BBC News—Shirley Hellyar said she wanted to spare her parents the burden as they had already buried one child.
Veteran died with no family, so other vets showed up for funeral. NASHVILLE — The Tennessee community came together Friday to make sure an unclaimed veteran would not be forgotten, according to WTVF. Large crowds turned out on a rainy morning to pay their respects to Leo Stokley, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He died Sunday at the Waters of Cheatham in Ashland City. He was 69 years old. Stokley served in the United States Marine Corps and did a tour of duty in Vietnam. After his passing, he had no family to attend his […]