Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Simmons Family (#47450990)
 member for 3 years, 10 months, 27 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Please feel free to use any of the headstone pictures that we have posted...no credit is necessary. A recently read quote states, "It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit." There is so much work to be done and so few doing the work. So, with that in mind...Let's get it done!

THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others 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.


 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 4,412 Memorials Added
 • 5,142 Memorials Managed
 • 22 Memorials/Week
 • 6,310 Photos
 • 15 Photo Requests
 • 73 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 226 Virtual Flowers
 • 2 Sponsorships
 • 16 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Find A Grave Friends
Chain Gang, Ellis & Lynn, John Warnke (in..., Kathy Simmons, Larry Burwell, lweaver, Moncur/Blair, Murdock Anderso..., Phenia Sue(Moor..., R.C. Hughes, Robert Fairchil..., Sperry Family, Tandy Sutton, Terri Wright, Terry Leavitt, Thomas Brenzovi...
Messages left for Simmons Family (345)[Leave Message]
R.C. Hughes
RE: Hughes
Hi, I am Rhonda Hughes, her daughter. Not sure how to send a private message ... Would like to give you my contact information but do not want it on a public message.
Added by R.C. Hughes on Jan 25, 2015 4:55 AM
Ron Lairamore
RE: King
You are welcome. If u run across any more, just drop me a line. Most of the markers I maintain were made by a old friend, Linda Furr, and she has since passed. She only wanted the markers maintained and if family came along, to pass on to them. So I am happy to pass memorials to family members and they don't have to be within the guidlines set by Find A Grave. Even is they are a distant cousin by marriage, I will transfer them. Happy hunting.

Ron Lairamore
Added by Ron Lairamore on Jan 22, 2015 8:10 PM
elizabeth lewis
Ann
my pleasure it was lovely to see you a few months ago. bless you
Added by elizabeth lewis on Jan 22, 2015 7:11 AM
Alison
RE: Izetta Downs
Hi Darline,

I have added your request for a photo to my list. Everything here is covered with snow, so probably will not get one till about April. You might try contacting the office there and they may be able to help you sooner.

Alison
Added by Alison on Jan 21, 2015 10:27 AM
Frances Allen Titsworth
James Vincent King
What kind words! Thanks so much. We may be kin. My great-great grandfather is buried in King Cemetery. That is one of the reasons I photographed the entire cemetery. His name was Albert Lafayette Rogers. His mother was Sarah Sharp King. I don't know if she is kin to your King family, but I would bet she was somehow. Maybe you know. She was born December 2, 1802 in Dickson, Tennessee and died December 20, 1865. King Cemetery is fun to go to, but scary to photograph. I did it twice. The first time I used chalk and it looked awful. So, I went back and rephotographed it. But it is usually so grown up and I am probably roaming around in snakes. Plus, it is really sandy and if it has rained, I feel like some of the markers and graves could give way with my weight. But it is neat to be there and think of our ancestors living there. I transferred the King family to you. Let me know if you ever want any others. Linda Creamer Furr worked with me as a team to add memorials and I added the photos. She passed away a few years ago and gave me a big portion of her memorials for me to manage.
Added by Frances Allen Titsworth on Jan 16, 2015 12:59 PM
Kelly Howell
Hoggan
Thank you for updating the memorial it looks like you have added what we had. No need to transfer now.
Kelly Howell
Added by Kelly Howell on Jan 10, 2015 2:20 PM
Kelly Howell
Rand Ker
Since you are related maybe you can finish the bio. We have transferred management to you. Sorry for your loss. We try to add all we can and link family members.
Kelly Howell
Added by Kelly Howell on Jan 08, 2015 6:42 PM
Colleen B
Alfred R Bingham
Thanks so much for turning Grandpa Bingham's memorial over to me. It is much appreciated. Thank you for the great work you did to set it up.
Added by Colleen B on Jan 02, 2015 3:10 PM
steve coffey
great and grand parents
my name is steve coffey and my grandmother is jessie dean hayes and her parents is jacob smith and minnie simmons hayes. my mothers name is mary elizabeth hayes, they are all there in that little cemetery. my email is jerrycs1951@yahoo.com
Added by steve coffey on Nov 22, 2014 4:34 PM
Linda Huffman Powell
Jacob and Barbara Pence
I'm very happy to transfer your ancestors over to your care.

God bless you,
Linda Powell
Lancaster, Ohio
Added by Linda Huffman Powell on Oct 30, 2014 5:37 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service