Funeral arrangements set for blues legend Willie ‘Po Monkey’ Seaberry


MERIGOLD, Miss. (AP) — Willie Seaberry, owner of Po’ Monkey’s juke joint will be laid to rest Saturday.

According to WXVT,  visitation will be held on Friday at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland, Miss. from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m at First Baptist Church in Merigold.

The blues legend known as Po Monkey, was found dead last Thursday. He was 75.

Deputy coroners said he died from from a heart attack.

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