SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Funeral services for President James E. Faust of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Tuesday, 14 August 2007, at 12:00 noon. The funeral will be open to the public.

Tabernacle doors will open at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to attend should be in their seats by 11:30 a.m. Overflow seating will be available in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square and in the Conference Center.

A private burial service will take place in the Holladay Memorial Park Cemetery following the funeral.

Information regarding live and tape-delayed TV broadcasts of the funeral service will be forthcoming. Meridian Magazine writer Laurie Williams Sowby will be in attendance, and will report the proceedings to Meridian readers in Wednesday’s issue.

There will be no public viewing, but expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to condolences@ldschurch.org or mailed to Church headquarters at 47 East South Temple St., Salt Lake City, UT 84150.

The Faust family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church Missionary Fund or to the Perpetual Education Fund. Donations can be made at www.lds.org/Faust.

This article was prepared by the LDS Newsroom at lds.org.