Paying respect to the fallen


Post 39 members gather that the Bridge of Honor for a Memorial Day ceremony.

Post 39 members gather that the Bridge of Honor for a Memorial Day ceremony.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

The Southern Band plays at Chester Cemetery during the Memorial Day service.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

American Legion Post 39 members and the Southern Band gather at the Chester Cemetery.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Post 39 members complete a gun salute at Chester Cemetery.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Legion members salute during the ceremony at Chester Cemetery.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

A Memorial Day ceremony was held at Hemlock Grove Cemetery.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

A Memorial Day ceremony was held at Meigs Memory Gardens.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

A flag and memorial stands at Meigs Memory Gardens.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Flags were placed on the graves of veterans in cemeteries around the area.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Rocksprings Cemetery was among the cemeteries visited by American Legion Drew Webster Post 39 on Memorial Day.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Post 39 members conducted a ceremony at Sacred Heart Cemetery.


Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

POMEROY, Ohio — American Legion Drew Webster Post 39 had a busy schedule Memorial Day, holding graveside services at Rocksprings, Beech Grove and Sacred Heart cemeteries, and a flag raising ceremony at the Bridge of Honor before their ceremony on the levee in Pomeroy.

After a brief lunch following the levee activities, the Post departed for Meigs Memory Gardens and Chester before making their final stop at Hemlock Grove.

Pictured along with this story are photos from the day’s activities.

Post 39 members gather that the Bridge of Honor for a Memorial Day ceremony.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Bridge-of-Honor-Kathy-Thomas.jpegPost 39 members gather that the Bridge of Honor for a Memorial Day ceremony. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

The Southern Band plays at Chester Cemetery during the Memorial Day service.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Chester-Cemetary-Southern-Band-Lorna-Hart.jpgThe Southern Band plays at Chester Cemetery during the Memorial Day service. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

American Legion Post 39 members and the Southern Band gather at the Chester Cemetery.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Chester-Cemetary-1-Lorna-Hart.jpgAmerican Legion Post 39 members and the Southern Band gather at the Chester Cemetery. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Post 39 members complete a gun salute at Chester Cemetery.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Chester-Cemetary-2-Lorna-Hart.jpgPost 39 members complete a gun salute at Chester Cemetery. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Legion members salute during the ceremony at Chester Cemetery.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Chester-Cemetary-3-Lorna-Hart.jpgLegion members salute during the ceremony at Chester Cemetery. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

A Memorial Day ceremony was held at Hemlock Grove Cemetery.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Hemlock-Grove-Kathy-Thomas.jpegA Memorial Day ceremony was held at Hemlock Grove Cemetery. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

A Memorial Day ceremony was held at Meigs Memory Gardens.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Meigs-Memory-Gardens-1-Lorna-Hart.jpgA Memorial Day ceremony was held at Meigs Memory Gardens. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

A flag and memorial stands at Meigs Memory Gardens.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Meigs-Memory-Gardens-2-Lorna-Hart.jpgA flag and memorial stands at Meigs Memory Gardens. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Flags were placed on the graves of veterans in cemeteries around the area.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Meigs-Memory-Gardens-3-Lorna-Hart.jpgFlags were placed on the graves of veterans in cemeteries around the area. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Rocksprings Cemetery was among the cemeteries visited by American Legion Drew Webster Post 39 on Memorial Day.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Rock-Springs-Cemetary-Kathy-Thomas.jpegRocksprings Cemetery was among the cemeteries visited by American Legion Drew Webster Post 39 on Memorial Day. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart

Post 39 members conducted a ceremony at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/06/web1_Sacred-Heart-Kathy-Thomas.jpegPost 39 members conducted a ceremony at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Photos courtesy of Kathy Thomas and Lorna Hart