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Saturday 10 December 2016

Shannon's tearful farewell to her mum

Published 27/08/2011 | 05:00

Shannon Graham (right), daughter of Marion Graham, is
supported by family members at her mother’s funeral at
St Mary’s church in Newry, Co Down
Shannon Graham (right), daughter of Marion Graham, is supported by family members at her mother’s funeral at St Mary’s church in Newry, Co Down

Teenager Shannon Graham, pictured wiping away her tears, said goodbye to her murdered mother yesterday at the end of the most painful week of her young life.

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With her family members forming a tight circle around her her, she gently stroked her mother's coffin before saying farewell.

The 15-year-old was one of hundreds of people in Newry, Co Down, who paid their respects to Marion Graham and Marion's friend Kathy Dinsmore, who were both brutally murdered in Turkey.

Irish Independent

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