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Last Updated: Wednesday, 27 April, 2005, 17:09 GMT 18:09 UK
In pictures: Mourning Sir John Mills
Pallbearers carry the coffin from St Mary's Church
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Sir John Mills was laid to rest in the churchyard of St Mary's Church in Denham, Buckinghamshire, on Wednesday.
The children of Oscar-winning British actor Sir John Mills, Hayley, left, Jonathan, and Juliet
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His children (l-r) Hayley, Jonathan, and Juliet followed their father's coffin out of the church. He died at his home in Buckinghamshire, aged 97, on Saturday.
Musician Crispian Mills is among the pallbearers
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Sir John's grandson Crispian Mills (front left), former lead singer of band Kula Shaker, was among the pallbearers.
Lord Richard Attenborough
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Lord Richard Attenborough, who was a lifelong friend of Sir John, spoke during the funeral service.
Sir Roger Moore
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Sir Roger Moore was among the mourners who braved the heavy rain to pay their respects.
Dame Judi Dench and Finty Williams
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Dame Judi Dench attended the service with her daughter, actress Finty Williams.
Jess Conrad (l), Cherie Blair and Anita Harris
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The prime minister's wife Cherie Blair was joined by 1960s pop star Jess Conrad and actress Anita Harris.
Stephen Fry
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Stephen Fry read a lesson from Ecclesiastes III during the hour-long service.
Melvyn Hayes
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Actor Melvyn Hayes, familiar from sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum, joined the sombre occasion.
Nanette Newman
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Actress Nanette Newman - who appeared in the 1966 film The Wrong Box with Sir John - was also at the funeral.


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