RICKERBY Valerie Milburn OBE Suddenly at home on Sunday 8th March aged 95. Beloved wife of the late Joe Rickerby and previously of the late Ieuan Banner Mendus. Dearly loved mother of the late Hilary and of Gareth and Clive. Much loved grandmother of Alys, Nina, Lydia, Kit and Grace and great-grandmother of Ginny. Dear friend and mother-in-law of Sue, John and Ursula. Private cremation at Carlisle Crematorium for immediate family members. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu in aid of the British Red Cross. All enquiries to Jill Glencross, Independent Funeral Directors. Tel 01228 317373. Memorial Service to be held at a later date.