Mesa soldier killed overseas laid to rest by family and friendsPosted: Updated:
MESA, Ariz. - A soldier from Mesa was laid to rest Saturday morning.
Army Pfc. Barbara Vieyra, 22, was killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 18 when insurgents reportedly attacked her unit in Kunar Province.
Vieyra was memorialized by friends and family at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Mesa. She leaves behind a 3-year-old daughter.