Thursday, October 18, 2007
In Memoriam: Lance Cpl. Jeremy W. Burris
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Windshield posters remind Patriot Guard riders why they ride as family and friends arrive at Cornerstone Church before funeral services for U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jeremy W. Burris in Liberty on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007. The Marine was killed by a roadside bomb in the Al Anbar province of Iraq during combat operations.
Police and Patriot Guard riders prepare before funeral services for Lance Cpl. Jeremy W. Burris at Cornerstone Church. After surviving a roadside blast, Burris pulled two other Marines to safety from the damaged vehicle.
Patriot Guard riders assemble before funeral services for Lance Cpl. Jeremy W. Burris at Cornerstone Church. After saving fellow Marines, Burris returned to collect equipment when a second blast took his life.
Please read, "...Marine returned to Liberty" by Christine Rappleye.