Civil rights leaders attend SCLC head's funeral

Isaac Newton Farris, center, dries his eyes as he and Andrew Young, left, and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right, listen during the funeral for Southern Christian Leadership Conference President Howard Creecy, held at the Jackson Memorial Baptist Church, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, in Atlanta. Creecy died July 28 of a suspected heart attack and Farris, nephew of SCLC co-founder, Martin Luther King Jr., has been named interim President. (AP Photo/John Amis

August 6, 2011 7:32:10 PM PDT
Hundreds turned out Saturday for the Atlanta funeral of the late Southern Christian Leadership Conference president, the Rev. Howard Creecy Jr.