On November 20, 2014 at Westminster Abbey, William Shawcross (Chairman of the Charity Commission for England and Wales, and a British writer and commentator) delivered the following eulogy of Mary Soames.
I sat next to Mary, when she was in her early 80s, at a charity dinner, which boasted a small fun fair. In those days one could still smoke at table and to my delight she lit up a cigar and allowed the ash to lengthen and lengthen and lengthen- a skill in which she had competed with...
The Churchill Society of Edmonton would like to express our deepest regrets on the death of Lady Soames (daughter of Sir Winston Churchill, and honoured Patron of the Churchill Society of Edmonton (May 31, 2014.)
Her Memorial Service will be in November, at Westminster Abbey.
Our President, Dr. Roger Hodkinson, will attend the memorial service as the representative of our society.