The public is being requested to pay their respects to Spc. Gary Lee Nelson III, 20, of Woodstock, who was killed last week in Mosul, Iraq.

On Friday, April 15, the funeral for the soldier will be held at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, on Arnold Mill Road, at 11 a.m. The public is asked to line the motorcade route following the service.

The route is Arnold Mill Road …at St. Michael the Archangel, to Towne Lake Parkway. The motorcade will make a right on I-575 North and take Exit 16 and bear left toward Marietta Highway.

It will make a left on Marietta Highway, then continue on Ga. 20 to the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.
The community is invited to line the surface streets and honor Woodstock’s fallen soldier.

Word is the hate mongers of Westboro Baptist Church will be there to protest and spew their hate. Please join The Backstage Beat to honor this fallen soldier and hero.  Signs of love are welcome!


(info from Larry Singleton via Cherokee Ledger)