Samuel Peden Grave Marking
Julius and sons at the American Village Flag Pole dedication in Montevallo, AL. Julius is now the NSSAR Color Guard Commander, and the MS SAR color guard commander.
The picture of WM Gray Chapter President Jack Hamilton presenting our 2nd VP Jak Smith with a Past Chapter Wm Gray President Pin, Framed and all.
110th convention pictures.
The lady in white at the podium is Cheryl Sparkman of the Kemper County Historical Association who gave the Welcome and opening Statements.
The lady in the striped shirt at the podium is Ruby Smith, a direct descendant of Samuel Peden.
The lady with the tartan sash is Caroline Sherman who gave the Invocation; she is the Past President of the Peden Reunion in SC and a grand niece of Samuel Peden.
The male speaker is, Mark Paden, Historian of the Peden Reunion in SC and a 5th grand nephew of Samuel Peden.
Ladies Aux Photo and Names
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Photos from the September 7, 2019 MS SAR Excom meeting in Ridgeland, MS Michael Nolley Sr. receiving a National Flag Certificate, and receiving a National Certificate of Vietnam War Service from the National Vietnam War Veterans Corps, Charles Garrison receiving the National Liberty Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster for being a first line signer on another 10 new members, this is not his first award, and has many to show for his hard work bringing in unknown hundreds of members. Reverend Glenn Shows receiving the MS SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal from Dr. John Fulwider, MS SAR President. Michael Schenk receiving a National Certificate of Appreciation for his work as Vice Chairman of the Eagle Scout Committee, and on behalf of MS SAR Eagle Scout Chairman Chauncey Godwin he accepted the National Eagle Scout Participation Award and Streamer. MS SAR also was awarded another National Furlong Award for submissions of Chapters Flag Certificate participation. This is a direct result of our MS SAR State Flag Chairman Michael Nolley Sr. working hard to make MS SAR shine. This is his second year in a row to receive this national award for our state society. For information, our News Letter Editor Jim Alexander is the NSSAR Flag Committee Chairman (National).
COCKE GRAVE MARKING PICTURES