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Constance Lillian Sowby Conkling
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Birth: 1898
Sleaford
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Mar. 9, 1969
Vero Beach
Indian River County
Florida, USA

The Georgia granite Alleluia Cross and Outdoor Altar are located 65 feet east of the eastern wall of the church on the west side of the parking lot overlooking the cemetery and Dixie Highway below and the Indian River to the east. They were given by the Rt. Rev. Wallace E. Conkling, (1896-1979), retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, in memory of his wife, Constance Lillian (Sowby) Conkling, who died on March 9, 1969, and whose ashes were interred beneath the altar.

The east side of the cross is inscribed vertically "ALLELUIA", while the west side is inscribed "JESU MERCI." Bishop Conkling was bishop in residence at All Saints' for many years and after he died on August 27, 1979, his ashes were also interred under the outdoor altar. The base of the cross is inscribed on the west side: "Wallace Edmonds Conkling / The Bishop of Chicago / 1941-53 / August 27, 1979 / Constance Sowby Conkling / his wife / March 9, 1969." 
 
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  Wallace Edmonds Conkling (1896 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
All Saints Cemetery
Jensen Beach
Martin County
Florida, USA
Plot: Alleluia Cross and Outdoor Altar
 
Created by: Martin Weybright
Record added: Dec 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45789621
Constance Lillian <i>Sowby</i> Conkling
Added by: Martin Weybright
 
Constance Lillian <i>Sowby</i> Conkling
Added by: Martin Weybright
 
Constance Lillian <i>Sowby</i> Conkling
Added by: Martin Weybright
 
 
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- Martin Weybright
 Added: Oct. 31, 2010

- Martin Weybright
 Added: Oct. 31, 2010
 
 
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