BISHOP T.D. JAKES WILL DELIVER EULOGY FOR POLICE MURDER VICTIM ATATIANA JEFFERSON

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Bishop T.D. Jakes: “It is clear that the atrocity of this shooting opens up deep wounds that preceded this recent murder case that resonates far beyond our community. “As a resident of Fort Worth myself, I understand the pain and anger associated with this tragic loss, however, the family has asked that the funeral not be overshadowed by her death but rather that the legacy of Atatiana Jefferson be honored and celebrated for the fullness of her life.”
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Bishop T.D. Jakes will deliver the eulogy for Atatiana Jefferson who was murdered by former officer Aaron Dean on Oct. 12.

The funeral and wake for Atatiana Jefferson recently shot and killed in her home last week by a Fort Worth police officer, will be held at The Potter’s House of Dallas.

The wake will be held on Friday, Oct. 18 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. The Potter’s House of Dallas, is located at 6777 W. Kiest Blvd., Dallas, TX 75236.

Bishop T.D. Jakes will deliver the powerful eulogy. While her heartbreaking and untimely death has captured the nation’s attention, the funeral will pay tribute to her life as a loving daughter, sister, and aunt.

Rev. Al Sharpton will also be on hand to give special remarks.

“It is clear that the atrocity of this shooting opens up deep wounds that preceded this recent murder case that resonates far beyond our community,” remarked Jakes, senior pastor of The Potter's House. “As a resident of Fort Worth myself, I understand the pain and anger associated with this tragic loss, however, the family has asked that the funeral not be overshadowed by her death but rather that the legacy of Atatiana Jefferson be honored and celebrated for the fullness of her life.”

About The Potter's House

Located in Dallas, The Potter's House is a 30,000-member nondenominational, multicultural church and humanitarian organization led by Bishop T. D. Jakes, twice featured on the cover of Time magazine as America's Best Preacher and as one of the nation's 25 Most Influential Evangelicals. The Potter's House has five locations: The Potter's House of Dallas, The Potter's House of Fort Worth, The Potter's House of North Dallas, The Potter's House of Denver and The Potter’s House One LA.

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