Article by W. Clay Crook-
It has been nearly a year since the first unclaimed veteran, Mary Nolen, was interred at the Tennessee Veterans Cemetery- Parkers Crossroads. But what happens when there is no family at one of these services? Cindy Page, of Lexington, was able to shed some light on the question after the service of the latest unclaimed veteran, Gary Joseph Kontyko, on December 10, 2019, who was buried with full military honors performed by the Veterans Honor Guard of Parkers Crossroads. “I was selected to serve as the family member and receive the flag and three of the…
For complete coverage, see the December 18th edition of The Lexington Progress.