Annual Memorial Day celebration in Martinsville to be held at People's Cemetery


MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WSET) - The 3rd annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Martinsville will be Monday at the People's Cemetery.

The ceremony will start at 10:30 a.m.

Officials say Delegate Les Adams will be there.

“People’s Cemetery has been in existence for many years”, noted Mayor Gene Teague, “and it’s gratifying to see attention being given to this important piece of Martinsville’s history and those who served in the military interred there. We plan for this tradition to carry on.”

They say W.C. Fowlkes, a retired Lt. Col. in the Army will share information on the holiday.

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