Anne Williams funeral

The funeral of Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams takes place today. Anne was last seen in public at this month's anniversary service - she passed away a week before a hearing to decide when fresh inquests will take place.

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Funeral for Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams

Crowds are expected to line the streets in Merseyside to pay their respects to the Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams whose funeral takes place today.

Watch: There will be big numbers for Anne's funeral

Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams whose 15 year old son Kevin was killed in the Hillsborough disaster Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A service will take place at Our Lady's church in Formby, Merseyside, to remember her life, followed by a committal at Southport crematorium.

Liverpool council is planning a further commemoration today for Mrs Williams, who died of cancer on Thursday April 18 aged 62.

Watch: Thousands mark a special Hillsborough anniversary

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