Slideshow: Drive-thru funeral parlor in California

By Reuters Staff
February 10, 2012

(Nathaniel McDade, 67, (R) and Henrietta McDade, 63, of Pasadena view their late friend Robert Sanders, 58, in Compton, Los Angeles, February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

The Robert L. Adams drive-through funeral parlor, in business since 1974, and is thought to be the only drive-through funeral home in southern California, according to office manager Denise Knowles-Bragg. Knowles-Bragg said the parlor offers a convenient alternative to older people who find it hard to walk, those who want to make a quick stop during the lunch hour, and the families of well-known deceased people who expect many visitors.

(Flo Watson, 61, (R) and her daughter Nina Watson, 34, (C) view Flo's late postal service co-worker Robert Sanders, 58, at the Robert L. Adams drive-through funeral parlor in Compton, Los Angeles, February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson )

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