Woman recognized for service to veterans

PURVIS, MS (WDAM) - Two local veterans organizations have honored a woman for her service to dozens of veterans at a Purvis-area nursing home. Today, the Pine Belt Enlisted Retired Association presented a certificate to Jackie Kellar, the marketing and admission director for the Oxford Health and Rehabilitation Center.

The group is recognizing Kellar for her care of residents who are veterans. She also received an American flag from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3036 in Hattiesburg.

In the last 5 years, more than 150 residents at the Oxford Health and Rehabilitation Center have been veterans.

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