As part of the Tennessee Great Wars Commission Symposium, the event will be held at the Weakley County Courthouse to honor 2nd Lieutenant Herbert J. Jones.
Jones was killed in action on July 4th of 1918.
Weakley County General Sessions Judge Tommy Moore has organized the ceremony in honor of Lt. Jones, which will include actors portraying individuals from the period telling the story of Lt. Jones.
Several groups and individuals will take part in the event, including the Dresden Boy Scout Troop 40, First United Methodist Church, Weakley County Bar Association, Dresden’s Elk Lodge and County Mayor Jake Bynum.
The ceremony will take place on the first floor of the courthouse starting at 2:00, with a reception following the unveiling of a portrait of Lt. Herbert Jones.
The portrait will later be hung in the Courthouse near the Veteran’s Affairs Office.