Drury Reynolds Memorial Day Service Committee Announces Plans For 2021 Event

The 120th Annual Drury-Reynolds Memorial Day Service, themed “Twenty Years Since 9/11,” will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Drury-Reynolds Cemetery. Drury-Reynolds Cemetery is located in Drury Township of lower Rock Island County, approximately 4 miles from Muscatine, just off of the New Boston Blacktop, on 316th St. W.

There will be in-person seating and drive-in options for attendees. Seating will be provided under the tent at the cemetery. For those who wish to remain in their vehicles, a program will be provided and attendees can tune their car radio in to the frequency provided to hear the service.

This year, we will be looking back at the timeline of events that occurred on September 11th, 2001. Our guest speaker is Mr. Jeremy Finch, American History Teacher at Mercer County Junior High School. There will be a Roll Call of Deceased Veterans and a prayer for our nation. Taps will be played by Robby Holtschlag. Vocalist will be Stef Carey and drums will be played by Aubrey Frieden.