There will be 2 funerals for Robb elementary school students on Saturday

Uvalde, Texas – Two more funerals for the victims of the Uvalde primary school massacre will take place on Saturday.

The funeral of Makenna Elrod and Rojelio Torres, both aged 10, will be at 10am

Saturday marks the fifth straight day that victims of the May 24 shooting will be buried at Robb Elementary School.

Makenna Lee Elrod, 10

10 year old Makenna Lee Elrod who was killed in a shootout at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

Makenna’s aunt, Allison McCullough, told it abc news that she loved playing softball, doing gymnastics, singing and dancing. “Your smile would light up a room,” she said.

Makenna’s father asked Tuesday, May 24, if he could go to the local funeral home to look for his daughter, fearing “she may not be alive,” television network KTRK reported. Her family later asked for privacy.


June 4: Funeral service at 10 am at First Baptist Church. Burial at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Rojelio Torres, 10

Rojelio Torres, 10, was killed by a gunman at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on May 24, 2022. (Torres family)

Rojelio Torres’ mother, Evadulia Orta, told ABC News her son is a very smart and loving child.

“I lost a piece of my heart,” she said.

At his memorial in the town square, people left a large stuffed Yoda, a Batman football and several stuffed animals, the Texas Tribune reported.

June 4: Funeral service at 10am at Rushing-Estes Knowles mortuary. Burial at Hillcrest Cemetery.

See also: Funeral arrangements for victims of Uvalde Primary School shooting

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