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Maleah Davis, the 4-year-old Texas girl who touched hearts around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in a custom casket decorated with artwork from "My Little Pony".

The custom painted casket was created and donated by Texas-based company Trey Ganem's SoulShine Industries, the company confirmed to CBS News.

Maleah's private funeral will be held this Saturday. According to her obituary, "she loved My Little Pony, all the girly things one could imagine."

The casket is covered with rainbow-colored drawings of My Little Pony, a toy line and television series that was popular in the 1980s and '90s.

The sides of the casket features the name "Maleah Lynn Davis," in bright colors and the inside of the casket is upholstered in rainbow colors, with a bright light and images of the television show on the top.

Maleah's biological father, Craig Davis, posted images of the tiny casket on his Instagram page.

Maleah was reported missing on May 4, a day after her mother's fiancé, Derion Vence, told police he was carjacked by three Hispanic males who took Maleah.

Police were suspicious of his story from the beginning. He was arrested on May 11 and charged with tampering with a human corpse.

Maleah's bones were found strewn alongside Highway I-30 outside the town of Hope, Arkansas in late May. Due to the condition of her remains a cause of death could not be determined.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    R.I.P little angel...???.

    NONE....and I do mean NONE of the people who could have helped her but chose not to, deserves to be there.

  • Yardgirl

    I have stayed away from this story because it is too hard to imagine what this child went through in life. RIP little one and my her tormentors rot in hell went their time comes!!

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  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    RIP baby queen...I am grateful for you now having peace.

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

    People so dang evil. Watch your kids at all cost. RIP Pretty Angel.

  • Rayscoty

    They added a Lesbian couple on My Little Pony cartoon..

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    I concur. her very short life....It makes me question God's plan and his all knowing.

  • Justamom

    She should be outside running around at the park or the playground enjoying summer.

  • Wreckognize Game

    RIP Sweet Angel??

  • Renee Bee


  • ?? Kari ?????????

    Just so sad! Rest In Peace Maleah

  • SugarFoot a.k.a Ty

    Maleah Davis, the 4-year-old Texas girl who touched hearts around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in a custom casket decorated with artwork from "My Little Pony".
    Rest Baby Girl. I 'm going to send a flower arrangement. Lawd knows this baby has been on my heart

  • Brooklyn23

    Extremely sad

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  • Renee26

    Lordt... They still hadn't laid her remains to rest ?

  • Shawty

    That is absolutely beautiful. Glad the county taking care of her services. Surprised this baby hasn't been laid to rest yet.

  • Guest©

    God gave us free will. Unfortunately, many abuse that free will. God will judge ALL one day. I believe Maleah is finally at peace.

  • Raquelle Dellaghetto

    Her mama is the one that failed.

  • Kbellaluvvs

    Her mom shouldn't even be allowed to come because you know shes going to act the whole fool falling out crying....those be the ones who gave the dead hell on earth but be all stretched out cross the casket and things...

  • CookieMobster


  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies


  • Mama Dee’s Wig Maker

    I'm at work and Lord seeing the casket just made tears flow

  • Shawty

    Yes she did. She should not have left her daughter with the boyfriend that already abusing her. Leaving her with him resulted in the baby being killed.

  • Alextra Ballard

    Exactly....she gon be yell’n and screaming like a damn banchee

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

    OMG! How could she be so selfish? Poor baby had no chance.

  • Guest©

    Where do you send arrangements? I'd like to do the same.

  • Juliaquan C Spain

    Just breath taking...R.I.P.

  • Alextra Ballard

    This poor baby didn’t deserve this. The casket is awesome...I hope this baby girl spirit is at peace. No more suffering

  • sunni_daze

    A 4yr should be running and playing, not being laid to rest. Lord this has touched me and broke my heart. Sleep well Princess.

  • bb1812

    By all accounts, Maleah was a normal, healthy and happy little girl. Just so senseless and heartbreaking. May Maleah rest in peace ?

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  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies


  • SugarFoot a.k.a Ty

    Richardson Mortuary 3201 Brookfield Dr, Houston, TX 77045 I don't have the phone number with me but you can Google it. They're accepting flowers tomorrow

  • che’lint

    I will remember that beautiful picture of her handing out something she wanted to share. I will believe it was a flower.. Maleah's spirit to say don't cry for me anymore..I am happy now. Thank you for caring about me.

  • xxxgracious

    I instantly teared up seeing her casket. Too young to die. God had other plans for that sweet face angel.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    Well, someone should have a tranquilizer g?n on standby just in case.

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  • abby500

    Closed casket I’m assuming. I prayed for us as ppl this morning. Just felt some kind of way

  • Yardgirl

    Me too ??

  • currvalicious

    I truly wonder what's going to become of this case. Will they ever be charged w/murder. W/o being able to determine a 'cause of death, could be doubtful. Maybe it can serve a significant amount of time bases on other charges.

  • Seldomseen

    Yep in the old days ppl used to stick ppl with a hat pin, for falling out.

  • Guest©

    Thank you!!!

  • Mona Lisa

    Rest is peace. Lil mama! I hope that bastard gets the death penalty.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    I have a problem with this . What are they putting in that casket!!! They found decomposed bag of Bones... REALLY? People aren't thinking... That BABY SPIRIT AND SOUL LEFT HER LONG BEFORE SHE WAS DISCOVERED. FOH... A memorial service would have been appropriate and those remains should be placed in an ern at a museum as a reminder.

  • dontgetblocked

    This makes no sense. So sad!

  • Alextra Ballard

    Cdfu????.....I have neva heard of that before

  • imright

    put her momma and step daddy in it !

  • Alextra Ballard

    Some really get dramatic when they lower the casket they ackin like they wanna jump in.

  • DeJeri

    That part

  • Seldomseen

    I had a cousin who didn’t see about her mamma. At the wake hooping and holling. My aunt said tomorrow I’m bringing a hat pin and I am gonna stick her soon as she starts that screaming.

  • the guest

    There will never be a murder charge because the mother killed her and the bf is covering for the mother. The bf will get like five years for tampering and the mother will get away with this murder. So heartbreaking but the mother and bf got away with murdering her baby girl.

  • rockstar2142

    Whew.. girl you got me at the end. Beautiful words.

  • Society has changed

    Baby girl should be playing with My Little Pony!!!! So dang wrong on so many levels!

  • Jussjess25

    Your right! The man has never even been formally charged. Sad af

  • suganspice68

    I hope that they have a closed casket funeral out of respect for Maleah

  • The Art

    I could've done without the pic of the casket. Just absolutely heartbreaking!!! Gets me mad all over again.

  • Gowns. Beautiful Gowns

    nope...still not here for it..
    baby should be starting school this fall.
    she should be going to the pool this summer.
    thats nice her dad paid for this casket...but i rather not see it

  • Dollmeshia Dee-Dee Clark

    i thought the mother was out of town when it happened?

  • Trace da Ace

    my heart is breaking all over again....smdh..poor baby girl.

  • Sassie

    Ok, so what is the deal with the mom and fake dad? When the fuck are they gonna FRY those two bitches?

  • Sassie

    Guess they are simply going to put her remains in it and bury it. That's all. Better than just throwing her remains in a black Hefty bag and digging a damn hole.

  • Sassie

    How the mom murder her if she was on a plane? Or out of town? Video shows Maleah with the fake dad AFTER the mom left. I'm sure the police have scoured the airport footage and other evidence by now. The fake dad killed her, but the mom was in on it. Leaving town was simply her alibi.

  • Sassie

    She was.

  • Meme

    So sad to see a coffin so small may she rest in perfect heavenly peace

  • ZRoJoTheLezBeyond

    Yeah, a really nice urn could've replaced the casket. Daddy could've kept her at home afterwards, too.

  • Raquel

    This was sweet. *grabbing Kleenex*

  • Raquel


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  • RAE23

    I think it's questionable whether she was there or not at this point. She claims she wasn't home when he brought her daughter home but security recordings show different and she claimed he must have 'snuck' the baby in the house while she was smoking a cigarette!