Sunday, May 30, 2010


Wishing all of you a meaningful Memorial Day! I wish to honor all who gave their all and lost their lives in all wars to keep us free and to honor all who have served in our Armed Forces and survived to return home to their loved ones.

A picture of my Daddy---Garland W. Hudgins when he was home before being sent to Europe during World War II. This was taken in his parents yard. He is holding my oldest first cousin Betty.

Daddy survived D-Day Invasion on Omaha Beach, Battle of the Bulge, and the Invasion of Africa.
While overseas his mother died and it took two weeks before the Red Cross notified him...he was at the Command Headquarters at that time.

Daddy survived the war and came home to marry my mother and raise two daughters. But loss his life way to early at the age of 63 to cancer.


Laurie said...

Wonderful post Elaine, God Bless You.

Barb said...

You certainly have a father to be proud of...

Autum said...

Beautiful, Elaine. I love that photo.