Gov. Edwin W. Edwards to lie in honor in Memorial Hall at the State Capitol on Saturday

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Gov. Edwin W. Edwards to lie in honor in Memorial Hall at the State Capitol on Saturday

Posted: Jul 13, 2021 4:15 PM
Updated: Jul 13, 2021 4:46 PM

According to The Advocate, former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards will lie in honor in Memorial Hall at the State Capitol on Saturday for public viewing. 

He will lie in repose at the Old State Capitol on Sunday for family members and close friends.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards was on hospice for about one week before his death on Monday July 12, 2021. Edwards died of respiratory issues.

Details of his funeral arrangements are still being worked out.

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