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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Lady Soames, Winston Churchill's Last Surviving Child, Dies Aged 91

Lady Soames, then Mary Churchill, with her father Winston  Photo: PA
Lady Soames, the last surviving child of Sir Winston Churchill, has died at the age of 91.

Mary Soames died peacefully at home on Saturday evening surrounded by her family, after a short illness.

She was the youngest of the five children of the wartime prime minister and his wife Clementine.

She is survived by her five children from her marriage to Baron Christopher Soames, who died in 1987.

Read more at The Telegraph >>

On Remembrance Sunday, 2011, Andrew Marr interviewed Lady Soames:

And in 1979, Lady Soames reminisced about her parents' marriage, Mussolini and King Edward VIII:

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