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Flags from the Heart

Oakley Lekas, 9, of Bohannon, was among the volunteers who placed flags on veterans’ graves during Saturday’s Flags from the Heart Memorial Day observance in Mathews County. He is shown here at Windsor Gardens Memorial Cemetery, one of several cemeteries he visited along with his grandfather, Michael Schramm, who oversaw the initiative. Below, Wayne and Kathy Turner of Gwynn’s Island and Colorado said it was an honor to place flags on the graves of veterans. The couple and their dog Annie are shown at Smithers Memorial Cemetery at Hudgins. Photos by Sherry Hamilton   ...

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