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The Recording of a Cemetery|
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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|Lionel Stegall||RE: Pate Poe|
Red, you're welcome, it is easy to do. I have done the same before. Lionel
|Karen Mickel Bennett||Kathleen Young|
Thank you so much for taking time to send valuable information for her memorial. Your contribution is invaluable for anyone researching her and future generations will benefit from your generous contribution. Thanks so much!
Thanks for adding the link of my mother to her father.
|Allen Pool||Kitchens, Pool families|
Red, are we related? Please contact me.
|SG Best||Richard Frank Collins and Nova Taylor Collins|
Sorry, I should have ask you about managing my grandparents pages also. Thank you for dealing with my requests and for initially creating their records.
Added by SG Best on Jul 01, 2016 10:33 AM
|SG Best||Bobby Hugh Collins|
Yes, I would be happy to manage his page. Let me know what I need to do. Thanks you so much!
Sue Goodwin Best
Added by SG Best on Jul 01, 2016 8:21 AM
|SG Best||Bobby Hugh Collins Obituary|
I have obtained my uncle's obituary and would like to include on his page. How do I do that? I want to be sure I do not change anything else. Thank you, Sue Goodwin Best
Added by SG Best on Jun 30, 2016 10:27 AM
|SG Best||Bobby Hugh Collins Obituary|Added by SG Best on Jun 30, 2016 10:24 AM
|Annette Stone-Kerr||RE: Baker's at Midway Cem-Lafy, MS|
her name is listed on marriage index dated Mar 13, 1865, Lafayette, Mississippi.
|Annette Stone-Kerr||Baker's at Midway Cem-Lafy, MS|
Red: I was doing research for cousins of a cousin! No problem of transferring Geo. memorial to you. Found several of his decendants, trying to link all them up, and see your name on several. Just trying to help, mean no harm. Annette, 48477351.
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