Allred to Attend Funeral of Congressman John Lewis in Atlanta
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) will be attending the funeral service of Congressman John Lewis at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The service will take place on Thursday, July 30.
Allred released the following statement ahead of the services:
“It is an honor to attend the funeral services and pay respects to the life and legacy of my hero, Congressman John Lewis. I will be attending not only for myself, but for every North Texan whose life was made possible because of the tireless work of Congressman Lewis.
“This week has been one of reflection for many across the country. We can all learn from Congressman Lewis, who taught us to always be hopeful, optimistic and to get into good trouble. His life is an example to us all.”