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City to proclaim Leon Russell Day in Tulsa

Posted at 5:22 PM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-16 18:36:55-05
The City of Tulsa will proclaim Sunday, November 20 Leon Russell Day.
 
City councilors will present a proclamation to Russell's wife, Jan Bridges, at a memorial in Tulsa.
 
The service at the ORU Mabee center is open to the public.
 
Doors open at 1 p.m. followed by the service at 2 p.m.
 
Russell will lie in repose.
 
Another memorial is planned for Friday, November 18 in Tennessee.
 
The Hall of Fame rock n' roller died Sunday at the age of 74.
 
In lieu of flowers, family members ask that memorials may be made to PWNA (Partnership with Native Americans), Music Cares or ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals).