AN 18-YEAR-old from a village near Ross-on-Wye has died. 

Lydia Cole passed away suddenly but peacefully at her home in Coughton on December 20. 

She was the loving daughter of Simeon and Sandra and a much loved sister to Hannah, Rachel and James. Lydia was a fun and caring Aunty to Ellanor, Caitlyn and Jack.

Her dad, Simeon, said they currently do not know why she died but they suspect it is from a seizure. 

She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

The funeral will take place on Thursday, January 11 at 1pm at St Michael’s and All Angels, Walford Church.

Wear something bright and beautiful. Family flowers only.

Donations to the William Bevan Donation Account may be sent to William Bevan Funeral Directors, 16 Old Gloucester Road, Ross-on-Wye 01989 562092