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)