Fordice Visitation Set

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Thousands of people are expected to file through the Mississippi Capitol Thursday to pay final respects to former Gov. Kirk Fordice.

His flag-draped casket will be on public display from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the second floor rotunda.

Fordice died Tuesday of complications of leukemia. He was 70.

An Army National Guard unit will provide an honor guard at the Capitol and will give a 19-gun salute at the cemetery Friday.

The former governor is to be buried in Madison County.


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