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Friday, August 28, 2015 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Burr Oak Cemetery
4400 West 127th Street | Alsip, Illinois 60803

Emmet Till Flyer2

Meet the family of Emmett Till at Roberts Temple C.O.G.I.C. where the historical open casket funeral of Emmett Louis Till was held in 1955 for a processional to Burr Oak Cemetery.

Join the family of Emmett Till on this historic day for a wreath laying ceremony at the gravesites of Emmett Till, Mamie Till Mobley (mother) and Alma Spearman (grandmother). The ceremony will include special remarks, tributes, spoken word and musical performances.

*All vehicles must be lined up at the church by 11:00 am to join the procession.

Roberts Temple C.O.G.I.C.
4021 S State St # 1
Chicago, Illinois 60609


We hope you can join us! Please check back often for updates to the schedule and the addition of special guests.




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