A TEACHER who inspired generations of children through her love and passion for music has died at the age of 84.

Mrs Nesta Williams, who lived in Goodrich, Herefordshire, was a talented pianist who worked at Monmouth School for Girls for 23 years.

Mrs Williams was devoted to her late husband, Mr David Leyshon, a former headmaster at Goodrich Primary and Junior School.

After training as a teacher in Cardiff, Nesta became Head of Music at a school in Caerphilly, before taking up the same roles at Llandrindod Wells, Lydney and then Monmouth.

Nesta died after a short illness on 1st February.

Her funeral service will take place at St Giles’ Church in Goodrich on 17th February at 2pm.