Sgt. Gary Morales funeral photos: Five things you need to know about slain deputy's funeral
Christin Erazo, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers
10:10 AM, Mar 4, 2013
2:02 PM, Mar 4, 2013
LOCATION AND TIME: Public viewing begins at 10 a.m. at Westside Baptist Church, 3361 S. Jenkins Road in Fort Pierce. Funeral service begins at noon.
Funeral procession will travel north on Jenkins Road, west on Okeechobee Road, south on Interstate 95 exiting east on Becker Road and ending at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Palm City. Cemetery is located at 2001 S.W. Murphy Road.
It's unclear when procession will begin and end.
TRAFFIC: Law enforcement officers are directing traffic and parking at Westside Baptist Church. Motorists not connected to the funeral are asked to make alternate commute plans around the funeral procession.
Sheriff's officials remind residents, as in any procession, the estimated speed will be 20 to 40 miles per hour. The funeral route will be closed to other traffic during the procession.
Funeral route will go north on Jenkins Road, west on Okeechobee Road and south on Interstate 95.
ATTENDING: Gov. Rick Scott plans to attend funeral services for Sgt. Morales at Westside Baptist from noon to 2 p.m. Scott will join an estimated 1,000 mourners, which include numerous law enforcement agencies from across the state.
STAY CONNECTED: Follow continuous developments of funeral services for Sgt. Gary Morales on WPTV.com. Share your photos, condolences or memories involving Morales with his family and others by using #sgtmorales or going to our YouReport section .
HOW TO HELP: Morales' family has asked that all donations be made to the nonprofit One Hundred Club of St. Lucie County, 4700 W. Midway Road, Fort Pierce, 34981. Checks should indicate the donation is for the Morales Family.