WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Friends of Waggoner Cemetery will host its annual memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15 in the cemetery, located at Oxford Township Road 474, West Lafayette.

This year's guest speaker is Coshocton County Prosecuting Attorney Bob Batchelor. Deacon Andy Duda of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Coshocton will serve as clergy and the Newcomerstown Veterans Organizations will serve as honor guard.

A covered dish luncheon will follow at the River Greens Golf Course banquet room. Coffee and table service will be provided. In case of inclement weather, the entire program will take place in the banquet room.

Oxford Township and all area residents are welcome to attend.

The Friends of Waggoner Cemetery group was formed in 1992 to assist in the care and preservation of the cemetery, which was established in 1811. Members of the board of directors are Earl R. Etter, Michelle A. Carpenter and Scott A. Etter, all of West Lafayette.