Memorial Day is Honored the Sunday before Memorial Day.

Avenue of Flags on Memorial Day – A flag is flown for each Veteran buried there. To date: 156

May 29, 2016

127th Memorial Day Celebration (Longest Running in the USA)

7:00: Raising the Flags (Volunteers Needed)

- Donuts and Coffee to Follow at the H S Kitchen

10:00 - 1:00: Norcatur City / School Museum Open - High School Upstairs

11:00 - 1:00: Lunch, All-Purpose Room, $8 per Plate

Serving: BBQ Beef Sandwiches, Potato & Macaroni Salads, Chips, Cookies, Tea & Water

Proceeds go to The Elden Auker Park. Provided by the Elden Auker Park Committee

2:00: Memorial Service at the Cemetery (Big Gym if Inclement Weather)

Due to the increasing age of our Veterans, we will no longer Parade out from the Park.

Parade from the Main Cemetery Gate led by the Legion Riders, Norton American Legion Color Guard & Veterans.

Others are welcome to follow them in.

Star Spangled Banner sung by Andrea Spanier

Invocation - Pastor Ed Woods

Memorial Day Address - Colonel Dave Johnson, Chief of Staff, 35th Infantry Division

Decorate the Tomb of Unknown Soldier - Salute

Taps - Jim Gallentine

Volley Fired in Honor of Last Years Passing Veterans

Cookies and Tea at the Methodist Ed Bldg to Follow Service.

3:00: Flags Taken Down (Volunteers Needed)