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Veterans Memorial - Memorial Park Cemetery near Neosho, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 36° 46.917 W 094° 24.219
15S E 374749 N 4071602
Quick Description: Veterans honored in this large cemetery.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2008 7:32:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM59WB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:

County of Memorial: Newton County.
Location of Memorial: Gateway Dr. (US-59), Memorial Park Cemetery, 2 miles S. of Neosho.

Monument Text:

IN MEMORY OF
ALL VETERANS

A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL AND ROSE TO ITS DEFENSE FOR THE PRESERVATION OF FREEDOM.

A Time to Love,
A Time to Hate,
A Time of War,
and A Time of Peace
Ecclesiastes 3:8

Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: In Memory of All Veterans

Marker Text:
see above.


Who Put it Here?: Memorial Park Cemetery, a Division of Clark Funeral Homes.

Description of Memorial:
At the cemetery entrance is a pink marble sign resting upon cut marble legs. The legs are assembled with three rough cut circles rest upon one another. This abuts the grass median which divides the blvd. entrance to this cemetery. Median endges are protected with a fence of marble post and droop linked chain. At the interior of the median lies the monument of veterans. Which consists of a large black marble center piece, winged with marble walls. Upon the walls are listed many, mnay names. The central piece contains the seals of the branches of service and the dedication of the monument.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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