Beginning the funeral service, the Reverend Kathleen Rogers said: "We know that there are no words we can say at this moment to express what we are feeling. No words can alleviate our sorrow or take away our pain."
Hundreds of people have turned out for the funeral of murdered schoolgirl April Jones in her home town of Machynllyth in Wales. It is almost a year since the five-year-old went missing. Mark Bridger was jailed in May for life for killing her.