Hundreds say goodbye to the victims of the Red River tragedy

By Brittany Pieper – email

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) –Hundreds of people paid their respects at the visitation for the victims of the Red River tragedy as all 6 coffins lined the room. There were overwhelming moments of grief, but there was also singing and celebration of the young lives.

The families said they've had a difficult week, especially because the victims were so young.

"I'll  miss their presence, their future, their opportunity at what they might have accomplished," said James Blalock, who was the uncle of the Stewart children.

"Just missing the goals and the accomplishments they had in life because they had so many goals they wanted to do," said Dorris Williams, the aunt of the Warner children.

Community leaders asked the entire community to continue to give the families their love and support.

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