Unclaimed veterans to be laid to rest at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Threeveterans who bravely served our country will be given military funerals this week, months after they went unclaimed after their deaths.

According to Memphis Funeral Home, Army veteran Wesley Russell of Memphis died on September 14.

Arnold Martin Klechka, 71, and SSGT Charles Bradley Fox, 60, died about a month later. Klechka served in the U.S. Army while Fox served with the Marines during Desert Storm.

The funerals will be held Thursday, January 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.

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