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Posted by: Carole Doorley on Apr 23, 2019

Annual Memorial Service

Thursday, May 2

Please mark your calendar and plan to attend the Annual Memorial Service on May 2 at noon at Calvary Episcopal Church. The Memorial Service is a meaningful event in the life of the Memphis legal community as we honor attorneys and judges who have died during the past year.  Family members and friends of those to be honored are deeply appreciative of the respect and support shown by those who attend the service.  The service lasts around 30 minutes and is followed by a reception in the Great Hall. 

Those to be honored at this year’s service include:

  • Marvin Ballin (Oct. 30, 2018)
  • David C. Childe (Oct. 24, 2018)
  • Rebecca Gardner Coffee (May 8, 2018)
  • Sam F. Cole, Jr. (Feb. 22, 2019)
  • Jeff A. Crow (Feb. 28, 2019)
  • Allen C. Jones (Nov. 24, 2018)
  • Lisa Lichterman (Dec. 15, 2018)
  • Harold W. McLeary, Jr. (June 29, 2018)
  • Robert W. McPherson (Dec. 29, 2018)
  • J. Cecil McWhirter (Oct. 13, 2018)
  • Michael F. Pleasants, Sr. (Jan. 31, 2019)
  • Thomas R. Prewitt, Sr. (July 18, 2018)
  • The Hon. Russell B. Sugarmon (Feb. 18, 2019)
  • Jerry F. Taylor (Mar. 1, 2019)
  • Charles D. Wright (May 1, 2018

If you know of someone who should be included on this list or are willing to write a memorial statement for an honoree, please email Anne Fritz

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