Farewell to the Dancing Queen

GRIEVING family and friends of teenager Amy Taylor, who was killed in an horrific car crash in South Africa, today gathered to say an emotional farewell to their "Dancing Queen".

GRIEVING family and friends of teenager Amy Taylor, who was killed in an horrific car crash in South Africa, today gathered to say an emotional farewell to their "Dancing Queen".

Around 400 people from all over the country and abroad were due to attend vivacious young dancer Amy's funeral in Felixstowe.

The service was designed to celebrate the 19-year-old's life, tragically cut short, with tributes from family and friends, the reading of a prayer she wrote, and some of her favourite music.

Her parents Jonathan and Cheryle Taylor, and her brothers and sister, Simon, 24, James, 15, Joshua, 11, and Kylie, 16, have been amazed at how many people's lives Amy touched.


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They have been overwhelmed with cards and letters and have described their daughter as a hardworking young woman with a zest for life, so "vibrant and talented" with her passion in life being her dancing.

For the full story see tonight's Evening Star.

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