Photo Gallery: 2011 Year in Photo: News 5/57

Daughter Marilyn Luper Hildreth is hugged by her brother, Calvin Luper, when she returned to her seat after delivering remarks about their mother. About 2,500 people celebrated the life and legacy of Oklahoma City civil rights pioneer Clara Mae Shepard Luper  during a lively service in the Cox Convention Center that lasted more than three hours, Friday,  June 17, 2011.  Luper died  last week at the age of 88. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman