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Peggy Hopper (#46997637)
 member for 8 years, 5 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo I am a Pittsburg, Ks. native, born and raised but have spent the past 40 years in the KC area. I came across the FAG site while googling for cemetery records and was hooked. It has been such a blessing to me as my relatives are all buried in Pittsburg and I don't get home as often as I'd like to place flowers on their graves. Also my grief for my baby, C.J. Hopper, who was stillborn in 1972 and whose body was taken from me by the hospital staff, never to be accounted for, has been assuaged by my ability to have a "gravesite" to visit for him. This has brought me the peace I'd longed for all these years. Rest in peace until I join you, my sweet baby. You were never forgotten.
Please visit the grave of my childhood best friend, Elmotie Scroggins, Jr., a Vietnam Vet who was killed by a drunk driver, whose punishment was a $15 DWI ticket. Elmotie was black, the driver was white, the son of an "influential" white family, and when Elmotie's mother tried to press charges, she was advised to let it rest if she valued her little girls. The injustice of it all still haunts me, even after over 34 yrs. have passed. No matter who my date was, for six years of proms and homecoming dances, they knew the last dance was always saved for my best friend, Elmotie. Since I first heard he'd passed away, wherever I might be, when the last dance music is played, I sit that one out. Until the day we are reunited, I will save that last dance for him...

If you would, please see the poem written by my sister on my mother's site, Rose Laughlin Shelburn. I feel it can be a blessing to anyone dealing with grief. Always know, they all wait for us, and what a reunion that will be!

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Secenia Scroggins
He's still saving the last dance.
Peggy, I can't thank you enough for setting this up for my brother and my father and now my mother and I have a little baby there as well , it is so comforting to be able to leave virtual messages and flowers. I live so many miles away, if not for this site, I would not have the opportunity to leave flowers n thoughts again thank you so very much.

Secenia Scroggin-Harris
Added by Secenia Scroggins on Mar 11, 2015 6:16 PM
Kate Duvall
You have my deepest sympathy for your loss. I left tokens for your parents and Elmotie and added Elmotie to my "Gone Too Soon" VC. florida boy 64 (one of my Find A Grave friends) told me about Elmotie, and I agree that his death was exceptionally tragic -- and that it was a total disgrace the way the guy who killed him walked.
If you could please leave a token for florida boy's friend, Cynthia Gillig-Stone, as well as tokens for Troy William Cole, Luigi Accursi, Roberta Page, and Peyton Russell House, I would appreciate it very much.
Added by Kate Duvall on May 07, 2014 10:51 AM
RE: Richard Alan Scott, Leavenworth
Hi Peggy, to get his memorial transferred over to your sister-in-law she would need a Find A Grave ID, and then just request me to transfer the page over to her ID number. I tend to set aside all things Find A Grave that pile up in those message boxes, sorry but I do. For best and quickest follow through just make the request via my principal email direct with Richard Alan Scott in the subject line. I would need her Find A Grave number and his memorial page number.
Added by GBern.O on Sep 08, 2013 10:42 AM
Florida Boy 64
Something in Common
Hi Peggy we both have something in common. We both lost friends by a drunk driver. Your friend Elmotie and my friend Cynthia 75864427 Could you please leave her a flower I would be so grateful I will tell you this the woman who killed her was one of the most wealthy in the county that Cynthia was killed in and she walked. I went to see her grave last year and it was painful and I told a friend of hers about it and she was glad I id and also told me that she fought off cancer and won the battle only for that to happened. I will visit your friend more often thank you
Added by Florida Boy 64 on Aug 08, 2013 3:14 AM
Happy Valentine's Day!
May this special day bring you lots of cards, candy, hugs, kisses and love.
:-) Rick
Added by Rick on Feb 14, 2013 6:41 AM
Happy New Year!
Wishing you a wonderful 2013, dear friend! I like how your picture is set up!
Added by Rick on Dec 31, 2012 2:08 PM
Merry Christmas!
Wishing you a joyous and blessed Christmas! May it bring you the fulfillment of all your wishes.
Added by Rick on Dec 18, 2012 12:12 PM
Happy Thanksgiving!
Wishing you a wonderful day, pleasant company and lots of turkey! (Stay warm, dear friend.)

Added by Rick on Nov 21, 2012 12:54 PM
Happy Halloween!
Wishing you a happy and quiet All Hallow's Eve. Miss you.
Added by Rick on Oct 31, 2012 7:36 AM
Happy Easter!
God bless during the holiest of Sabbaths.
Added by Rick on Apr 06, 2012 10:10 AM
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