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Vera Mikell Sodek (#46914014)
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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,
Vera

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

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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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holly k
life
you are simply the best.
Added by holly k on Nov 07, 2016 1:58 PM
JEOrozco
Edison Dewitt Thompson
Hi Vera,
You do such great work!!! I admire your stamina. I've tromped through graveyards looking for just my family and it's tiring and tediou work. You've made so many contributions!. You are amazing!

Just thought that I would give you a bit more information to add to Edison Dewitt Thompson; he was married first to Lorraine Helen Wayland b. 18 Jul 1920 in Philadelphia, PA and died 02 Mar 2011, in Duarte, Los Angeles County, California and had two children, Marion Annette Thompson b. 21 Sep 1942 in Jacksonville, FL and Donald Edison Thompson b. 15 Oct 1943, in Nacogdoches, TX and both are still living. They are my half sister and brother.

All the Best,
Julio Orozco
Added by JEOrozco on Oct 16, 2016 5:41 PM
Elizabeth Graham
Robert L Curtis at Arlington National Cemetery
Thank you so much for this memorial to my uncle. Lillie Bushnell
Added by Elizabeth Graham on Sep 29, 2016 9:18 AM
Elizabeth Graham
Robert L Curtis at Arlington National Cemetery
Thank you so much for this memorial to my uncle.
Added by Elizabeth Graham on Sep 29, 2016 9:14 AM
Don J
Williamson Memorials
Thanks for the heads up. I will delete Find A Grave#52727296
Added by Don J on Sep 27, 2016 5:24 PM
Johnny
RE: Marvin S. Jones
Hello Vera,
You are very welcome. I am glad I could help.

Johnny
Added by Johnny on Sep 23, 2016 8:43 AM
N Arnold
Mary "Lizzie" Tomlinson
Vera, could please transfer Mary "Lizzie" Tomlinson memorial #20419455 to me. Swift Creek cemetery Union Co., Fl. She is my grandmother.
Thank You, N. Arnold
Added by N Arnold on Sep 16, 2016 2:14 AM
Jennie
Jan Marie Scott Crump
Hi Vera,
Thanks for leaving a picture of Jan on her memorial. She was my cousin and was much loved!
Jennie
Added by Jennie on Sep 07, 2016 10:57 AM
Margo Haubein
Zoe Malone Dumas 25334730
sibling
Payne Dumas
Green Hills Cemetery 46432153

How do I add?
Added by Margo Haubein on Jul 30, 2016 7:43 AM
Margo Haubein
Zoe Malone Dumas 25334730
Millard Atlas Dumas (1909 - 1982)* NOT sibling.
46594785

Payne Dumas IS a sibling.

Don't know how to edit.
Added by Margo Haubein on Jul 25, 2016 11:25 AM
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