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BB King Memorial Planned For Saturday

by Paul Cashmere on May 19, 2015

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BB King will be farewelled at a memorial service is Las Vegas this Saturday.

King’s daughter Claudette has announced the funeral details for her father at her Facebook page.

“HELLO ALL. Thank you everyone for your well wishes. My dad’s service is next Saturday, May 23rd in Las Vegas. Lying in state Friday, May 22, 2015. More later,” she wrote.

The public viewing of the blues legend will be held this Friday (May22, 2015) at Las Vegas’ Palm South Jones Mortuary 3 to 7 p.m.

The funeral service for family and close friends will be on Saturday morning (May 23, 2015) at 9:30am followed by the public memorial at 11am.

BB King is expected to be buried in Indianola, Mississippi, not far from his birthplace of Berclair.

BB King died on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at age 89. His cause of death was confirmed as a series of mini-strokes brought on by diabetes.

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