A.W. Lymn Sutton

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Harlow Wood, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield and other communities around the Mansfield area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Liz Guy 15th May 2020

Very helpful and caring from start to finish. Everything ran smoothly despite Covid-19 restrictions.

Christine Alexander 1st May 2020

My Mums funeral was held right in the middle of the peak of the Covid-19 crisis. It was a really difficult time and the funeral was so restricted....most friends and family were not able to attend due to them being over 70 years old. Karen and her team at Lymns in Sutton in Ashfield were truly extraordinary. Karen was attentive, thoughtful and really very clever in helping me to find innovative ways of 'marking' Mums death in ways that I would never have thought of. I really cannot praise her enough for the help, guidance and attentive kindness during the whole process..... simply extraordinary.

Kevin Blake 28th Apr 2020

a first class funeral very helpful staff.made it easy for me in a difficult time.thank you.

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Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Address
82 Station Road
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 5HB

About Us

Our funeral arranger Karen Horton is in charge of the branch, along with senior funeral director and area manager Jonathan Baker.

The office, which became a part of the A W Lymn group in 2013, also deals with Lymn Vouchers and pre-paid funeral plans.

The site features full client facilities such as a family room, visiting room and cold room, and our funeral arranger, Jackie Potter, from A W Lymn Shirebrook also lives on the premises.

Karen is at the office from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm and also after hours by appointment. You can receive assistance by calling our telephone number, which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The branch covers all of Sutton in Ashfield and its surrounding area including Berry Hill, Blidworth, Harlow Wood, Forest Town, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Ladybrook, Mansfield, Rainworth and beyond.

A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service was founded in 1907 by Arthur William Lymn. Jackie, Matthew and Nigel Lymn Rose currently run the company.

Latest Obituaries

Kalasyam "Karl" White

Sep 1937 - Jun 2020

Sybil Evelyn Harvey

Jan 1924 - Jun 2020

Norma Beighton

Sep 1946 - Jun 2020

Carl Phelps

Jun 1932 - Apr 2020

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Liz Guy 15th May 2020

    Very helpful and caring from start to finish. Everything ran smoothly despite Covid-19 restrictions.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, we are glad that Karen was caring and helpful throughout.
  • 5 Christine Alexander 1st May 2020

    My Mums funeral was held right in the middle of the peak of the Covid-19 crisis. It was a really difficult time and the funeral was so restricted....most friends and family were not able to attend due to them being over 70 years old. Karen and her team at Lymns in Sutton in Ashfield were truly extraordinary. Karen was attentive, thoughtful and really very clever in helping me to find innovative ways of 'marking' Mums death in ways that I would never have thought of. I really cannot praise her enough for the help, guidance and attentive kindness during the whole process..... simply extraordinary.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are really grateful to you for taking the time to leave this wonderful review, particularly in regard to the innovative ways Karen ensured your Mum's service was a fitting tribute to her. Thank you also for the lovely letter you sent to Karen, she really did appreciate this.
  • 5 Kevin Blake 28th Apr 2020

    a first class funeral very helpful staff.made it easy for me in a difficult time.thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you Kevin for taking the time to leave your heartfelt message, it is very well appreciated in these difficult times. In arranging the funeral details, from the conversations we had and telephone calls I have received your mum was a very well loved lady and will be sorely missed. Karen.
  • 5 Julie Williams 4th Apr 2020

    They were kind, professional and very well organised. The funeral ran smoothly in extremely difficult circumstances.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you Julie for taking the time to leave this lovely feedback at such difficult times, it’s very much appreciated. Karen
  • 5 Janine Wortley 31st Mar 2020

    Excellent from start to finish and especially under current difficult circumstances. Karen at Sutton office was efficient, sympathetic and very helpful. Keeping us informed at all times. Would highly recommend. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you Janine for taking the time to leave a lovely message, at not only a time of your loss but as you explained difficult circumstances also, where services had sadly been withdrawn, it was imperative to me that I kept you informed of the updates on guidance we were receiving and I thank you and your family for understanding. Karen.
  • 5 Margaret Stone 19th Jan 2020

    From the moment I walked through the door for the first time Karen has been absolutely lovely and really helpful. She kept me upto date about what was happening all the way through the process. Was so patient with me when I changed my mind about things. Then on the day of the funeral Andy was lovely and helped us through the day. As a family we cannot thank them enough!

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am so pleased I was able to guide, help and arrange everything you wanted - and am glad that my frequent phone calls so you could come in to check things helped. Thank you, Karen.
  • 5 Kathryn Brown 16th Dec 2019

    Compassionate, friendly, organised, approachable, experienced.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Karen has asked that I pass on her personal thanks for your kind words which make her feel proud to be a funeral arranger. Thank you.
  • 5 Ellen Roddis 13th Dec 2019

    Karen led us through every part of arranging the funeral with empathy and humour.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Karen was empathetic whilst also being able to incorporate appropriate lighter moments into the arrangement process and she joins me in thanking you for this positive review.
  • 5 Denise Parkinson 15th Nov 2019

    Karen was perfect. In every stage.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It is wonderful to hear that Karen was perfect and that she looked after you so well during this sad time. Thank you.
  • 5 Lesley Chapple 28th Sep 2019

    The service provided by Karen in your Sutton in Ashfield branch was exceptional, Karen couldn’t have been more professional, kind and understanding in all aspects related to Ruby’s funeral . On the day of the funeral everything was carried out to perfection.  The only thing we were slightly disappointed with was the wreath which was provided in with our funeral package, the quality left a little bit to be desired .  Thank you all for your kindness .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review, particularly in regard to the care, kindness and understanding shown to you by Karen during this sad time. We are glad that everything was carried out to perfection on the day but are sorry that you felt disappointed with the quality of the flowers supplied as our floristry department is generally so highly rated. We hope that the donation we have made to Dementia UK in memory of Ruby suitably marks our regret regarding this. Thank you.
  • 5 Craig North 9th Jul 2019

    Fantastic service friendly staff 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words at what was understandably a difficult time for you and your sister. Karen.
  • 5 Barbara Hallam 3rd Jun 2019

    everything went without a hitch congratulations to the people involved they all went the extra mile for everything - if he was looking down he would have liked it all - thank you all very much

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Both Andy & Karen join me in thanking you for this kind review. They are glad that everything went well and that Trevor would have liked it.
  • 5 Michael Morris 27th Apr 2019

    Everything was done with dignity and sympathy, my thanks to Andy and Rachel for looking after my wife so well. Thanks again.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Andy and his team treated you with dignity and sympathy and he joins me in thanking you for this kind review.
  • 5 Gill Phillips 22nd Mar 2019

    Excellent service from initial contact right through to the actual funeral. Communication was superb and at no time did we feel we were being hurried or asking silly questions. Advice was freely given without any pressure and we never felt that we were being steered to pick more expensive options. Would wholeheartedly recommend A W Lymn in Sutton in Ashfield for a respectful, professional service for your family.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words and recommendation. We are glad that Karen gave good advice and helped you create the service that you wanted for your Aunt without any pressure to select options that were not for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Trevor Gill 13th Feb 2019

    They could not have done better than they did this is probably the wrong word to use but it was a perfect service from start to finish, and that has been told to me by many of our large family that live locally as well as by many friends. I thank Karen Horton the Sutton Branch Manager, and Andy and his team on the day as well as Andy's visit to me in the early stages of planning the funeral. Excellent all round and 10 Stars out five is the only way I can put it.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this wonderful review, both Karen and Andy are delighted to read the kind words you have written about the service they provided and the comments you have received since from both family and friends.
  • 5 Lynne Dennis 9th Feb 2019

    The service was excellent and we would highly recommend. From the first meeting with Karen at the Sutton in Ashfield branch, who treated us with such kindness and gave all the advice we needed, to the staff on the day who were so thoughtful and professional. Thank you for giving my sister the dignified send-off she so deserved. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you Lynne for taking the time to leave this kind lovely message. I am so pleased everything was arranged to your family's wishes and we were able to create a dignified send-off for your sister. I also thank you for your recommendation. Karen.
  • 4 Lesley Brooks 2nd Feb 2019

    So caring.Made you feel as if you were the only client and you were the only one that mattered. Could not do enough to make everything go smoothly .A quiet dignity covering a professional service.Thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave these lovely positive comments. I am pleased everything was as you required and that all went well during the service. If there was anything further that I could have done to offer a 5* service then I would welcome this feedback from you. Thank you, Karen.
  • 5 Chris Sumpter 27th Jan 2019

    Thank you very much for the professional funeral service you provided for mum. Right from the beginning we found you to be caring, supportive and professional. Nothing was too much for you. You took the time to listen to family wishes and took time to look after mum. When times are difficult it is the kindness of people that help us to get through a very difficult time.  Thank you, you really made a difference.   Chris and Mel X 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I understand from Karen that you had to wait some time for Mum's funeral due to the sad circumstances, but we are glad that throughout this time Karen treated you with care and kindness. Thank you.
  • 5 Denise Oates 8th Jan 2019

    I fully recommend that Karen and Andy to support you through your funeral arranging. They are pleasant warming friendly personable and very professional. We was so lucky to have their great experience to support and guide us through this very sad time  Thankyou both so much x

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you found Andy and Karen to be both professional as well as warm, friendly and supportive and they join me in thanking you for this lovely review and your recommendation. Thank you.
  • 5 Linda Staton 30th Oct 2018

    Excellent service 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking this time to leave this kind comment on Funeralzone.
  • 5 james valentine 19th Oct 2018

    the funeral and arrangements were above my expectations. the only fault I could find on the day was the inside of the personal cars could have been a little more time spent on cleaning. no disrespect to the driver or company but as a person that was in the same line this could have been a bit better.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to review the service provided by the team at Sutton, we are pleased that they exceeded your expectations. We are however sorry that you were a little disappointed by the presentation of the vehicles and we would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further with you. Thank you.
  • 4 John Colclough 8th Oct 2018

    The funeral went off very well the service was very good and professional you were dealt with compassion at all times

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Karen provided compassionate and professional service during the arrangements and that everything went well on the day itself. We would welcome any feedback on any improvements to our service as we note that you have given a 4* rating. Thank you.
  • 5 Chloe Bowers 29th Sep 2018

    Amazing family funeral service and helped m through eveything!

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this comment. I appreciate that it has been a very difficult time for you and I am pleased that I was able to guide and give help and advice on the arrangements you wanted for dad. Thank you, Karen.
  • 5 Ian Smith 24th Sep 2018

    Everyone in the Lymn's office in Sutton in Ashield was incredible. They are so caring and human and also very professional. My mum's funeral happened just as we had planned it and went off without a hitch. The people involved were so respectful towards mum and very concerned to please the family and I. I would not hesitate to recommend Lymn's to anyone and will certainly use them in case of future need. Ian Smith

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you Mr Smith for taking the time to leave such a lovely comment and for your recommendation. I am sorry that so little time passed between us meeting to discuss your mum's funeral and it taking place but I am privileged to have looked after the arrangements for you and your family and am glad we were able to do everything in accordance with your mum's wishes. Karen.
  • 5 Pamela Tomlinson 27th Aug 2018

    Excellent service, very professional and friendly . Karen was very caring and helpful and put my mind at rest , making a very difficult time easier wth her professional and friendly way .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am so pleased that I was able to help you though this difficult time, putting all your concerns at ease and worries off your shoulders. I do appreciate the time you have taken to write this nice review at such a very difficult time after your husband’s funeral. Thank you, Karen.

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Address
82 Station Road
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 5HB

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Liz Guy 15th May 2020

Very helpful and caring from start to finish. Everything ran smoothly despite Covid-19 restrictions.

Christine Alexander 1st May 2020

My Mums funeral was held right in the middle of the peak of the Covid-19 crisis. It was a really difficult time and the funeral was so restricted....most friends and family were not able to attend due to them being over 70 years old. Karen and her team at Lymns in Sutton in Ashfield were truly extraordinary. Karen was attentive, thoughtful and really very clever in helping me to find innovative ways of 'marking' Mums death in ways that I would never have thought of. I really cannot praise her enough for the help, guidance and attentive kindness during the whole process..... simply extraordinary.

Kevin Blake 28th Apr 2020

a first class funeral very helpful staff.made it easy for me in a difficult time.thank you.

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