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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the East TN State Veteran's Cemetery @ Lyons View's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at East TN State Veteran's Cemetery @ Lyons View to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. See below for address, parking and further details about the event.

Thank you so much for supporting East TN State Veteran's Cemetery @ Lyons View and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

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In Memory Of for William Knight, United States Military, Born 01/27/33, Passed On 10/10/96, Honored by Old East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

In remembrance of CW4 William N. Knight, who I proudly served with in the motor pool of Battery C, 2nd Target Acquisition Battalion, 25th Field Artillery, May 1970 - December 1972.

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In Memoriam
by Evelyn M Geter

In memory of my (3) Brothers who served in the U.S. Army.

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Location Information

TNETVK - Old East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
5901 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Brenda Staton, Lloyd Pitney

Directions to Cemetery

Cemetery Address:  5901 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919.  All parking is located across the street at Lakeshore Park. See signs for shuttle parking.

Parking Instructions

Free parking will be available across the street at Lakeshore Park with shuttle bus transportation available to the ceremony location. There are two parking lots available. 'Park & Walk' and 'Park & Ride'. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at East TN State Veteran's Cemetery @ Lyons View. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • A brief ceremony will begin at 12pm EST, then wreaths will be distributed from stations around the grounds. 

  • Physical distancing and masks will be required.

  • Free parking is located across the street at Lakeshore Park. Both a 'park & walk' and 'park and ride' lots. Shuttles will be provided or you can walk.

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.

  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.

  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

TN0237 - WE REMEMBER

Welcome to TN0237 - WE REMEMBER! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Old East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

TN0191P - The United Veterans Council of East Tennessee, Inc.

Welcome to United Veterans Council of East Tennessee! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support All three Knoxville Veterans Cemeteries and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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