By Steve Pickett

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 TYLER (CBSDFW.COM) – People from throughout Tyler filled a church Wednesday, learning about a loving, adorable little girl, described by her brother, “every night she waited until I came home from work or school so I could kiss her goodnight.”

Kayla Gomez-Orozco, the 10-year-old who was murdered allegedly by her cousin, Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, 24, was laid to rest Wednesday.

Family members say they are at a loss. “We prayed all night for her, and I told my daughter, she’s four, and she started praying as well,” says Alexia Orozco who is a cousin.

A Go-Fund me page was created to help the family.

The 700 people who attended the funeral couldn’t erase the pain felt by the little girl’s family, but the town wrapped its arms around a family devastated by a disappearance that turned into murder.

“She was just the most precious child, was such a friend to everyone. The nicest little girl, just something special about her.  I know so many say that and it’s true, she was so special,” remembers Tyler resident Lynne Lamont.

Investigators attended the funeral also, but this was all about giving the community a chance to mourn Kayla’s death together.

Zavala-Garcia remains in the Smith County Jail on a $10 million bond.

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