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Vera Mikell Sodek (#46914014)
 member for 8 years, 5 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo I enjoy contributing to Find A Grave. It's a great way to create a permanent memorial of our family, friends and loved ones.

I will be happy to transfer memorials to a family member or friend. If you find mistakes or duplications, please let me know so I can correct them.

God Bless You All,

Please stop by and visit my Dad and leave flowers if you like.


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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Simeon Dell
You are welcome, just wanted you to know where your relatives were. Mr. Wershow is very gracious about letting people visit. Many of the headstones are broken and he has tried to bind them together but I suspect there are many more people buried there than we know of for sure. We were looking for his brother Bennett Maxey Dell and his wife Eliza Dorothy Boston. She was my husband's GGGAunt.
Added by Mary on Nov 07, 2015 5:19 PM
Simeon Dell
Hi. I was searching for a memorial for Simeon Dell and actually found two. You have him buried in Spring Hill Cemetery. I put in a request for a photo and someone searched the cemetery but could not find a burial site. In 2014, my husband and I visited the Dell Family Cemetery in Alachua, FL and there is a headstone for Simeon Dell with the same years of birth and death. Also one for his wife, Mina there as well. The Dell Cemetery is now on private property owned by the Wershow family but they are willing to allow people to visit with permission. My husband's family married into the Dell family and we were searching for them.

Just thought you would like to know in case you didn't already.
Added by Mary on Nov 05, 2015 7:47 PM
Henry Sheppard--Bethlehem Cem. Ft White
I think you juxtaposed two numbers for his death date. He died in 2001, not 2010. I added a picture of his tombstone.

Added by netzband on Nov 05, 2015 12:51 PM
L.M. Shiver Thomas
Peeler Memorials

Thanks Vera for all of the Peeler
Memorial transfers and all of your
help throughout the years.

Added by L.M. Shiver Thomas on Oct 28, 2015 12:59 PM
William Eisele
I added William's death certificate to his memorial at Green Lawn. His Death Certificate states that he is buried at Forest Lawn.
Added by Patty on Oct 27, 2015 7:03 AM
Barbara Wilson Krause
Orville Truman Stone memorial #27027199
Vera, Thanks for your most kind deed in transfering his memorial. Your kindness so much appreciated.
Added by Barbara Wilson Krause on Sep 25, 2015 9:41 AM
Barbara Wilson Krause
Aaron William DaCosta and his sister Annie Elizabeth DaCosta Tranfers
My dear kind friend, Thanks so much for the above transfers. So very much appreciated.
Added by Barbara Wilson Krause on Sep 22, 2015 9:29 AM
Kathy Johnosn
Correction death date
I have a copy of the obituary for Atchafayla Gregory Grace, who is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Gainesville, Florida. The obituary was run in the Gainesville Sun. The actual death date is September 9, 1916. She died at Ocheesee, Florida, in the old Gregory house (now at Torreya State Park, in Liberty County, FL) and her body was taken by train to Gainesville for burial in the Gregory family plot.
Added by Kathy Johnosn on Sep 04, 2015 12:03 PM
James Augustus Talbot
Thanks for the obituary which has been posted to his memorial.

Tom George
Added by tombstone8297 on Aug 21, 2015 6:42 AM
Don Fredgant
Cornelia Hanna
Thanks, Vera, for the obit re Cornelia Hanna. I will enter it and credit you as soon as possible, but I'm moving this weekend and THAT's my priority. Don
Added by Don Fredgant on Aug 20, 2015 1:27 AM
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