Wednesday, May 29, 2024
HomeTop NewsRayshard Brooks' funeral to be held at church where MLK once preached

Rayshard Brooks’ funeral to be held at church where MLK once preached

Published on


A general public viewing is planned Monday for Rayshard Brooks — who was killed in a confrontation with Atlanta police – and the 27-year-old’s spouse and children and good friends will honor his lifetime in a funeral provider Tuesday, according to a report.

The viewing will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, exactly where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. served as a co-pastor from 1960 until his assassination in 1968, in accordance to CNN.

“Ebenezer is a parish for all people today, a sanctuary for those people who undergo,” reported the Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer, WSB-Tv set claimed.

“Rayshard was not a member of our church but he, and his cherished kinds, are a part of our loved ones. We seek to embrace them, comfort and ease them and walk beside them in the days in advance,” he added.

Tuesday’s private provider will be held at 1 p.m. at the church, wherever King’s daughter, the Rev. Bernice A. King, will communicate. Warnock will provide the eulogy.

Atlanta media mogul Tyler Perry has available to spend for the funeral preparations, according to Brooks’ family attorney Chris Stewart.

Gospel singers Smokie Norful, Tamela Mann and Kurt Carr are anticipated to conduct at the funeral service, CNN reported.

Brooks was fatally shot by an Atlanta police officer who experienced responded to a Wendy’s following studies that he was asleep in his motor vehicle in the travel-through lane.

Garrett Rolfe, who has been fired from the force, is charged with felony murder, 5 counts of aggravated assault, a single depend of very first-diploma legal destruction to house and 4 counts of violation of oath in Brooks’ loss of life.

See also  Meghan Markle Launches Hit Podcast With Serena Williams, Mariah Carey, Mindy Kaling

His previous companion, Devin Brosnan, faces rates of aggravated assault and 3 counts of violation of oath.

Latest articles

More like this