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Details emerge about memorial service for Oklahoma tornado victims

by Carla Hinton Published: May 23, 2013
A memorial and prayer service to honor Oklahoma tornado victims will be an evening event, a spokesman for Gov. Mary Fallin’s office said Thursday. 
Alex Weintz said the service is set for 6 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Moore, 301 NE 27 in Moore. He said parking for the service will be at Plaza Mayor at The Crossroads, formerly known as Crossroads Mall, at 7000 Crossroads Blvd. He said shuttle service will be provided to the church. Weintz said the parking arrangements have been made because a large crowd is expected and parking will be limited at the church.
A tornado cut a deadly swath through Moore, destroying numerous homes and two elementary schools. Twenty-four people perished in the storm.
Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
 
by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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