A number of Memorial Day services planned for the Mercer County area this holiday weekend. One will be held Monday in Aledo and is being promoted by the Aledo American Legion, which is celebrating 100 years says Post 121’s Jay Doherty.
The bell ringer he is referring to is the late Casey Celske, a World War II vet who passed away last month. Step off for the Aledo Memorial Day parade is 10:45 a.m. followed by the 11 a.m. service.
The 118th Annual Drury-Reynolds Memorial Day Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Drury-Reynolds Cemetery.
Memorial Day Services will be held at the Union Church at Eliza Creek Cemetery on Monday at 1:30 p.m.
And the Memorial Day Service at Peniel Cemetery will be held Monday at 10:00 a.m.