‘Tree of Angels’ ceremony ahead Dec. 12 in Cameron

CAMERON—The Milam County and District Attorney’s Office will sponsor its annual “Tree of Angels” ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Milam County Museum.

Carole Sparks, Victims Services coordinator for the prosecutor’s office said the ceremony “enables survivors of violent crime and victims’ families to place an angel ornament on a special Christmas tree in support of or in memory of their loved one,” she said.

Members of the armed services will also be remembered and honored during the ceremony.

“All military families are invited to attend and place an angel on the tree, in honor of or in remembrance of their military loved one,” Sparks said.

Sparks said the public is invited to attend the ceremony “to support and remember victims of violent crime and our fallen and injured soldiers throughout our Texas communities.”

Participants are asked to bring an angel ornament tagged with the first and last name of the person to be remembered or honored.

Anyone unable to attend who would like an angel placed on the Tree of Angels in honor or in memory of your loved one, contact Sparks at (254) 697-7013 or send an email to for more information.

Refreshments will be served. Donations can be made to the Tree of Angels Account at Buckholts State Bank in Cameron, Buckholts or Rogers.

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