Mourners line up for John Seigenthaler funeral

Mourners line up for John Seigenthaler funeral

July 14th, 2014 by The Tennessean in Local - Breaking News

The sanctuary at Cathedral of the Incarnation where John Seigenthaler's funeral took place.

The sanctuary at Cathedral of the Incarnation where...

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The line to get into the Cathedral of the Incarnate has formed out front on West End Avenue, full of mourners who wish to pay their last respects to former Tennessean editor John Seigenthaler.

Among them: former Speaker of the House Jimmy Naifeh, who remembers Mr. Seigenthaler as the consummate storyteller.

He said the two had lunch in Gatlinburg just a month ago, at a "former leaders luncheon" Naifeh puts on with Jim Henry, head of the Department of Children's Services.

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