Veterans Services commissioner looks at ‘rare exceptions’ for weekend burials

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 17, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Courtney Rogers is considering “rare exceptions” for burying soldiers on weekends, a situation stemming from the state's refusal to hold services for Maj. Trevor Joseph of Collierville on a weekend when more family and friends could attend.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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