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City to Hold Memorial Day Service and Marker Unveiling at City of Lubbock Cemetery

City of Lubbock Cemetery

The City of Lubbock will hold a Memorial Day service and marker unveiling at the City of Lubbock Cemetery on Monday.

The public is invited to attend the Eleventh Annual Memorial Day Service, hosted by the Nancy Anderson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Lubbock County Historical Commission, American Legion Post 575, and the City of Lubbock Cemetery.

The event will be held on Monday, May 27th at the City of Lubbock Cemetery, located at 2011 East 31st Street. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.

A historical marker will be unveiled at the event, honoring the three Congressional Medal of Honor recipients buried at the cemetery.

The main address will be given by retired United States Navy Lieutenant Commander Stevan Melton.

Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts will place small American flags for the day on graves that are designated with a Veterans Affairs memorial headstone or footstone.

Seating is limited, and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to the ceremony.

More than 3,000 veterans are buried at the City of Lubbock Cemetery.

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