Family, friends, and former players will offer a final farewell to legendary Southern University men's basketball coach Ben Jobe on Friday, March 17 in Montgomery, Ala.

Ben Jobe's Celebration of Life will begin at 11 a.m. at Resurrection Catholic Church at 2815 Forbes Drive, Montgomery, Ala.

The Ross Clayton Funeral Home, which is located at 1412 Adams Avenue, Montgomery, Ala. 36104, is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for any memorial contributions to be made to "Coaches vs. Cancer" through the American Cancer Society in Ben Jobe's name. Donations can be sent to: 

Attention: Natalie Morrison

4550 E Bell Rd., Suite 126

Phoenix, AZ 85032

The Jobe family is also requesting for former players to serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers during the private interment that starts earlier at 9:30 a.m.