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Sevier County Plans Memorial Day Program

Sevier County Plans Memorial Day Program

A Memorial Day event in downtown Sevierville will honor those who died while serving in the U.S. military.

The Sevier County Memorial Day event will be held 11 a.m. on May 25, 2015 at the Sevier County Courthouse. Tom Munson, chaplain with the Disabled American Veterans, Smoky Mountain Chapter 94, will be the guest speaker. He is a Vietnam Veteran and cancer survivor whose story aired on the radio broadcast “Unshackled!” The event will also feature music by Christian Academy of the Smokies and a Fly-Over by the Warbirds of America Tennessee Squadron.

The event is organized by Sevier County Veterans’ Services.

Sevier County Memorial Day Program for May 25, 2015

American Legion Post 104 – Ray McPeek, Commander

American Legion Post 202 – Harold Stinnett, Commander

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 94 – Harold Stinnett, Commander

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10025 – Melvin Douglas, Commander

Marine Corps League Detachment 1206 – Terry Witt Commandant

 

Invocation DAV Chapter 94 (Harold Stinnett)
Posting of Colors Marine Corps League Det 1206
National Anthem Christian Academy of the Smokies
Fly-Over Warbirds of America Tennessee Squadron
Pledge of Allegiance Rocky Top Flight Scouts/MCL
Welcoming Remarks Mayor Larry Waters
Guest Speaker DAV Chaplain Tom Munson
Special Music Christian Academy of the Smokies
Placing of the Wreath Gold Star Honorees
ROLL CALL of Deceased Sevier County Veterans American Legion Post 202
Moment of Silence
Firing Squad American Legion Post 104 Honor Guard
Close Paul Parrott, Commander American Legion Post 202
Special assistance with program Cub Scout Pack 110 & 535, Boy Scout Troop 110 & 535

 

Gold Star Honorees

 

Mothers

Iva Campbell

Irene Hoag

Ruby Manis

Stella Maples

Gayle Thomas

Mae Vickery

Ruth Webb

 

Wives

Ruth Barbee

Juanita Poole

Lucille Hatcher

 

Sisters

Kathy Daniels

April Thomas Ogle

Rose Mary Ogle

Sue Perkins

Wilma Rogers

Chrystal Thomas Wells

Ruth Carr

Frances Shambaugh

Libby Smith

About Candice Fitzgibbons

I am a Sevier County resident and active in my local community. I've spent more than 20 years as a graphic designer and copywriter, creating marketing materials to help small to medium sized businesses and non-profit organizations achieve their goals. I have a passion for equality, the environment and animal rights.