Rev. Willie Barrow laid to rest at Oak Woods Cemetery

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Saturday, March 21, 2015
Civil rights icon Reverend Willie Barrow was buried Saturday at Oakwood Cemetery.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Civil rights icon Reverend Willie Barrow was buried Saturday among tributes by family, friends, and local leaders.

A funeral procession ended Saturday morning at Oak Woods Cemetery, where Barrow was buried.

The funeral service was held Friday night at Vernon Park Church of God.

Barrow co-founded Operation Breadbasket, a predecessor to Rainbow PUSH.

Barrow died last week at the age of 90.