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Melody (#47148339)
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Bio Photo Please forgive me if I do not respond to your email in a timely manner. My husband passed away unexpectedly and my heart is broken. I will get to your emails ASAP.

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You are welcome to utilize any headstone photos taken by me for non-profit purposes only. Please feel free to use my headstone photos on


Dear Ancestor,

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
In this field of green.
The name and date are chiseled out
For all the world to see.

It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I'd exist,
You died long before I was born.

Yet we are of one, you and I,
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.

Dear Ancestor, the life you lived
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.

I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

Author Unknown


Genealogy begins as an interest, becomes a hobby, continues as an avocation and in the last stages, is an incurable disease.

Author Unknown

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Tuwana Vining
RE: 83702481
I am sorry for your loss.

I was wondering if you have any more information about my Grandpa Fred, as I know nothing about him aside from him being my paternal grandfather. I would appreciate any information you can offer, when you can.

Added by Tuwana Vining on Aug 22, 2014 9:09 PM
William " Mack" Fugate
My Great Uncle,and wife Anna Fugate they pretty much raised my uncle and my mom so they were Grandma and Grandpa to us growing up. I remember putting flowers on babies graves as a child. My mother told me one of the babies belonged to the Fugates or maybe both were theirs. But she also remembers a story of maybe one belonging to a Maddie. Are there any babies graves near there tombstone? I see there are no relatives listed with them. Baby would have died at birth or very shorty after. I think I remember grandma telling me both babies were hers. Carlos Eldridge is buried there and was raised by them. Any questions please call 785-735-4293 my name is Terri
Added by TLY on Aug 15, 2014 3:48 PM
Johnny J. Sharp
Deepest Sympathy
Hello Melody,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss! May the good Lord bless you with peace and warm, happy, everlasting memories! Your friend, Johnny J. Sharp
Added by Johnny J. Sharp on Aug 13, 2014 11:45 AM
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Melody, Do you know of any photo volunteers that might want to take a picture of Stella Black's Headstone? I have a request on file.

Thanks, Jim
Added by Jim on Jul 11, 2014 10:58 PM
Shirley Stewart Milford
Deepest Sympathy
Melody, I am so sorry for your loss. May you find some peace in happy memories.
Added by Shirley Stewart Milford on Jul 02, 2014 1:13 AM
Howard Osgood Bradley
The birthdate (1886) you stated for Howard Osgood BRADLEY should be 1876, NOT 1886.
Thank you for posting the photo.
Added by Anonymous on Jun 28, 2014 12:11 PM
cherry schenck
William Sizemore
Hello. first i would like to offer my prayer for you and your loved ones in your recent heartbreak.
I am asking about William Sizemore. number 81969075.
would you happen to have any information about him?
I am trying to locate the grave of my mothers g father.
He was Willaiam R. Sizemore, born app. 1860 in Miss. He was married to Pleney Mayo in 1893 in Muskogee District Court and in 1894 or 5 had a daughter in Vian Okla. Then remarried a Nettie Hayes in same place in 1896.
wondering if your William might be mine?
Added by cherry schenck on Jun 23, 2014 7:42 PM
In Deepest Sympathy
Melody, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones.
We were so excited to find Stella that we missed your note of your loss. Please take care.

Thank you again,

Jim and Brenda
Added by Jim on Jun 23, 2014 7:40 PM
RE: Stella Black
Brenda and I thank you so much for all you do for findagrave and for placing Stella in our care.

All the best to you and yours,
Jim and Brenda
Added by Jim on Jun 23, 2014 5:42 PM
Family. Husband
Dearest Melody, I am sincerely sorry for your loss in your husband. Please take care of yourself. Thank You for all you do for many ....Blessings, C
Added by C♥M♥ on Jun 02, 2014 9:35 AM
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