Memorial Service for those veterans who gave it all. The day before Memorial Day,  Sunday May 26, 2019 at East View Cemetery, Newton, NC at the main flag pole area. The service begins promptly at 2 p.m. and is held jointly by Newton Post 16 and Hickory Post 48 American Legion Department of North Carolina. Bandys High School Jr. ROTC Commanded by Lt. Col. Bryan Green, USA Retired. Mayor Ann P Jordan performs the Welcome and comments by Bill Richard, Adjutant, Hickory Post 48. Gun volleys and taps performed by Post 16 Honor Guard, Commanded by Peggy Issac. Master of ceremony Commander Ron Harris, Newton Post 16. Memorial wreaths placed by :

John Hoyle Chapter, DAR

Hickory Tavern Chapter DAR

Ransom-Sherrill Chapter UDA

Order of Confederate Rose

Sons of Confederate Veterans

American Legion Post 48

American Legion Post 16

SAL Chapter of Post 16

VFW Newton #5305

VFW Hickory #1957

DAV #34