MICHAEL BLAKE WAFFORD, 20 TEXAS OBIT
By Ami April 15, 2004 at 04:25:43
MICHAEL BLAKE WAFFORD, 20 of Spring died April 8, 2004 while defending his country in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq. Blake graduated from Klein High School in May of 2001, and joined the U.S. Marine Corps in August of 2001. His was among the first troops to enter Baghdad when Operation Iraqi Freedom began, and he was in his second tour of duty in Iraq. Blake is survived by his mother, Regina White of Spring; father, Michael Wafford of Canton; sister, Brooke Wafford of Spring; grandparents, Frank and Frances Wafford of Choctaw, Oklahoma, Merle and Juanita Brown of Checotah, Oklahoma, and numerous other family members and friends. Visitation Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Klein Funeral Home on Champion Forest Drive. Funeral services at 2 p.m. in the main sanctuary of the Champion Forest Baptist Church, 15555 Stuebner Airline, Houston, Texas, 77069. Interment will follow at Klein Memorial Park in Tomball on State Highway 249.
Published in the Houston Chronicle from 4/11/2004 - 4/15/2004.
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