Crowds Lined Streets Today To See Billy Graham’s Funeral Motorcade

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Charlotte, NC – Crowds of people lined up today to see the funeral motorcade bring Billy Graham from Asheville to Charlotte on Saturday. Flags remain at half-staff across NC in honor of Rev. Graham. The motorcade was transporting Graham to the Billy Graham Library.

His private funeral will be held Friday March 2 at the Billy Graham Library, where around 2,300 are invited including the current and past presidents. Monday, February 26 and Tuesday, February 27. The public will be invited to pay their respects from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on both days.

Graham will be buried next to his wife Ruth at the Library in Charlotte. His coffin will be a plain pine casket built by the inmates at the Louisiana state prison.

 

 

References

Fox 8. February 24, 2018. “Crowds line up to see Billy Graham’s funeral motorcade bring his casket from Asheville to Charlotte on Saturday.” http://myfox8.com/2018/02/24/billy-grahams-funeral-motorcade-will-travel-from-asheville-to-charlotte-on-saturday/

WSOCTV. February 23, 2018. “Rev. Graham’s body to ‘lie in honor’ at US Capitol before Charlotte funeral.” http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/billy-graham-funeral/704498242

 

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