Memorial Day Ceremony: Remembering the fallen (photo gallery)

Veteran Rodger Ely listens to Charlie Bassett speak at the Williams Memorial Day service at the Williams Cemetery May 29.

Photo by Wendy Howell.

Veteran Rodger Ely listens to Charlie Bassett speak at the Williams Memorial Day service at the Williams Cemetery May 29.

On May 29, Memorial Day, community members joined American Legion Cordova Post 13 for a memorial service at the Williams cemetery. The event featured several key speakers including Federico Avila, the son of Perico Avila, a local veteran and long-time Legion member who passed away last year. The ceremony took place at the cross of the Unknown Soldier at the Williams Cemetery.

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