CNN Wire Staff
Friends and family will say goodbye Tuesday to Sen. Robert Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress who died last week at age 92.
An 11 a.m. ET funeral service is scheduled for Memorial Baptist Church in Arlington, Virginia, followed by a private graveside service at Columbia Gardens Cemetery, also in Arlington. Byrd will be buried alongside his wife Erma, who died in March 2006.
The couple will be moved later and reburied in West Virginia once family members determine a location.
Filed under: Sen. Robert Byrd
Anderson Cooper goes beyond the headlines to tell stories from many points of view, so you can make up your own mind about the news. Tune in weeknights at 8 and 10 ET on CNN.
Questions or comments? Send an email
Want to know more? Go behind the scenes with