Greetings! My name is Debbie. I'm a Texas native, born in San Antonio, living in Fort Worth. I'm both an Army brat and 14-yr US Air Force Reserve veteran. My husband is Steve, a USAF (ret.) F-4D Weapons System Officer/Vietnam War veteran. My roots are in Texas, Arkansas and North Carolina; my husband's are in Alabama.
My Father, Sgt Maj Charles James Metcalf (1919-1993) is interred at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas. U.S. Army service 1940-1966, World War II, Korea, Vietnam. My Mother, Nadine Slayton (1928-2010). Thank you so much for visiting them :). The tokens and sentiments you leave are so beautiful! __________________________________
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** Just so you know ... Content for memorials I create and maintain has multiple sources, some including family genealogists and stories/bibles/photo albums/scrapbooks, personal knowledge, FaG site contributors, cemetery walking, online research, transcribed records, and the kind folks who write me with additional information and corrections. Please note content cannot be guaranteed and you are encouraged to check your own sources. ______________________________________ THIS IS A CEMETERY
Lives are commemorated, deaths are recorded, families are reunited, memories are made tangible, and love is undisguised. This is a cemetery.
Communities accord respect, families bestow reverence, historians seek information and our heritage is thereby enriched.
Testimonies of devotion, pride and remembrance are carved in stone to pay warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life, not the death, of a loved one. The cemetery is homeland for family memorials that are a sustaining source of comfort to the living.
A cemetery is a history of people, a perpetual record of yesterday and sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering, always.