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Janie Healer Davis (#46586213)
 member for 12 years, 3 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo PHOTOS: Any photo I have posted on Find-a-Grave is intended to be used...please consider this your permission to copy and/or post any of my photos.

When I fulfill a photo request, I do not simply take a photo of the request only. I research the surname (and often connected surnames) within that particular cemetery and photograph them all when I go. And I will never, ever take just one photo within a lot. If the lot has more than one grave, they ALL get photographed since they will all be connected in some way. This allows a person to see photos of their entire family units, plus allows me to edit and link them all together when adding the photos.

DUPLICATES: I try my best to do a thorough check before entering any memorials. I will never intentionally create a duplicate, although sometimes it just happens with the delay in the Find-a-Grave system at times. Even if my memorial was entered first, I will usually delete IF the other memorial is complete.

My interest is not in numbers but in the precious souls who walked among us on this earth. However, I would appreciate your using "the Golden Rule" when asking me to delete a memorial. Most people already do and don't have to be reminded. Just want you to know that I will never intentionally be rude to anyone.

CORRECTIONS: I'll be happy to make corrections on any of my entries if needed, or I will gladly transfer memorials to family members (at my discretion when it involves my kinfolks). I would appreciate your using the "Edit" function to request corrections.

ABOUT ME: I have lived in Sweetwater, Texas all but four years of my life. A genealogy nut, I love to help people find their family information through this volunteer work.

FIND-A-GRAVE: I am the Find-A-Grave coordinator for the Nolan County Cemeteries. The Sweetwater Cemetery is my favorite (my daughter, father & grandparents are buried there).

MY FAMILIES: (just to name a few)

Cardwell * Hammond * Turner * Elam * Fry * Douglass

Hughes * Thomas * Lee * Beard * Willingham * Folmar

Free * Wyly * Bates * Stewart * Powell

Always interested in hearing from anyone with any connections to my families.

MY CEMETERY TIES: I have strong family ties to the following cemeteries:

* Sweetwater (Nolan County, TX)
* Old Bethel (Anderson County, TX)
* Frankston City (Anderson County, TX)
* Roby (Fisher County, TX)
* Rose Hill (Taylor County, TX)

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.

(Copied with permission from Frank Everett)
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LA Powers
RE: Edgar Simmons Obit
You are very welcome
Added by LA Powers on Nov 24, 2015 9:38 PM
Cameo Harvey
RE: Duplicate
OK, all I read was I "could not delete the site since I did not create it". But, after going back I saw it did say that I could give a reason and the drop down menu said duplicate and asked for the other site # and they would consider it. So...I guess I did that right? We'll see. Thanks again!

Added by Cameo Harvey on Nov 14, 2015 6:17 PM
Cameo Harvey
Ms. Healer,

I received a "suggestion" to delete a duplicate page for my grandmother. You created both pages and have given me control over the main page. Since you created both, I can't delete the duplicate. You have posted on the duplicate page that it is a duplicate, and it doesn't bother me, but apparently he is an over-achiever! Ha! But, he does not allow anyone to leave him messages through the site. Hmmm. Anyway, I thought about ignoring him just for that. But, if you choose, you can delete the duplicate site. If he contacts me again I'll see if I can block him somehow. The site that needs deleting is #16490315. The perfect site is #125644173. Thank you for all you do for the past residents of Nolan County.

Cameo Harvey
Added by Cameo Harvey on Nov 14, 2015 2:15 PM
Billy Joe Gannaway
Gannaway Family Cemetery
Thank you for putting this up. I can add pictures over time as we are still working on our cemetery.
Added by Billy Joe Gannaway on Nov 02, 2015 1:55 PM
Bright Newhouse III "Bubba"
RE: Newhouse - Roby Cemetery
Their are angels unaware amoung us. I do believe I found one of God's special chosen. Thank you for the countless hours you give to others. May God bless you and your family.
–Bright Newhouse III.
Added by Bright Newhouse III "Bubb... on Nov 01, 2015 6:49 AM
Joyce Baughn
Winona Lanelle Alston
Thanks, Janie, for providing me with Nell's obit - I've added it to her memorial. Her daughter said she would provide one but she has more than she can say grace over right now.
Added by Joyce Baughn on Oct 28, 2015 12:29 PM
Diane & John
RE: Re: Lanier Edits
You respond so quickly that any 'messup' is quickly resolved between us! So glad to have a Find A Grave friend such as yourself!

Thanks for the edits and for the fixes.

Added by Diane & John on Oct 10, 2015 11:18 AM
Diane & John
Re: Lanier Edits
Hi Janie,

You sent parent links thru the new Edit process but I think you have the wrong father for:
Bobby Lanier (1938- )
Dink Lanier (1931-2000)
Jerry Lanier (1950-2003)

For the father you had Edmond Abe Lanier (1931-2000) who I believe is a twin to Dink, and the mother is correct according to her obituary, Emma Lee Lanier (1920-2004). The father should be Robert Abe Lanier, again according to Emma's obituary.

I've made the correction since it's so obvious!

Also, I'm wondering about the Jerry above being her son since he's about 20 years older than the other boys and Edmond isn't mentioned at all in her obituary? Maybe Edmond went by the name of Jerry also?? And only 3 sons are listed on the back of her stone, Bob, Dink, and Tom? Then, again, maybe Edmond went by Tom??

The more I write, the more confused I am!!! Help!

Added by Diane & John on Oct 10, 2015 8:57 AM
Kimberly Trotman
Ammendment to my previous message
I forgot to list my great-grandmother's married name. Her full name would be Delcy Fare Davis Arnold. In researching her, I have found varying spellings of her first name.
Added by Kimberly Trotman on Oct 07, 2015 1:21 PM
Kimberly Trotman
My Great-Grandmother
Mrs. Davis,

I notice you posted the grave marker for my my mother's paternal grandmother (one of my great-grandmothers), Delcy Fare Davis. I don't know if we are distantly related, but I am trying desperately to track down her genealogy. Perhaps you can help.

Thank you,
Added by Kimberly Trotman on Oct 07, 2015 1:17 PM
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