Lees Creek sets Memorial parade

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LEES CREEK — The 96th Memorial Day Service in Lees Creek will be held Monday, May 27.

The parade will form at 1:15 p.m. at the Township Garage and the church. The march to the cemetery will begin at 1:30 p.m. with the sheriff, fire trucks and the East Clinton Band leading the way.

For the service, Kevin Bean will welcome all and the invocation will be delivered by Rick Godlove. Posting of the flag will be by the Henry Case Camp #93 Sons of the Union of Veterans of the Civil War, Company C, 20thRegiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Washington CH, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the Star-Spangled Banner. The Gettysburg Address will be given by Maggie Matthews.

Guest speaker will be Shane Wilkin followed by the decorating the grave of the unknown soldier by Gary Bishop. Kevin Bean will give the roll call followed by the gun salute, Taps and the Battle Hymn of the Republic.

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