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Remains of Veteran Killed at Pearl Harbor Coming Home – Saturday, May 4, 2019

US NAVY PHOTOS – United States Navy Sailor Hale McKissack

Please come out Saturday (May 4) as the remains of United States Navy Sailor Hale McKissack are escorted from Ballinger to the Fairview Cemetery in Winters.

All of the public is invited to come out and line the streets of Ballinger and Winters in support.  The City will provide handheld American flags for supporters (while they last, at select locations TBD).  Everyone is also encouraged to bring their own American Flags.  The Patriot Guard will escort Sailor McKissak from Lange Funeral Home around 1 p.m.

The Funeral will be at 2 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Winters.

For the full story, please click the following link from Runnels County Register:

Remains of Veteran Killed at Pearl Harbor Coming Home

To see S1c Hale’s Obituary, please click here.

For more information, please contact Sandra Van Zant, the Runnels County Veterans Service Officer, at 325-365-3612.

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