Stoke & Staffordshire

Freasley crash mother, son and cousin funeral held

Margaret Stewart, Damien Stewart and Dion Walker-Smith
Image caption Ms Stewart worked at the school where her son and nephew were pupils

A funeral service for three members of the same family who were killed in a crash in Staffordshire has taken place.

Maggie Stewart, 42, her 16-year-old son Damian and his cousin Dion Walker-Smith, 15, died in Trinity Road, Freasley, on 7 December.

The three lived in Wilnecote. Their funeral service took place at Kingsbury Church in nearby Kingsbury.

Ms Stewart worked at Kingsbury School where Damian and Dion were pupils. The boys played for Coton Green under-16s.

The football club's secretary Sheila Scott said the funeral "went as well as it could".

She added that it had been "a very moving service" attended by "at least 300 people".

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