Around 500 came together at pay their respects to the family of 11-year-old Carmella Holley who was killed last week by a stray bullet while sitting inside an apartment.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports that many who attended the memorial service at Rhoden Memorial Home paid tribute to the 11-year-old by wearing customized T-shirts with messages and Carmella's name.
More than 300 who attended the funeral service shared memories and offered words of encouragement to the family.
Rev. Henry Brunson of Church of God Militant Pillar and Ground of Truth challenged those in attendance to end violence in the community.
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