Friends of Waggoner cemetery hosting memorial service

| May 17, 2016

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Friends of Waggoner Cemetery will host their annual memorial services on Saturday, May 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the cemetery, located at Oxford Township Road 474, West Lafayette.

The guest speaker will be John Cooper of Baltimore, OH portraying President Abraham Lincoln. The honor guard will be the Newcomerstown Veterans Organizations, and the clergy will be Pastor Garry Marlatt. A covered dish luncheon will follow at River Greens Golf Course Clubhouse Banquet Room. Coffee, light beverages, and table service will be provided. In case of bad weather, the entire program will be held in the banquet room. Oxford Township, all area residents, or anyone with an interest in genealogy are welcome to attend.

The friends group was formed in February 1992, and are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. Their mission is to assist in the care and preservation of the cemetery, and to encourage others to assist in care of other small and / or township cemeteries. Members of the board of directors are Donis A. Emslie, M. Sally Emslie, and Michelle A. Carpenter, all of West Lafayette.

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