Area Memorial Day Ceremonies include activities Saturday at East Lawn and Monday at the Kingsport Veterans Memorial


KINGSPORT – On Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10 a.m., East Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery along with Vietnam Veterans of America, will conduct a Memorial Day Service. Guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Dan Bishop, outgoing commander of the East Tennessee State University ROTC program. Lunch will be provided by the funeral home after the ceremony.

On Monday at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial in Kingsport, a joint Memorial Day Service will be performed by the American Legion, Vietnam Veterans, Korean Veterans and the Dobyns-Bennett High School JROTC, with music to be provided by the Liberty Day Choir.

Both events are free and open to the public.