Greenville Memorial Day Service

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 at Montrose Cemetery in Greenville.

The Greenville Municipal Band, directed by Chris Woods, will play a pre-service mini-concert at 9:45 a.m. The program will be in front of the mausoleum. Those attending are urged to bring lawn chairs.

The guest speaker will be Pastor Flo Scott from the Greenville United Methodist Church.

The Muny Band will play several patriotic songs, Bill Kendall will read General John Logan’s orders creating Memorial Day and John Coleman will read Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

The invocation will be presented by the Greenville American Legion Post and Pastor Scott will give the benediction.

A firing squad consisting of local veterans will present a salute to the dead with Howard Wise playing “Taps” and “Taps Echo.”

In case of inclement weather, the service will be held in the Greenville First United Methodist Church on South Second Street.

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