2, 2006 - Knox County and City Governments join the nation
in mourning the death of the 38th President of the United States,
Gerald R. Ford. On Tuesday, January 2nd at 10:25 a.m., Knox County
Mayor Mike Ragsdale and Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam conducted a moment
of silence on the lawn of the City County Building to coincide with
the beginning of the state funeral. A closing prayer was delivered
by Knox County Sheriff's Department Chaplain Larry Cash.
Immediately following, a broadcast of the funeral can be viewed
in the Main Assembly Room.
For complete funeral details, to leave condolences or to make a
donation in lieu of flowers to the Gerald R. Ford Foundation's Memorial
Fund, visit www.geraldfordmemorial.com
All City and County offices will be open Tuesday, January 2nd.