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Rebecca Roberts (#48154433)
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Bio Photo I live in Fairview, Itawamba County, Mississippi. I enjoy genealogy and search for photos of memorials for my own family across the globe. I reciprocate the effort locally for others who are looking for their loved one's memorial. I enjoy this site to leave virtual flowers for loved ones when unable to visit them in person.

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

~ Author unknown
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 • 17 Memorials Added
 • 23 Memorials Managed
 • 70 Photos
 • 1 Photo Request
 • 8 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 78 Virtual Flowers
 • 1 Fame Rating
Messages left for Rebecca Roberts (6)[Leave Message]
Michael Wilson
Edward S.Simpson-1886-1917
just visited the site to find details of my grandmothers' brother who was killed in Basra , Iraq -1917 -[they were obviously having trouble in those days!]

Read the poem and wept quite unashamedly -it is so poignant.

I am aged 72 and lost my dear wife 5 years ago to breast cancer -so I appreciate such eloquence!

Michael Wilson U.K. Aug. 2014
Added by Michael Wilson on Aug 02, 2014 12:49 AM
Timothy DeBoor
RE: What a wonderful surprise
Greetings Rebecca,

You are very welcome. There have been so many people that have helped me on Find A Grave and filling photo requests when I can is just my way of paying it forward.

Regards,
Tim DeBoor
Added by Timothy DeBoor on Apr 26, 2014 8:53 AM
Gary McClenahan
George McClenahan
Thank you for your info on George & Alice McClenahan.
Added by Gary McClenahan on Sep 03, 2013 6:52 PM
Valerie Hughes Martinez
RE: Jaun Barragon
You are most welcome!
Added by Valerie Hughes Martinez on Aug 21, 2013 4:33 PM
SARAH THRASHER
ASHLEY
THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE PHOTO OF THE ASHLEY'S TOMBSTONE.

GOD BLESS
SARAH
Added by SARAH THRASHER on Aug 17, 2013 6:27 PM
CatheaC
Rebecca and Alexander Hall
Thank you so much for the pictures of the Hall's stone!!!
Added by CatheaC on Aug 17, 2013 5:11 PM
 

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