Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sylvia Sine Whittaker (#47119342)
 member for 5 years, 3 months, 11 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo The Recording of A Cemetery
By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely windswept hill:
Today we talked where others 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 heartbreaks 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.

Note: With the confusion about pictures:::::: Permission is granted for any tombstone picture that I have taken and post to be use on personal web pages, no copyright laws apply to pictures I have taken. The reason we do this is to share. Sylvia Whittaker

My husbands grandmother, sister and mother, saved obituaries all their lives, pasted them in old sears books, they were saved from being tossed out and given to me. I paid my son 1 penny to paste them onto index cards. There are no newspaper names or dates. I've been sending them as I find that persons burial place. History saved for all, thanks to Rosella, Glover Criss Mildred Criss and Wilma Criss Whittaker

April 2014, I've been so fortunate to be given another huge tub of obituaries found in old house of elderly man who died and old newspapers. Many Many pictures (with no names), I'm trying to sort them out by family and find a way to add them online somewhere for all to see. I've scanned over 800 sets of old pictures obits etc. I'm adding them as I get them cropped and find the graves. So elated to do this for all who descends from those I find. If you find an obit added to an ancestor and you wish to have it please write to me and I'll gladly send it to you.
 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
 Website: Private home page ancestr...
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 2,388 Memorials Added
 • 2,691 Memorials Managed
 • 9 Memorials/week
 • 3,055 Photos
 • 42 Photo Requests
 • 36 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 56 Virtual Flowers
 • 5 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Find A Grave Friends
D. G. Keener, ELA44, Joe Mckenzie, lee fulton, Nathan Plum(b)
Messages left for Sylvia Sine Whi... (113)[Leave Message]
Anonymous II
Possible duplicated site
Check numbers: 111016310 and 111016313: I was checking cemeteries where I have created sites for possible duplications I may have made and noticed this. You may have used the back arrow. Hilda
Added by Anonymous II on Jul 24, 2014 4:19 PM
debi heis
walter vance lipscomb
we're is he at? Anatomy Baltimore of Maryland
he was born sept 15 1913
death aug 18 1971
where is it at?
Added by debi heis on Jul 23, 2014 9:14 AM
debi heis
Ambrose Lipscomb
Who is in the picture?
Added by debi heis on Jun 25, 2014 8:48 AM
Anna
Oliver Lemley
Thanks so much for the info/obit. for Oliver Lemley. Any idea where his parents are buried?

thanks,
Anna
Added by Anna on Jun 08, 2014 5:55 AM
David A Swiger
Kathryn Snow Tennant
So, based on the info you gave me, Kathryn Snow Tennant's maiden name must be Liming, is that right?
Added by David A Swiger on Jun 06, 2014 7:10 PM
Olin E. Hartley
John Willis Lemley
I added the obituary and attached his father. Sorry to say that I don't have a death date for Mary Elizabeth Wade Lemley.

Olin
Added by Olin E. Hartley on May 29, 2014 7:32 AM
Mary Ann Fisher-Procopio
David Clark Core
Sylvia,
The photo you posted for David Clark Core is not the one for this memorial. I thought you would like to know. Thanks.
MaryAnn
Added by Mary Ann Fisher-Procopio on May 25, 2014 4:25 PM
Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
RE: Romeo Donley birth date, Olive-Tennant Cemetery
Thanks for the heads-up. His death certificate had the wrong birth date, but I found his birth record and changed the date. I appreciate your help.
Added by Gerald "Jerry" Hobson on May 24, 2014 12:23 AM
William A Davies III
Phyllis A Davies
Olive Pentress Cemetery Mem# 129459046 Please Remove, She is still Living Thank You Bill
Added by William A Davies III on May 14, 2014 7:10 PM
Anna
RE: Obituaries you have
Thank you...that would be great. I get a list together for you.
Anna
Added by Anna on Apr 23, 2014 7:13 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service