The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Military Affairs Committee invite the community to attend an annual service Monday, May 27 to honor and remember Oktibbeha County service members who gave their lives in military service for their county and the United States.
The Memorial Day service will be held in front of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse, 101 E. Main St., at 11 a.m.
The ceremony will include remarks from Oktibbeha County District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams; Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill; retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jim Martin, representative from Mississippi State University; and 14th Flying and Training Wing Vice Wing Commander Col. Bill Denham of Columbus Air Force Base as the guest speaker.
Names of Oktibbeha County residents who died in war will be read, and wreaths will be placed at the county’s War Memorial Monument.
Veterans and family members of these heroes and members of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County community are invited to attend.
For more information, contact Jeff Donald, 662-418-1223.
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