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Friday, May 21, 1999 Published at 17:38 GMT 18:38 UK


Special report: Farewell to Jill

The funeral of TV presenter Jill Dando united her family, friends and home town in grief. BBC News Online presents a chronicle of the day - the prayers, the tributes and the images from a day of mourning.

Jill Dando 1961 - 1999
Click here for our tribute to the life and work of Jill Dando.

Emotional farewell to Dando
The funeral hears of Jill Dando's "sensitive humanity" during a remarkable career in television.

  Click here to listen to the service.

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Eulogy for 'lively, loving' Jill
The full text of the funeral eulogy by Reverend Roger Collis at the funeral eulogy of Jill Dando.

Funeral address in full
The full text of the address by Reverend Marc Owen at the service of Jill Dando in her home town of Weston-super-Mare.

Prayers for Jill
Prayers led by the Rev Philip Gathercole at the funeral of Jill Dando. Full text.

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Tributes to Jill - at-a-glance
Friends and family paid tribute to TV presenter Jill Dando as her funeral was held in Weston-super-Mare.

Weston mourns favourite daughter
The genteel English resort of Weston-super-Mare was the centre of attention as it buried its favourite daughter.

Your tributes to Jill
When Jill Dando died we opened the pages of BBC News Online to your tributes.

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Picture gallery: A day of mourning

  Jill's fiance Alan Farthing: "Those who loved you dearly are the ones who can't forget"

  Jill's Crimewatch colleague Nick Ross gives a reading from the Bible

  Sir Cliff Richard: "God is within her and she will not fall"

  The BBC's Clinton Rogers speaks to some of those who knew Jill best

  On the morning of the funeral, Robin Aitken reports: "Thousands expected on the streets of Weston-super-Mare"

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