TWO MONUMENTS... OF SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS.... ARE PUT BACK IN PLACE.... A YEAR AFTER A LOCAL SOLDIER'S DEATH. KIMBERLY WALKER, WAS KILLED ON VALENTINE'S DAY LAST YEAR. THE FAMILY'S WISH .... GRAVESTONES IN THE SHAPE OF HER FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER. WLWT NEWS FIVE'S COURTIS FULLER HAS HER FAMILY'S FIGHT.... TO SAVE THEM. THESE ARE PHOTOS OF THE SPONGEBOB SOLUTION AT SPRING GOVE CEMETERY.. THE FAMILY OF ARMY SGT KIMBERLY WALKER HAS BEEN IN A DISPUTE WITH THE CEMETERY AFTER SPONGEBOB MONUMENTS WERE PUT UP LAST OCTOBER AND THEN TAKEN DOWN ABRUTLY.. (Deborah Walker/Mother: we all feel like SpongeBob should stay there..we bought the plots all six of them put the monuments there we did what we had to do and they said they could provide that service to us) OFFICIALS T THE CEMETERY NOW SAY "WE DEEPLY REGRET THE DISTRESS THIS CAUSED THIS FAMILY. WE HAVE WORKED HARD TO REMEDY THE PROBLEM" THE MONUMENTS NOW HAVE LARGE BLACK SLATES WITH A POEM ENSCRIBED ... SHIELDING KIMBERLY'S FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER. (Deborah Walker/Mother: she loved SpongeBob and he went everywhere from the curtains to the shower the bathroom everything was SpongeBob.) THROUGH AN ATTORNEY ..THE FAMILY TELLS US THEY "ACCEPT THE APOLOGY THEY ARE PLEASED THE ORIGINAL SPONGEBOB FIGURES REMAIN INCLUDED IN THE MONUMENTS" THIS RESOLUTION COMES AT A VERY EMOTIONAL TIME FOR THE WALKER FAMILY.. AS WE POINTED OUT AT THE TOP..... IT WAS ONE YEAR AGO ON VALENTINES DAY WHEN POLICE SAY KIMBERLY WAS MURDER BY HER BOYFRIEND----ALSO A SOLIDER .....IN A HOTEL ROOM IN COLORADO SPRINGS . THAT MURDER TRIAL SHOULD BEGIN SOON. YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THERE ARE TWO HEADSTONES.... THE OTHER IS FOR KIMBERLY'S TWIN SISTER KARA WHO IS AN I--T SPECIALIST IN THE NAVY.
Through their attorney, the Walkers said they were pleased with the cemetery’s apology and that the original SpongeBob figures were included in the monuments.
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