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Vera Mikell Sodek (#46914014)
 member for 7 years, 11 months, 19 days
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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,

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


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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Barbara Wilson Krause
Robert Levy Shirley
Vera, Thanks for your most kind deed in adding his memorial and now transferring to me after you were so kind to add the information I sent. You are special. So sad what happened to his precious Mother, Georgia Ann Cathcart Shirley.
Added by Barbara Wilson Krause on May 21, 2015 11:26 AM
Barbara Wilson Krause
Rachel E. Shirley #23128246
Vera, Thank you my friend for creating the memorial, adding the additional information and transferring to me. So kind of you.
Added by Barbara Wilson Krause on May 19, 2015 6:30 PM
Linda Allen
RE: Charles Martin
You're welcome.......
Added by Linda Allen on May 11, 2015 8:52 AM
#27314838 & #27314839
RE: Wm. Baxter Phifer & Florence Houston Phifer
Hi Vera,
Thanks so much for entering my research information into the biography of each of these memorials you created. Thanks, also, for all the wonderful volunteer work you do on behalf of Find A Grave.
Mary #47792069
Added by Mary on Apr 30, 2015 5:27 PM
RE: Rosa Belle Obituary
You're welcome. Regards, Diane
Added by DMWK on Apr 30, 2015 1:56 PM
Don Fredgant
Ruth M Wallace memorial
Thank you, Vera, for helping fill out the dates and maiden name of Ruth Wallace. I try to give credit where it is due, so you are credited on the memorial! Don
Added by Don Fredgant on Apr 29, 2015 6:56 AM
Laura J. Saunders Colson #27171360

I noticed in your picture of my great, great grandmother's, Laura Jackson Sanders Colson, tombstone the death year is different from what is listed on the memorial. Is there some way to check your records and let me know which death year is correct?

I would gladly take this memorial if you want to transfer it.


Katherine (KC) Cox Thacker

Added by KC on Apr 25, 2015 9:19 PM
Karen Stanton
Cecile Smith
Thank you for sending me the information to add to this memorial. I have updated it. If you have any other information you'd like me to add to any of the memorials I manage please let me know. Have a great day!
Added by Karen Stanton on Apr 22, 2015 8:41 AM
Finley memorials
Vera, thank you so much for your quick transfer of the Finley family memorials to me! And thanks for the extra members I forgot! --Julia
Added by JP on Apr 17, 2015 12:25 PM
transfer of Julia D. Finley
Vera, would you kindly transfer management of the memorial of my ancestor Julia D. Finley? She is #27055883. I may have the only existing photograph of her and I'm named after her. Thank you!
Added by JP on Apr 13, 2015 5:25 PM
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