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BK (#46630070)
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Bio Photo One of my Wray ancestors gave the broach in my photo to his bride-to-be. If you know anything about antique jewelry and can tell me how old it is I would GREATLY APPRECIATE IT!

"A cemetery is a history of people - a perpetual record of yesterday and sanctuary of peace and quiet today."Unknown

The Dash Poem, by Linda Ellis

I read of a man who stood to speak
At the funeral of a friend
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
From the beginning to the end

He noted that first came the date of her birth
And spoke the following date with tears,
But he said what mattered most of all
Was the dash between those years

For that dash represents all the time
That she spent alive on earth.
And now only those who loved her
Know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not how much we own;
The cars, the house, the cash,
What matters is how we live and love
And how we spend our dash.

So think about this long and hard.
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left,
That can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
To consider what's true and real
And always try to understand
The way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger,
And show appreciation more
And love the people in our lives
Like we've never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect,
And more often wear a smile
Remembering that this special dash
Might only last a little while.

So, when your eulogy is being read
With your life's actions to rehash
Would you be proud of the things they say
About how you spent your dash.
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Annette Allen Edwards
Thank you.
Thank you for posting my daughter's obit and picture on Find A Grave. How did you know Lauren Duffey Dempsey?
Annette Allen Edwards
Added by Annette Allen Edwards on Sep 19, 2014 3:31 PM
diane weiss
Bexar cemetery
I Want to Thank You for adding a picture of my Sister Patricia Colburn grave marker.
Added by diane weiss on Aug 13, 2014 6:58 AM
JohnRandolphPrinceWmVa
Thank you
Amazing dedication; thank you for yoour service. I posted your picture of Find A Grave Memorial# 86490647, with credit back to your Find A Grave number. Blessings, LindaSue
Added by JohnRandolphPrinceWmVa on Jul 17, 2014 8:23 PM
huffybuffy
RE: Memorial# 22448748
Thanks, Brenda
Added by huffybuffy on Jul 15, 2014 1:12 PM
huffybuffy
Memorial# 22448748
Hello,
May I use your photo on my ancestry.com page? thank you for all the work you have done. Brenda
Added by huffybuffy on Jul 14, 2014 10:20 PM
Dawn Smith
Floyd Benton Smith
That was my grandfather. My father was Charles Gary Smith, his son. He was born August 11, 1942 and died October 12, 2010. He is not buried but was cremated. There is also a daughter not mentioned that is the lone survivor. I have pictures of them, but I do not know how to download them. I also have pictures of my grandmother Lois Smith.
Added by Dawn Smith on Jul 14, 2014 2:04 AM
Amy Bloodworth
RE: Johnson Brothers
Adding the comments was fine. I'm sure people are curious when they see two children who died on the same day.

It's so sad for the family.

Added by Amy Bloodworth on Jun 18, 2014 9:34 PM
Peggy Hall
RE: Eliza Holmes Isbell
If you find out for sure, let me know. I was asked where I got it, and the only place I found it in mh records was findagrave.
Thanks.
Peggy
Added by Peggy Hall on Jun 10, 2014 5:35 PM
April Labbee
Floyd Benton Smith Memorial
This is my great uncle. Would you please transfer this memorial to me or add family and obituaries.

Brother
Taylor Smith memorial #95941457
Kelsie Barnes 35021172

Sisters:
Janie Lois Smith # 37324455
Sister- Ella Gertrude Smith memorial #34986827

Parents:
Dave Elmer Smith 35021629
Mary Eliza Barnes Smith 35021799
Added by April Labbee on Jun 08, 2014 7:41 PM
Lionel Stegall
Clara Knight link
Thanks for linking Clara with her parents. Lionel
Added by Lionel Stegall on Apr 15, 2014 9:17 AM
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