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Community gathers to mourn, remember Indy victims of Missouri duck boat sinking

Posted at 12:39 AM, Jul 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-24 00:40:42-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Friends, family and community members gathered Monday evening to show their love and support for the Coleman family who lost nine members in a tragic boat accident in Missouri last week. 

Mourners gathered at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church where Pastor Carl Liggins led a service remembering the members of the Coleman family who were lost and also the two that survived. 

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Tia's husband and three of her children were among the nine family members who died.

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An investigation will look at whether operators of the boat violated Coast Guard-issued limitations by venturing into the water Thursday as thunderstorms threatened and struck the region.

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Tia's husband, Glenn, and their three kids, Arya, 1, Evan, 7, and Reece, 9, will be laid to rest on Friday. 

The viewing will be held at Grace Apostolic Church, located at 649 E. 22nd St., at 8 a.m. on Friday, followed by the funeral at noon.

Arrangements for the other five family members who died in the accident have not been announced. 

Grace Apostolic Church is accepting cards flowers and other sympathy gifts for the family.

They can be sent to:

Grace Apostolic Church

649 E. 22nd Street

Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

You can also donate to the official GoFundMe account that has been set up for the survivors of the accident.

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