On Sunday, May 28, The American Legion Midland Seneca Post 69 will again visit the following cemeteries and pay our respects to those comrades who, served our country and have passed from this life. The following schedule will be adhered to as close as possible. Family and friends of the departed are invited to join in at the cemeteries for these memorial services.
All veterans and volunteers wishing to assist in the placing of the flags will meet at the Emory E. Sweet Memorial Hall, 816 South Jefferson Street at 8:15 a.m.; the services will begin at Calvary Church Cemetery at Richlands 8:45 a.m.; Roach Cemetery at 9:15 a.m.; Falls Cemetery at 9:45 a.m.; Coffman Cemetery at 10:30 a.m.; the Confederate Cemetery at 10:45 a.m.; the Memorial Gardens at 11:00 a.m.; and the Lewisburg Cemetery at 11:15 a.m. Flags will be placed on graves in the Rosewood Cemetery before lunch, then there will be a break for lunch at Shoney’s.
Services at Rosewood Cemetery will be at 1 p.m.; Clifton Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.; Neal Chapel at 1:45 p.m.; Lewis Chapel at 2:15 p.m.; Henning Church of God at 2:35 p.m.; Enon Baptist Church t 2:50 p.m.; and the last site will be the Frankford Cemetery at 3:15 p.m.
Should a service person’s burial site in these cemeteries be missed, please contact the American Legion Post 69 and a flag will be provided for that fallen soldier. All veterans who wish to help show their respects are invited to join in and assist in this Memorial Day Service.
For information concerning this event please contact Richard L. Duncan, Commander at 301-712-5513 or Joe Hendricks, Adjutant at 304-497-3212.