Heartland Memorial Tree Grove


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Heartland Memorial Tree Grove

At 9:02 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 1995 the Alfred P.
Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was destroyed in and explosion
which killed 168 people, including 19 children. This Memorial is
dedicated to seven members of our agriculture family, U.S.
Department of Agriculture employees, who perished there.

The grove of trees is planted in the shape of a heart. The universal
symbol of love. The trees thank the people around the world who
shared our pain and responded with love. Native stones from
Oklahoma's 77 counties lie side by side to signify our strength
through unity.

The Hardy Bur Oak symbolizes the tenacity of the Oklahoma spirit.
it's branches, like outstretched arms, embraced the memory of the
Adult, victims, children, rescuers and volunteers. Redbud's, which
burst forth purple flowers each spring, reminds us of life's renewal
with the birth of each child. The white blossoms of a lone
White bud hint of innocence lost. May this living memorial remind
us of all those who died and comfort those who remain.

USDA Employees
Olen Bloomer - Peggy Clark - Carole Khalil
Jim Boles - Dick Cummins - Rheta Long
Adele Higginbottom

Other Victims
Lucio Alemam, Jr - Tresea Alexander - Richard Allen - Ted Allen - Baylee Almon
Diane Althouse - Rebecca Anderson - Pamela Argo - Sandy Avery - Peter Avillanoza
Calvin Battle - Peola Battle - Danielle Bell - Oleta Biddy - Shelly Bland
Andrea Blanton - Olen Bloomer - Lola Bolden - James Boles - Mark Bolte - Cassandra Booker - Carol Bowers
Peach Lyn Bradley - Woody Brady - Cynthia Brown - Paul Broxterman - Gabreon Bruce
Kimberly Burgess - David Burkett - Donald Burns, Sr.- Michael Carrillo - Karen Carr
Rona Chafey - Zachary Chavez - Robert Chipman - Kimberly Clark - Anthony Cooper, II
Antonio Cooper, Jr. - Dana Cooper - Harley Cottingham - Kim Cousins - Aaron Coverdale
Elijah Coverdale - Jaci Coyne - Kathy Cregan - Steve Curry - Sgt. Benjamin Davis
Diana Day - Peter DeMaster - Castine Deveroux - Sheila Driver - Tylor Eaves
Ashley Eckles - Susan Ferrell - Chip Fields - Katherine Finley - Judy Fisher
Linda Florence - Donald Fritzler - Mary Fritzler - Tevin Garrett - Laura Garrison
Jamie Genzer - Margaret Goodson - Kevin Gottshall, II - Ethel Griffin - Juretta Guiles
Capt. Randy Guzman - Cheryl Hammons - Ronald Harding - Thomas Hawthorne, Sr.
Anita Hightower - Gene Hodges, Jr. - Peggy Holland - Linda Housley - George Howard
Wanda Howell - Robbin Huff - Dr. Charles Hurlburt - Jean Hurlburt - Paul Ice
Christi Jenkins - Norma Johnson - Raymond Johnson - Larry Jones - Alvin Justes
Blake Kennedy - Valerie Koelsch - Carolyn Kreymborg - Teresa Lauderdale - Kathy Leinen
Carrie Lenz - Donald Leonard - AFC Lakesha Levey - Dominique London - Michael Loudenslager
Donna Luster - Robert Luster, Jr. - Mickey Maroney - Brenda Marsh - J.K. Martin
Rev. Gilberto Martinez - James McCarthy - Kenneth McCullough - Betsy McConnell
Linda Mc Kinney - AFC Cartney McCraven - Claude Medearis - Claudette Meek
Frankie Merrell - Derwin Miller - Leigh Mitchell - John Moss III - Trish Nix - Jerry Parker
Jill Randolph - Michelle Reeder - Terry Rees - Mary Rentie - Antonio Reyes
Kathryn Ridley - Trudy Rigney - Caudine Ritter - Christy Rosas - Sonja Sanders
Lanny Scroggins, Kathy Seidl - Leora Sells - Karan Shepherd - Chase Smith - Colton Smith
MST. SGT. Victoria Sohn - John Stewart - Dolores Stratton - Emilio Tapia - Victoia Texter
Charlotte Thomas - Michael Thompson - Virginia Thompson - Kayla Titsworth - Rick Tomlin
Larue Treanor - Luther Treanor - Larry Turner - Jules Valdez - John VanEss III
Johnny Wade - Bob Walker, Jr. - David Walker- Wanda Watkins - Michael Weaver
Julie Welch - Robert Westberry - Alan Whicher - Joann Whittenberg - Frances Williams
Scott Williams - W.S. Williams - Clarence Wilson - Sharon Wood-Chesnut
Ronota Woodridge - Tresia Worton - Bud Youngblood

Dedicated May 19, 1995 by Employees of the
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture in Cooperation
With the Association of County Commissioners of the U.S.D.A
Frank Keating, Governor


Directions:

N.E. 26 and Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Ok
Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture
2800 N Lincoln Blvd # 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3864


35.49726, -97.50202
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