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Della Lilly (#46905597)
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DATE: Mon, 5-6-2013

TO: Friends, Family Members, Fellow Contributors, Etc.

FROM: Della

Just letting all of you know that on or about 3-27-2013, I took a really hard cardiovascular hit; spent a month at local medical facility; as I become stronger, will continue with Find-A-Grave but it may take a while to do all that needs to be done; would appreciate your patience with me.

August 8, 2015

Hello Everyone!

I have a LOT of work to do! .. and "I think I can do that"! (quoting you-know-who when she was starring in a movie and was told, "All you have to do is walk into the church", or something close to that - I think it was 'walk into a church' - been awhile since I've seen it).

Sorry I've "been away" for such a long period of time! I am hoping to receive a new computer in the not-too-distant future as this one appears to be on its last 'gig-a-byte' .. it occasionally works but, most often, 'occasionally DOES NOT'; thus, the reason I've been unable to make corrections, answer e-mails, etc.

For all of you who have said prayers for me and sent messages re. my health, my sincere "Thank You" to each of you.

Thanks to my Precious Lord Jesus Christ, I am now doing well. What happened to me? I died 3-27-2013 about 15 minutes after I sat down at the computer. My daughter heard a small plastic item hit the tile floor and, thinking 'some books had fallen' called out from the living room, "Mom, are you o.k.? (X 2) and, when I didn't answer, came from the living room to check on me and found me lying in the floor very dead and, while calling 911 EMS, she immediately began the chest compressions which were continued by EMS when they arrived; I was taken to the local medical center and someone came to my daughter immediately and said, "This is grave, you need to call your family". Following what I refer to as "receiving the ice-water baptism" (I was frozen) and "having my throat cut" (ventilator) and, "sleeping" for about 12 days/nights, I awakened one afternoon about 3:00 PM, wide-awake, no pain, flat of my back "with hoses and tubes everywhere", still on the ventilator, and was immediately told by my daughter and sister what had happened to me. After about an hour, they went home (having been there 'round the clock) and the doctorS began coming in and telling me what had happened and that I was now known as the "miracle at St. Mary's", one of the doctors telling me, "We know what happened - your heart quit beating but we don't know why" and one telling me that only 1 in 5 usually survive what had happened to me ... and some people did ask me, and still do, if I saw 'a bright light' or 'went through a dark tunnel' to which I answer, "No, but, when I woke up, I felt like I had had the best night's sleep I could ever remember" (12 days/nights - no wonder I felt 'rested'!) .. and, having said all that, "I PERSONALLY know Who holds tomorrow and I know WHO holds my hand". He truly is Magnificent, Majestic - He has been, for many years, and will ALWAYS be my LORD! .. and to all my beautiful family members/friends at Find-A-Grave, please don't forget Psm. 23 and meditate on each of its phrases, .. green pastures .. still waters .. THROUGH the valley of the shadow of death (and do I fully understand that one!), etc., etc. .. and I ask Him to bless each of you every day of your lives ... Love to All of You, Della
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Monna Kay
RE: #91347277 - Fraley
Hi again Della:
Are you familiar with Lick Creek Road in East Lynn? the Brook Cemetery? I would like to work with someone to make sure we get these family cemeteries recorded. Are you interested? I look forward to hearing from you. Monna
Added by Monna Kay on Aug 28, 2015 6:40 PM
Ruby Angela Winter Vickers
Martha Moore
Wow! What a wonderful testimony you have! I stopped by to let you know that I went to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hamlin on Wednesday and took pictures of every single grave there. I have been uploading the pictures for 3 days now. I just uploaded a picture of Martha Isabell Moore's grave and wanted to let you know that her name is spelled a little different on her headstone. I'll leave it up to you if you think it should be changed to not. I do know sometimes the engravers do make mistakes as they made a huge mistake on my great grandmothers with the spelling of her name.

I'm so glad to hear that you are doing well now!

Angela Vickers
Added by Ruby Angela Winter Vicker... on Aug 28, 2015 11:39 AM
Christie Adams
Wanted to send you an email
Hello Della! I've been trying to get a hold of you. I tried the email you have here - but it came back as non-delivered. Can you please contact me? You can go to my Find A Grave page & contact me through that. Thank you cuzz! - Christie
Added by Christie Adams on Aug 27, 2015 10:01 PM
Norm Nelson
Dear One
Dear God I thank you from the bottom of my heart for my Precious cousin.
Added by Norm Nelson on Aug 19, 2015 3:20 PM
Janet Hayes
Millard Fillmore Perry
You truly a miracle lady! Do you know where Millard Fillmore Perry's second wife Grace is buried. Where can I find information for her? Thanks so much and take care!
Added by Janet Hayes on Aug 17, 2015 3:35 PM
Monna Kay
RE: #91347277 - Fraley
Thank you ever so much! I too feel blessed. I appreciate everyone's assistance in making this journey. Have a great day! Monna
Added by Monna Kay on Aug 16, 2015 6:32 AM
Donna White
re: Charles "Morgan" Starr (d. 1932)
I tried to send you an article that the Logan library sent me about him, but I guess your email is not working? donna
Added by Donna White on Aug 11, 2015 12:18 PM
Monna Kay
Transfer of Memorial
Would you be willing to transfer my uncles memorial to me? It is Find A Grave# 91347277. Thank you ever so much for your assistance. Blessed to see you have recovered from such an illness. Monna Kay
Added by Monna Kay on Aug 09, 2015 6:12 PM
Bailey Mountain
Did you create the Boone County Bailey Mountain? This cemetery is located in Montcoal at the top of the mountain and I heard three counties converge at the top but I thought it would have been in Raleigh County, therefore I created one there. All my ancestors are buried there but the coal company is in charge of it now.
Added by Maggie on Jul 30, 2015 2:45 PM
H Bailey #88199529
I have pics of the stones for the parents of H Bailey Mother Paulina #150004989 And John Bailey #150005018 but cant put on his memorial.
Added by Maggie on Jul 30, 2015 2:43 PM
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