Remembering the fallen: a Memorial Day salute

Photo by Faith Caughron

Taps was played by Ridge Taylor at the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Day service May 25.

By Diana Farmer

Guest Contributor

Remembering the fallen, honoring those who currently serve, and memorializing those who remain lost was on the agenda of the Memorial Day Ceremony in Canton at the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial May 25.

Canton Mayor Lou Ann Everett emceed the event with Major Brigadier General Howard N. Palmer Jr. serving as the guest speaker.

Many Veterans from the branches of military were on hand to witness the memorial.

Soldiers from World War II, the Korean, Iraq and Afghanistan wars were all present to pay their respects. 

 

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