Funeral services for Tyre Nichols still set for Wednesday, time delayed

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: February 01, 2023 9:02 AM CT | Published: January 31, 2023 11:30 AM CT

Funeral services for Tyre Nichols are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Memphis’ Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church. 

Tyre Nichols’ funeral

Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church
70 N. Bellevue Blvd.
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1 p.m.
To attend remotely, a livestream will air on Facebook and YouTube

Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of the National Action Network (NAN), will give Nichols’ eulogy; civil rights attorney Ben Crump is expected to deliver a call to action. 

Nichols died on Tuesday, Jan. 10, three days after he was stopped and badly beaten by Memphis Police Department officers. Five MPD officers have been charged with second-degree murder; another two have also been relieved of duty. 

Seventh MPD officer relieved of duty as more personnel actions are ‘imminent’

Vice President Kamala Harris will lead a White House delegation to the funeral that includes former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, both advisers to President Joe Biden.

Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, and Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, are also expected to be in attendance. 


Tyre Nichols
Jasmine McCraven

Jasmine McCraven

Jasmine McCraven considers herself to be a music enthusiast and believes that she makes the best playlists ever. She is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State, but couldn’t wait to move back home to Memphis for the best food and culture in Tennessee.

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