Memorial Day programs planned in Olla and Jena

Obituaries

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Purvis “Earl” Cotten, 83, passed from this life on Monday, September 3, 2018, while surrounded by

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Sharel Renee Miller, 63, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Thursday, September 6, 2018 in W

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Edith Ann McDaniel Price, 80, of Winnfield, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 at her home aft

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Steven Joshua Webb, 31, of Monroe, passed from this life on Monday, August 13, 2018.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Russell William McClary, 68, of Olla, passed from this life on Friday, August 31, 2018, at Hardtn

Two Memorial Day programs are planned this weekend to honor the memory of fallen soldiers from this area and from throughout the nation. The first of these events will be held at the Centennial Cultural Center (CCC) in downtown Olla, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27th. The Veterans Honor Guard from VFW Post 5002 of Jena will participate in the events, along with numerous local citizens. A program saluting a special veteran, WWII U.S. Army veteran Carnot Waggoner, will be presented.

The program will conclude with handing out small United States flags to be taken to area cemeteries and placed on graves of veterans. CCC Board President R. V. Couch will give the welcome, and Boy Scout Brayden Lee, Life Rank with Troop 1, will preside over the program. Prayer will be delivered by Rev. Scott Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church in Tullos.

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