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Gracie's Grammy (#46792132)
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Bio Photo It is important that we remember those who have lived before us for they have, in many ways, prepared us for who we are today.


Family names Lark, Dee, Heiman, Housman, Loper.

I have a very special spot in my heart for veterans and members of law enforcement. I believe it is important to support our police officers and troops. Where would we be without them?

I believe every memorial should have a virtual flower. When I see one without, I add one; it's an honor to leave my respects. That person was once loved and cherished by someone, somewhere.

Feel free to use any photos. Please do not post death certificates on the memorials.


THE CEMETERY PHOTOGRAPHER

Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone



THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.


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Tom Jenkins
Lloyd T Jenkins # 81325812
Thank you for the photo. I know how big that cemetery is and I am really happy you got it.

Tom Jenkins
Added by Tom Jenkins on Jul 25, 2016 1:34 PM
Sharon Rogers-Fabris
Dolores M. Hoelter Kurtz
Thank you so much for the photo.
Added by Sharon Rogers-Fabris on Jul 24, 2016 7:48 PM
Susan Renfro Anderson
John Adam Wiegand
Yes, his death certificate shows his wife's name as Jane. However the marriage license shows her name as Sarah Stevenson. I suspect that Sarah's middle name was Jane. I could only find them in one census since she died before 1900. As far as I know he never remarried. Sarah is my great grandfather's sister. My cousins that lived in Versailles, MO knew their daughter, so obtained much information from her.
Added by Susan Renfro Anderson on Jul 23, 2016 2:23 PM
Ann O
Photo of Headstone for William Roussin
Thank you so much for making time to take the photo of William Roussin's headstone. It is a wonderful photo! I appreciate your efforts for Find A Grave!!

Sincerely,
Ann O.
Added by Ann O on Jul 12, 2016 8:01 AM
Steve
Pauline Merry
Thanks for posting Pauline's marker.

Steve
Added by Steve on Jul 06, 2016 6:16 AM
A Kemp
Johanna & Charles Jacobi - Photos
Thanks for grave stone photos of Johanna & Charles JACOBI at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Added by A Kemp on Jul 05, 2016 10:56 PM
Anonymous
son of William Joseph Peacock

Hi, I'm doing research for a book about a serial killer, Waybern James Hall, who was executed in Arkansas in 1946. At that time he was a suspect in the slaying of Mr. Wehman J. Peacock in 1944 near Miami, Oklahoma. Mr. Peacock was a son of William Joseph & Caroline Wehman Peacock. Hall denied the accusation before being executed for killing his wife. I'm trying to determine if Mr. Peacock's murder was ever solved. If I could locate relatives, I might get somewhere. Do you have any suggestions? His wife was Elma Bales Peacock; they may have been married in Eddy, New Mexico in 1940. I have other possible family names, but I'm going around in circles. If you can help in any way, I would appreciate it very much.

Thank you,
Janie Jones
Added by Anonymous on Jun 17, 2016 11:49 PM
Nancy Garbero
Re: Thank you
Hi!

Thank you so much!
I appreciate this so much...

Best wishes,

Nancy Garbero

Added by Nancy Garbero on Jun 10, 2016 8:27 AM
In Memory Of My DAD
RE: Hello
Thank you so much!
Added by In Memory Of My DAD on Jun 07, 2016 7:10 PM
Mary Ossi
Memorial #135919463
Chester H. Hotz's mother's last name is Kirkland.
Added by Mary Ossi on Jun 02, 2016 8:04 PM
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