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Funeral, prayer services scheduled for Eddie Bernice Johnson


Eddie Bernice Johnson

Eddie Bernice Johnson, the first Black woman elected to any seat in Dallas and the first Black Dallasite to serve in Congress, a woman who fought for us in our communities will be laid to rest with a string of services that will begin Jan. 8 with a viewing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fair Park, followed by a prayer service from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Concord Church, located at 6808 Pastor Bailey Drive.

Johnson’s funeral service will then take place Jan. 9 at 10 a.m., also at Concord Church. Lastly, a graveside service will be held Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. at Texas State Cemetery in Austin.

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