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Lettie Kirby (#46920696)
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Bio Photo I FIND IT AMAZINGLY ANNOYING THAT OTHERS HAVE TIME TO CRITIQUE MY MEMORIALS BUT HAVE NO TIME TO CORRECT THEIR OWN! MANY DON'T FIND TIME TO ACTUALLY READ THE INFORMATION POSTED... AND CAN'T EVEN LEAVE FLOWERS! IF YOU FIND TIME TO MESSAGE ME, MAKE TIME TO LEAVE FLOWERS TOO!

I WILL MAKE NO CORRECTIONS WITHOUT VERIFICATION!!!
SURNAME CAPITAL LETTERS MEANS: RESEARCH IN PROGRESS!
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I love Genealogy! And I am always happy to transfer Memorials to family members.

If you have information to add, please send it through the edit on the upper right hand side of the Memorial, under suggestions / corrections. Do not add it on the flowers. But please, do leave flowers!

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Please do not post death certificates on the memorials that I manage. I don't feel that it is in good taste and you will be asked to remove them. I will be happy to add info under the bio.

If you want to add an obituary please make sure that the names of the living are omitted for privacy reasons
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I have found many of my personal family photos on other web sites, taken from find a grave. It is fine to use them as long as you credit me as the source!!! Otherwise do not copy my photos to other websites (especially Ancestry) without my permission.

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DO YOU KNOW ME?

DO YOU KNOW ME? DO YOU KNOW MY FACE?
DO YOU KNOW THE NAME? RECOGNIZE THE PLACE?
DO YOU UNDERSTAND, THAT I LONG TO FIND,
A NEW PLACE IN YOUR LIFE? A NEW PEACE IN MY MIND.

OVER THE YEARS I'VE BEEN LOST OR MISPLACED.
MY SOUL FULL OF TEARS. MY HONOR DISGRACED!
TOSSED TO THE SIDE, BURIED AND GONE.
JUST A TOPPLED OLD STONE, OR A LUMP IN YOUR LAWN!

PLEASE SAY YOU KNOW ME, LET ME REST IN PEACE.
GIVE ME THAT HONOR, WHICH IS OWED AT THE LEAST.
FOR I AM THE ONE, TO YOUR ANCESTORS GAVE LIFE.
THE PARENT OF A COUSIN OR YOUR FATHER'S FIRST WIFE.

I BLAZED THE TRAIL WEST. I DIED FOR YOUR RIGHTS!
I BLED FOR OUR COUNTRY! I NURSED THROUGH THE FIGHTS!
I SUFFERED LONG VOYAGES, I HUNGER, I THIRST!
FOR CENTURIES GONE BY, MY DESCENDANTS CAME FIRST!

I ASK FROM YOU LITTLE. JUST A TEAR OR A SMILE.
ACKNOWLEDGE MY LIFE, GIVE ME LOVE FOR A WHILE.
PLEASE TAKE A LOOK, RECOGNIZE MY FACE.
KNOW YOUR HERITAGE. LET ME FIND MY PLACE.

Written by: LETTIE KIRBY 2005

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ChuckNorris
Linking
You sent links via SAC. Links are now available in the new format via the edit tab. I have added the links the old way but would suggest you use the new way in the future. It makes it so fast and easy for the memorial manager. Thanks
Added by ChuckNorris on Apr 16, 2014 9:20 PM
Karen Kraus Harbert
RE: Schuster Grave Stones
I saw an interesting idea for an affordable, temporary solution using flour on YouTube. I haven't tried this one myself, but you might want to take a look. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVBMNVqGhck
It will wash away with the first rain, but it looks like it would work to be able to get a picture of the inscription.
Added by Karen Kraus Harbert on Apr 15, 2014 11:06 AM
Karen Kraus Harbert
RE: Schuster Grave Stones
Oops, that link only works if you are logged in as me. Try this one instead: http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/EWGThomas/7472303
Added by Karen Kraus Harbert on Apr 15, 2014 8:56 AM
Karen Kraus Harbert
RE: Schuster Grave Stones
I use a product called D/2 Biological Solution (http://d2bio.com/). It is what the professionals use to clean Arlington Cemetery, the White House, and the Acropolis. It kills off the biological growth like mold and mildew without damaging the stone. It is expensive but works wonders.

My most successful case is at http://billiongraves.com/pages/myimages/image.php?action=album&media_id=6234492&index=0&albumdate=2014-04-13. The person buried there isn't family, but the stone was so covered in growth it couldn't be read so I used it as a test case for the spray. I sprayed the circle in the middle where the inscription is, didn't scrub at all, and came back the next day to check results. I couldn't believe how much of a difference it made. Before I sprayed the middle part, it looked like the rest of it still does.
Added by Karen Kraus Harbert on Apr 15, 2014 8:53 AM
Undertaker's Gr/Granddaughter
RE: Elmer & Mary Cartner
Looks like the same headstone cleaned up with a picture added. :o)
Added by Undertaker's Gr/Granddaug... on Apr 14, 2014 12:10 PM
Undertaker's Gr/Granddaughter
RE: Elmer & Mary Cartner
Elmer's done, working on Mary. Thank you. :o)
Added by Undertaker's Gr/Granddaug... on Apr 14, 2014 12:06 PM
Undertaker's Gr/Granddaughter
Elmer & Mary Cartner
Can you remove 2 pictures on his memorial and also 2 pictures on his wifes memorial. They are buried at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Cooper County, Missouri. Boonville to be exact. They have a new headstone with the portrait on it. :o)
Added by Undertaker's Gr/Granddaug... on Apr 14, 2014 10:28 AM
Iaed
RE: Alice (Kirby)Duffy# 33751521
There is a long obit in The Palo Alto Tribune, Feb. 11, 1931, p. 1, column 1. I'm sending a message to the e-mail you have posted in your profile with three attachments.
Added by Iaed on Apr 09, 2014 10:14 AM
Mary Lorena (Black) Barber
Kelly Transfers
Thanks Lettie for the transfers of Andrew and Martha Kelly, and thank you for all of your assistance with the Bible. You are a gem!

Mary
Added by Mary Lorena (Black) Barbe... on Apr 08, 2014 8:13 PM
rina
Thank you and god bless you
god bless you! I am not sure if you are the one responsible for creating this marker for my dear old friend. I cried when I stumbled across it on the web.

THank you!
Find A Grave Memorial# 118679285
Added by rina on Apr 08, 2014 6:02 PM
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