Photos: Talaija Dorsey funeral Photos: Talaija Dorsey funeral Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Several hundred people walk from the church to the burial site after attending 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey's funeral Saturday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in St. James. Many attendees wore purple because it was Talaija's favorite color. Advocate story July 30, 2014 Comments Mourners gather at Mt. Calvary Baptist Chuch to pay final respects to Talaija Dorsey in St. James Parish. Twelve year-old Talaija was reported missing on July 1 and her body was found on July 6 in near a sugar cane field.