Funeral held for the unclaimed in Richland Co.

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Photo: Matt Perron

Richland Co., S.C. (WOLO)– A somber occasion Thursday morning in Richland Co.
Coroner Gary Watts held a funeral for 24 unclaimed people.
The burial took place at the Richland County Cemetery which is the final resting place for those who are unclaimed or whose families cannot afford a burial.

Coroner Watts says the cemetery, located on Old Clemson Rd.,  is a place of respect and is a comfort to the family to know that their loved ones are being put to rest in a dignified manner.

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