Funeral service to be held today for siblings allegedly shot, killed by mother

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Posted on September 8, 2011 at 6:07 AM

Updated Thursday, Sep 8 at 8:47 AM

(KMOV) -- The funeral for the 4 and 5-year-old children who police say were gunned down by their mother in East St. Louis will be held Thursday afternoon.

The service for 5-year-old Levada Brown and 4-year-old Yokela Smith will begin at 11:00 a.m. at House of Prayer in East St. Louis.

A fund has been set up at Associated Bank to help cover funeral costs for the children.

The mother and alleged killer of the siblings, Yokeia Smith is currently facing a possible life sentence for First Degree Murder.

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