Emotions Run High At Second Funeral For Hovey Street Victims
7:51 AM, Jan 21, 2008
More than 1,000 mourners packed a church for the funeral of a 24-year-old woman and her infant daughter, shot to death last week with another woman and her young child.Mount Carmel Baptist Church was filled with 1,150 people, and several hundred more stood in the lobby for the services for Andrea Yarrell and her 4-month-old daughter, Charlii.
The two (pictured) were victims of a Jan. 14 shooting that also claimed the life of Gina Hunt and her 23-month-old son Jordan Hunt. The Hunts' funeral was Saturday.Marion County Sheriff Frank Anderson told mourners Monday that the killers will face the ultimate judgment."If there's any remote possibility that the evil people that did this make it to heaven's gate, they will see a 'No Vacancy' sign," Anderson said.Andrea Yarrell was in an open casket at the front of the church with her infant daughter in her arms.Mourners passed the white casket before the service, with some shedding tears or sobbing."It's a sad situation," said Connie Thomas, a friend of the Yarrell family. "It was tragic."Burial was to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
More than 1,000 people were at Mount Carmel Baptist Church for Monday's funeral of a 24-year-old Andrea Yarrell and her infant daughter Charlii.
Four men have been arrested in connection with the killings. Police have not released a motive for the slayings.Ronald Davis and Dontae Hobson, both 30, were preliminarily charged with four counts of murder each, along with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.Jasper Frazier, 36, and Zarumin Coleman, 21, also known as Corey Parker, were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit robbery. Frazier also was being held on a charge of attempted robbery, and Coleman was facing a charge of assisting a criminal, police said.