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Funeral arrangements set for Mama Wes

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Funeral arrangements have been set for the mother of the late Port Arthur rapper Pimp C.

Weslyn "Mama Wes" Monroe passed away Sunday morning due to complications from stage four lung cancer.

Her funeral is going to be held at the Bob Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur on Friday at 1 p.m.

That's the same location her son's funeral was held in 2007.

Visitation will take place from noon until 12:30 at the Civic Center.

Her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, will hold an "Ivy Beyond the Wall" ceremony at 12:30 p.m., which is held for sorority members who have passed away.

Mama Wes was 66 years old.

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