The City of Miami, G.A.R. Cemetery cordially invites the public to their annual Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Monday, May 29th, at 2801 North Main, Miami, OK 74354. The ceremony will take place at the Historical G.A.R. Monument located at the south end of the cemetery. You can access this location by entering the southernmost gate entrance.
This year the Ceremony will begin at 9:00 a.m. G.A.R. Cemetery Director; Kim Horn, reflected that the new time that was implemented 2 years ago has worked well for all who attend, and stated that immediately following the ceremony, Brown-Winters Funeral Home will be serving refreshments in the gazebo.
Participants this year are: the American Legion (Post #147); Marine Corps League (Northeastern Oklahoma Detachment); the 4 State Friends of Veterans; David Rountree, City of Miami and Associate, Piper for the City of Tulsa Pipes and Drums, will perform a patriotic ensemble and “Amazing Grace”; Amanda Cole, Joplin High School Music and Band Director will be the bugler, and her Special Choir, from Joplin High School, will sing our National Anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”.