Facts and figures: Memphis Tennessee Temple

Location: 4199 Kirby Whitten Road, Bartlett, Tenn. , 38135

Temple presidency:

President W. Boyd Lee; Allen H. Holliday, first counselor; Joseph P. Thomas, second counselor.


Celestial room, baptistry, two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms.


Imperial Danby white marble.


10,700 square feet.


Paul D. Gillespie


Layton Construction Co.


Some 15,970 members in the five stakes of Memphis Tennessee, Memphis Tennessee North, Tupelo Mississippi, North Little Rock Arkansas, and Little Rock Arkansas stakes.

Schedule: Opened April 24, 2000. Sessions scheduled by appointment; two sessions each evening Tuesdays through Fridays, six sessions on Saturdays.

Pertinent facts:

Announced Sept. 17, 1998; groundbreaking Jan. 16, 1999; open house April 8-15, 2000, excluding Sunday, with 16,000 attending; dedicated in four sessions by President James E. Faust, second counselor in the First Presidency, on Sunday, April 23, 2000, with 5,029 members attending.