Jade’s sons will not attend funeral

Jade Goody‘s two sons will not attend her funeral, it has been reported.

Bobby, five, and Freddy, four, are said to be too upset to go to the ceremony next Saturday and Jade’s mother, Jackiey Budden, wants to spare them further anguish, the Sun newspaper reported.

Jade’s coffin will be driven from south London, where she grew up, to Essex, where she lived, to allow people to pay their respects to the former Big Brother star.

Details of the funeral have been revealed by undertakers F A Albin & Sons.

A statement on the company’s website said Jade’s mother had visited their office to discuss funeral arrangements.

The coffin will be carried in a Rolls Royce hearse followed by a cortege including four Daimler limousines and a Bentley, which was the star’s favourite car.

It will pass through the estate in Bermondsey, south London, where she grew up before making its way to St John’s Church in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, where the funeral service is being held.

The statement continued: “The family wish the service to be a grand celebration of her life with music chosen specially by Jade and with tributes led by close friends and family.

The church will hold around 350 people, there will be a PA system to relay the service to people outside the church.

The service will also be shown on a screen inside the church hall which will seat a further 200 people.”

Jade will then be buried in a private service attended by family and close friends.

The star died of cervical cancer at her home in Upshire, Essex, on Sunday March 22.

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