Memorial service announced for Phenix City assistant police chief

Memorial service announced for Phenix City assistant police chief

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The memorial service has been announced for Phenix City’s assistant police chief.

Assistant Chief Gail Green-Gilliam died last week from COVID-19 complications.

The memorial service will be held at Franchise Missionary Baptist Church Thursday, July 2 at 10 a.m. EST. The service is for the family and due to the risks of attending large gatherings, only a small group of people will attend the service.

There will be public visitation July 1 at Taylor Funeral Home between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The community will be able to watch the service virtually via YouTube and on CTV Beam Cable channel 7.

Following the memorial service Thursday, there will be a final procession from Franchise Missionary Baptist Church to Lakeview Memory Gardens where a private ceremony will be held. The route will be from 10th Avenue/Dillingham Street to Broad Street past the Phenix City Police Department, then to 13th Street/Crawford Road to Opelika and 431 North, ending at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Drivers are to expect traffic delays along this route between 10:30 a.m. to noon EST. The public can view the procession along this route between this time.

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