Friday, 04 May 2007 05:48

Procession In Ione On Saturday For Local Fallen Soldier Private First Class Jay-D Ornsby Adkins



Local fallen soldier Private First Class Jay-D Ornsby Adkins will be returning home this Saturday afternoon. Ione Mayor Jerry Sherman and Police Chief Bob Olson will be accompanying the family of Ornsby-Adkins to Mather Air Force base in Sacramento where the family will bring Ornsby Adkins home for burial. Please join the community, family and friends of Private First Class Ornsby Adkins in honoring him with a procession down Main Street Ione at approximately 12:30 pm Saturday. Services for the soldier will be held at 10 am on Wednesday at the Church of the Nazarene on Ridge Rd in Sutter Creek. Because of the crowds expected to honor Ornby-Adkins, parking will also be offered at the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints, also located on Ridge Rd. The Jackson Rancheria Casino will provide busing between the churches beginning at 9am. Burial will follow the service at the Garden of Valor at the Sunset Cemetery. A reception will then be held at the Evalyn Bishop Hall in Howard Park, Ione for a celebration of Ornsby-Adkins life.