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Chokwe Lumumba Celebration of Life Service Info

Ward 5 Councilman Charles Tillman at City Hall

Ward 5 Councilman Charles Tillman at City Hall Photo by Trip Burns.

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A funeral procession will leave the Jackson Convention Center located at 105 E. Pascagoula Street in Jackson, Mississippi directly following the Celebration of Life Service which will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at approximately 2:30 p.m.

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Courtesy City of Jackson

Processional Route

The Honorable Mayor Chokwe Lumumba will lie in state at City Hall on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Beginning at approximately 11:00 a.m., City Hall will open to the public. Public entry will begin on the East side of City Hall (Facing President Street).

Visitors are encouraged to follow these guidelines:

No Purses, Bags, or Backpacks•

• No Photographs or Videos

• No Food or Drinks

The complete memorial schedule is as follows:

THE BODY WILL LIE IN STATE

(Public Viewing)

City of Jackson - City Hall

219 South President Street

Jackson, Mississippi 39205

Friday, March 7, 2014

11:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

(Remembrance Hour)

City Hall - Josh Halbert Gardens

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(Public Viewing Continued)

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE

Jackson Convention Center

105 E. Pascagoula Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39204

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 11:00 a.m.

Internment following the Celebration of Life Service.

Autumn Woods Memorial Gardens

4000 West Northside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, 39209

A funeral procession will leave the Jackson Convention Center located at 105 E. Pascagoula Street in Jackson, Mississippi directly following the Celebration of Life Service which will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at approximately 2:30 p.m. The procession will begin at Pascagoula Street at Lamar and conclude at Northside Drive at College Hill.

The citizens of Jackson can gather along the route.

Anyone wishing to send flowers may send them to:

Willis & Sons Funeral Home

5235 Robinson Road Ext., Jackson, Mississippi 39205

Please send letters of condolence to:

City of Jackson - City Hall

Attention: Halima Olufemi

219 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39205

The Honorable Chokwe Lumumba, Mayor of the City of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Mayor Lumumba was a beloved father, human rights activist, visionary, and leader of the great City of Jackson, Mississippi. He devoted his entire life to serving others through his vision of unity - "One City, One Aim, One Destiny." He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and the citizens of Jackson.

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