Funeral for Atatiana Jefferson to be Held at Potter’s House of Dallas on October 19 With T. D. Jakes Delivering Eulogy

T.D. Jakes will deliver the eulogy for Atatiana Jefferson Saturday and former Dallas Mavericks player Harrison Barnes is picking up the tab for her funeral, the church says.

Jefferson is the Fort Worth woman fatally shot in her own home last Saturday as a police officer investigated an open structure call at her home. The officer who shot Jefferson, Aaron Dean, resigned and was later arrested on a murder charge.

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Jefferson’s funeral will be held at The Potter’s House of Dallas at 2 p.m. Saturday. Jakes will deliver the eulogy and Rev. Al Sharpton is expected to give special remarks. NBC 5 has learned that former Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes, who is now with the Sacramento Kings, made arrangements to cover the financial cost of the funeral on Wednesday.

“While her heartbreaking and untimely death has captured the nation’s attention, the funeral will pay tribute to her life as a loving daughter, sister and aunt,” the church said in a news release.

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SOURCE: NBC 5 DFW, Frank Heinz

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