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On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, under the direction of Joe Worrell, the city hosted a program honoring the veterans of Simpson County at the Civic Center.

Joe Worrell, Jimmy Clyde, Mayor Dale Berry, and Representative Price Wallace

Mayor Dale Berry welcomed those in attendance.  Former Mayor Jimmy Clyde gave the opening prayer.  Joe Worrell  led in the Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem.

Following Representative Price Wallace’s speech, the Armed Forces Medley was played.  As the song from each branch of the service was played, veterans stood honoring their division.

Upon arrival, each veteran signed up for the Door Prize drawing

Joe Worrell, assisted by Jimmy Clyde, began the drawing for the door prizes.  (Probably one of the favorite parts!). Each of the thirty-six veterans present received a  prize.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cook
With mask, I can’t always tell who people are! Brother Max is on the right

Following the closing prayer by former Mayor Jimmy Clyde, the meal was served.  A special thank you to Joe Worrell for an excellent event.

Life long friends! James Hubert Yates and brother Glenn Yates along with Billy Blair
Donell Hobbs Ralph Walker, and Ken Roberts
Jack from Renew 96.9 was on hand with souvenirs for the Veterans.

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A full video of the program is available on MageeNews.com FaceBook Page

 

 

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