Funeral of tragic student Caroline Everest who went missing after leaving nightclub before body was found in river

January 19, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Hundreds gathered today (Tue) for the funeral of a student found dead in a river after a night out with friends.

The funeral of Caroline Everest, 18, of Sheffield has taken place today January 19 2016 (SWNS Group)

The funeral of Caroline Everest, 18, of Sheffield has taken place today January 19 2016 (SWNS Group)

Tragic Caroline ‘Carrie’ Everest, 18, went missing after leaving a nightclub alone in the early hours of November 22.

Her body was recovered two days later from the Porter Brook river in Sheffield, South Yorks., a mile away from the Corporation nightclub where she was last seen.

Caroline, a Sheffield Hallam student, was laid to rest in Grenoside Crematorium, Sheffield.
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White flowers spelling her name lay alongside her coffin and her body was carried into the crematorium to Maroon 5’s pop hit ‘She Will Be Loved’.

Over 300 friends and family followed with many wearing bright colours while others sported Sheffield Wednesday scarves, jumpers and hats in her memory.

Her grieving parents Chris Everest and Val Harding walked behind their daughter’s Pine-coloured coffin into the crematorium
RPY_FUNERAL_16Caroline‘s brother Rob and sister Rebecca sobbed as they took a last glance at their sibling’s coffin.

Rev Phil Batchford said: “I knew Carrie from when she volunteered at a youth club I was involved with.

“She was always thinking of others and how she could help them.

“Her radiant smile, marvellous sense of humour and warm-hearted nature made her the perfect daughter.

Caroline's parents Val Harding and Chris Everest  walk into the crematorium (SWNS Group)

Caroline’s parents Val Harding and Chris Everest walk into the crematorium (SWNS Group)

“Carrie had so much to give and so much to live for.

“She had a lot to look forward to her in life including a speaking part in the Christmas panto – and was to also become an Auntie.”

He added: “Carrie’s parents always braved the cold weather when taking her to cross- country events across the country.

Around 200 mourners pay their respect to much loved Caroline (SWNS Group)

Around 200 mourners pay their respect to much loved Caroline (SWNS Group)

“She would also enjoy watching Sheffield Wednesday with her brother Rob.

“Carrie was active of social media and was known for her wit.”

Caroline's brother, Rob and mother Val Harding leaving after Caroline's funeral (SWNS Group)

Caroline’s brother, Rob and mother Val Harding leaving after Caroline’s funeral (SWNS Group)

In a statement Carrie’s family said: “For her mum and dad, for her brother and sister, for the extended family of which she was so integral a part, there is a deep sense of loss that is so very painful.

“She is now dancing through eternity. Fly high little star.”

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