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Nacogdoches funeral home honors veterans, military families

The funeral home gave flag cases as a token of their appreciation to military families. The funeral home gave flag cases as a token of their appreciation to military families.

By Jena Johnson - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) – In memory of the soldiers no longer with us, the Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors gave away flag cases to veterans' families.

It was a come and go event. Many military families sat silently watching a slide show of the men and women who have served our country.

A widow said without this celebration, she wouldn't have a flag case in honor of her late husband.

"It means a whole lot to me and I know it means a whole lot to other families that lost loved ones along the way that have found for this country," said Odessa Polk, widow.

It was the funeral home's first time to hold a Memorial Day celebration. They say they wanted to show their appreciation and respect to the military families of East Texas.

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