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Memorial Day service to be held at Woodlawn Cemetery

The Ream-McElroy Post 9381 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Foss-Agin-Meyer Post 185 of the American Legion will co-sponsor a Memorial Day service on May 30, 2022.

Ceremonies will begin at 1:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ada, 5134 State Route 235.

The program will include:

  • Welcome by VFW Commander Brian Clum
  • Invocation by VFW Chaplain Allen Conley
  • Posting of Colors by VFW Color Guard
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • National Anthem by the Ada High School Band, under the direction of Jacob Austrino
  • Gettysburg Address by Abraham Decker of USV, Buckeye Boys State representative
  • In Flanders Field by Amelia Alexander of Ada, Buckeye Girls State representative
  • Decoration of Veterans' Memorials by the VFW Auxiliary
  • God Bless the U.S.A. by the Ada High School Band
  • Address by guest speaker Colonel (Ret.) Barrb Herrington-Clemens
  • 21-Gun Salute by the VFW Color Guary
  • Taps by Mathew Frazier
  • Boy Scout Troop 124 will also be part of the ceremonies.

Following this service at Woodlawn, a short service will be held at Preston Cemetery in Alger.


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