Communities in Jefferson County observed Memorial Day on Monday of this week.
Adam Brinson of the Waurika Methodist Church spoke at the Memorial Service in Waurika.
Sheriff Jeremie Wilson spoke at a special Memorial Day Service held in Grady.
At the service in Waurika’s new School Superintendent conducted the memorial service and recognized veterans present at the ceremony.
Simmons also read a list of those service members who had passed on during the preceding twelve months.
Jerry Norman Shelton-Army
Worth Lee “Rex” Traylor-Air Force
D.L. Don Adkins-Army
Benny Lee Padgett-Navy
Victor Grimes-Air Force
Kenneth Frank Eck-Navy
David Eugene Sisson-Army
Johnnie Lee Snider-Army
James H. Stewart-Navy
Alva Eugene Sullivan-Army
Leslie Weldon Fuller-Army
Emily Waid led the flag salutes and Chloe Adkins and Michael Bryant played taps.
Ryley Townsend and her mother Heidi sang the “Star Spangled Banner”.
Karlee Brinson read a Memorial Day poem.