Other participants in the Service will include Commander David Conrad and Veterans of Foreign Wars Teeter-Carter-Watson Post 2605, the Daniel H. Brush Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 514, the Carbondale Preservation Commission and Carbondale Cub Scout Packs #37 and #60. Company C of the 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry will present Special Military Honors with its traditional 21-gun salute from Civil War-era muskets. Dr. Jonathan Jordan, Pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, will offer the invocation and benediction and The Bankesters of Carbondale will sing The National Anthem.
The Memorial Day Service is conducted regardless of the weather. Ample seating will be provided.