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Funeral and memorial services for former Texas governor are scheduled

Posted August 7

— Funeral and memorial services for former Texas Gov. Mark White have been set. The first memorial service will take place at the Second Baptist Church in Houston at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Following the funeral in Houston, White will lie in state from 12p.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday, in the Capitol Rotunda in Austin. Governor White will then be laid to rest on buried at the Texas State Cemetery, a few blocks away from the Capitol.

Speakers at White's funeral service in Houston will include former President George W. Bush and Luci Baines Johnson, the daughter of former President Lyndon Johnson.

The state's 43 governor passed away at his home in Houston on Saturday at the age of 77.

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