Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Memorial Services for Samuel L. Evans

Mr. Evans, 105, died Friday at St. Agnes Continuing Care Center in South Philadelphia.
Memorial Services for Samuel L. Evans, patriarch of Philadelphia's African American leaders, a toughended veteran of the civil-rights struggle, and a longtime power broker in city politics, will be held as follows:

Mr. Evans will lie in state Friday, June 20, 2008 at City Hall in the Conversation Room, 2nd floor, from 12 p. - 4 p.m. A Ceremonial Tribute will immediately follow from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 21, 2008 at Bright Hope Baptist Church, 12th & Cecil B. Moore Avenue at 10:00 a.m.

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