Funeral Services For Fallen Tatum Soldier

By LaKecia Shockley - bio | email


An East Texas soldier who was killed in an ambush in Afghanistan will be laid to rest Monday afternoon.  On Saturday, the body of 42 year old Army SFC "Alejandro Granado", III known as Alex, was brought home to his family with full military honors at East Texas Regional Airport in Longview.

SFC Granado was killed in action in Eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, August 2, 2009.

Granado's funeral will be held at St. William of Vercelli Catholic church in Carthage Texas, at 3:30pm Monday afternoon.

A graveside service with full military honors will follow at Tatum Cemetery.

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