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Highlights of the State funeral

Published:Saturday | August 9, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (second left) expresses condolences to retired Justice Howard Cooke Jr and his wife, Heather, while Opposition Leader Andrew Holness (left) stands by to share his sentiments with the couple, at the state funeral for former Governor General Sir Howard Cooke.
President of the Senate, Floyd Morris, and wife, Shelley-Ann, paid their final respects to the late former Governor General Sir Howard yesterday.-photo by ian allen
Curious onlookers yesterday perched precariously on this wall along East Street in Kingston to see the funeral procession as it marched towards National Heroes Park.-Gladstone Taylor/Photographer
Lady Cooke waves as she enters the Holy Trinity Cathedral yesterday where the state funeral for her husband, Sir Howard Cooke, was held.
The Jamaican Folk Singers and the National Chorale of Jamaica perform at the National Heroes' Park where the late Sir Howard was buried yesterday.-photos by Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Members of the Jamaica Defence Force hand the Jamaican flag, which draped the coffin of the former governor general, to his widow after he was buried at the National Heroes' Park in Kingston, yesterday.
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness greets government senator K.D. Knight yesterday at the National Heroes' Park.
Former Governor General Sir Kenneth Hall and Lady Hall were also among those in attendance at yesterday's funeral.

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