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Sir Doug Ellis funeral: How Aston Villa fans can pay their final respects

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The funeral of Sir Doug Ellis will take place on Friday 9 November.

The former owner of Aston Villa passed away aged 94 on 11 October.

His funeral will be held at Aston Parish Church, just around the corner from his beloved Villa Park, at 11am.

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The service is for family and invited guests only. But Sir Doug Ellis’ funeral cortege will drive by the Villa Park North Stand entrance between 10.30am and 10.45am for anyone wishing to pay their respect to the former chairman.

The display of flowers at the funeral will also remain at Aston Parish Church until Remembrance Sunday, for any fans who want to see them.