Area Memorial Day Services

By Beth Anderson on May 27, 2021 at 12:06pm

Morgan County VFW Memorial Day service is Monday, at 11 AM at the Korean War Memorial in Jacksonville Community Park.

On Memorial Day, from 8 AM – 5 PM, veterans and active military are invited to stop by and receive a Free 3’x5′ American flag, while supply lasts, at Central Illinois Dish Pro, 1632 Mound Rd in Jacksonville. No purchase is necessary.

Cass County Services:
Beardstown‘s Memorial Day service will be held in Art Zeeck Park in the downtown square at 11 AM
A Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 31st at 10 AM at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Virginia, Illinois. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair. In the event of rain, the service will be at New Life Church.

Greene County will hosts a number of Memorial Day services.
Services will be held at the Eldred American Legion at 9 AM.
Services in Carrollton will be at 10 AM on the courthouse lawn on the square.
Memorial Services will be held a 10 AM at Oak Wood Cemetery in Greenfield.
The White Hall VFW will host services at the VFW Cemetery at 10:30 AM and White Hall Cemetery at 11 AM.
Roodhouse American Legion services are at 11:30 AM at Fernwood Cemetery.

Pike County Memorial Services:
Pittsfield, 10 AM at West Cemetery
Barry American Legion will host;
Kinderhook Cemetery at 9:30 AM
New Canton Cemetery at 10 AM
Taylor Martin Cemetery near El Dara, 10:30 AM
Berry Park Law Cemetery around 11 AM
Griggsville American Legion will host;
New Salem Cemetery at 9 AM
Griggsville Cemetery at 11 AM
Legionaires will be at Crescent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill for a 21-gun salute at 10 AM. No service will be held.
No church service and luncheon this year at Mound Prairie Cemetery east of Beverly due to COVID

Scott County Memorial Day services:
The Winchester VFW will hold Memorial Day services at the following:
9 AM at Bowers Cemetery, east of Alsey,
10 AM at Winchester City Cemetery,
10 AM at the new Manchester Cemetery
10:30 AM at Glasgow Cemetery
11 AM at the Alsey Veteran’s Memorial.