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Gainesville TX—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Gainesville TX monument.

Gainesville, Texas will soon be home to a new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women killed while serving in the military.

Groundbreaking occurred on March 10, 2018 at 10 a.m..

1000 West California Street
Gainesville, TX 76240

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button or contact the Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF) at

Committee Members

Honorary Board Members

Cliff Yow
Mark Brewer
Bobby Balthrop

Committee Members

Don Pettigrew
Gary Cox
Mike McHorse
Alanna  Williams
Joe Conner

A Gold Star Family member can be any relative: mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, adoptive or foster parents, wife, husband, child, stepchild, adopted child, brothers, sisters, half brothers or sisters, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces or nephews who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMC- Florida

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.