Doncaster’s One Direction star mourns death of grandmother

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson
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Doncaster pop star Louis Tomlinson is in mourning after the death of his grandma.

The mum of the One Direction singer’s stepdad passed away on Saturday, January 4.

Confirming the sad news, Mark, Louis’ stepfather, Tweeted: “The birds are singing today. Rest in Peace my beautiful Mum. I’m going to really miss you.”

Margaret Tomlinson died at her home in Bessacarr aged 69, following a short illness.

Her husband Keith also sent out tributes, Tweeting: “There was never one day in 47 years of being married to me that Mrs T didn’t tell me she loved me.

“So much love from you for Mrs T. You have been so kind to me today. I thank you all from the bottom of my breaking heart.”

Keith and Margaret have been grandparents to Louis, 22, almost his entire life after his mother, Johannah married Mark when he was still a toddler.

Louis is close to his grandparents on both sides of his family, featuring them in the video to the band’s song Story Of My Life.

n One Direction are in line for two gongs at this year’s Brit Awards.

Louis and his bandmates have been nominated in the Best British Band category and will also battle it out in the Best British Single category for One Way or Another.