Funeral procession to restrict parking near Decatur Civic Center Thursday

Funeral procession to restrict parking near Decatur Civic Center Thursday

DECATUR – A funeral procession in honor of Mayor Mike McElroy from Our Lady of Lourdes Church to Downtown Decatur will be held immediately following tomorrow’s Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial at the church.

 

Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 23 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church located at 3850 Lourdes Dr. in Decatur.

 

The vehicle procession route will be as follows: From Our Lady of Lourdes east on Mound Road to Main St./U.S. 51 South; south on Main St. to William St.; east on William St. to the Decatur Civic Center drive; north along the drive and around the World War II Veterans Memorial in front of the Decatur Civic Center.

 

In deference to the arrangements for the Mayor, the Civic Center drive, Gary K. Anderson Plaza, East North Street from Jackson Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and the 400 Block of North Jackson St. will all be closed to traffic beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 23 until late afternoon. Visitors to the Decatur Civic Center are advised to use parking along Franklin St. and other area spaces that are not reserved for permit holders during the day tomorrow.