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10/16/07- Hughes Springs

An East Texas Marine Is Laid To Rest

Hundreds of East Texans paid tribute to a son, a brother, and a hero. It was a "full military honors funeral service" held for 19-year-old U.S. Marines, Lance Cpl. Darren Driggers today in Hughes Springs. Driggers funeral services were held at Missionary Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Family members, loved ones, and friends came out to pay their respect to Darren and his family. In honor of Darren, his family has set up the "Darren E. Driggers Memorial Scholarship fund. The First National Bank in Hughes Springs is accepting donations.

LaKecia Shockley, reporting.

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