The couple had no children or surviving family and staff at RAF Cosford put out an appeal on social media for people to attend their service at Telford Crematorium on Tuesday.
Please R/T. There will be a service at Telford Crematorium for Victor (VJ) & Edna Barnett on Tue 22 Jan at 10.00 am. VJ was a radar technician on 617 Sqn and Edna was a WAAF air traffic controller. They died within 10 days of each other and have no surviving family. pic.twitter.com/FQvDGzlwfb