Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

May 26, 2013

Memorial Day ceremonies planned for Monday

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Two ceremonies in honor of Memorial Day are set for Monday, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., to honor those who lost their lives in service to the country.

The Navarro County Courthouse Memorial Day ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on the northwest corner of the courthouse lawn. The speaker will be Ron Wright, former president of Vietnam Veterans of America, Navarro Rifles Chapter 1009.

The Memorial Day Service at Woodland Memorial Cemetery will be held at 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Col. Bill Downey, the grandson of legendary first black veterinarian in the state of Texas. The theme will be “Gone, But Not Forgotten.” Sponsored by the Single Believers Ministries and Woodland Cemetery Association.

The public is invited to attend both services.