- Associated Press - Thursday, July 16, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The National Civil Rights Museum will hold a public visitation for civil rights leader D’Army Bailey in Memphis, Tennessee, on Friday.

Bailey, a lawyer and judge, died Sunday at the age of 73 after a long illness.

He helped preserve the Memphis motel where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and turn it into the National Civil Rights Museum.

The visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. in the museum’s State of Tennessee Gallery.

Funeral services for Bailey are set for noon Saturday at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis.

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