|Wayne L. Osborne (#46540493)|
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I am a son of an ex-POW. My brother and I are both Vietnam era veterans. I enjoy genealogy which is what led me to this site. I think this is a great place to share information of loved ones and to honor them. I will continue to add my relatives information and to visit strangers along the way. Please consider leaving a note and flower for my parents, J. D. and Dorothy Osborne, my wife's parents Howard and Gladys Brewer as well as our son, Sean Matthew Osborne.|
"Walking, I am listening to a deeper way. Suddenly, all my ancestors are behind me.
Be still, they say. Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands".
...by Linda Hogan, Native American Writer
"...all these ancestors in your tree, generation upon generation, have come down to this moment in time--to give birth to you...You carry the hopes and dreams of all those who have gone before. Hopes and dreams for a better world" ~Lawrence Overmire~
The Story Tellers.....
We are the chosen. My feelings are in each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the story tellers of the tribe. All tribes have one. We have been called as it were by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our story. So, we do. In finding them, we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I stood before now and cried? I have lost count. How many times have I told the ancestors you have a wonderful family you would be proud of us? How many times have I walked up to a grave and felt somehow there was love there for me? I cannot say. It goes beyond just documenting facts. It goes to who am I and why do I do the things I do? It goes to seeing a cemetery about to be lost forever to weeds and indifference and saying I can't let this happen. The bones here are bones of my bone and flesh of my flesh. It goes to doing something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able to accomplish. How they contributed to what we are today. It goes to respecting their hardships and losses, their never giving in or giving up, their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family. It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a Nation. It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us. That we might be born who we are. That we might remember them. So we do. With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence, because we are them and they are us. So, as a scribe called, I tell the story of my family. It is up to that one called in the next generation to answer the call and take their place in the long line of family storytellers. That, is why I do my family genealogy, and that is what calls those young and old to step up and put flesh on the bones.
( Unknown Author )
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A AAA American ..., Betty, Carol, Dee Tharp-Garri..., Donald Osburn, Eleanor Morriso..., Glenda Rowland, Heather Vest, linda sharp, Lorraine Lambe..., Morganna, Muriel Butler, Nancy Charlton, pam , Peggy Osborne, Sharon Osborne ..., Sherry Schneide..., Wayfair
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|Grave_Walker||RE: Hazel Belle Osborn Thompson|
Transfer made. Always glad to transfer to family.
|Grave_Walker||RE: Hazel Belle Osborn Thompson|
That photo is a photo taken from her obituary listing from the Laurel Land FH. I did not take it. Since she is kin to you I will transfer her memorial to you if you like. Just let me know.
|Lorraine Lambert||RE: Edits|
Wayne, I didn't notice you had transferred Nathaniel Drake.
I always appreciate your help and kindness.
Have a great day,
Hi Wayne, How are you doing? Hope you are enjoying the summer. Have sent you an Edit, on your profile page, Find A Grave, has made it easier, don't have to retype what people send, just click accept, and it does it automatic.
Always appreciate your help.
|Amy Waldron||RE: Stephen, Maggie, George and Harriet|
You are more than welcome to use any photos you like. I was glad to be able to help. Thank you for your kind message. :) -- Amy W.
|Rest in God||and sparkle she did|
Thank you for the lovely jewel left for Danielle. Danielle was all about sparkle so your flower could not have been more perfect. We buried Danielle today and when her parents are able to catch their breath the memorial will be so comforting to them. Thank you for visiting
|Rita Jean Arnold||Thank You!|
Wayne, thank you for the token and the beautiful words you left today for my beloved Daddy, William Adam Arnold. You are a very special man, I think, and I appreciate your thoughtfulness~
Thanks for your beautiful words to my mother
Added by Anne on Jun 03, 2014 1:18 PM
|Rebecca Speak||RE: Maria Anna Dringenberg Pardieck|
I brought a soft brush and some water and scrubbed in order to see her information a little better, but overall, the stone was in good condition. Thanks!
|Pat Pitcher||Thank you|
Wayne--thank you again for all the lovely flowers and messages you left on my loved ones' memorials! Am so very, very touched. Pat
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