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Transylvania Honor Guard Pays Tribute To WWII Veteran


Last updated 9/21/2020 at 4:01pm

A Transylvania Honor Guard member presents an American flag to Jayne McCrary and family members. (Courtesy photos)

In the Little River Baptist Church cemetery, the Transylvania Honor Guard paid solemn tribute to a man who bravely served his country in both Europe and The Pacific in World War II. Tom McCrary also touched countless people with his sharp wit, generosity and example of hard work during his long life of 95 years.

After the funeral in the church, McCrary was honored by veterans who stood at attention on the hillside, played "Taps," and crisply folded the large American flag to be presented to McCrary's wife, Jayne. McCrary passed away on Sept. 13, 2020.

During Infantryman McCrary's service...

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