Tupelo will soon be recognizing and honoring Gold Star Families with a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at the Veterans Memorial Park.
Proposed site location:
Veterans Memorial Park
800 North Veterans Memorial Park Boulevard
Tupelo, MS 38804
The public is invited and encouraged to attend the groundbreaking and/or dedication celebrations.
Donna Bagwell (Project Chairman) is the Honorary Board Member for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.
To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 to honor and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.