Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR Honors Additional Members of the Harrison Macon SAR Chapter

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The Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR returned to Oakwood Cemetery in Louisburg to honor five more members of the now defunct Harrison Macon Chapter NC SAR.  The members were: Marion Stuart Davis, Samuel Perry Boddie, Samuel Perry Burt, William Ballard Barrow and Jones Fuller Malone.

Mr. Ken Wilson, Past President of the North Carolina SAR welcomed the participants, family members and onlookers to the ceremony.  Acting Halifax Resolves Chaplain Mr. Renny Taylor opened the ceremony with the Invocation.

The Combined NC SAR Color Guard presented the Colors.  Mr. William H. Riggan led the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the SAR Chorus and the participants singing the National Anthem, led by NC SAR Color Guard Commander SMSgt. George K. Strunk, USAF (ret.).

Greetings were brought by Halifax Resolves Chapter President Geoff Pittard, NC SAR President Rear Admiral Jay A. DeLoach, USN (ret.) and Mr. Harvey Satterwhite, Commander of American Legion Post 52 in Franklinton.

Brief biographies of the honorees were presented by Mr. Wilson, Mr. Riggan and Mr. Michael A Cooper.

The Compatriot markers were dedicated by Mr. Wilson and Mr. Taylor.

Wreathes were presented by the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR, the North Carolina SAR, the Alamance Battleground Chapter NC SAR, the General George Washington Chapter NC SAR, the New Bern Chapter NC SAR, the Raleigh Chapter Nc SAR, the Caswell-Nash Chapter NSDAR, The Elizabeth Monfort-Ashe Chapter NSDAR, the Micajah Pettaway–Halifax Resolves Chapter NSDAR, the Shocco Creek Chapter NSDAR and American Legion Post 52 of Franklinton.

NC SAR President Rear Admiral Jay A. DeLoach presented Color Guard Commander SMSgt. George K. Stunk with a Compatriot Grave Marking Medal, the third one presented in the nation and also the third presented in North Carolina.

After his closing remarks, Mr. Wilson led the SAR Recessional followed by the retirement of the Colors by the Combined Color Guard.

Acting Chaplain Renny Taylor gave the Benediction after which Mr. Wilson dismissed the gathering.