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Students from Horizon Christian Academy pay their respects. - photo by Jim Dean (previous profile)

The procession ended at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. 

The veterans were: 

Norman Beasley, who served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945

Willie Clark, U.S. Air Force, 1950-1953

Theodore Florence, U.S. Army, 1941-1945 and 1950-1954

Augustus Neal, U.S. Army, 1943-1945

James Render, U.S. Army Air Force and U.S. Air Force, 1940-1960

Ira Sheppard, U.S. Army, 1943-1946

Alvin Washington, U.S. Army, 1943-1946

The unclaimed remains of eight soldiers and airmen passed through Forsyth County on Tuesday morning en route to the Georgia National Cemetery in Cherokee County. 

According to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, the group met at 8 a.m. off Hwy. 20 at the Forsyth-Gwinnett County line and traveled through the square in downtown Cumming to Cherokee County.

The sheriff’s motorcycle unit helped with the procession, which was expected to disrupt traffic for a brief time as it made its way through the county.

Also participating in the effort were the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Patriot Guard.