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Church Point honors 21 local men who died in service

Posted at 6:05 PM, May 27, 2019

The Town of Church Point is honoring 21 men who died in service.

Throughout the Memorial Day weekend, a memorial of crosses marked the lives of 21 men, 11 of which were between 18 and 21 years old, who lost their lives fighting for the country.

On Monday, The VFW Post 9903 and American Legion Post 225 held a closing ceremony for the memorial. An honor sentinel patrol watched over the memorial every hour all three days.

The group is honoring the sacrifice of the following men:

Andrus James Blanchard                        Harold Raymond Comeaux

John Rodney Bergeron                          Robert Bernard David

John Lyons                                             Bernard Young

Jules Benoit                                           Kermit LeJeune

Shelly Lafleur                                         LeRoy Frank

Levy Blanchard Lolly                              Alfred Daugereaux

Leroy Miller                                           Joseph Bellard

Lucien Bellard                                       Wendell Guillory

Christopher Kelly                                  Albert Roy Horecky

Amos Boudreaux                                 Clement Thibodeaux

Allen Bellard

The crosses for the memorial were made by local high school students.