See also

Family of George WITHY and Dorothy Elizabeth GRAY

Husband: George WITHY (1924-1998)
Wife: Dorothy Elizabeth GRAY (1925-2014)
Children: Carol Elizabeth WITHY (1951- )
Pamela Kay WITHY (1954- )
Marriage 15 Apr 1950 St Lawrence Church, Northfield, Birmingham

Husband: George WITHY


George WITHY, George Withy

Name: George WITHY1
Sex: Male
Father: George WITHY (1886-1967)
Mother: Elizabeth Alma STANKLEY (1890-1934)
Birth 15 May 1924
Occupation Journalist
Death 17 Nov 1998 (age 74) 3 Woodside Road, Irby, Wirral

Wife: Dorothy Elizabeth GRAY


Dorothy Elizabeth GRAY, 2009, age 84, betty2

Name: Dorothy Elizabeth GRAY2
Sex: Female
Nickname: Betty
Father: Bertram Allen GRAY (c. 1892-1981)
Mother: Dorothy (Dolly) WILSON (1902-1981)
Birth 14 Sep 1925 Northfield, Birmingham(at home)
Occupation Artist
Death 21 Feb 2014 (age 88) Elderhome, Clatterbridge

Child 1: Carol Elizabeth WITHY


Carol Elizabeth WITHY, 2006, age 55, carol1


Spouse: Andrew John WORRALL, 2006, age 55, me1

Name: Carol Elizabeth WITHY2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Andrew John WORRALL (1951- )
Birth 26 Sep 1951 Birmingham
Occupation School Clerical Work

Child 2: Pamela Kay WITHY


Pamela Kay WITHY, 2009, age 55, kay1


Spouse: Andrew FELTON, 2006, age 48, andy_2006_1

Name: Pamela Kay WITHY2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Andrew FELTON (1958- )
Birth 16 May 1954
Occupation Clerical Worker

Note on Husband: George WITHY

George Withy attended Bikenhead Park High School and served with the Royal Artillery during World War II. He began his career in journalism in the 1940's as a trainee with the old Birkenhead News and then spent several years working for newspapers in the Midlands, before returning to Merseyside in 1960 to the Daily Post as a sub-editor. Later, he became chief sub-editor. George then joined the Liverpool Echo, where he was night news editor for many years before becoming assistant editor and retring in 1989.

George Withy was synonymous on merseyside with the Institute of Journalists (IOJ), (now the Chartered IOJ) and was for many years the Liverpool District Chairman as well as the Chairman of the national Salaries and Conditions Board. He was a form

er President of the Institute, and also served for a number of years on the Press Council. He was awarded a life Fellowship of the CIOJ on 1 March 1998 He suffered from Altzheimer's Disease during the latter years of his life, but remained at home in Irby throughout his illness, cared for by his wife, Betty, and their two daughters Carol and Kay. He died peacefully at home, with his family at his side. The funeral took place at St Bartholomew's Church, Thurstaston. (See Obituary Notices & Journalism Training Centre Dedication)


1In person, Wife (D B Gray) & obituaries
2In person