Locals head to Birmingham for Shuttlesworth service

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A group of family and friends of Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth boarded a bus Friday morning to head to Alabama for his memorial service.

A service for Shuttlesworth is planned for Friday in Birmingham, Shuttlesworth's hometown. A visitation is Sunday, and a legacy memorial service is being held on Monday.

A local memorial service is planned for Saturday, Oct. 29 in Avondale at Greater New Light Baptist Church.

Shuttlesworth was a civil rights pioneer who pastored in Alabama and Cincinnati. He died Oct. 5.

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