Aiken Standard in Aiken, South-Carolina 1 Jul 2003
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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - July 1, 2003, Aiken, South Carolina
A photo the Church. Sen. Strom Thurmond a funeral will be held in the Columbia first Baptist Church. Funeral continued from 1a funerals of the Wilson said Thurmond a funeral could be the biggest in the South since former Alabama gov. George Wallace was Laid to rest in 19% and the biggest in South Carolina since former vice president and sen. John c. Calhoun was buried in 1850. President Bush has already ordered All . Flags flown at half staff at the White House and other government buildings during the funeral for Thurmond the longest serving senator who died last thursday at the age of too. Thurmond a body was to lie in state at the state House until la . Tuesday when his casket will be loaded into the waiting Caisson. The horse drawn Wagon will pass by Thurmond a statue then take the former senator six blocks to first Baptist Church which seats about 3,000 people. Eulogies were expected from across the political spectrum. . Sen. Joe Biden d-del., was to speak As Well As state sen. Ray Patterson a local Democrat who was one of the first Black lawmakers elected after reconstruction. Fourth . Circuit court of appeals chief judge Billy Wilkins was expected to deliver a Short Eulogy that Thurmond requested years ago. Wilkins is a former aide and Campaign manager. The diverse group does no to Surprise Thurmond biographer Nadine Cohodas who said the former senators colleagues held him in High regard for his straightforward style. A if you made a Deal with Strom that was the Deal a said Cohodas who is flying in for the funeral. After the funeral which is expected to be broadcast live on every major television station in the state a procession will take Thurmond a body 60 Miles to his Hometown of Edgefield. For most of the trip they will take interstate 20, also named the Strom Thurmond Highway within South Carolina. The casket will be placed on another horse drawn Caisson in the Edgefield town Square near a second statue of Thurmond and taken less than a mile to the graveside in Willowbrook cemetery. There Thurmond will be buried in a family plot near his daughter and parents just behind Edgefield a first Baptist Church where he was baptized before world War i and served As a Deacon in the 1920s. A senator Thurmond was a Man for All South carolinians and we wanted a ceremony that was open to the Public to befit his legacy a said state sen. John Courson a Colum Bia who helped the family plan the funeral. Itie weather tuesday will be typically Southern too. Forecasters say it will be near 90 degrees muggy with a 50 percent Chance of thunderstorms. Quot it seems like All the big Southern funerals Are in the heat of the summer a Wilson said laughing. A i done to know Why that during the three Days Thurmond a casket spent on the second floor of the state House the closest memorial was the statue of Calhoun the statesmen who resigned the thanks Aiken the staff management amp owner of Arris would like to thank our friends amp customers for voting us the #1 place for a we value your business and continued support amp look Forward to serving you again soon Arris Grill 1533 whiskey re. Mitchell shopping Center 642-3930 triple Crown hair welcomes cd daunt de they invite their customers to visit them at triple Crown hair Salon. 10% off Laura and Joyce a services until August 1st walk ins Welcome 1012 Gregg Hwy. A 648-1483 vice presidency to support his idea that states should have the right to nullify Federal Law. When Calhoun died on March 31,1850, a steamship took his body from Washington to Charleston. There the City held a funeral unseen before or since in the annals of South Carolina according to the Book Quot John c. Calhoun an american a even the Palmetto Trees were swathed in Black every store and every building and Church was Hung with mourning every door and window closed a Margaret l. Coit wrote. A from the Citadel to the City Hall not a voice not a sound broke the stillness. Not a curtain was raised not a face looked out. All were in the procession outside or mourning silently mourners continued from 1a late 1940s, when the then governor helped him get his notary Public appointment so he could continue to perform marriages. A i lost my parents just months apart one in 1947, the other in 1948,�?� Browne said. A the gave me guidance and helped me through that time. He also helped me find my first Thurmond was to lie in state from 9 . Toll . Tuesday. Then military pallbearers will take the coffin Down the South Steps of the statehouse where a horse drawn Caisson will Lead the body about six blocks to the funeral at first Baptist Church of Columbia. 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