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More Sad News

I am saddened to report that Teresa Cochran, Wife of Danny Cochran from 523rd TC, has passed away. She was in surgery and passed at 0035 this morning. Saying a prayer for Danny and Family. RIP Teresa.   

Obituary for Teresa Childers Cochran

TERESA CHILDERS COCHRAN

January 11, 1955  To  December 12, 2017

Mrs. Teresa Childers Cochran, age 62, of Fairmount passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. She was born January 11, 1955 to Sherman Dolphus and Velva Childers.

She is survived by her husband Danny Cochran of Fairmount; daughters and son-in-law, Kristina and Kevin Crook of Ranger, Sonia Mathews of Jasper; grandchildren, Joseph Crook, Kolbi Crook, Tyler Estes, Brandon Estes; brothers, T. D. and Billie Jean Childers of Jasper, Jackie and Greta Childers of Suches; sisters, Joan Gaddis of Fairmount, Susan and Jim Parks of Jasper, Linda and Junior Higgins of Fairmount. She was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Padgett and brother-in-law, Butch Gaddis.

The funeral service will be at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Larry Kelley officiating. Interment will be at Georgia National Cemetery Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to help a needy family for Christmas. Donations can be made through Roper Funeral Home.

Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.

Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com. 

 
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Re: More Sad News

Thoughts and prayers go out to Danny and their family.  RIP Teresa…

262-Teresa and Danny Cochran

Branson, MO 2005

 
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Heavy Metal Truckers from Beth Garrigal

 
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Brutus Gun Truck Dedication From John Porter

 
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Remember December 7th 1941

dec 7 1941U_S_-declares-warmy-flag4On this day we were attacked by Japan, one of the most brutal countries of that time. Remember those who were killed defending the USA.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Pearl_Harbor

 

 
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Magazine Article on Gathering 2017 and “one of your own…”

Hello everyone…Barbara sent out some pictures from the Paso Robles Magazine — I thought you’d enjoy reading the excerpts.  Respectfully, deb

(just click on this pdf link…it will open in a new tab…)   Paso RoblesMagazineAndGathering2017

 
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Thanksgiving In Another World…

I came across this in my collection of memories…  I thought it might look familiar to a few.  Thank you ALL for sacrificing so much…  Respectfully, deb

FC-102E, USARV T-DAY CARD, 1970

FC-102F, USARV T-DAY CARD, 1970

 
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Gathering Newsletter

The latest Gathering 15 newsletter, Issue 3, 6 Nov, with details on Gathering 15  held at Morro Bay, Ca and info on Gathering 16, XVI.  Click Gathering Newsletter at top of page.  For some reason after you click Gathering 15 Newsletter, then on the next page click it again. Thanks goes out to Barbara and Deb for making the newsletters possible.
 
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Gun Truck Radio Show Interview

Hello everyone,  John Porter (“Crowbar,” 359th) sent this out.  I thought there might be a few that didn’t get a chance to listen, and might be able to listen to it here.  Respectfully, deb

From: John Porter
Subject: GUN TRUCK RADIO SHOW
Date: October 26, 2017 at 7:01:01 PM CDT
 
FOR THOSE NOT ON FACEBOOK
ATTACHED IS THE AUDIO OF A RADIO SHOW FROM STATION KKXX IN CA
VETERANS TALK RADIO, WITH TANK KONSTENIUS
JIM COPPEL & WAYNE DOBO’S WERE INTERVIEWED FOR IT
IT’S THE FIRST OF 3 OR MORE SHOW’S THEY’LL BE DOING ON GUN TRUCK’S.
PLEASE FORWARD IT TO THE GUN TRUCKER’S YOU KNOW
 
JOHN  “CROWBAR”
 
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Gathering XVI (2018) Flyer

2018 Gathering PF Flyer2018 Gathering XVI flyer