Tennessee honor guard 'blown away' by turnout at funeral for veteran who died without family: verslag doen

The Tri-County Veterans Honor Guard in Tennessee gave final military honors to Sides, saying that he had only been in the area for a few days before suddenly passing away on June 1.

Photos posted by WVLT reporter Abby Kousouris show the Honor Guard along with citizens and other veterans paying their respects to Sides.

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The Honor Guard asked people to attend and were blown away by the support,” WVLT reported.

Sides was honorably discharged at the rank of staff sergeant, volgens 'n doodsberig posted online by a mortuary in Maynardville.

Sedert 2000, funeral homes in more than 30 cities have given dignified burials to about 3,000 veterans who died alone, die Associated Press reported in 2019.

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