, loving Wife of the late John Callan, much loved Mum to Liz, David and Margaret, Mother-in-law to Iain, Anne and Rob, Gran to Heather, Claire, Michael, Karen, Gavin, Fiona and the late Gregor and irrepressible GG to Callum, Corie and Brodie.

MORTON (Dalrymple)

Peacefully at Ayr Hospital on Tuesday 30th March 2021 Jean Morton of Dalrymple aged 100 years. Much loved wife of the late Dick Morton. She will be sadly missed by all her friends and family.

TUCKER (Troon)

Peacefully at Sun Court Nursing Home, Troon on March 25th 2021 James Tucker, Beloved husband to Sheelah, father to Jenny and Mike. Much loved Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Funeral private due to restrictions. No flowers please but donations if you wish to Alzheimer’s Scotland.


John Stirling Ferguson, On the 15th March 2021, loving Husband of Tezma and much loved Father and Grandpa of the family.


Peacefully at Glenfairn Nursing Home on Monday 8th March 2021. Mary (May) Bryce aged 88 years. Much loved wife of the late John Bryce. A dear mum of Sandy and Ann. Gran of John, Laura, Amelia and Holly and great gran of Mila. The family would like to thank the Reverend David Ness and all the staff at Glenfairn Nursing Home for their wonderful care and kindness.

FORREST (Troon/Old Rosemount)

With sad hearts we announce the sudden passing of Hatty on 25th February 2021. Wife of Jimmy Forrest, mother of Iain, Emma and Fiona and grandmother to Robert, Charlotte, Zoe, Gregor, Eva and Calum – she will be sorely missed by all. A sublime hostess, she was the person you’d most liked to have been sat next to at the dinner party. Née Carlow of Troon, lived at Old Rosemount; a member of the venerable Dunlop sewing bee. Golf, curling, Pony Club, bridge – sporty to her very last day. The service will be online on 10th March, 2.45pm, email for the link.

BICKER (Prestwick)

Suddenly but peacefully at Ayr Hospital on 1st March 2021, Peter (Sonny) Bicker aged 86 years. Dear dad, papa, great papa and uncle to the family. For funeral arrangements please contact us at 99 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8BU or Telephone 01292 286113.


Peacefully at home on 26th February 2021, Bruce Kennedy aged 61 years. Beloved husband of Carol and devoted Dad to Caroline. Much loved son, brother, uncle and friend. An indescribable loss.
Funeral service will be held on Friday 5th March at Alloway Church following on to a burial at Ayr Cemetery.
“Fair thee weel my best and dearest.”

GARRETT (Tarbolton)

Suddenly on 9th February 2021, Luke Garrett aged 20 years. Much loved son of Shaun and Tricia, a loving brother of Anna and a dear grandson. Luke will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.