Memorial service for Wendell Ford Sunday in Frankfort

Memorial service for Wendell Ford Sunday in Frankfort

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - Funeral services have been announced for former U.S. Senator Wendell Ford.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday at Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

Senator Ford will lie in state from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Gov. Beshear has also directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise Friday, Jan. 23 through sundown Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Visitation is from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Monday at the Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory in Owensboro and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday until start of service.

The funeral will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Owensboro.

A private service of committal will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

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