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Picayune 04/12/07

Residents Remember Fallen Soldier

The city of Picayune gathered today to pay their last respects to a fallen soldier. Army staff sergeant Jerry Clark Burge Junior was killed on April fourth while serving in Iraq.

The 39-year-old was laid to rest in his hometown. Hundreds of well wishers gathered along Goodyear Boulevard in downtown Picayune to honor Staff Sergeant Burge. He is the third soldier from Picayune to be killed overseas since the beginning of the war.

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