Memorial Services for Former Gov. Edwin Edwards

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Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards will pay their respects to former Gov. Edwin Edwards as he lies in state for public viewing.

Posted: Jul 16, 2021 4:42 PM
Updated: Jul 16, 2021 4:50 PM

BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards will pay their respects to former Gov. Edwin Edwards as he lies in state for public viewing. On Sunday at noon, the public is encouraged to view the procession from the State Capitol to the Old State Capitol before the private funeral service, which Gov. Edwards and the First Lady will attend. The governor will give remarks at the service.

Saturday, June 17
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Public Viewing

Gov. Edwards and the First Lady will pay their respects at approximately 10 a.m.

Memorial Hall (First Floor)
Louisiana State Capitol
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Sunday, June 18
12 p.m. Public Viewing of Processional

Along 4th Street between the New State Capitol and the Old State Capitol

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