Family and friends have paid tribute to tragic Antoin Akpom, describing him as an "incredible person" who would be "deeply missed".
They spoke of his infectious smile and "happy-go-lucky" nature.
The funeral was broadcast outside the church via a PA system.
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A large part of Hagley Road in the south west of the city was cordoned off and later reopened.
Some rain overnight, becoming drier and much brighter tomorrow.
Dry, clear and cold at first. Rain arriving overnight