Churchill's youngest child Lady Soames dies aged 91

Lady Soames, the last surviving child of Sir Winston Churchill, has died aged 91

Mary Soames died peacefully at home yesterday evening surrounded by her family, following a short illness, her family said.

Winston Churchill pictured in 1947 his daughter, then called Mary Churchill, on her wedding day.
Winston Churchill pictured in 1947 his daughter, then called Mary Churchill, on her wedding day. Credit: PA/PA Archive

She was the youngest of the wartime Prime Minister and his wife Clementine's children.

One of her sons, Conservative MP Nicholas Soames, said, "She was a truly remarkable and extraordinary woman, who led a very distinguished life."

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Churchill's youngest child Lady Soames dies aged 91

Lady Soames, the last surviving child of Sir Winston Churchill, has died aged 91. Mary Soames died peacefully at home yesterday evening surrounded by her family, following a short illness, her family said.