Boone Living Supports Old Time Veterans
COLUMBIA - The Boone Living Retirement Community provides benefits that support veterans in particular.
Doug Overall had served the military as a pilot for 25 years. He and his wife, Betty Overall, moved to their apartment in the Boone Living 10 days after it started. Now they have been living there for 7 years.
"We feel safe to living here," Betty Overall said.
94-year-old Helen Girard is the oldest veteran living there. She served as a nurse in the Camp Shelby during the World War II and met her husband there. Both of them were Lieutenants.
Boone Living Retirement Community made a Memory Wall for the veterans, showing their photos back in the wartime.