Las Vegas, Memphis and Indianola last stops for blues great B.B. King

In Las Vegas, a public viewing will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. May 22 at Palm Mortuary West in Las Vegas. A private service for family members will be at 11 a.m. May 23 at the larger downtown Palm Mortuary chapel, which seats 400. On Wednesday, May 27, his remains will be flown to Memphis; from the airport, at around noon, a procession will move to Beale Street’s Handy Park for a tribute. On Friday, May 29, a public viewing will be held at the B.B. King Museum in Indianola from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The funeral services will be held at the Bell Grove M.B. Church in Indianola on Saturday, May 30, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. At approximately 4 p.m., a procession will be led from the church to the Museum, and there will be a private graveside service for family and friends at 5 p.m.