WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Friends of Waggoner Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Services on Saturday, May 18 at 11:30 a.m. in the cemetery (located at Oxford Township Road 474, West Lafayette).

This year's guest speaker is Sis Bowman, Zanesville Times-Recorder and Coshocton Tribune columnist.

Pastor Dan Eggan of the Baltic United Methodist Church will serve as clergy and the Newcomerstown Veterans Organizations will perform the gun salute and taps.

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 group was formed in 1992 to assist in the care and preservation of the cemetery. Members of the Friends Board of Directors are Sandra J. Etter, Donis A. Emslie and Michelle A. Carpenter, all of West Lafayette.