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<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Dean Metheny, the grounds keeper at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren, kneels next to the grave of a veteran and friend, Tommy James. Metheny took it upon himself to place United States flags on graves of veterans he knew about with the help of his sister, Loretta Clark, and Donna Martin, who purchased the flags. In the future, Metheny said he hopes to have more flags to put on graves at Gracelawn Cemetery. Clark said her brother goes out of his way to keep the cemetery looking nice and help the people that go to Gracelawn.</p>

photo by KENNETH FRY

Dean Metheny, the grounds keeper at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren, kneels next to the grave of a veteran and friend, Tommy James. Metheny took it upon himself to place United States flags on graves of veterans he knew about with the help of his sister, Loretta Clark, and Donna Martin, who purchased the flags. In the future, Metheny said he hopes to have more flags to put on graves at Gracelawn Cemetery. Clark said her brother goes out of his way to keep the cemetery looking nice and help the people that go to Gracelawn.

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