Buddy Hill presentation

Kay Parnell, right, presents Buddy Hill with a handmade veteran’s quilt during a service Feb. 9 at Rayville Presbyterian Church.

Rayville man presented with veteran’s quilt

Grover C. “Buddy” Hill III of Rayville was honored with the gift of a handmade veteran’s quilt  Feb. 9 at Rayville Presbyterian Church.

Quilts of valor is a nationwide club of people who create quilts for our veterans. Since this club’s creation, more than 300,000 quilts have been created and presented.

Kay Parnell, formerly of Rayville, and now residing in Ville Platte, created the quilt and made the presentation.

Hill served in the Navy on the USS Samuel Gompers from Feb. 1, 1987 to Feb. 1, 1971. He was so honored to be presented this beautiful work of art.

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