Communities in Jefferson County observed Memorial Day on Monday of this week.

Hastings Cemetery

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

Gene Elkins-Navy

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. 

Karlee Brinson reading poetry.
Photo by Jacob Eck!
Chloe Adkins and Michael Bryant
play taps! Photo by Jacob Eck!


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