CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Several funerals and other services have been set for the nine people slain in a shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
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On Wednesday, the casket of state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of Emanuel AME, will be in the rotunda lobby of the South Carolina Capitol for a public viewing from 1-5 p.m., according to Leevy's Funeral Home in Columbia.
Two other public viewings will be held Thursday. The first will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church in Ridgeland. The second will be from 6-8 p.m. at Emanuel AME in Charleston.
Pinckney's funeral will take place Friday at 11 a.m. at TD Arena on the College of Charleston campus, with President Barack Obama scheduled to deliver the eulogy. Burial will take place directly afterward at African Methodist Episcopal Church in Marion.
Services for Sharonda Coleman-Singleton will be held on Thursday at the Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston. A viewing will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., immediately followed by an Ivy Beyond the Wall Ceremony. Funeral services start at the church at 2 p.m., according to Murray's Mortuary in North Charleston.
A wake will run from 8:30-10 p.m. Friday at the Emanuel AME in Charleston. A ceremony will be conducted during the first half hour by the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, of which Hurd was a member.
Hurd's funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Emanuel AME, including a burial service at the church cemetery.
The 16 branches of the Charleston Public Library, where Hurd worked, will close Saturday to allow staff to attend the service.
Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel AME in Charleston, according to Murray's Mortuary in North Charleston. Sanders' aunt was Susie Jackson and their funeral will be held at the same time.
Funeral arrangements are being finalized. They are likely to be released Wednesday, according to The Palmetto Mortuary in Charleston.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., and the funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Royal Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, according to The Palmetto Mortuary.
Arrangements are pending for the Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., a minister at Emanuel AME. Flowers and gifts can be sent to New Life Church in Hampton, Virginia, according to granddaughter Ava Simmons.
Funeral arrangements are being finalized, and are likely to be released on Wednesday, according to The Palmetto Mortuary in Charleston.
Funeral services will held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel AME in Charleston. Jackson was Sanders' aunt and their funerals will be held together.