Vigil, Funeral Plans Announced for Indianapolis Family Members Killed in Duck Boat Accident
INDIANAPOLIS -- A community prayer vigil will be held tonight for the Indianapolis victims of a duck boat accident in Missouri.
It will happen at 7 p.m. at the Mount Olive Baptist Church at 1003 W. 16th St.
Nine members of the Coleman family were killed in last Thursday's accident. Tia Coleman and her nephew, Donovan, survived.
Coleman's aunt contacted Reverend Dr. Charles Harrison about the prayer vigil that will take place tonight.
The aunt of Tia Coleman contacted me & invited me to a prayer vigil tomorrow Monday July 23rd at 7pm at Mt Olive Baptist Church for the Coleman family. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the Coleman family. pic.twitter.com/GLf0ZlCYXh
— Rev Dr Charles Harrison (@charlesharriso5) July 22, 2018
A celebration of life event will take place on Friday to honor four of the nine family members.
The viewing will be held at Grace Apostolic Church, located at 649 E. 22nd St., at 8 a.m. on Friday, followed by the funeral at noon.
Arrangements for the other five family members who died in the accident have not been announced.
Over $400,000 has been donated to the Coleman family through their GoFundMe page.
The Colemans were on a family vacation when they boarded the amphibious tour boat that went down in about 40 feet of water during rough weather at Table Rock Lake.