Margaret Reading 1935 to 2015

20th January 2015: There was a packed church for the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Margaret Reading on Monday 19th January 2015. The service was lead by the Rev Lyn Sapwell and there were eulogies delivered by a close friend of Margaet's for many years. Jill McCleery, and a two part piece under the heading "Appleton's Best Friend": part one by Felicity Dick and part two by Graham Rose.


Order of Service Margaret Reading

My Friend Maggie: Jill McCleery

Margaret: Appleton's Best Friend: Felicity Dick & Graham Rose

Margaret: Obituaries Oxford Times & Oxford Mail























































Margaret Country Person of the Year OxfordMail 


17th January 2015: Margaret's funeral service will be held in St Laurence Church Appleton at 2:30pm on Monday 19th January. Flowers if desired and donations to St Laurence Parochial Church Council and Sobell House Hospice Charity. The Funeral Directors are Edward Carter of Abingdon see Edward Carter Funeral Directors. The centre of the village is likely to be quite congested on Monday afternoon and it is recommended vehicles park in the Village Hall car park – and take the walk either along Park Lane or past The Plough to the church. The Tennis Club (along Badswell Lane) has kindly agreed to open the gates at 1:00pm for car parking.


14th January 2015: It is with enormous sadness we report the passing away of Margaret Reading yesterday afternoon in Sobell House. Our deep sympathies go out to Anna, Kayhan, Molly and Katy and her many, many friends. The funeral service will be held in St Laurence Church, Appleton, on Monday 19th January at 2:30pm. Guests are invited to join the family after the service for refreshments at The Plough. Graham Rose spoke about Margaret on Radio Oxford.



Oxford Mail: Country Person of the Year