PHOTOS: Sir Howard funeral underway
Hundreds of Jamaicans are now gathered at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in downtown Kingston to bid farewell to the late former Governor General Sir Howard Cooke.
The State funeral brings to an end, two-days of State mourning for the former head of state who died on Friday, July 11.
He was 98.
In her tribute, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller hailed the former Governor General for his immeasurable contribution to the nation.
The funeral will be followed by a procession to the National Heroes Park, where Sir Howard will be buried.
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