Mayor For Life; The Marion Barry, Jr. Story by-Marion Barry, Jr & Omar TyreeThe Homegoing Service for Marion Barry, former Washington D.C. Mayor and Council member. The schedule of memorial events is as follows:

*Thursday, December 4 to Friday, December 5
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
9:00 a.m.: Brief ceremony to receive Mayor Barry’s casket at the Wilson Building, where his remains will lie in repose for 24 hours.

*Friday, December 5
Temple of Praise, 700 Southern Avenue SE
10:00 a.m.: Mayor Barry’s body to travel to one of the churches he regularly attended
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Musical and video tribute celebrating Mayor Barry’s 40 years of public service
6:00 pm – 9:00 p.m.: Community memorial service

*Saturday, December 6
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Halls C & D, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Thousands to attend a celebration of Mayor Barry’s life and legacy
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Viewing
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Memorial Service
Private burial immediately following