Posts filed under: State Memorial Sign Program

  • Dallas Downs Memorial Sign web version
On Friday, March 29, 2019, a group of friends and family gathered on Main Street in Erin, Tennessee, near the Erin Church of the Nazarene at the site where 19-year-old Dallas “Bubba” Downs was killed in an impaired driving crash...
Family and friends gathered at the Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Friday, March 22, 2019, to honor and remember the life of Angie Michelle Kirk in a ceremony to commemorate the new State Memorial Sign to be erected...
  • Carmen Lopez and Sherita Bussey with memorial sign
Family and friends gathered on Saturday, March 23, 2018, for a ceremony to unveil a State Memorial Sign in honor of two Clarksville friends killed in a crash on October 23, 2016.  Joshua Guillen Lopez had just turned 18 on...
  • Nick Townsend memorial sign web version
A large group of family, friends, law enforcement, and community supporters gathered on Saturday, February 24, at Richland Gym in Portland, TN, for a Memorial Sign Unveiling to honor Nicolas Townsend Read. Nick ,who attended Portland High School and had...
  • Jacob Akers Memorial Sign 300x250
Instead of celebrating his 26th birthday on January 15, 2018, family and friends gathered for a ceremony to unveil a Memorial Sign in his honor.  Jacob Akers was killed on July 7, 2014, just three days after proposing to his...
  • Griggs Leonard Memorial Sign 300x250
On December 22, 2017, a Memorial Sign was erected in honor of 3 victims killed instantly on October 12, 2015, in a crash on Highway 13 in Houston County near the Humphreys County line. William Griggs, age 20, and Kassidy...
  • Memorial Sign infographic updated 2018 clip 300x250
The Tyler Head Law, enacted in 2016,  allows Memorial Signs to be erected at the site of impaired driving crashes in Tennessee.  It was named after Tyler  Head, who was killed by a drunk driver on his way to class at Austin Peay University at 7:30AM on...
  • Tina Thomas at Keith Dunaway Memorial Sign
MADD Tennessee was proud to attend a ceremony on Saturday, July 1, 2017, for the unveiling of a new Memorial Sign in honor of Officer Keith Dunaway.  Officer Dunaway was riding with his wife, Lori, and their three-old-daughter, Taylor, on...
  • Crissie McCoy with her daughter, MaCala's sign
A sign in honor of MaCala Cochran was erected on Highway 78 about 1/2 mile outside of Tiptonville, TN, at the site of the crash that took her life in December of 2015.  Her mother, Crissie McCoy, and a large...
Gina Head-Hieber spent February 23, 2016, in testimony before the House Transportation Committee.  She told them about her son, Tyler Head, who had been killed by an impaired driver on February 3, 2012, at 7:30 in the morning.  She was there...