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Kim S. (#47282214)
 member for 5 years, 5 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo Hello Reader. I am first and foremost a follower of the Jesus of the Bible: the Messiah, the Christ, the Creator, the "only begotten Son" - I love Him because He first loved me and it was by His death for me on the cross that I have hope past the grave!

I'm a fairly new widow with four grown kids and three perfect kid-in-laws, and the seven most adorable, brilliant, charming and sweet grandchildren ever born - and I'm not even prejudiced! :) When I'm not playing with them, I like to study the Bible, quilt, read great books, hike, backpack, travel, garden, and play board games. I am also a long-time "spits & furts" genealogist. And I enjoy volunteering for FindAGrave.

Thanks to my sister RhondaJo, who not only laid the foundations of my genealogy research, but who has encouraged me to do F.A.G. Oddly, I began to participate only a few months before my strong healthy husband of over 35 years collapsed and died without warning or illness. As a new widow, I am enjoying FindAGrave as something I can do on sleepless nights, "paying it forward" to future generations and strangers. I find cemeteries places of serenity and sobriety, but also of hope. My primary function in FAG is taking photos of local markers, and when I fulfill a request I take pix of as many extra stones as I have the back and time for. Usually there is a memorial already up, but on occasion I need to create a memorial, so if you see that I am managing your family or friend, please ask. It's my hope and goal that every site I put up will go to a family member or friend. I welcome edits, additions, and corrections to my memorials. You may use my photos.

Through the loss of my own husband and parents, I've realized that these memorials are the only lasting memorial place many people will ever have, and the only sight of the marker many will ever see. So I hope I and other photographers take time to clean up the grave site: whisk away leaves, wipe off bird poop, trim the grass from the edges, take a photo of the back of upright stones, and close-ups of details. Make note of the inscriptions, especially the small, fading ones. Then please, send a note via the edit button to the manager of the site with any new info gleaned from the marker. Thank you!

I am also willing to share what info I have on my family lines if I can help anyone. The lines I am especially interested in include:
Anderson/Peterson, Ashlin, Blackketter, Brady, Broome, Causey, Clary, Combs, Cowart, Freeman, Gentry, Groseclose, Humphries, Joiner, Kegans, McVey, Pate, Ring, Sorbello, Spangler, Ward, & Wells.

If you would like to read my husband's memorial, and leave flowers at his site, his memorial nummber is 60229291, Dale Sorbello.

If you would like to contact me off the public wall, I can be emailed at ksorbello at hotmail dot com.
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Messages left for Kim S. (954)[Leave Message]
Leonard Smith
Thanks Kim - I know you have heard of slip of the tongue, this was a slip of the finger. Thanks for letting me know. Carol
Added by CEllison on Oct 06, 2015 10:20 AM
sharoni barlichenstein
Photo for Gregory Windham
Thanks so much for taking the time to take a photo of Gregory Windham's niche. It's greatly appreciated. sharoni
Added by sharoni barlichenstein on Oct 05, 2015 5:24 PM
Thank you!!
Thank you so much for taking a photo of Michael Szot's gravestone! I really appreciate it!! Love & Light <3
Added by SilviaC on Oct 05, 2015 12:43 PM
mike dehart
Jon Neil DeHart's headstone

I very much appreciate you taking the time to take a picture of my brothers headstone.

Mike DeHart
Added by mike dehart on Oct 05, 2015 10:15 AM
Barbara Pulley Azbill Riggio
Re: Inez Velasco
Thanks, Kim, for the suggestion for Inez's bio. It has been taken care of and I left credit to you.
Added by Barbara Pulley Azbill Rig... on Sep 26, 2015 2:40 PM
RE: Samuel Lucksinger
Your welcome Kim.

Added by Justine on Sep 24, 2015 7:58 PM
Thank you
Kim -
Thank you for all your time and effort when taking photos of the gravestones of individuals who have passed away. It's always nice to see some kind of marker as there are some cemeteries where even the temporary marker is gone completely. I think we always like to "see" something there.

As a photo volunteer, I am aware of what you put into this. Thank you again.

Added by SherB on Sep 09, 2015 7:02 PM
Rob Riley
Wally Maderios
Thank you for the photo
Added by Rob Riley on Sep 07, 2015 2:40 PM
Terri Musto
Lynell and William Webley
Sorry to be so long in sending thanks for the photos you've provided. I've been away from my computer for the better part of a month.

Thank you!
Added by Terri Musto on Sep 05, 2015 4:45 PM
Kurt Hess
Cripps photos
Hi Kim,

Thank You for the Cripps photos.
Nice Job!

Looking forward to lunch on Saturday . . . :-)

Added by Kurt Hess on Sep 01, 2015 11:18 PM
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