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Funeral, memorial services announced for Ole Miss athlete

Laporte (Source: Ole Miss Athletics) Laporte (Source: Ole Miss Athletics)
OXFORD, MS (WMC) -

Funeral arrangements have been set for Ole Miss volleyball and track star Ty Laporte.

Laporte’s funeral will be held in her home state of South Carolina on Saturday, February 20.

Laporte was killed in a car accident Thursday near Holly Springs. She was 23 years old.

In addition, there will be a memorial service held on the Ole Miss campus on Monday, February 22. This will be held at The Pavilion at Ole Miss at 6 p.m. CT. The memorial will be open to the public.

The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. ET at Columbia First Seventh-day Adventist Church at 243 Riverchase Way in Lexington, South Carolina.

A visitation will be held Friday, February 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. ET at Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home in Columbia, South Carolina.

Flowers can be sent to Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home, 2930 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203.

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