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Veterans honor Finley Cemetery vets with new flagpole


May 9, 2018

DALE JENKINS mixes cement for a new flagpole at Finley Cemetery. He and Stanley Grey, right, spent Friday afternoon installing the new flagpole.

Dale Jenkins and Stanley Grey corrected a situation at Finley Cemetery Friday afternoon, May 4, by installing a flagpole to honor the veterans buried in the historical graveyard.

Jenkins is local American Legion and AmVets commander. Grey is a member of the Military Order of the Cooties and adjutant with the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Each Memorial Day, local veterans plant flags at the graves of veterans in each of the area cemeteries. Finley is among them, with three veterans' graves. But each cemetery also has a large flagpole – with the exception of Finley until Friday.

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