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Memorial service scheduled for Officer Evan Burns

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CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) -

A memorial service will take place this Saturday to honor and remember a Caruthersville police officer killed in the line of duty.

The service for Officer Evan Burns will begin at 2:00 p.m. on August 20th. It will be at the First Baptist Church at 801 Ward Avenue, across the street from the Pemiscot County Justice Center.

Caruthersville Police Chaplin John Haywood will officiate the service. An honor guard will be provided by the Jonesboro, Arkansas police department.

Members of law enforcement and emergency responders who plan to attend are asked to be at the church no later than 1:15 p.m.

The police department and the family of Evan Burns ask that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Evan Burns Memorial Fund for his 1 year old son, Cade Alexander Burns. That account has been set up at First State Bank in Trust in Caruthersville.

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