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The annual Memorial Day service honoring fallen servicemen and women will be held in Henryetta Monday, May 27.grave flag
Conducted by the Henryetta VFW Post 539, the service will be held at the veterans section of WestLawn Cemetery starting at 10 a.m.
This year local students Cavern Foster and Breanna Revenue Clark will be special guest singers followed by the commemoration talk remembering those who have sacrificed so much. Foster and Bevenue Clark are both first place winners at the local and state levels in the VFW National Anthem singing competition held recently. Foster will be singing "Letters from War" and Bevenue Clark will sing the National Anthem and "Loyal, Brave,and True.”
VFW members and volunteers will be placing flags on the graves of nearly 2,500 veterans in 12 cemeteries in Henryetta and the surrounding towns starting at 10 a.m. Any individual or organization that would like to participate in the project should call Tricia Bear at (479) 414-0952. Those flags will be picked up at 4 p.m. Memorial Day.