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PHOTO GALLERY: Benefit honors Sydney Timmons, raises money for funeral

Monday, April 19, 2010 | 1:20 p.m. CDT; updated 7:19 p.m. CDT, Monday, April 19, 2010
Friends of Sydney Timmons gather for a group photo at Peppers Night Club in Columbia on Sunday. Timmons' friends performed various songs in honor of their friend to help raise money for Timmons' funeral.

COLUMBIA — A group of Sydney Timmons' friends held a benefit Sunday night to help raise money for his funeral. Timmons died Monday, April 12.

The benefit, held at Peppers Night Club in Columbia, featured a drag show and live music.

Steve Meyerhardt performs two instrumental pieces at the benefit to help raise money for Sydney Timmons, who died last Monday. Meyerhardt said he was happy to come play at the benefit and brought some of his cds to sell to help pay for Timmons' funeral.
Kayla Crites performs "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd at a benefit to raise money for Sydney Timmons' funeral. The drag show benefit was held at Peppers Night Club in Columbia.
Friends gather to support each other at a benefit for Sydney Timmons held at Peppers Night Club in Columbia on Sunday. The drag show benefit helped raise money for Timmons' funeral.
Blythe Anderson, also known by her drag name, Ken Lickit, wears a shirt in honor of Sydney Timmons, who died last Monday. A benefit was held Sunday Night at to raise money for Timmons' funeral.

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Blythe Anderson April 19, 2010 | 11:10 p.m.

R.I.P. Sydney! We love you and we will miss you. You will always be in our hearts.

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Nicky Brookhart April 19, 2010 | 11:47 p.m.

I want to Thank everyone that came out and was a part of this last night. We couldn't do this without all of you. The support from the community and our LGBT Family has been amazing and we are so immensely grateful for all of you. I love you Sydney, and so do all of these people......

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Nicky Brookhart April 20, 2010 | 9:08 a.m.

Sydman, I love you dude. I am your brother...just wish I couldve done more to protect you. RIP SYD!

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