• Broken clouds
  • 57°
    Broken clouds
  • Comment

Memorial service for homeless woman to be held at 5 p.m.

Posted: March 23, 2012 - 12:59pm

Two memorial services will be held in honor of a homeless woman whose body was found under Gold Creek Bridge earlier this week.

The Glory Hole Executive Director Mariya S. Lovishchuk said in a phone interview that the downtown shelter and soup kitchen will be hosting a candlelight ceremony for Gloria Plummer, 61, tonight (Friday) at 5 p.m., 274 S. Franklin Street.

Another service will be held Saturday at noon at the Church of God-Glacier Valley, 8497 Thunder Mountain Road, said Pastor Richard Green.

As the Empire reported earlier, police found Plummer, 61, on Tuesday morning. Lt. David Campbell said she was living in a homeless camp under the bridge. Another person in the camp found her and called police.

No foul play was suspected, and a doctor said there were no signs of trauma or injury.

• Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at emily.miller@juneauempire.com.

  • Comment


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback