The city of Jackson, MS has voted yes to renaming a park in the memory of musician Lil Lonnie. The vote was approved by the city council on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
This comes after the success of the 1st Annual Lil Lonnie Day. The event was held at Virden Addition park, which is now being renamed in Lil Lonnie’s honor.
The park houses a mural of Lil Lonnie on it’s basketball court. Congratulations to Lil Lonnie’s family and supporters for accomplishing this feat after receiving further support from the Jackson community.