The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Thelma Ruth Gilliam, 93, who went to be with the Lord on 27 August. Thelma was a Wave during WWII, serving as an aircraft mechanic. Her final services and interment will be Saturday, 01 Sep 18.

Staging Time: 09:30

Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary
328 6th Avenue
Huntington, West Virginia 25701

Ride Captain:
Kentucky ASC Tom Epperly (thomas.epperly@yahoo.com) has graciously agreed to be the RCIC.

Special Instructions:
Mission briefing: 0945

Flag line will be in place NLT 1000 and will be maintained until the start of services at 1100.

At the conclusion of services, flag line will be set as Thelma is transferred to the hearse for her final journey.

Escort WILL be provided to Spring Hill Cemetery, 1427 Norway Ave., Huntington, WV 25705 (https://tinyurl.com/yc2pdarz), a distance of less than 3 miles.

Upon arrival at the cemetery, our flag line will be established and maintained for the duration of graveside services.

Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided

If you have large bike flags, please bring them.

Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Joe Cumblidge
Position: West Virginia State Captain