Community in mourning

Jenna Barbour's funeral.

Jenna Barbour's funeral.

Hundreds of mourners turned out to pay their last respects to three teenagers who tragically died in a car crash at Tyninghame.

The funeral of 18-year-old Jenna Barbour was the first to take place last Thursday morning, when a moving humanist service was held at Belhaven Parish Church in Dunbar.

Her brightly-painted sky blue coffin was carried into the church adorned with pictures of horses to reflect her “great passion”.

Parents Sandra and Drew, and brother Gregor, were supported by mourners of all ages who gathered to celebrate her life.

Photographs of Jenna with family, friends and on holiday in Greece were shown on a large screen, and songs chosen by friends were played.

Jenna died along with David Armstrong (15) and Josh Stewart (16) when a Peugeot 206 they were in hit a wall on November 25.

According to the News’ sister paper The Scotsman, more than 400 people packed into Our Lady of the Waves RC Church for an emotional requiem mass for David on Friday.

Hundreds of people, again many S5 and S6 pupils from Dunbar Grammar School, also attended the funeral of Josh at Seafield Crematorium on Monday.

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