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StoneSeeker (#47010751)
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Bio Photo I live in Southeast Missouri & I think too many of our cemeteries are being lost. I try my best to document what I find in hopes that it helps others.
Looking for burial info on James Socrates Richey(in AR) he married Maryann Oldham 1-16-1881,had a son Oliver Jackson.
Also looking for info on Robert Mize Sr. family.
I enjoy looking thru cemeteries,new and old.
I will gladly transfer any name I have added to you at your request.(Except my family names.) :)
Thank you to everyone who leaves tokens for my family. It is a pleasure to leave tokens for yours.


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 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.


Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone

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Floyd Tellor
RE: Melton(butler county)
Thank You very much did you no Henrietta "Melton" King she took care of it for a long time her grandparents, parents and sister are buried there. She is the one that gave me all the info on that side of the family. I wish I lived close so I could take care of it, Thank You for the work you have done on it I hope this summer to be able to make the trip to see it if it is OK I will stop and see you. :-)
Added by Floyd Tellor on Mar 03, 2014 10:05 AM
kay courtright
John Emmett Scott (uncle) #27980284 to #48106064 (self) please . Kay
Added by kay courtright on Mar 02, 2014 1:53 PM
Floyd Tellor
I forgot Floyd Tellor #48357405 Thanks Again.
Added by Floyd Tellor on Feb 27, 2014 5:54 PM
Floyd Tellor
Would you mind transferring the Meltons in the Melton family Cemetery in Butler Co, Mo Thanks they are family of my grandmother Mima "Melton" Beltz"
Added by Floyd Tellor on Feb 27, 2014 5:51 PM
Glenda & Ken Miller
John R Crunk
Thanks for transferring John R Crunk to me.
Added by Glenda & Ken Miller on Feb 07, 2014 9:50 AM
Debra Higgenbotham Barnhill
Hazel Mallady
I have another favor to ask Hazel Mallady is also family. Would you transfer her to me, please? Thank you, Debra
Memorial# 41230615
Added by Debra Higgenbotham Barnhi... on Jan 22, 2014 11:02 AM
Debra Higgenbotham Barnhill
Stella Wooten
Would you mind transferring Stella Wooten to me, she is family. Thank you, Debra
Memorial # 41228616
Added by Debra Higgenbotham Barnhi... on Jan 22, 2014 10:46 AM
It Matters
Rosie Buhler
I cannot link a parent to a child via the family links, but I have inserted a link in the bio. You will need to contact the person in charge of Robert Buhler's memorial and ask them to link him to his mother.

Best Regards,

Added by It Matters on Dec 06, 2013 2:29 PM
Tammy York Orman & Timothy
Keele Cemetery
I added a photo to memorial #27288391 of Margaret. This cemetery, only had a few markers.
Added by Tammy York Orman & Timoth... on Oct 20, 2013 5:44 AM
Irine Webb
Thank You.

Added by seedsofcuriousity on Sep 19, 2013 11:06 AM
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