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By JAMES EIK
Staff Reporter 

Memorial statue unveiled at cemetery

Statue is a Gold Award project by Cheney student

 

Operation "V": Heroes Memorial Project

Jones unveiled the new fallen soldier memorial at the veterans cemetery.

MacKenna Jones' Fallen Soldier memorial statue at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake was unveiled in a big way this month.

"I grew up around veterans and my dad is one, too. He served in the Navy for 27 years. We also recently lost a friend of ours from church who was a Pearl Harbor survivor," she said in a June 2013 Cheney Free Press interview.

The memorial statue was unveiled Saturday, Nov. 2 at the veterans cemetery, featuring numerous community groups from throughout the Spokane region.

Jones, a Cheney High School student, began working on the project last August a...



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