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04neral of Mr. Richard Williams, Grocer, Tonypandy. The mortal remains of the late Mr. â jwchard Williams, grocer, Waun Court, Jonypandy, were laid to rest on Wednes- day afternoon at Trealaw Cemetery. The deceased gentleman had been ailing for Years from an asthmatical and bronchial complaint, yet his death came as a great 8Urprise to his sorrowing family of brothers IIiIld sisters and many friends. During the last few months his health had been Very delicate, and he could not indulge in j"iy outdoor exercise, yet attended to his pisiness up to the Monday night preced- lng his demise, which took place on Friday He was the son of the late Mr. Griffith Williams, of the Bell Inn, Mill Street, Aberdare, and brother to Mr. Thos. Williams, of the Pandy Hotel. He was 42 years of age, and most highly esteemed j^d respected in the locality, being of a kind disposition and genial temperament. short service was held at the house, Waun Court, by the Rev. Mr. Evans, vicar of Llwynypia. The coffin was of panelled oak, with massive brass furniture, being also literally covered with wreaths of the choicest flowers. The sad cortege, pro- ceeded to the Cemetery Chapel, where the burial service was held, conducted by the v. Mr. Evans, vicar, and the Buffs, of ^hich deceased was a member. Mr. Williarn&. was also a member of the Mid- Rhondda Grocers' Association, as was evidenced by the large number of his fellow members who attended in force to Pay their last tribute of respect to theii departed brother, wearing black and white rosettes. The Association also sent a very fine wreath. The funeral arrange- ments were successfully carried out by â Messrs. Alfred Williams and Sons, Tony- PjWidy. The chief mourners were âMrs. Morgan Ellis, Barry Island, Mrs. Rees, Aberdare, Mrs. Rees, Aberdare, (sisters); Hrs. Thomas Williams, Pandy Hotel, Mrs. Jenkyn Williams, Cwmparc (sisters-in-law); Mrs. John (late White â¢Hart) (aunt); Mrs. Oxenham, Aberdare Wece); Miss Ellis, Newport; the Misses ~[ary and Gwendoline Williams (nieces)) â¢Miss Rowlands, Mrs.- Wigley, and Mrs. jfones, Aberdare (cousins); Misses Thomas, Graigddu, Penygraig; Messrs. Thomas Lewis, Jenkyn, Clement, and Edward Williams (brothers), Mr. Morgan Ellis Wother-in-law), Messrs. Johnny Williams Fred Rees (nephews,) Mr. Lewis John, Trealaw; and Mr. Hopkin and Mr. Aberdarei (cousins); Mr. Yxonham, Aberdare. The Grocers' Association was represented by the follow- -âMessrs, D. Jenkins (presider#), W. Lawrence (ex-president), J. H. Jones, and Lock (senior and second vice-presi- ^nts), H. Williams (secretary), J. H. â8-vies, W. Clarke, R. James, James Lewis, W. Weston, Dd. Williams, E- Robert, Hugh Thomas, Ed. Thomas, D. -I' Richards, T. R. Davies, A. Evans, D. ~avies, W. David, S. Morgan, J. Norman, James, T. Davies (Blaenclydach), T. yavies, A. Evans, N. Meredith, A. Mere- dith, J. Thomas (manager for Mr. Lawrence), etc. Amongst others present Were:âMr. John Thomas, butcher; Mrs. Williams, Clydach. Court; Mr. Tom Williams, Dunraven House Mr. Wil- Partridge Hotel; Mr. Chris. Evans, -Wtrhondda J Mr. and Mrs. Evans, Court Sotel; Mrs. Gwilyni Thomas, and Mrs £ ?omas, Clydach Vale; Mrs. Alfred Williams, Mrs. Davies, New Inn, Clydach M e;. Dr. G, Morgan, Clydach Vale; r.. James, Jones, draper, Pandy Square; Tom Griffiths, undertaker Mr. Tre- j^rne, grocer; Mr. Davies, Court Villa; rjr. Jones, vet. surgeon, Clydach Vale; Davies, grocer, Clydach Vale; Mr. ^vans, butcher Mr. Jones, grocer; Mr. champ, Wine Stores; Mr. Davies, £ Hotel; Messrs. Bert and Willie fillips, clothiers; Mr. Richards, che- ^ist; Mr. Weston, grocer; Mr. Williams, yraper, Waun Court Mr. Rowlands, Mr. Lewis John, Forest House; Mr. Llewel- \v' ^realaw IQn j Messrs. Albert and j*lfred Williams; Mr. Lock, grocer; Richard Richards, Pontrhondda; Cording, Adare Hotel; Mr. Thomas, £ 0st Office; Mr. Powell, De Winton **otel; Mr. J. R. Evans, grocer; Mr. "rotheroe, Bridgend Hotel; Mrs. Tilbury and Mrs. Phillips, Waun Court. Wreaths t>ere sent by brothers' and sisters, and the T^ffaloes, and one from the Pandy Hotel, Grocers' Association, Mr. and* Mrs. £ yanS) Court Hotel, and Miss Thomas, i **raigddu.

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