Jerry Lee Lewis’ family has announced the details of public memorial services to be held this weekend in Hernando, Mississippi, and Lewis’s birthplace, Ferriday, Louisiana. Multiple public events have been announced for this week in Mississippi and Louisiana.
The first visitation will be on Thursday, November 3rd from 5-8 pm at Hernando Funeral Home in Hernando, MS. The public is welcome to attend but spacing is limited. The second visitation follows on Saturday, November 5th from 10-11 am at Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday, LA. The public is also invited to attend but spacing is limited. The funeral will follow from 11 am until noon at Young’s Funeral Home, and will be livestreamed (details to be shared via Lewis’ Facebook page when available). In addition, a celebration of life will follow the service at 1 pm at the Arcade Theater in Ferriday, LA.
Lewis has passed away at the age of 87 on Friday, October 28th with his seventh wife Judith by his side at his home in Desoto County, Mississippi, south of Memphis. He is also survived by his children Jerry Lee Lewis III, Ronnie Lewis, Pheobe Lewis and Lori Lancaster, sister Linda Gail Lewis, cousin Jimmy Swaggart and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the Lewis family requests donations be made in Jerry Lee Lewis’ honor to the Arthritis Foundation or MusiCares – the non-profit foundation of the Grammys/National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
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