Funerals and memorial services

Pallbearers carry the casket of the Rev. Billy Graham past family members as it returns to the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 1, 2018. His funeral will be Friday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 01, 2018 - 10:54 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mourners are gathering to pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham at a funeral that marks the culmination of more than a week of tributes to "America's Pastor." The service, scheduled to start at noon Friday, is to include performances by musicians who shared the stage...
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Pallbearers carry the casket of the Rev. Billy Graham past family members as it returns to the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 1, 2018. His funeral will be Friday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 01, 2018 - 10:51 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mourners are gathering to pay respects to the Rev. Billy Graham at a funeral that marks the culmination of more than a week of tributes to "America's Pastor." The service is scheduled to start at noon Friday and to include performances by musicians who shared the stage with...
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Edgar Valenzuela, right, hugs Clyde Fonderin, left, after they paid their respects to Rev. Billy Graham during a public viewing at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 01, 2018 - 12:58 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As his public appearances dwindled in recent years, the Rev. Billy Graham began choosing songs, scripture and speakers for one last public opportunity to spread the Gospel — his own funeral. Plans for Friday's service took shape in the years after his final crusade in 2005 as...
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Edgar Valenzuela, right, hugs Clyde Fonderin, left, after they paid their respects to Rev. Billy Graham during a public viewing at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 01, 2018 - 12:30 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Plans for the Rev. Billy Graham's funeral on Friday began about a decade ago with the evangelist himself. Graham family spokesman Mark DeMoss said that "America's Pastor" began selecting songs, musicians and speakers for the service in the years after his public appearances...
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President Donald Trump touches the casket of Rev. Billy Graham, who died last week at age 99, during a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda where he will lie in honor as a tribute to America's most famous evangelist, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Washington. He is joined from by first lady Melania Trump, Karen Pence and Vice President Mike Pence, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 28, 2018 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's political leaders bowed their heads for a solemn salute Wednesday to the Rev. Billy Graham in the soaring Capitol Rotunda, paying tribute to a man who ministered to presidents and other Americans of both parties. "Here lies America's pastor," said House Speaker Paul...
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President Donald Trump touches the casket of Rev. Billy Graham, who died last week at age 99, during a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda where he will lie in honor as a tribute to America's most famous evangelist, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Washington. He is joined from by first lady Melania Trump, Karen Pence and Vice President Mike Pence, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 28, 2018 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's political leaders bowed their heads for a solemn salute Wednesday to the Rev. Billy Graham in the soaring Capitol Rotunda, paying tribute to a man who ministered to presidents and other Americans of both parties. "Here lies America's pastor," said House Speaker Paul...
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Military members practice placing a casket in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 in Washington, for the late Rev. Billy Graham to lie in honor tomorrow. President Tump, Congressional leaders and the Graham family will be in attendance. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 28, 2018 - 10:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — He felt stung by the politics that helped define his life — and resolved to keep a distance. But in death, the Rev. Billy Graham is getting a rare tribute from the nation's top political leaders under the Capitol Rotunda. President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate...
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The body of Indian actress Sridevi is carried in truck during her funeral in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Lining up for hours and visibly grief-stricken, thousands of mourning fans paid their respects Wednesday to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
February 28, 2018 - 9:34 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Lining up for hours and visibly grief-stricken, thousands of mourning fans paid their respects Wednesday to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. Sridevi's body was flown home late Tuesday night in a private...
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Military members practice placing a casket in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 in Washington, for the late Rev. Billy Graham to lie in honor tomorrow. President Tump, Congressional leaders and the Graham family will be in attendance. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 28, 2018 - 5:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — He felt stung by the politics that helped define his life — and resolved to keep a distance. But in death, the Rev. Billy Graham is getting a rare tribute from the nation's top political leaders under Capitol Rotunda. President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate...
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Fans of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold posters as they wait outside her residence to pay their last respects in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental drowning. The 54-year-old Sridevi, who was known by only one name, drowned in a hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, officials said. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
February 28, 2018 - 12:47 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of grieving fans have gathered outside the Mumbai home of Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. Her body was flown back to Mumbai late Tuesday night in a private plane owned by Anil Ambani, a Mumbai-based...
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