A POPULAR nursery nurse features in tributes on our obituaries this week.

LINDA Patton, wife of the late Alan Patton, has died aged 73, on May 23, after suffering a stroke.

She was born and lived in Warrington, most recently in Locking Stumps.

She was a retired nursery teacher at Padgate Nursery.

Mrs Patton was an inspirational, kind, thoughtful and caring lady and friend to all who will be sadly missed by her family and friends but will forever live on in their hearts.

She had many hobbies and attended many local clubs in Warrington including a Book Club, Ukele Club, Thai Chi Club, Singing Club, Keep fit Club and Padgate Community Hub.

She leaves children Sharon and Martin, brothers Derek and Geoffrey Mapp, grandchildren Declan, Eve, Nicholas and Alexander and great grandchildren to Frankie Rose and Reggie Jax.

A funeral was held at Walton Lea Crematorium on June 10.

Jacqueline Taylor officiated.

Arrangements by Knox and Son.

The family would like to thank everyone for all their kind messages, flowers and cards received plus donations to The Stroke Association. And Knox Funeral Directors for their love, care and compassion during this sad time.