Obituary: DEACONESS MARJORIE PLATT
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 @ 00:00
A correspondent writes:
DEACONESS Marjorie Platt, who died on 21 January, aged 89, had the rare distinction of serving under all six Bishops of Leicester.
The granddaughter of a Yorkshire lay minister who took her with him on pastoral visits, Marjorie continued to offer pastoral care as a clergy wife, Reader, and then deaconess all her life.
She was born Marjorie Nicklin in Thrybergh, near Maltby. Her father was a surface worker at the local pit. Her mother ...
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