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Community remembers Lake Little

Family and friends say their final goodbyes to Lake Little.

Posted: Jul 12, 2019 5:43 PM
Updated: Jul 12, 2019 5:43 PM

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lake little - the starkville teen killed in a plane crash over the weekend - inspired her community through all of her accomplishments . wtva's nicole dantzler attended a celebration of life service with many of little's family and friends there. she joins us live with how they say she affected starkville and other mississippi residents. i spoke with some of lake littles friends who attended i spoke with some of lake littles friends who attended her celebration of life service today. they said she was bold, herr smile was infectious and her heart inspired many. i love you angel." / starkville, oktibbeha county) starkville, oktibbeha county) starkville, oktibbeha county) starkville, oktibbeha county) "i love lake, i want to live the rest of my life for her and just live just like she did." these two sisters, kate and caroline mattox said when lake little walked into a room, her joy spread to everyone. even those who knew her as a little girl said her personality was like a beam of light. "i called her little sharpay from the film high school musical and she's just sassier and sassier than ever.. i just thought the service today was an incredible tribute to a well-lived life and i loved what her brothers said. everyone has just been touched by her and her impact will be eternal." her family held the funeral at the first baptist church outreach worship center. people sang some of her favorite songs like i can only imagine and this is not goodbye. kate and caroline were on their way to lake's burial at the odd fellows cemetery, but before they left they told me how much of can inspiration she was to the both of them. "thank you lake, because you have taught me to be confident. you never let me think any less of myself and i know you did that for everyone and i will just continue to live that way for you. i love you angel." it's obvious that lake little has impacted the community in a major way. it's a loss but her legacy is eternal. live in starkville nicole dantzler wtva nine news. a twelve-year old fights for his life
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