(Houston, TX) — Hundreds of members and friends of the Floyd family gathered in The Fountain of Praise church in southwest Houston June 9 to pay their respects to George Floyd.
His death, captured on video footage, has sent shockwaves around the world, and galvanized a new civilrights protest movement. Today however, the attendees of his services are eager to celebrate his life and honor him in death.
Amongst the ministerial and dignitary remarks, the Floyd family spoke to George’s memory. They described George — or “Perry” as they affectionately called him — as a “gentle giant”, who was a devoted family member and community member of Cuney Homes located in Houston’s Third Ward District.
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