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Jefferson City MO Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Jefferson City Missouri Gold Star Families Memorial monument.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Jefferson City MO.

Dedication celebrations are scheduled for August 7, 2021 at 11 a.m..

Site location:

301 Capital Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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

Dave Griffth and Sharon Naught are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

Thank you to our friends at Nichols Career Center
for your wonderful donation of $2,000 to Jefferson City’s Gold Star Monument!!!
You have truly touched our hearts with your generosity!

The Blair Oaks Operation Bugle Boy Club along with Nathan Holtmeyer, Sponsor, presented a check to Dave Griffith, Co-Chair and Rosie Verslues, Volunteer with the Gold Star Families Memorial a check in the amount of $2714.14 for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. They sold t-shirts, hoodies, and other items to raise money for this project.

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Members
Dave Griffth
Sharon Naught
Committee Members
Sandy Deraps
Bob Gilbert
Rosie Verslues, secretary
Rudy Veit
Eric Gottfried
Cyndy Schnieders
Dana Rademan Miller
Alan Sanning
Carrie Tergin, Mayor

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.

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