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Memorial Day Services set for county

MemorialDayMultiple ceremonies will honor those who have given their lives

By Patricia Beech –

Memorial Day ceremonies will be held this weekend across Adams County in honor of those who have served in the armed forces.

Several services will be held around the county in observance of of Memorial Day this weekend. The The Meigs Township Memorial Day and Veterans Monument Dedication at Evergreen Cemetery on Steam Furnace Road in near Peebles will be held on Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m. Members of the Adams County Honor Guard will be present along with State Representative Dr. Terry Johnson who will be the featured speaker.

Wallace-Thompson American Legion Post 594 in Peebles will hold Memorial Services on Sunday, May 29 at 2 p.m. at the Locust Grove Cemetery. A special ceremony will be held in recognition of local soldiers who were killed in action since WWII. Commissioner Paul Worley will be the featured speaker.

Three Memorial Day Services will be held in West Union on Sunday, May 29. The Young -Moore Post 100 of the American Legion and the V.F.W. Walter Harris, Jr. Post 3400 of West Union will have services at the following: Kirker Cemetery at 1 p.m., West Union Cemetery at 1:45 p.m., and East Liberty Cemetery in Lynx at 2:30 p.m. Auxiliary units, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited and urged to attend.

Services in Manchester will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 at the Manchester Cemetery.

Everyone is encouraged to attend a Memorial Day Service at Louden Cemetery on Monday, May 30 at 1 p.m. Veterans from the Civil War to present day will be recognized. Phil Fulton is the featured speaker.

Memorial Day Services will be held Sunday May 29 at 2 p.m. at the Winchester Cemetery. Music will be provided by the North Adams Band.

Cherry Fork Cemetery will host Memorial Services on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. Music will be provided by the North Adams Band. The Tranquility Cemetery Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 30 at 2 p.m at the Tranquility Community Church. Commissioner Paul Worley, a United States Army Veteran will be the featured speaker. The Charles H. Eyre American Legion Post 633 will honor veterans buried in the Tranquility Cemetery following the service.

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