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Arrange A Funeral Online
If you're located far away from Gympie or - for any reason - can't make it to our offices, you can also arrange a funeral through us by simply completing our online form.

Floral Arrangements
Many people like to have flowers at a funeral. We work with Cooloola florists to do this. You can find out more about what's involved with floral arrangements by clicking here.

Our Coffin Range
Gympie Funerals stock a range of beautiful, modern coffins to suit all tastes and budgets. While we encourage you to visit us to make you final selection, you can also view them online
by clicking here.

Memorials & Plaques
If you'd like to erect a personal memorial or plaque to your loved one, we have an extensive range of memorials and plaques to suit all tastes and budgets. You can view them by clicking here.

Making Arrangements
What's involved in making funeral arrangements? Most people have very little experience with this and can find it confusing. But our handy guide explains the process clearly and simply.

Funeral Notices
Gympie Funerals can arrange for funeral notices to be published in newspapers and/or on radio for our clients. These are charged at whatever the individual newspapers or radio stations charge us.

However, we also publish these notices on our website at no charge as a courtesy to our clients.  


WILLIAMSON, Kenneth Stanley (OAM) "Ken"
RAAF O22971
SQN LDR

Late of Clematis Street, Gympie Qld.

Aged 84 years

Former Husband of Shirley (dec'd) and later Christine. Much loved Father and Stepfather of Leon, Bruce, Kaye and Rod. Proud and loving Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather to his family.

Relatives and friends of Ken and family are invited to attend His Memorial Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie, on Tuesday, 12th January commencing at 10:00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Legacy.

Ken's family wish to acknowledge the great support and assistance of R.S.L Home Care and Little Haven Palliative Care during Ken's illness.

TINKER, Malcolm
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 31st December 2015.

Aged 66 Years

Beloved son of Gordon & Dot Tinker (both dec'd). Dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Lynn, Jan, Rick, Brett and their families.

Relatives and friends of Malcolm and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 12th January 2015 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

TALBOT-SCOBIE, Duncan
Late of Gympie. Sadly passed away suddenly Wednesday 30th December 2015.

Aged 45 years

Loving son of Neale and Nessie. Beloved brother of Robynne, Sheona and Jason. Cherished brother-in-law to Simon, Brett and Gill. The most wonderful uncle to Rebecca, Alana, Phoebe, Andrew, Harrison, Jackson, Bailey, Cooper and Oscar.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Duncan’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, Brisbane Road, Gympie, Monday, 11th January 2016 at 2.00 pm.

WALTON, Geoffrey William
Late of Goomboorian via Gympie and formerly of Toowoomba and Yarra Valley, Victoria. Died unexpectedly, 30th December 2015.

Aged 70 years

Beloved Husband of Monika. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Paul & Deanne, Kim & Paul, Hayley & Jerome. Loving Poppy to nine. Brother to Glenda, Beverley and families.

Relatives and friends of Geoffrey and family are warmly invited to attend His Memorial Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 7th January 2016 at 10.30am.

TEBBUTT, Joyce Margaret
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Masonic Care, Cooloola Coast, 2nd January 2016.

Aged 93 years

Beloved Wife of Fred (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Bryan (dec'd), Kay & Merv Gibson, Jean, Dawn & Les Peel. Loving Grandmother to 9 and Great-grandma to 14.

Relatives and friends of Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 9th January 2016 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Blue Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

RICHARDSON, George Lewis
Late of Gympie and formerly of Drillham and Toowoomba. Passed away peacefully 1st January 2016.

Aged 72 Years

Beloved husband of Margaret. Dearly loved father of Deon, Melissa and Cameron. Much loved grandfather to Savannah. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Sonny, Gwen (both dec'd), Betty, Val, Noela, Laurie and their families.

Relatives and friends of George, Margaret and family are respectfully invited to attend George's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 8th January 2015 at 10.30am.

BETTS, Ellis Hubert
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of "Balmoral" Glastonbury. Passed away peacefully 25th December 2015.

Aged 85 Years

Dearly loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Merv & Bev Betts and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ellis are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 4th January 2016 at 2pm.

OELLING, Gottfried "Fritz"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Mt Isa. Passed away peacefully 28th, December 2015.

Aged 73 years

Beloved partner of Mhoragh. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather.

Fritz will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Fritz, Mhoragh and family are warmly invited to attend Fritz's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 4th January 2016 at 10.00am.

JONES, Sherri Lea
Late of Derrilin Drive, Gympie. Passed away peacefully, 25th December 2015.

Aged 53 years

Much loved Daughter of Fay & Bill (dec'd). Dearly loved Sister of Shane. Loving Aunt to Ty & Emma and Great-aunt of Koby. Sherri will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all the Spacie and Jones families.

Relatives and friends of Sherri and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 31st December 2015 at 2.00pm.

PHILLIPS, Jean
Passed away peacefully.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Beloved Wife of Norm. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Billy (dec'd), Jenny & John. Adored Nanna of Justin and Shannon, Shaun and Helena, Daniel and Andrew. Great-grandmother to Ethan and Zali. Much loved Aunty.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral for Jean to be held in St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Thursday, 31st December 2015 at 10.00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CHRISTENSEN, Joyce
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Tin Can Bay and Chatsworth. Passed away peacefully 24th December 2015.

Aged 92 Years

Beloved wife of Bill. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of John & June, Margaret & Wayne Nobbs. Sadly missed grandma to Tony, Nikki, Rachel, and Paul. Joyce will be remembered as a loving sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Joyce, Bill and family are respectfully invited to attend Joyce's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 30th December 2015 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer's Australia (Qld) greatly appreciated.

BOWYER, Michael John "Mick"
Late of Pie Creek. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife, family and friends, 22nd December 2015.

Aged 55 Years

Beloved husband of Kerry-Anne. Dearly loved father of Charlee, Abby, Bryn and Christopher. Cherished son of Fred & Judy. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Ian & Tracey, Jocelyn & Steve and their families.

Relatives and friends of Mick, Kerry-Anne and family are warmly invited to attend Mick's Farewell Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 30th December 2015 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers and In Memory of Mick to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BYO Esky for refreshments at the Duck Ponds.

BROOKES, Janice Marie "Jan"
Late of Johns Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones 21st December 2015.

Aged 68 Years

Beloved wife of Lex. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Simon, Donna & Clinton Snell. Cherished Nanny to Kodey-Leigh, Jayden, Shayleah and Isla.

Relatives and friends of Jan, Lex and family are warmly invited to attend Jan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 29th December 2015 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BUXTON, Patrick Jude "Pat"
Late of Kandanga and formerly of Inverell N.S.W. Passed away peacefully in the care of Noosa Hospital 19th December 2015.

Aged 82 Years

Beloved husband of Margaret (dec'd) and Shirley. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather to his family. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Pat, Shirley and family are respectfully invited to attend Pat's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Wednesday, 23rd December 2015 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers and In Memory of Pat to Riding for the Disabled greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BUTLER, Kenneth James "Ken"
Late of Amamoor. Passed away peacefully 17th December 2015. Aged 85 years.

Beloved husband of Joy. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Karen and Tony Scott, Christine Butler, Don and Cassie Butler. Much loved grandfather to Garry, Byron, Jayden, Ryan, Lawson, Casey, Nicole, Brandy and Jacob. Loving great grandfather to Anna, Peter, Chaise, Ayrton and Gabriel. Ken will be remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law,uncle and friend.

Relatives and friends of Ken and family are respectfully invited to attend Ken's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 23rd December 2015 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The Qld Cancer Council much appreciated.

TURVEY, Frances Isabell "Fran" (1934 – 2015) Nee McCullough
Late of Gympie, Wondai, Darwin and Millmerran.

Tuesday 15th December 2015.

Age 81 years.

Dearly Loved and sadly missed wife of Noel,

Stepmother to his children, Kim and Ben. Loving and caring Grandmother to their respective children.

Sister and sister in-law to Jean Thompson and Clive (dec’d),

Bob McCullough (dec’d) his wife Bo, Colin McCullough and his wife Helen.

Loving Aunt to 10, Great Aunt to 15 and Great-Great Aunt to 5.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Fran's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 18th December 2015 at 2.00pm.

SMOOTHEY, Gladys Marjorie
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Pine Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 15th December 2015.

Aged 96 Years

Beloved wife of the late Henry Smoothey. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Geoff (dec'd) & Kathy, Trevor & Gail and their families.

Relatives and friends of Gladys and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 18th December 2015 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

HAMMERLING, Karl Willi "Bullbar Bill"
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Gympie Road Tin Can Bay. Passed away surrounded by loved ones, 10th December 2015.

Aged 77 years

Beloved Husband to Heather (dec'd). Youngest son of Willi and Margret Hammerling (both dec'd). Brother to Hans and Margret (both dec'd).
Sadly missed by Mary "Angel", Don, Emma, Snow Auld and their families. Cherished friend of Gunther & "Jude". Uncle to Michael, Stephen and their families

Relatives and friends of "Bullbar Bill" are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St John Vianney Church, Corner Gympie Road and Bream Street, Tin Can Bay, Monday, 21st December 2015 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

Flowers welcome.

STONE, John Michael (Actor John)
Relatives and friends of John are invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 10th December 2015 at 1.30pm.

COOK, Joyce Georgina "Joy"
Late of Sunshine Road, Wolvi Qld and formerly of Melbourne. Passed away peacefully 7th December 2015.

Aged 86 Years

Loving Mother of Gregory, Trevor and Robert. Much loved Nana to Lachlan, Mark, Trevor James, Clinton, Heidi, Arwen and Tristan. Sadly missed Aunt and Great-aunt to Her family.

Relatives and friends of Joy and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Monday, 14th December 2015 at 10.00am.