Evelyn Lowery laid to rest

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Mrs. Evelyn Lowery passed away from stroke-related complications on Sept. 26, 2013. She was 88.

ATLANTA -- People from all over the country are in Atlanta to say their final goodbyes to civil rights pioneer Evelyn Lowery.

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Lowery, founder of SCLC/W.O.M.E.N. and wife of Dr. Joseph Lowery, died Sept. 26 after suffering a massive stroke that caused irreversible damage.

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Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse College.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held a casket viewing at Clark Atlanta University Tuesday night. Her widower was among those at the service.

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