Gold Star Mothers Hold Annual Celebration Luncheon
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Shown, from left to right, are Sarah Crabtree, Irene Franklin, Iris Walden, Jo'Oneal, Wilma Hydas, Sandra Twomble, Auxillary secretary, and Susan Nielsen,
Auxillary vice president and chaplain.
- photo by Amy Clarke
Gold Star Mothers held their annual Celebration Luncheon at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove. The yearly event at the assisted living community brings together mothers who share a special bond. Each has lost a son to war.
These ladies remembered their sons who died in the Vietnam War:
Harvey Crabtree: Army Specialist
Johnny Franklin: 101st Air Borne
Frank Walden Jr.: Army PFC
Samuel Stephen Lance 101st Air Borne
Jimmy Keith 103rd Airborne
Jack C. Keith master chief U.S. Coast Guard