Gov. Haslam to memorialize 3 Tennessee service members

Frederick Greene, Cecil Harris, Lotchie Jones
Frederick Greene (L) Cecil Harris (C) Lotchie Jones (R)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will memorialize three service members who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces.

The memorial service will take place at the War Memorial Plaza in Nashville Friday at 9:30 a.m.

Among those being memorialized are Private First Class Cecil Harris of Shelbyville, who was killed on January 2, 1945 while serving in World War II. He was laid to rest on October 22, 2014.

Private First Class Lotchie Jones of Jasper, who went missing on November 2, 1950 while serving in the Korean War and is believed to have died on February 28, 1951, will also be honored. He was laid to rest on March 6, 2015.

Specialist Frederick Greene will be also be honored. He was killed during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas on November 5, 2009.

Along with Gov. Haslam, Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Tennessee Military Department Major General Terry “Max” Haston will be present for the service.

For more information on the ceremony, visit tn.gov/veteran/.

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