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Memorial Day service planned at Ashton

Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 12:27 p.m. CST • Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013 6:15 p.m. CST

Ashton Chapel Church and Cemetery, located in the northwest corner of Jasper County just north of Mingo at 8887 W. 122nd St. N., will celebrate freedom and honor veterans during a Memorial Day service beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, May 27.

The guest speaker will be Mark Eddy Sr., co-pastor of Ashton Chapel Church.

The American Legion program at the Ashton Cemetery will follow at 9:30 a.m. Children of the community will be invited to help decorate the graves of the veterans and the grave of the unknown soldiers, followed by a 21-gun salute and Taps.

Everyone is invited.