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Procession to Honor Jennings Soldier Killed In Iraq

August 25, 2006
Reported By: Lee Peck

A Jennings soldier killed in Iraq will be honored today by his hometown. U.S. Army Specialist Marcus Cain was killed two weeks ago in Iraq by a suicide bomber. He was 20 years old.

At 1 p.m., the public is encouraged to line the streets of Jennings to pay last respects during a procession from Raphael Funeral Home to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

The funeral is scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Here is the procession route:

(All times are approximate)

(1 p.m.) Head north on South Main Street, cross over the railroad tracks to North Main Street. 

(1:20 p.m.) At Shankland take a right to N. Cutting Avenue, left on N. Cutting and proceed to Jennings High School.  (1:35 p.m.) Circle on Virginia, then left on Roberts Ave.

(1:45 p.m.) Pass OLI School on Roberts Ave.

(1:50 p.m.) Circle the drive at the Southwest Veterans Home, head back west, take a left on Florence.

(2:15) Pass by Jennings Elementary School,  right on Academy.  Left on N. Cutting. The procession will then continue south over the railroad tracks on S. Cutting and end at the OLPH Church at 920 S. Broadway St.

(2:45 p.m.)  The procession will be welcomed by church pastor, Father Hyacinth Okafor. 

(6 p.m.) A rosary led by Beverly LeBlanc

(6:30 - 8 p.m) A Remembrance Service

Details of remembrance service not complete.

The body will return to the funeral home following the conclusion of the remembrance service.

Tuesday, September 26

7 - 9:15 a.m. visitation at Raphael Funeral Home

10 a.m. the body is scheduled to arrive at the OLPH Church on a horse drawn wagon.

10 a.m. Funeral Mass, followed by burial in OLPH cemetery.

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