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FRANKLIN, La. (AP) -- 4:05 p.m.

Family and friends have gathered to remember two women killed during a shooting at a movie theater last week in Louisiana.

Mayci Marie Breaux and Jillian Johnson were killed Thursday when gunman John Russell Houser opened fire in a Lafayette movie theater. Houser died later after turning the gun on himself.

The Daily Advertiser (http://bit.ly/1GVwEEw ) reports that about 500 people thronged a funeral service Monday for Breaux at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin.

Images from Jillian Johnson's funeral:

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Josh Caffery delivers a euology during her funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
A string instrument and song book are displayed next to the casket of Jillian Johnson during her funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Members of the Figs, Jillian Johnson's band, embrace each other in solidarity following Johnson's funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Jason Brown, right, husband of Jillian Johnson, at right, embraces his daughter Paxton Myles-Brown, 16, during the funeral service for Jillian Johnson at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
A man kneels in reflection in front of the casket of Jillian Johnson following her funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday. Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Sara Crochet and Natalie Hartzell, both friends and employees of Jillian Johnson, embrace each other while reflecting at Johnson's casket following Johnson's funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday. Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Members of the Figs, Jillian Johnson's band, perform a song during the funeral service of shooting victim Jillian Johnson at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday. Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
A funeral attendee holds a program during the funeral service for Jillian Johnson at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday, July 23. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Paxton Myles-Brown, 16, second from left, and her father Jason Brown, husband of Jillian Johnson, hold hands of friends in prayer during Johnson's funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday, July 23. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Sara Crochet, a friend and employee of Jillian Johnson, reflects silently at Johnson's casket following Johnson's funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday. Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Paxton Myles-Brown, 16, second from left, and her father Jason Brown, husband of Jillian Johnson, hold hands in prayer during Johnson's funeral service at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts could end so tragically. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Josh Caffery embraces Caroline Helm during the funeral service for their friend Jillian Johnson at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Jillian Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday, July 23. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP, Pool)
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Rev. Lloyd Benoit said Breaux was "kind, always polite and always with that characteristic smile."

Benoit told the standing-room only crowd that many were asking why this tragedy happened but it was a question "...for which I do not have an answer."

Friends and family also gathered in Lafayette for Johnson's funeral service.

Images from Mayci Marie Breaux's funeral:

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FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Dondie Breaux (C), mother of Maycie Breaux, is consoled outside of the Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Pallbearers bring the casket of Mayci Breaux, 21, to the hearse outside of Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Pallbearers bring the casket of Mayci Breaux, 21, to the hearse outside of Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Pallbearers bring the casket of Mayci Breaux, 21, to the hearse outside of Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Dondie Breaux (R), mother of Maycie Breaux, is consoled outside of the Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Pallbearers bring the casket of Mayci Breaux, 21, to the hearse outside of Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Pallbearers remove the casket of Mayci Breaux, 21, to be brought into the Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: Mourners greet each other outside of the Church of the Assumption prior to the funeral of Mayci Breaux, 21, on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: General view of the Church of the Assumption prior to the funeral of Mayci Breaux, 21, on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
FRANKLIN, LA - JULY 27: The casket of Macyi Breaux, 21, is brought into the Church of the Assumption on July 27, 2015 in Franklin, Louisiana. Two people were killed and nine wounded when a shooter identified as John Russell Houser, 59, opened fire in a theater before killing himself, according to police. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Dondie LeBlanc Breaux, mother of Mayci Breaux, walks past mourners outside the Church of the Assumption, after the funeral services of Mayci Breaux in Franklin, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. She was one of two people killed in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Ali Breaux, sister of Mayci Breaux, leaves the Church of the Assumption, after the funeral services of Mayci Breaux in Franklin, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. She was one of two people killed in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Ali Breaux, left, sister of Mayci Breaux, and Dondie LeBlanc Breaux, her mother, weep outside the Church of the Assumption, after her funeral in Franklin, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Behind is their mother. Mayci was one of two people killed in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Fr. Lloyd Benoit, pastor of the Church of the Assumption, hugs a Louisiana state trooper before the funeral services of Mayci Breaux in Franklin, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. She was one of two people killed in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Dondie LeBlanc Breaux, center, mother of Mayci Breaux, is comforted outside the Church of the Assumption, after her funeral in Franklin, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Mayci Breaux was one of two people killed in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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