Memorial Day at Eagle Point National Cemetery

Flag displays, Scottish Bagpipe band, a rifle salute and flyovers will all be part of the 2012 Memorial Day program at the Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Rd., on Monday, May 28, at 11 a.m. The National Anthem and God Bless the USA will be performed by Brian Williams. ANG 173rd Fighter Wing will…

Joe Layton

Joe Layton, known as Bud or Buddy, was born to Charlie and Ruby Layton, on Jan. 23, 1933 ,in a house on what is now Hammel Road, near Eagle Point. He died July 1, 2011 and was laid to rest in the Eagle Point National Cemetery. Bud started school at Elk Creek, then moved to…

Helen flying high

{gallery}/06_07_11/helen{/gallery} Helen Wolgamott was invited to ride in one of the helicopters that flew over the Eagle Point National Cemetery on Memorial Day. The helicopter was from Brim Aviation and the chief pilot was Craig Morrison. Helen has always seen the ceremony from the ground, but said she also found it most impressive from high…

Memorial Day

{gallery}/05_31_11/ceme{/gallery} Students from Scenic Middle School placed nearly 17,000 flags on gravesites at Eagle Point National Cemetery on Thursday in honor of Memorial Day.

Contract to plan EP reservoir landscaping awarded

Plans and specifications for screening at the 4 million gallon Eagle Point reservoir were budgeted by the Eagle Point City Council at their Apr. 12 meeting. Covey Pardee Landscape Architects and the city entered into a contract for $5,000 to develop project plans in cooperation with the Eagle Point National Cemetery. New budget committee members…

Clifford C. Josey

Clifford C. Josey, 80, of White City, died Feb. 28, 2011. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Apr. 6, at 11 a.m., at the Eagle Point National Cemetery.

Curtis “Lee” Graham

Curtis “Lee” Graham, of Shady Cove, died Feb. 22, 2011, at his home. He was born on June 3, 1927, in Oklahoma, to John and Verna Graham. On Aug. 20, 1948, he married Mercedes Swing. He is survived by his wife, Mercedes; son, Stephen and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sons,…

Myron Dover

Myron Dover, 89, formerly of Eagle Point, died Sept. 26, 2009 at his home in Deming, N.M.   There will be a military memorial service for Mr. Dover at the Eagle Point National Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. A reception will follow from 2:30-5 p.m. at Butte Creek Bible Church, 429 N….

Memorial Day at Eagle Point National Cemetery

Patriotic music, flag displays, a rifle salute and fly-over will all be part of the 2009 Memorial Day Program at Eagle Point National Cemetery, on May 25 at 11 a.m. The Memorial Day Program includes music by the St. Mary High School, a joint color guard to include all branches of the military, advancement of…

Fred A. Turney

Fred A. Turney, 88, of Eagle Point, died Mar. 6, 2009 at Medford Rehabilitation Center.      Mr. Turney is survived by his wife, Charlene; son, Jerry Turney; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.     Services were held Mar. 16 at Eagle Point National Cemetery. Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.  

Rex Trebor Moore

Rex Trebor Moore, 74,  died Feb. 20, 2009 at his home.      The service was held at the Eagle Point National Cemetery on Feb. 27 with friends speaking. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice.     Mr. Moore was born to Cliff and Velma Moore on Aug. 12, 1934 in Medford. On Aug. 6,…