PHOTO FEATURES

In Memory

By Joe Duty | Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014

All for One

ALL FOR ONE – Veterans share a bond that can’t be broken. Many gathered at Wise County Memorial Day ceremonies Saturday and Monday to honor their fallen comrades. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Old Glory

OLD GLORY – David Wilson raises the U.S. flag at Rhome’s Memorial Day ceremony Saturday. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Patiently Waiting

PATIENTLY WAITING – Riddik Davis, 6, leans against his dad, Army Capt. Brandon Davis of Rhome, likely wondering when the solemn ceremony will end. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Words in Rememberance

WORDS IN REMEMBRANCE – Chico Mayor J.D. Clark addresses the crowd in Rhome Saturday. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

In Honor

IN HONOR – Veteran Charlie Robertson of Rhome sports a U.S. flag in his cap during a Memorial Day ceremony Saturday. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Remembering Heroes

REMEMBERING HEROES – From left, Abby Pennington, 7; JoJo Adams, 5; Jase Adams, 3; Jayla Adams, 7; and Ainslie Allen, 7, hold flags they passed out to the crowd at Saturday’s Memorial Day ceremony in Rhome. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Storytelling

STORYTELLING – Tom Thompson (left) and B.J. Shepherd share stories with a man attending the Memorial Day ceremony in Decatur Monday. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Solemn Tribute

SOLEMN TRIBUTE – A veteran holds a bugle before playing taps. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Veterans Park

VETERANS PARK – Citizens gather Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Paradise for a special ceremony. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

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