Rosie Darbyshire's funeral

In pictures: Family and friends gather to say farewell to Rosie Darbyshire at her funeral in Preston

The rain didn't stop more than 100 people turning up to Village Drive in Ribbleton, the road in which Rosie Darbyshire grew up.

A highly emotional celebration of the 27-year-old's life started in Ribbleton today, as mourners said farewell to the much loved mum-of-one.

A procession gathered at the far end of the road, led by a pristine white hearse and two grand horses
A procession gathered at the far end of the road, led by a pristine white hearse and two grand horses
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Mourners silently following behind the hearse
Mourners silently following behind the hearse
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Some locked arm in arm and hugging each other, to honour Rosie
Some locked arm in arm and hugging each other, to honour Rosie
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Rosie's family had previously requested people wear colour to celebrate the mum-of-one's colourful character
Rosie's family had previously requested people wear colour to celebrate the mum-of-one's colourful character
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