Memorial Service honoring Dr. Robert Bowles set for next weekend

The life and legacy of Alcorn State University alumnus Dr. Robert Bowles will be celebrated next weekend during a memorial service at his home church.

Bowles’ service will be held Saturday, June 1 at 11 a.m. at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, located on 2050 Thornton Avenue in Gulfport, Mississippi. For more information, contact the church at

Memorial contributions can be sent to the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church.