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BLUEFIELD — More than 500 West Virginia National Guard  (WVNG) soldiers, including troops from Bluefield, are being deployed to the Middle East.

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More than 500 West Virginia National Guard soldiers are deploying to the Middle East. Gov. Jim Justice's office says the soldiers are deploying along with members of the North Carolina National Guard as part of a mission to support partner nations. 

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2 p.m., memorial service at the Christ United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, N.C.

7 p.m., at Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield. Burial will follow on Monday at 11 a.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Va.

2 p.m., from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at Brown Cemetery near Princeton.

Jim Jenkins, 80 of Princeton died Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. View complete obituary at www.bailey-kirk.com.