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Memorial Day Ceremony Monday


Veterans set up crosses for the upcoming Memorial Day ceremonies in Jasper. Photo/Gerald Faulkner


A Memorial Day ceremony, organized by The Marine Corps League Det. #1280, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25 at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

   The ceremony will include a speech from Retired Army Col. Paul Trotti. Trotti is a West Point graduate and was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star. 

Members of Chapter 47 of the Disabled American Veterans will perform the 21-gun salute. Members of the American Legion Post #149 will place flags on graves of fallen soldiers. 

The public is invited and encouraged to attend this event. 

Sunrise Memorial Gardens is located at 364 E. Church Street