Mourners gather in Shawnee for funeral of Va. Tech student

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SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - A 20-year-old college student who was killed in the massacre at Virginia Tech was remembered in Shawnee today as a devout Christian dedicated to spreading her faith.

About 250 family and friends turned out at the Aydelotte Baptist Church for the funeral of Lauren McCain.

She was one of 32 people killed by another student who then committed suicide.

Her body lay in a casket surrounded by photos and the seal of Virginia Tech.

McCain was born in Midwest City and spent several years of her childhood in McLoud before her father's Navy career took the family out of state. Her parents want her buried in Oklahoma because several family members live in Shawnee, Durant and Calera