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Wilkes County Veterans History Project: Wilkes County Veterans of Foreign Wars

VFW Memorial Day Photos

Wreath placed at Memorial Headstone

Flags line the sidewalks of the VFW Headquarters

Heather Dean, VFW Auxiliary member, leads the ceremonies

Pat Brooks and her daughter Shirley, VFW Auxiliary members, serving food at the Memorial Day Reception

Anne Craighead and Edmund Green

North Wilkesboro Police at flag-raising

Larry and Barbara Pendry

2021 September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

Ward Eller and his wife Kate at

September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

Heather Dean addresses the crowd

Anne Craighead plays the bugle 

Jax Poff and her sweet dog Lacey Grace

Veterans Coffee Call

Joe McMillian and Bill Cortner

Edmund Green and Shirley Randleman

Coffee Call musicians

Charlie on fiddle

Ward Eller next to the tribute wall

about his musical career.

Heather Dean, Shirley and Pat Brooks

VFW Auxiliary Members

serving coffee and Hardees biscuits

Aruna Ross, ASU intern, talks with Pat McNeil

Pat McNeil and Mara Lynn Tugman, librarian

Bobby Benge and Steve Dancy

Kurt Baker and Ward Eller