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The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial for Edward Merrick, who served in the Navy from October 1972 to April 1973.

No member of Merrick’s family is able to attend the funeral, scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Hewett-Arney Funeral Home in Temple has coordinated with the Navy Honor Guard to ensure that Merrick will receive military honors.

Members of the Central Texas community are invited to attend.

The cemetery is at 11463 State Highway 195.

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