PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) - A wake is planned Monday for five young siblings who died when a sport utility vehicle driven by their father careened off an eastern Mississippi road and into a creek.
The wake is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. at the Pearl River Facility Building in Choctaw. Their funeral is scheduled for Wednesday at the same location.
A funeral for 38-year-old Dianne Chickaway, a sixth victim of Saturday's deadly crash near Philadelphia, is set for Thursday at Hopewell Baptist Church in Leake County.
All were members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
The children who died were identified as 9-year-old Daisyanna John; 8-year-old Duane John; 7-year-old Bobby John; 4-year-old Quinton John; and 18-month-old Kekambas John.
A tribe spokeswoman said four of the five children attended Pearl River Elementary School.
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12/31/2012 3:02:07 AM (GMT -6:00)