Memorial and Prayer Service Planned In Moore For Tornado Victims

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 4:31 pm
By: News 9

A memorial and prayer service is planned for Sunday, May 26, at the First Baptist Church in Moore.

The service will honor and remember the victims of the May 20 tornado that killed 24 people in Moore and the May 19 tornado that killed 2 in Shawnee. It is open to the public.

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"The people of Oklahoma are resilient," said Governor Mary Fallin. "The grief we are experiencing right now is indescribable. But we have seen tragedy before, and we have recovered and emerged as stronger people and a stronger state."

First Baptist Church is located on 301 N.E. 27th Street in Moore. Time and other details of the memorial and prayer service are pending.