Funeral for 11-year-old Arabian Gayles

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The casket  of 11-year-old Arabian Gayles is carried into the back of a hearse at the Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ on Willow St. Saturday. Gayles was shot multiple times, including in the head, after gunmen opened fire on a house in the 1300 block of General Ogden Street on Labor Day Weekend.  Two others were shot, but their injuries were not life threatening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The casket of 11-year-old Arabian Gayles is carried into the back of a hearse at the Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ on Willow St. Saturday afternoon. Gayles was shot multiple times, including in the head, after gunmen opened fire on a house in the 1300 block of General Ogden Street on Labor Day Weekend. Two others were shot,  including her 11-year-old cousin, but they both survived. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Ashley Moffet, mother of Arabian Gayles, arrives at the Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ for her daughters funeral Saturday morning.  (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Ashley Moffet, mother of Arabian Gayles, arrives at the Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ for her daughter’s funeral Saturday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Armani Hooks, best friend of Arabian Gayles, yells out in pain as she leaves the funeral. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Armani Hooks, best friend of Arabian Gayles, yells out in pain as she leaves the funeral. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A photo of Arabian Gayles surrounded by angel wings. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A photo of Arabian Gayles surrounded by angel wings. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Paulreoina Cary, 11 year old cousin of Arabian Gayles, at the funeral. Cary was shot and wounded while sleeping on a couch in the same gunfire attack that killed Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Paulreoina Cary, 11-year-old cousin of Arabian Gayles, was wounded while sleeping on a couch in the same gunfire attack that killed Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Sierra Gayles , sister of Arabian Gayles,  is supported up as she cries in pain while leaving her sisters funeral. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Sierra Gayles, sister of Arabian Gayles, is supported up as she cries in pain while leaving her sister’s funeral. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Damari Anderson, 5, wears a shirt reading "God's Precious Angel" at the funeral of Arabian Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Damari Anderson, 5, wears a shirt reading “God’s Precious Angel” at the funeral of Arabian Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Mourners at the Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ for the funeral service of 11-year-old Arabian Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Mourners at the Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ for the funeral service of 11-year-old Arabian Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Al Mims, who's father was shot and killed in 1987, stands outside the  funeral and shows a sign reading, "No child should be next. Stop the killing".  (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Al Mims, whose father was shot and killed in 1987, stands outside the funeral and shows a sign reading, “No child should be next. Stop the killing”. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Mourners leave the funeral service of 11-year-old Arabian Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Mourners leave the funeral service of 11-year-old Arabian Gayles. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Ashley Moffet, mother of Arabian Gayles,  leaves her daughters funeral.  (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Ashley Moffet, mother of Arabian Gayles, is supported up as she leaves her daughter’s funeral. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Mickey Landry, Executive Director, of Choice Foundation, gives a child a hug in front of the funeral of Arabian Gayles. Gayles went to Lafayette Academy Charter School, a Choice Foundation school. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Mickey Landry, executive director of the Choice Foundation, gives a child a hug in front of the funeral of Arabian Gayles. Gayles went to Lafayette Academy Charter School, a Choice Foundation school. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

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