|James Simmons (#47161301)|
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Retired from the Town of Valdese NC|
gets me out of the house.
gives me excercise.
I'm human and make mistakes
if you find one...e-mail me.
When you find one of your family and want to manage it....I'll be happy to transfer it to you.
Just send the person ID number...your ID number...and how they relate to you....James
* Thank you for additional information and corrections to memorials I create and maintain. Thank you for your time and interest!
** Just so you know ... Content for memorials I create and maintain has multiple sources, some including family stories/bibles/photo albums/scrapbooks, personal knowledge, FaG site contributors, cemetery walking, online research, transcribed records, and the kind folks who write me with additional information and corrections. Please note content cannot be guaranteed and you are encouraged to check your own sources.
Many days have gone by, turned into years long ago
I reach for my album, because I long for you so.
As colourful leaves descend from a majestic family tree,
That moment is captured becoming a photographic memory.
Ancestors on tintype, images frozen in time,
So we know who we are, have been passed down the line.
Black and white prints of grandparents now yellowed by age,
In the "Book Of Life" this collection forms the next page.
Snapshots of a beautiful young women, a man with eyes sky blue
Soon to become parents of a baby daughter and little boys "two".
Because of these treasures, my link to the past
Memories of my loved ones forever will last.
And when a dear friend asks me my life story to impart,
I'll show her my "inheritance", the people who live in my heart.
Author: Pam Rioux
Prayer For Genealogists
Lord, help me dig into the past,
And sift the sands of time,
That I might find the roots that made
This family tree mine.
Lord, help me trace the ancient roads,
On which my fathers trod,
And led them through so many lands,
To find our present sod.
Lord, help me find an ancient book,
Or dusty manuscript,
That's safely hidden now away,
In some forgotten crypt,
Lord, let it bridge the gap that haunts
My soul, when I can't find
The missing link between some name
That ends the same as mine.
ONE FINAL GIFT.
Scatter me not to the restless winds
Nor toss my ashes to the sea.
Remember now those years gone by
When loving gifts I gave to thee.
Remember now the happy times
The family ties are shared.
Don't leave my resting place unmarked
As though you never cared.
Deny me not one final gift
For all who came to see.
A simple lasting proof that says
I loved and you loved me.
I shook my family tree
and a bunch of nuts fell out.
James L. Simmons
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|Sue Leitzsey Bradley||RE: David Lee Rust, Sr.|
I intentionally delete the living from obituaries for their privacy. Since he was your friend for many years, I will transfer him to your care. I'm sure you can add to his memorial where as I can't.
|Sue Leitzsey Bradley||David Lee Rust, Sr.|
Hi James. Are you related to David Rust?
|Gwen Menz||Glenn and Ruth Anderson|
James, thanks so much for the great photo of Glenn and Ruth Anderson's markers. Very much appreciated!
|Lori Hager||RE: Thanks|
I created a memorial page for Laurence Burleson, uploaded his photos, and linked him to Louise.
If you like, I'd be glad to transfer his page to you.
|Lori Hager||RE: Thanks|
Laurence Burleson (Feb 19, 1930 - Apr 5, 2010) is buried next to Louise and I photographed his gravestone too. When I got home I checked ancestry.com and could not confirm their relationship so I didn't post a photo of their gravestones together.
If they were married I'd be glad to upload a photo of both gravestones. Laurence doesn't have a memorial page on FG - at least not for West Memorial Park.
|Earl Williams||Picture request for Donna Williams|
Thank you very much for getting a picture of this family member's grave for me.
|Lanie||Burke Memorial Park|
Thank you for adding the Hemmings family grave photos from Burke Memorial Park. I really appreciate your doing so!
Added by Lanie on Feb 09, 2015 5:25 AM
|Thomas Marshall||Lewis Hemming mem. photograph|
Thank you for giving your time in making Lewis Hemmings' online memorial even better. Without people like you this website would not be what it is now. A visual of a marker or stone can and most often does make a considerable difference to family.
Thank you again!
|Beth Blair||RE: Shirley Jean Carpenter|
I think I fixed it, James. Thanks so much
|Gene Jenkins||RE: transfer--Mary Jane Carpenter|
I deleted her memorial today. When I got your first message, I transferred her to Big Meadows Cemetery, but she was already there. See #100542663.
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