Trevor Joseph Act allows Saturday burials at veterans cemetery

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 30, 2021 5:57 PM CT | Published: April 30, 2021 5:57 PM CT
<strong>An honor guard escorts the casket of Maj. Trevor Joseph after a memorial service at Harvest Church on Oct. 8, 2019. The Tennessee House and Senate passed a bill this week allowing Saturday burials&nbsp;at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. When Joseph died, his family was not allowed to have a Saturday burial.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

An honor guard escorts the casket of Maj. Trevor Joseph after a memorial service at Harvest Church on Oct. 8, 2019. The Tennessee House and Senate passed a bill this week allowing Saturday burials at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. When Joseph died, his family was not allowed to have a Saturday burial. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The measure will allow veterans to be buried on Saturday. Previously burials were held only between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.

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Abigail Warren is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis. She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.

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