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Celebration of the life and service of

Danny Ray Jeanes

U.S. Navy

 

Unclaimed veteran who, when he comes through the gates will never be unclaimed again as he joins over 26,000 brothers and sisters.

 

West Tennessee State Veteran Cemetery will honor Danny Ray Jeanes on June 15, 2021 @ 10:30 am.

 

Everyone who can attend is encouraged to come out and help honor this Veteran by claiming him as our own.

 

Thank you in advance for your support.  

 

Casket donated by Memphis Funeral Home

Honoring All Veterans

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery

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West Tennessee

Veterans Cemetery

4000 Forest Hill Irene Rd, Memphis, TN 38125

Office hours – M-F  8:00am- 4:30pm

Our gates are open 24/7

Rodney Shaw  Director #901-543-7005

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:  Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.  At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.  -Laurance Binyon, Poems for the Fallen

Information
 
Flag Placement Day
  • Saturday, May 29th
  • Begins at 8 a.m.

May 31, 2021
(Monday)

No formal service due to COVID

(No chairs, water or tent)

Bagpiper
Dr. Ben Kemker

Flyovers, 12:00 Noon

  • Bird Dog Flight

             Philip Free

             Mark Cardwell

  • Stearman Flight

       (one plane with smoke)

             Julie Thomas

             Dr. Max Langham

21 Gun Salute

Germantown Special Weapons & Tactics

Team

Taps

Sgt. Charly L. Wells, Sr, USMC Bugler

Flag Retrieval Day

  • Saturday, June 5th

  • Begins at 8 a.m.

  • Weather Permitting

      (Flags must be dry for storage)

 

​Ceremony
plans
to be
announced

 

Flag Placement Day
  • Saturday, November 6th
  • Begins at 8 a.m.

Nov. 11, 2021

(Thursday)

Dec., 2021

(Date and time to be announced)

Veterans

Grave Locator

Wreath Placement Day

  • To Be Announced

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Veterans Day

Flag Retrieval Day

  • Saturday, November 13

  • Begins at 8 a.m.

  • Weather Permitting

      (Flags must be dry for storage)

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West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery

All events are hosted by the West Tennessee Cemetery Support Group.  Co-Hosted by the Boy and Girl Scouts of America.

 

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery is a State of Tennessee run cemetery that opened in 1992.  The director is Rodney Shaw and there are presently over 26,172 + graves.  Veterans and their spouses are allowed to be buried at the cemetery.  Golf carts will assist those unable to walk from the parking area to the program center.