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Memories of You (#46983035)
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Bio Photo "Memories of You" was a pop song published in 1930 (lyrics by Andy Razaf; music by Eubie Blake). It was best popularized by the incomparable Benny Goodman and his orchestra. My Dad used to practice it at home on his clarinet when I was a kid, though I never knew what it was called back then, and didn't know the lyrics. Now every time I hear that tune, it brings back my memories of those happy days, and memories of my father and other loved ones gone ahead.

It's been said that no one is finally dead until he is forgotten. Another thought along these lines runs: You are not really dead until after your name is spoken aloud on earth for the last time.

At every gravesite, no matter how old, how poorly marked, how long forgotten, there lies the memory of a precious life lived with a beginning, a middle, an end, and a story worth telling and remembering. Each tombstone marks a significant day of human sorrow. And around most every tombstone was once gathered the unbreakable force of love.

Findagrave and its volunteers are here to respect those memories and to help keep those individual stories and names alive, whenever possible. Each memorial made here is for one more person who is gone but not forgotten.

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Turn Again To Life
by Mary Lee Hall

If I should die and leave you here awhile
be not like others sore undone,
who keep long vigil by the silent dust.
For my sake turn again to life and smile,
nerving thy heart and trembling hand
to do something to comfort others than mine.
Complete these dear unfinished tasks of mine
and I perchance may therein comfort you.

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Frank K.
RE: Margaret Smith
You are welcome, I just stumbled across this columbarium the other day and took all the photos.
Added by Frank K. on Oct 14, 2014 4:09 PM
Robert Goodwin
Giles Ladd Boyce dates
Thank you for the birth and death date specifics for Giles Ladd Boyce. I have updated the memorial.
Added by Robert Goodwin on Oct 11, 2014 7:47 PM
BluMoKitty
Lieut David McClary
Thank You for the recent edit for David, it is appreciated, Regards Blumokitty
Added by BluMoKitty on Oct 10, 2014 10:49 AM
Rean Lackey
Thank you for Find A Grave
I am so glad that I found Find A Grave. I have found several of my friends and relatives there. I have also added some memorials.....I added my brothers, LJ and Ted Henderson, my Parents Linzie and Oatie (Jones) Henderson...and both of my own children...my son Bobby O'Brien Lackey (1962-2001) and more recently, my daughter Deanna Caryn (Lackey) Elgin (1966-2014) I also added my husbands parents, and his sister.
Thank you
Added by Rean Lackey on Sep 16, 2014 10:09 AM
F Chambers
RE: Dorothy Ellen Britt Blackwell
You are welcome. I've done the same thing several times. I noticed this one because she is the mother of a much loved classmate who passed away last week.
Added by F Chambers on Sep 09, 2014 6:39 PM
Shari R.
House of Israel
It appears that there are two sites labeled "House of Israel" cemetery. One site has only six entries and the other has hundreds. There is only one cemetery on Wood Rd. with this name. Would you be able to transfer your entries to correct this? Thanks
Added by Shari R. on Sep 03, 2014 8:26 AM
lorraine groeser
RE: Elizabeth Scheel
Which branch of the Scheel family tree are you in?
Added by lorraine groeser on Aug 10, 2014 7:17 PM
Oh look, a chicken!
George Sampson
Hiya! I added the info you provided for George, I added it and am trying to ferret out who his parents were too. It endlessly amazes me how many people drowned in local canals, sad even all this time later :[
Added by Oh look, a chicken! on Jun 26, 2014 6:05 PM
bcfrench
Creekside Cemetery
I am doing general survey/photography work in Creekside, starting with the oldest section (L). If you have other relatives in this cemetery that you know about, let me know the surnames and I'll let you know when I have added or updated their memorials.
Added by bcfrench on Jun 12, 2014 9:06 AM
RrrrrGrrrr
Mary Johnston
Thank you for searching for her grave for the photo request - you effort is appreciated.
Added by RrrrrGrrrr on May 31, 2014 1:22 PM
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