Glen Rose residents gathered in the pouring rain to honor the memory of Cpl. Rhett Butler on Monday, July 20, the two-year anniversary of his death in Iraq, with a memorial erected at Heritage Park. Left: Veteran Hugh Smith folds the American flag used to unveil the memorial. Bottom: Darrell Best (right) of the Glen Rose American Legion presents Butler’s parents, David (left) and Sereta (center), with the folded flag. Best said the memorial was in a beautiful setting and shared a few words about Butler. “We admire him for his courage, bravery and dedication to service,” he said.

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