Dame June Whitfield - TV stars join family for West Sussex funeral

Absolutely Fabulous co-stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley were among the mourners at the funeral of TV star Dame June Whitfield at All Hallows Church in Tillington, West Sussex, today.

Friday, 18th January 2019, 3:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:51 pm
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The celebration of the Life of June Rosemary Aitchison was attended by, among others, actresses Nerys Hughes and Julia Sawalha, plus TV presenter Gyles Brandreth. June Whitfield died on December 29, aged 93.

June Whitfield's funeral at All Hallows Church, Tillington, West Sussex. Jennifer Saunders. Photo by Derek Martin Photography.
Julia Sawalha and Joanna Lumley.
Joanna Lumley at the funeral
June Whitfield's funeral at All Hallows Church, Tillington, West Sussex.
Mourners arrive at June Whitfield's funeral at All Hallows Church, Tillington, West Sussex.
Nerys Hughes.
June Whitfield's funeral at All Hallows Church, Tillington, West Sussex.
Gyles Brandreth.
June Whitfield's funeral at All Hallows Church, Tillington, West Sussex.
Julia Sawalha and Joanna Lumley.
June Whitfield's funeral at All Hallows Church, Tillington, West Sussex.
Mourners and the Rev Debbie Smith.