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Wayne Smith (#47181024)
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Bio Photo Find a Grave has been helpful to me in my research and I would like to return the favor. If I have created a memorial for a relative I will transfer at your request.I welcome corrections for any errors I've made.


Sometimes God picks the flower
That is still in bloom
Sometimes the rosebud's chosen
That we feel He's picked too soon
Sometimes the flower is fading
With petals floating down
But God knows the perfect time
To gather flowers from the ground
There is a heavenly garden
In which God takes great pleasure
Because He's placed within it
The loved ones that we treasure
He walks among the blossoms
Giving them eternal rest
And I know that it must please him
Because He chose our very best.

Used by permission. The perfect time for Otis to pass from this life came November 4, 2010.

Otis Boyd Rainwater

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Earnest Ward
Sorry have not gotten back. Don't have any information other then what we have. Guess we let it go.
Added by Earnest Ward on May 26, 2015 6:59 AM
L.L. Wilson # 34893977
Hi Wayne, please hang on to the obit, I am so over loaded with them now, having problems with desk top, and no printer for the lap top. If you can copy it out and send in mail, I can copy that way on the memorial. Send to Bonnie, at 11790 Robin Lane, Conroe, Texas 77303.Thank you so much for not adding it as a photo.
Have a great day
Added by Bonnie on May 23, 2015 8:02 PM
Paulene Coen
RE: William Birt, Liberty
I apologize. I didn't enlarge the photo and thought it was a double headstone with William and Tabitha.
Added by Paulene Coen on May 09, 2015 3:07 PM
Lillian Lucille Brewer
sent connections for parents moments ago
Added by MackTX on May 06, 2015 1:24 PM
Earnest Ward
Arland #60915355
Paul # 124702860
whats the conflict?
Mothers marker # 35901094 (with Ivy Lee) states mother and father to both. Did find the fact that they both carry mothers maiden name unusual (unless she returned to it after a divorce).
What is your information on this?
Added by Earnest Ward on May 06, 2015 7:44 AM
Stacie Briggs
RE: Texana
Yes she is my2great grandmother. Her death certificate has her as Mrs C. C. Tyler. Her son Willie was the informant on the certificate. I have never heard about her being married to a Mr. Powell. The head stone has her death date 14 March 1939. She is at Shiloh Cemetery in Flower Mound Texas. There is a picture of it on find a grave under Texana Tyler. Unfortunately my grandmother and all of her siblings have all past away and I can not ask about Mr Powell. I have found 2 other Texana's listed on census in my searches. But I do know that Texana Tyler mother of Hettie,Jettie, Willie, Minnie, and Lena is buried at Shiloh. Minnie B and Hettie are also right there near her.
Thank You
Added by Stacie Briggs on May 04, 2015 7:19 PM
Annie Hanson, Concord Baptist Church Cemetery
Concerning the suggested edit for Annie Hanson, I am her great-great grandson. I am also a Texas-licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer, which affords me unprecedented access to accurate information contained in death records. As much confidence that the previously spoken of gentleman probably has, who believes her maiden name to be "Weaver", he is unfortunately mistaken. I am in possession of death record documentation which says her maiden name is in fact, "Cogburn". I would be MORE than happy to provide you documentation that corroborates this information. If the other gentleman has documentation that precludes this from being changed he is welcome to compare and/or contrast it to mine.

Floyd Hanson Etheridge
Texas FD/Emb license #12111
Added by Floyd on Apr 14, 2015 3:34 PM
James A Gamblin
RE: Gamblin
She is my 5th cousin and lives in Alberta Canada
Added by James A Gamblin on Apr 06, 2015 4:40 PM
RE: Catherine Palmer, Prairie Springs
Hello Wayne,
I've been researching and discovered Catherine Berry Palmer's mother, Mahulda Tunnell Berry was my 3rd GG Aunt. Her brother Stephen Tunnell was my 3rd GG grandfather. My father spoke often of the "Tunnell" connection. Pam
Added by pjyourek on Apr 01, 2015 4:05 PM
Donna Spears
RE: John Buck, Rock Hill
I have no problem with the way you have the memorial. His DC was signed by his son. Says birth was Dec 22, 1850 (off by 10 years), died Jan 7, 1929. Age 78 years, 15 days. Sounds right to me. Says he was buried the same day in Rock Hill Cemetery. Signed by the doctor the next day.
Added by Donna Spears on Apr 01, 2015 2:51 PM
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