We are saddened to announce the passing of our WWII member, Dr. Richard Timberlake.
It is with great sadness that Chapter 531, MOPH notes the passing of CSM Robert Ham. Members of the Chapter served as honorary pall bearers at his funeral on 11 November.
U.S. Army, Corporal, Terrell J. Fuller, Korean War Veteran was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing In Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 12, 1951. He was presumed dead on February 18, 1954. Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Cpl. Terrell Fuller, a Stephens County native, were accounted for this year, 2018. Family visitation and graveside side ceremonies with full military honors were conducted on August 10th and 11th. MOPH Chapter 531 partnered with Marine Corps League, Joseph Schmittou Detachment in Athens in attending and giving their respects at the services at Stephens Memorial Gardens in Toccoa, GA….
Chapter 531 Patriot, Curry T. Haynes, 71 of White Planes, GA, passed away on July 16, 2017. His Celebration of Life service was on July 29th at the Grace Fellowship Church, Greensboro, GA. Curry will be well remembered for his service as an Army Infantryman in Vietnam serving in the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Company C of the 503rd Infantry where he received 10 Purple Hearts, during intensive combat action in December 1967 and again on May 8, 1968. Curry was honored by the State of Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal, for his exemplary meritorious service to his country in October 2015. At the same awards ceremony held at the University of Georgia, Purple Heart National, represented by Doug Middleton recognized Curry…