Laid To Rest
Now 94, Mrs. Gantt said this was a day she long lived for.
Big guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period.
One of Rodney King’s daughters remembered him not as a civil rights figure, but as a “gentle giant” of a father, as he was buried Saturday.
Family members Saturday are expected to bury Kendrec McDade, the 19-year-old who was killed in an officer-involved shooting.
Elizabeth Taylor’s funeral started late — just the way the screen legend wanted it.