Fort Hood Victims Laid to Rest

Funerals take place across the country
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2009 4:42 PM CST
Fort Hood Victims Laid to Rest
Bethany Hayden, left, 8, and Lennon Richie, 7, line up in downtown Plymouth, Ind., for the funeral procession of Staff Sgt. Justin DeCrow.   (Jim Rider)

Funerals for several of the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting took place today across the nation. Friends, family, and community members laid to rest Staff Sgt. Justin DeCrow, Spc. Jason Dean Hunt, Staff Sgt. Amy Krueger, Pfc. Aaron Thomas Nemelka, Capt. John Gaffaney, and Pfc. Michael Pearson. "Her smile would light up any room, her energy would envelope all of those around her," said Krueger's parents.
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