Memorial Day Service 

Memorial Day FB Event

Please join us as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the United States Military.

Monday, May 30th at 10:00am
in the Hoyt Smith Center

Sparkle K. Adams, Speaker

Retired United States Air Force Master Sergeant Sparkle K. Adams from Forest Park was inducted into the Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame in 2021 for her lifetime of public service. During and after her distinguished 25+ years of active and reserve military service, Master Sergeant Adams has continued to dedicate her volunteerism to her church, community, city, state and nation. Her public service accomplishments include Forest Park City Council Member, Forest Park Mayor, Forest Park Kiwanis Club President, Public Relations Director of the Atlanta Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Walk of Heroes/Veterans War Memorial Board of Directors Member, Ben Hill United Methodist Church Veterans Ministry Co-Chair, and President of the Metro Atlanta Chapter National Association of Black Military Women, to name a few. She also created the Walking in Authority Team Council (WIATC), which educates teens and adults in leadership, accountability, and empowerment. To date, WIATC is credited with 547 teen graduates, many of whom have received college scholarships.

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Hapeville’s War Fallen

World War l
Otis Hatcock and Henry E.Fulgham

World War ll
Roy M. Ellen, Louis Bohler, Raymond Butler, Raymond Christian, Clyde Cobb, Albert Cato, Luther Carroll, Robert Crowe, William Ford, Hugh Grantham, Raymond Grantham, WIlliam F. Hansard, Houston D. Kemper, Sr., D. Mack Linkeit, Edward McCord, WIlliam H. Manley, James G. Moody, Aubrey Nichols, Dan Pace, Earl Parrish, Richard Roberts, Harold P. Rosser, Wiley Simpson, Crawford Stephens, Rodger Thames, Thomas Umphress, Jere A. Wells, Jr., Raymond Weir, James WIse, Jr.and  Byron D. Yancey. 

Korean War
W.H. (Jimmy) Gazaway and Charles Joseph James

Vietnam War
Robert Smith Griffith, Eric E. Gittens, Calvin Lamar Howell and Clarence E. Harper