STROM THURMOND CASKET SURROUNDED BY UMBRELLAS AFTER FUNERAL SERVICE.
The casket bearing the body of former Senator Strom Thurmond is carried
from the First Baptist Church, following funeral services in Columbia,
South Carolina, July 1, 2003. He died June 26, 2003 at age 100.
Thurmond served 48 years in the United States Senate, the longest
serving senator in the nation's history. He will be buried in his home
town of Edgefield, South Carolina. REUTERS/Blake Sell