• 2024 Memorial Day Service by the "Turnbow-Higgs American Legion Post 240"

    • Share:
    Name: 2024 Memorial Day Service by the "Turnbow-Higgs American Legion Post 240"
    Date: May 27, 2024
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
    Event Description:

    Turnbow-Higgs American Legion Post & Auxiliary Unit 240 invites the public to attend Post 240’s annual Memorial Day Service conducted at West End Cemetery American Legion Veterans Field of Honor beginning at 9:00am on Monday May 27, 2024. 

    Master of Ceremony, Keith Fredrickson, Post 240 Vice Commander, will begin service with guest introductions and opening remarks followed by the invocation offered by Post 240 Chaplain Matt Hallgarth. Hoisting and lowering of flag to the CD bugle call “To the Colors,” and unison singing of our National Anthem will conclude service opening.

    Guest speaker will be US Air Force Colonel (Retired) Billy Mobley, fighter pilot and veteran of the Vietnam War era.  Having severed in numerous command roles, his decorations include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross with two oak leaf clusters, nine Air Medals, the Purple Heart and numerous other awards and decorations.

    After retirement from the Air Force, he managed the Stephenville chamber of commerce for 13 years.  He and his wife of 72 years, Myrtle, have called Stephenville home for the past 43 years.

    Laying of wreath by guest speaker and Auxiliary Unit 240 President Martha Fredrickson followed by Post 240 Honor Guard Rifle Salute and Taps presented by Post 240 bugler will close the service.

    Limited seating will be available for this 30-minute program.

    West End Cemetery
    Date/Time Information:
    Monday, May 27th
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Contact Information:
    Set a Reminder:
    Enter your email address below to receive a reminder message.