Wednesday , 16 August 2017

Service at Pecan Grove Cemetery Marks Memorial Day

By Angie Bado, TSB Publisher

As notes of patriotic music floated on the cool breeze, area residents and dignataries gathered at the historic Pecan Grove Cemetery to pay tribute to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the service of the Nation on Monday morning. The Memorial Day ceremony, “That They May Never be Forgotten,” is held at the cemetery annually. 

U.S. Congressmen Ralph Hall (R-Fourth Dist.) and Sam Johnson (R-Third Dist.) were among the dignataries who addressed the crowd that gathered.

“This Memorial Day weekend we honor all our servicemen and women who have fought and sacrificed for our country throughout our Nation’s history – and all those who are fighting today both at home and abroad,” Rep. Hall said. 

Top Photo: Congressman Ralph Hall addresses guests at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the historic Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney on Monday. 

Photo right: McKinney Mayor Brian Loughmiller with Congressman Sam Johnson at the Memorial Day ceremony.

 

 

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