Saturday, December 19, 2020

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA PROGRAM CONDUCTED AT THE CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

                                               




Wreaths Across America

The McIntosh Trail Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) conducted a wreath laying ceremony at the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park on Newnan Road at 12:00 noon on Saturday December 19, 2020.
Ceremonial  Wreaths were placed at the base of the Military Service Flags and at the POW/MIA Memorial as part of the Nation wide Wreaths Across America Program . The American Heritage Girls Troop from Villa Rica and American Legion Post 143 also participated.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA - CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK - DECEMBER 9, 2020

 

The McIntosh Trail Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will conduct a wreath laying ceremony at the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park on Newnan Road at noon on Saturday, December 19, 2020.  Ceremonial Wreaths will be placed at the base of the Military Service Flags and at the POW/MIA Memorial as part of the Nation wide Wreaths Across America Program.  The American Heritage Girls Troop from Villa Rica will also participate.  Social distancing and masks are required.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

FUNERAL SERVICE FOR CHAPLAIN LARRY BOSWELL, TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, CCVMP ASSOCIATION MEMBERS ATTENDED.

 

These are photos from the Memorial Service for CCVMP Association Larry Boswell held at Temple Baptist Church at 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 8, 2020.
American Legion Post 143 Honor Guard Provided full Military Honors at the Service. (Barry Gardner)
                                       

Monday, December 7, 2020

CCVMP CHAPLAIN LARRY BOSWELL PASSED AWAY

It is with sadness that I report the passing of the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park (CCVMP)   Association Chaplain Larry Boswell.

 As you all know, Larry was a valued, dedicated and long time member of the Association.

 There will be a Memorial Service in his honor tomorrow, Tuesday , December 8, 2020 in the parking lot of the Temple Baptist Church. in Temple.   Visitation is from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with the service starting at 2:00 p.m.
 Full Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post 143.

 All CCVMP Association  members are encouraged to attend to show our  respect to a great American. Veteran, Association Chaplain and Friend.

 Social Distancing and wearing of masks will be observed.

Respectfully,


Barry Gardner
President, CCVMP Association

Sunday, November 29, 2020

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA CONDUCTED BY MCINTOSH TRAIL MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

  WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

                                             
The McIntosh Trail Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)  will conduct a wreath laying ceremony at the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park on Newnan Road at 12:00 noon on Saturday December 19, 2020.

Ceremonial  Wreaths will be placed at the base of the Military Service Flags and at the POW/MIA Memorial as part of the Nation wide Wreaths Across America Program .  The American Heritage Girls Troop from Villa Rica will also participate.

 Social Distancing and Masks are required.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

DR. WILLIE T. SMITH, JR., PRIOR CHAPLAIN OF THE CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK COMMITTEE PASSED AWAY

 


Dr. Willie T. Smith, Jr., age 83, of Carrollton, GA will have his Celebration of Life service on Sunday November 15, 2020 at 4 PM at Westside Cemetery, Carrollton, GA. Viewing will be Saturday November 14, 2020 from 3-5 PM, with the family receiving friends from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.

Dr. Smith was born on March 20, 1937 in Carroll County, GA to the late Willie T. Smith , Sr. and Velma Smith. He departed this earthly life on November 12, 2020.

Dr. Smith was baptized in Jesus’ name in the late 1950s by the late Bishop D. Braziel. He received the Holy Ghost. While at Bethlehem Temple in Rome, GA, he received teaching from the great early pioneer of the Pentecostal Apostolic Movements. He was the founder and pastor of Bethlehem Temple in Carrollton, GA.

Dr. Smith was well educated. He graduated from Cedar Hill High School. He received several diplomas: Battey State Institution of Nursing; Coosa Valley Technical School in Electrical, heating & Air Conditioning; Atlanta Area Tech in Armed Security. He received a BA from West Georgia College. He went on to study abroad in Amon Jordan and Israel. He received a bachelor’s degree from Covington Theological Seminary & Bible College. He later earned a master’s degree in Theology. He obtained his Doctor of Ministry on August 12, 1994.

Dr. Smith was a true servant of God. He was the President and Founder of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.; Founder of the Carroll County Infant Mortality Council, Inc.; Organizer of the Polk Chapter #37 of Disabled American Veterans; was appointed by the mayor to CAFI Board; was Vice Chairman of Carroll County DFACS; a member of the Superintendent’s Special Advisory Committee on Race Relations; member of the board for Carroll County Soup Kitchen; just to name a few of his many services in the community.

Dr. Smith will forever hold a place in the community that he served. His memories shall forever be cherished by his wife, Annie Smith and their four children.

MASK WILL BE REQUIRED OF ALL ATTENDEES FOR EACH EVENT.Final arrangements have been entrusted to Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home Carrollton Chapel. 770-836-0066.


Tuesday, November 10, 2020

VETERANS DAY PROGRAM BROADCAST LIVE FROM WLBB - CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK



 For the Blog from President Gardner:

 COL Erich Bergiel USMCR  (left) ,guest speaker, and LTC Barry Gardner USA (Ret), CCVMP President , at the WLBB studio in Carrolton for the Veterans Day Program. Due to inclement weather,  the Veterans Day  Presentations were broadcast  live from the WLBB studio and live streamed on the WLBB  Facebook page.