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These are the officials, activists, and celebrities who attended George Floyd’s funeral in Houston

Houston Texans NFL player J. J. Watt, pauses by the casket of George Floyd during a funeral service for Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool)
Houston Texans NFL player J. J. Watt, pauses by the casket of George Floyd during a funeral service for Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool)

George Floyd will be laid to rest next to his mother on Tuesday at the Houston Memorial Gardens in Pearland.

Floyd, 46, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes on May 25 in Minneapolis.

On Monday, hundreds of mourners lined up to attend a public viewing to pay their respects to Floyd at The Fountain of Praise Church.

A private funeral for family and invited guests was held on Tuesday.

Here’s a list of those who were expected to be in attendance at Tuesday’s funeral:

• Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

• Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo

• Houston civil rights leader William Lawson

• Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker

• Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg

• Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

• Attorney Benjamin Crump

• Rev. Al Sharpton

• Bishop James Dixon

• Texans’ Cal McNair

• Texans’ Bill O’Brien

• Texans’ Jack Easterby

• Texans’ JJ Watt

• Former Texan DJ Reader

• Boxer Floyd Mayweather

• Rapper Slim Thug

• Rapper Paul Wall

• Singer Leela James

• Singer Ne-Yo

• Actor Jamie Foxx

• Actor Channing Tatum


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