Austin Patriot Guard Riders › Forums › Completed Missions › Dorother Matthews, 87, WWII USA Vet, Elgin, TX, 28 AUG 2009 › Reply To: Dorother Matthews, 87, WWII USA Vet, Elgin, TX, 28 AUG 2009
Extremely Short Notice Confirmed Mission:
The family of Mr. Dorother Matthews has invited the PGR to attend his funeral and interment services. Mr. Matthews was a Corporal in the US Army from 1941 to 1945.
Date/Time: Friday, 28 August 2009. Service is scheduled to begin at 0930 hrs (9:30 am)
Location: Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 400 QS Goins Lane, Elgin, TX. Map link: tinyurl.com/n5ypxl (Note that the street address on the internet is 400 Beaukiss Ln.)
Austin Staging: 290 Cafe in Manor, located on Hwy 290, two miles east of the SH130 toll road. Map link: tinyurl.com/nqh54x
0830 KSU for the 15 min ride to the church.
Directions: The 290 Cafe is located two miles east of the SH130/hwy 290 intersection on the south side of the road. Good place for breakfast, fuel is available next door. If you decide to go directly to the church, refer to the map link above.
Wx: Forecast is for partly cloudy skies, Lo of 68, High of 100. Please bring drinking water and sun block.
Notes: Flag line to be in place approx. 0850. Burial is scheduled for 1400 hrs (2:00 pm) at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. There will not be a procession from the church to Killeen. Centex PGR has been alerted to the family's request for a flag line at the cemetery for the interment service.
Ride Captain: Mark Wells, firstname.lastname@example.org, 512-470-0380
Flag Wrangler: Frank James
Please make plans to stand tall and silent as we honor this WWII veteran's service to our country and the cause of freedom around the world.