Ceremony recalls sacrifice, service on Veteranís Day

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Veteranís Day ceremony was held next to the new flagpole in the Pierce City Cemetery. A special wreath, at right, was prepared for the occasion. Cheryl Cox/Special to The Monett Times

The Veteranís Day ceremony was held next to the new flagpole in the Pierce City Cemetery.

Jarrod OíHara served as speaker at the inaugural Veteranís Day ceremony held on Saturday at the Pierce City Cemetery. A 1993 Pierce City High School graduate, OíHara plans to retire from the special warfare division of the Navy on Nov. 30. He is the son of Mike and Shirley OíHara of Pierce City. Cheryl Cox/Special to The Monett Times
Pierce City musician Mark Chapman led those gathered for the Veteranís Day ceremony on Saturday in song. Cheryl Cox/Special to The Monett Times
A rifle detail from Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Post No. 91 in Monett provided a 21-gun salute for the Veteranís Day program at the Pierce City Cemetery. Cheryl Cox/Special to The Monett Times
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