Unclaimed Veterans Service Held at Parkers Crossroads

Services for Mary Nolen, an unclaimed Korean War Veteran, were held at the Tennessee Veterans Cemetery – Parkers Crossroads on February 7, 2019, by Medina Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Photo By: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

The Veterans Honor Guard at Parkers Crossroads assembled into formation as the Patriot Guard motorcycle escort pulled into the chapel area of the Tennessee Veterans Cemetery- Parkers Crossroads. It was a little before 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7th, when the unclaimed remains of Korean War veteran Mary Nolen were brought in for her final resting place. She was 86 years old and had been a resident at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt, TN. There was no family to claim her remains or mourn her passing, but a recent change in Tennessee law gave the Medina Funeral Home and Cremation Service the authority to secure a…

For the complete story, see the February 13th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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