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1216 Brooklyn Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64127
Ph: 816.241.8100
Fax: 816.241.1455
Rev. Nelson (Fuzzy) Thompson
National Office
SCLC of Greater Kansas City Remembers
Rev. Dr. Nelson "Fuzzy" Thompson
1944 - 2015

Memorial Services for Rev. Nelson Thompson


Laying in state:

Friday, January 16, 2015 @ 9:00am – 7:00pm

Thatcher’s Funeral Home, 1520 N 5th St, Kansas City, KS



Saturday, January 17, 2015 @ 11:00am – 1:00pm

St. James United Methodist Church, 5540 Wayne Ave, Kansas City, MO (56th & The Paseo)


Homegoing Celebration:

Saturday, January 17, 2015 @ 1:00pm immediately following the Visitation



Tuesday, January 20, 2015 @ 1:00pm

Highland Park Cemetery, 3801 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas

2015 Metropolitan Kansas City King Holiday Celebration


To promote recognition of Dr. King as a significant historical figure, and to promote the importance of his philosophy and teachings in the positive development of the United States and Global Community.


To create or reinforce community partnerships for the purpose of overcoming racial barriers, prejudices, myths and suspicions existing in our community, and to develop relationships among the various faith communities.


To educate Kansas City residents about the national holiday, and to expand the celebration of Dr. King’s birthday to be a community-wide celebration.


To nurture partnerships between all ethnic and religious communities in support of quality arts programs, economic development opportunities, spiritual growth, and equal opportunity activities to enhance the quality of life for all persons.

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