Confederate Marker Dedication
for
Oscar Winfield Ford


Saturday, April 9, 2011

 


 


CONFEDERATE VETERAN MARKER DEDICATION

 

OSCAR WINFIELD FORD
Cedarvale Cemetery

 


E. S. RUGELEY CHAPTER 542

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY

BAY CITY, TEXAS

 

April 9, 2011                     10:00 a.m.

 


E. S. RUGELEY CHAPTER 542, UDC

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MARKER DEDICATION

 OSCAR WINFIELD FORD
Cedarvale Cemetery
 

  

INVOCATION ………………………..…..…Jackie Jecmenek        

PLEDGE TO THE USA FLAG…………………...... Assembly
PLEDGE TO THE TEXAS FLAG …………….…... Assembly
SALUTE TO THE CONFEDERATE FLAG ….….. Assembly

CALL TO REMEMBRANCE ….…….…..…Carol Sue Gibbs 

DEDICATION ………………….….…...….…Donna Johnson

Poem...................................................................Freda Daniel

TRIBUTE TO O. W. FORD ..…..……….Kenneth L. Thames

FLORAL TRIBUTE……………………...……….Debra Crook

BENEDICTION …………….……..………..Jackie Jecmenek
 


 

O. W. Ford

Died---At his home in Van Vleck, Wednesday morning, Mr. O. W. Ford. Deceased was found dead in his bed. Mr. Ford was a Confederate veteran and an old merchant along Caney in years agone. He was 72 years of age and leaves no relatives here. The remains were interred in Cedarvale Cemetery by the Rugeley Chapter.

Matagorda County News & Midcoast Farmer,
Friday, November 17, 1916

“Lest We Forget”
 


Ford Biography and Service Information

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

  • Shirley Brown, who found Cadet’s obituary which led to the discovery of his gravesite.

  • Kenneth Thames, Philip H. Parker VFW Post 2438, not only researched the service of Cadet Ford, but ordered the marker and took care of the details of having the marker set.

  • Philip H. Parker VFW Post 2438 provided the funds to pay for the setting of the marker.

  • Susie Adkins, Bay City Cemetery Association, who assisted in location of the actual gravesite.


 


 

 

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