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The Marlin Democrat

March 5, 1919

 

Negro Soldier Buried With Military Honors

 

Body Shipped to Marlin From Camp Travis where death Occurred

 

     The Funeral of Choyal White, negro, soldier, was held in Marlin Thursday afternoon with military honors, a guard of honor formed by a squad of local negroes discharged from the army forming an escort to the grave in uniform.

    The body was shipped to Marlin from Camp Travis; where death occurred the casket being draped in an American flag.

    The procession attracted considerable attention as it passed through the business district of the city, headed by Old Glory.