KY3 Ozark Life Flashback: Elkland, Mo. church celebrates "Decoration Day"

Published: May. 28, 2018 at 8:25 AM CDT
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Elkland, Mo. residents celebrate what we now call Memorial Day with a traditional observance of friends and family who have passed away. They called it 'Decoration Day', a day when they honored the dead with remembrances and flowers to decorate the graves. It also included a pot luck lunch on the church lawn. KY3's Ed Fillmer attended the services for this story from the mid-1980's.