Family, friends say goodbye to Arlana Haynes after her death in school bus accident
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Purple, pink and white were 6-year-old Arlana Haynes's favorite colors.
People who loved her wore those colors Saturday to honor her life.
Her family said she loved music, singing, and dance.
Her Aunt Betsy still remembers her loving hugs and sweet smile.
"I miss her dearly she was a dear she would always every time I see her she would says auntie."
Arlana's loved ones held a funeral service for her Saturday, after she was killed in a Houston County School bus accident Monday.
People got the opportunity to say their favorite memories about her.
Her former first grade teacher, Alicia King, said Arlana stood out in her class.
"She was such a sweet little girl , a sweet little girl, there was never a dull moment with Arlana. And she's always known for hugs. I don't care when you see her, she was always going to give you a hug," said King.
Arlana's grandfather, Bishop Sammie Haynes Jr., delivered the eulogy.
Haynes said he will miss his sweet and caring granddaughter, but he knows she is now a beautiful angel.
"She would give me a big hug and tell me I love you and she would do that and tell you she loved you," said Haynes.