Monette Service held at cemetery

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Veterans attending the 2016 Monette Memorial Ceremony held at the Monette American Legion.
Firing a salute are Robin Ashley, Dick Pace, Ronnie Qualls, Larry Rolland, Bill Craig, Bob Blankenship, Brandon Decker, Danny Strickland.

A memorial service was held Sunday, May 29, at the Monette Memorial Cemetery. Members of the Monette American Legion hosted the service offering a tribute to the veterans.

Jerry Reed opened and welcomed everyone.

Tim Bassing served as the guest speaker for the ceremony.

Marie George led singing Amazing Grace with Robert Chamber closing in prayer.

The Monette American Legion placed flags on the graves and along main street.

Color Guard Dick Pace, Ronnie Qualls, Larry Rolland and Bill Craig.

Color guard Dick Pace, Ronnie Qualls, Larry Rolland and Bill Craig presented the flags. Robin Ashley, Dick Pace, Ronnie Qualls, Larry Rolland, Bill Craig, Bob Blankenship, Brandon Decker, Danny Strickland fired the gun salute.

Legion member Jerry Reed welcomed the veterans and their families. (photos provided)
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