Memorial Day ceremony planned at JDC courthouse

Published 10:49 am Thursday, May 18, 2023

Veterans of all services, eras, and wars along with their families and friends are invited to attend the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 29 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held in front of the Jefferson Davis County Courthouse and is being coordinated by the Jefferson Davis County Veterans Affairs office and the Town of Prentiss.

The purpose of the ceremony is to pay respects to those who have given their last full measure in service to our country.

Guest speaker for the event will be LeKisha Williams Dauber who is a retired Captain from the United States Army. Dauber is from Prenitss and a graduate of Prentiss High School.

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A flag will be placed in front of the monument for each Jefferson Davis County soldier killed in action as their name is read, followed by the placing of the wreath and playing of Taps.

Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the ceremony.

In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved indoors to the courtroom on the second floor of the Courthouse.

For more information call Joe Bridges at 601-792-5939.