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Funeral services set for young girl killed in boating accident

Funeral services have been set for 12-year-old Maggie Tackett.

Posted: Jul 10, 2019 9:56 PM
Updated: Jul 11, 2019 9:31 AM

PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - Funeral arrangements have been set for a young girl who died after sustaining injuries during a boating accident at Smith Lake in Alabama. 

The incident happened on Friday.

Two other children were injured. 

Maggie Tackett, 12, just finished 6th grade at South Pontotoc School.

Her visitation will start at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Faith Outreach Church in Okolona with a celebration of life service at 3 p.m.

A private burial will follow. 

Memorials in memory of Tackett may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.

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