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Friday, December 01, 2006

Jo Countess of Onslow

Jo Countess of Onslow, MBE, who died at her home, 28 November, 2006, at the age of 84, was the second wife, and widow, of Colonel the 6th Earl of Onslow, KBE, MC, TD (1913-71).
She was the former Nina Sturdee, but always known as Jo, daughter of Thomas Sturdee, and was awarded the MBE in 1953. She married Lord Onslow, Colonel RAC, High Steward of Guildford 1947-71, Capt of the Yeoman of the Guard, 1951-60, as his 2nd wife in 1962. He died in 1971. No issue.
Service of Thanksgiving at St. Mary's Church, North Leigh, Oxfordshire, 15 Dec, 2006.
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