Funeral Set for Soldier

Funeral arrangements are now complete for a local soldier who was killed in Iraq last week.

Sgt. Robert Shane Pugh, 25, of Meridian, died Mar. 2 when an explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Pugh was assigned to Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry in McComb, Miss.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home in Meridian.

The funeral service will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in Barham's Chapel, followed by burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.