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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

A day of remembrance

Sunday, May 28, 2006

(Tim Jaynes, Staff)
Larry Floyd, commander of the Sikeston American Legion Post 114, and Babs Looney, American Legion Auxiliary president, place American flags on the graves of veterans for Memorial Day. Over 1,000 American flags will be placed by the two organizations with the help of the Sons of the American Legion. Monday the American Legion Auxiliary will have a luncheon for area veterans and their families at the post on South Kingshighway after the Memorial Day service.

Memorial Day Services

Sikeston Veterans Park

10:30 a.m. Monday

Presentation and Posting of Colors

Sgt. Eric Percy, United States Marine Corps Pledge of Allegiance

Mike Watson, commander, Sikeston VFW Post 3174

National Anthem

Harold Myrick, director of music, Tanner Street Church of God

Prayer of Remembrance

The Rev. Michael Brewer, pastor, First Baptist Church of Charleston


Blair Moran, chaplain, Sikeston American Legion Post 114


Steve Taylor, chairman, Sikeston Veterans Park Committee

Guest Speaker

Major General James S. Livingston, USMC (Ret)

recipient of Congressional Medal of Honor


Senator Jason Crowell

Patriotic Music

Harold Myrick

Presentation of Wreath

Ltc. Glenn Schneider, United States Marine Corps

Lest We Forget-POW-MIA

Tom Austin, past commander, Sikeston American Legion Post 114

21 Gun Salute

Sikeston National Guard Unit


Greg Bain, Sikeston Senior High School

In the event of rain, the service will be held at The First Christian Church, located at 1006 North Main