Tulsa Police officers served as pallbearers for Aaliyah Alexander's funeral

Posted at 5:52 PM, Jul 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-29 23:21:21-04

Loved ones of Aaliyah Alexander said their final goodbye. The five year old who lost her battle with kidney cancer was laid to rest Saturday morning.

More than 200 people filled her memorial service at Harvest Time Outreach Ministries in north Tulsa.

Her family talked about her big smile, her upbeat personality and her sassy attitude. They said despite her ongoing treatments, Alexander was a fighter.

Last month, she was sworn in as an honorary officer. The Tulsa Police Department learned about Alexander's dream to become a police officer one day and made that a reality.

After today's memorial service, six officers in uniform served as pallbearers and helped with the funeral procession.

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