Galilee Memorial Gardens Event Will Honor Loved Ones with Respect and Compassion

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | 08:09am

NASHVILLE – A Memorial Day visitation event at Galilee Memorial Gardens will be an afternoon of remembrance and healing for families with loved ones buried at the Bartlett, Tenn. cemetery. 

Hosted by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI), the ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m.-5 p.m. on Memorial Day (May 25, 2015) at the cemetery on Ellis Road and will allow families to pay tribute to relatives and friends.

“We want to thank our partners including the City of Bartlett, Faith Baptist Church, Fullview Missionary Baptist Church, and Flowers by Regis who have generously volunteered their time and efforts to help create an event that we are certain will be compassionate and respectful,” said TDCI Deputy Commissioner Bill Giannini. 

The Memorial Day event will include:

  • Shuttle service from the parking lot of Faith Baptist Church (3755 North Germantown Road, Bartlett, Tenn. 38133) to Galilee Memorial Gardens provided by Faith Baptist Church. Visitors should park at Faith Baptist Church. Parking will not be allowed at the cemetery.
  • Traffic control and security by the City of Bartlett Police Department.
  • TDCI, Fullview Missionary Baptist Church and Faith Baptist Church staff and volunteers will be at the cemetery to assist guests and media. Maps of the cemetery grounds will be available.
  • Fullview Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Walter L. Peggs Sr. and Faith Baptist Church Senior Pastor Dr. Danny Sinquefield will preside over a brief ceremony starting at 3 p.m.
  • Bartlett florist Flowers by Regis has generously donated long-stemmed roses that will be available for families.
  • Covered seating will be provided.

Barring severe weather, the Memorial Day remembrance event will occur rain or shine.