Memorial Information for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba – March 7th and 8th, 2014

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Mayor Chokwe Lumumba’s memorial service will be streamed live Saturday, March 8th at 11am at http://www.jacksonms.gov/
(Jackson, Miss.) — 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

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.

(MEMORIAL SERVICES – PROCESSIONAL ROUTE)
CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR THE HONORABLE MAYOR CHOKWE LUMUMBA

The public is invited to join the City of Jackson as we pay tribute to the Honorable Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.

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.

(map attached)

Processional Route

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