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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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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)
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