Presidents Say Farewell To Coretta Scott King
PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH and former US presidents BILL CLINTON, GEORGE HW BUSH and JIMMY CARTER joined celebrities including STEVE WONDER to pay their final respects to CORETTA SCOTT KING at a funeral service in Atlanta, Georgia this morning (07FEB06).
The funeral was held at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where the civil rights champion's daughter, BERNICE, is a minister.
King, the widow of assassinated DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR, died on 30 January after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 78.
OPRAH WINFREY and GLADYS KNIGHT were among those offering eulogies and tributes to King at a memorial service yesterday (06FEB06), held at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.