Shawty Lo's funeral to be at the church where Kriss Kross' Chris Kelly's funeral was held

A New Orleans-style funeral procession passed by the coffin of Chris Kelly and his family to lead them out of Jackson Memorial Baptist Church at the conclusion of his funeral on May 9, 2013. AJC photo: Curtis Compton

Walker died in a car accident on Wednesday after his 2016 Audi crashed through a guardrail on a ramp to Cascade Road off I-285. He died of “blunt force injury to the head,” the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office said Thursday. He is survived by 11 children.

The AJC attended Kelly's funeral. The church was filled to capacity for the touching service. The beautiful music, powerful eulogies and bountiful sprays of flowers all paid tribute to a talented artist who, like Walker, was gone too soon.

The flower-covered coffin of Chris Kelly, one half of the 1990s group Kris Kross, leaves in a recessional at the conclusion of his funera at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church in Atlanta. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

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Jennifer Brett
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