ALTON, Ill. – Family, friends, and neighbors will celebrate a veteran with the beautification of James H. Killion Park in Alton, Illinois.

Killion’s son wrote A Black Soldier’s Letter Home. He shares a bit from his father’s life.

Rosetta Brown is an alderwoman in Alton’s 4th Ward. She shares the other activities at the beautification.
Roy Williams II shows some of the doves that will be released at the event.

James Killion Day
Saturday, May 28
1-4 p.m. CDT
James H. Killion Park
2400 Washington Ave.
Alton, IL 632002