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Kingsport TN—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The Monument Committee for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) located in Kingsport, Tennessee is excited to announce they recognized and honored Gold Star Families with a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

Site location:

Veterans Park and Memorial
1630 Fort Henry Drive
Kingsport, TN

Vanessa Bennett was the Chairman of the committee for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument and is an Honorary Board Member of the Woody Williams Foundation.

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact the Foundation at monument@woodywilliams.org.

This monument was dedicated on September 25 2017

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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