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Gallery: Anene Booysen's memorial service

Thousands of mourners attended a funeral service for Anene Booysen whose gruesome gang-rape and murder has shocked the nation.

The mother, grandmother and brother of 17-year-old victim Anene Booysen broke down in tears during the service.

Anene Booysens mother, Corlia Olivier, takes a moment to compose herself as her daughters coffin is removed from the hearse outside the Uniting Reformed Church in Bredasdorp, where her funeral was held. Photo: Neil BaynesThe community of Bredasdorp is still shocked at the death of Anene Booysen. Photo: Neil BaynesAnene's father Klaasie Speelman and foster mother Corlia Olivier support each other during the service. Photo: Jeffrey AbrahamsAnene's family members occupy the front row in the church: (L_R) father Klaasie Speelman, mother Corlia Olivier, aunts Ellsabe Sheldon, Wilma Brooks, Anna Abrahams, sister Anna-Marie Booysen and brother Ryno Booysen. Picture Jeffrey AbrahamsFamily and friends of Anene watch as her coffin lower into the grave. Photo: Neil BaynesFile photo: Jeffrey AbrahamsThousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Pictured left to right is Elsabe Sheldon, Corlia Olivier & Wilma Brooks. Photo: David RitchieCape Town - 130210 - Thousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Pictured is Lynne Brown & Corlia Olivier. Photo: David RitchieThousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Photo: David RitchieKeynote speaker Marius Fransmsn addresses those at the service.  Picture Jeffrey AbrahamsThousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Photo: David RitchieMore than a thousand people attended a memorial service for Anene Booysen this weekend. Picture: Jeffrey AbrahamsThousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Pictured is Marius Fransman & Corlia Olivier. Photo: David Ritchie

Many of her family were dressed in orange and black, and huddled in the front row as Anene's white coffin was carried in.

Anene was described by speakers as a good, happy teen who had never given her family any problems.

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