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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.

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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.

Dedication ceremony is to be held on January 25, 2020 at 10 a.m.

Site location:
1000 West California Street
Gainesville, TX 76240

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication celebrations.

Cliff Yow, Mark Brewer and Bobby Balthrop (Project Chairman) are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Cliff at, Mark at or Bobby at

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact an Honorary Board Member or contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Member
Cliff Yow
Mark Brewer
Bobby Balthrop
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Committee Members
Don Pettigrew
Gary Cox
Mike McHorse
Alanna Williams
Joe Conner

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those 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, USMCD - 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.

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