ATLANTA: A Memorial Service Celebrating the life of the late. Max Cleland will be held on May 25, 11 a.m., at Northside United Methodist Church, 2799 Northside Drive N.W.
The many friends of Sen..Cleland are invited to join his family for the service which will be a celebration of his life and career in public service. At this time, the program will include remarks by the Honorable Charles “Chuck” Hagel, former Secretary of Defense and former US Senator; the Honorable Roy Barnes, former Governor of Georgia; and Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Scholar, best-selling author,and Professor of History at Rice University. Sen. Cleland’s close friend, the Rev. Gil Watson, Pastor Emeritus at Northside United Methodist Church, will bring the sermon.
Sen. Cleland passed away in November at the age of 79 following a long illness. He was buried with full military honors in a private ceremony at the Georgia National Veterans Cemetery in Canton, Georgia. A public memorial service was originally scheduled in January but postponed due to the Covid virus.