Marshall welcomes soldier

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Carlos Restrepo/Democrat-News

Hundreds of Marshall residents lined up along Odell Avenue Thursday morning, May 23, to welcome the body of Sgt. 1st Class Trenton L. Rhea, 33, of Kansas City, who recently died while on duty in Afghanistan. An entourage of officers from the Kansas City Police Department, Missouri Highway Patrol, Marshall Police, Saline County Sheriffs Department and approximately 20 Patriot Guard Riders, escorted the procession as it moved through Marshall, ending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Rhea is the son-in-law of Harlan and Lynn Reid, of Sweet Springs. Read more: