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Wayne Smith (#47181024)
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Bio Photo Find a Grave has been helpful to me in my research and I would like to return the favor. If I have created a memorial for a relative I will transfer at your request.I welcome corrections for any errors I've made.


Sometimes God picks the flower
That is still in bloom
Sometimes the rosebud's chosen
That we feel He's picked too soon
Sometimes the flower is fading
With petals floating down
But God knows the perfect time
To gather flowers from the ground
There is a heavenly garden
In which God takes great pleasure
Because He's placed within it
The loved ones that we treasure
He walks among the blossoms
Giving them eternal rest
And I know that it must please him
Because He chose our very best.

Used by permission. The perfect time for Otis to pass from this life came November 4, 2010.

Otis Boyd Rainwater

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Barbara Rains
Jonathan W. "J.W." Weaver
I have some additions for this gravesite. Jonathan was born in 1800 in North Carolina. His parents were Jonathan Weaver (1774-1838) and Melesent "Milly" Skinner (1776-1838).
His children were Mark J. Weaver, b. 22 May 1833,in Morgan, AL and died in 1923; Anna Weaver, B. 19 Sep 1833 in AL, died 1923; and Stephen Weaver, b. 16 Oct. 1837 in AL and died in 1884.
His siblings were: Obedience Weaver (1802-1849), born and died in Edgecombe, NC; Benjamin G. S. Weaver b. 1804, died 1880; and William Ward Weaver, b. 1806 in Nash, NC and died in 1880.
His wife's name was Feraby. It is listed as Fareby, which is incorrect.
Jonathan was my great grandfather. I appreciate the help here. Thanks so much.
Barbara Rains.
Added by Barbara Rains on Jun 23, 2016 4:49 PM
Karen Knapp Rost
RE: Edith Knapp Gott, Athens, # 18316356
Thank you Wayne, I appreciate you contacting me about Edith's obit. I found some for her children and husband, but not hers. Are you related? She was my Dad's aunt and I never knew that she existed until I found her on a census.

Added by Karen Knapp Rost on Jun 17, 2016 3:14 PM
Liz Smith
Alvis transfers
Thank you Mr Wayne for transferring James, Sarah, Pearlie & Maudie Alvis' memorials. You make family tree research much easier. Your pictures are very clear as well. Carry on young man.
Added by Liz Smith on May 27, 2016 9:25 AM
Texas Genealogy Bug
Goodgame Cemetery
Goodgame Cemetery Memorial Day is June 12, 2016. The Sons of Confederate Veterans will be dedicating a Confederate Marker of Wiley Magee, about 1 p.m. The gathering starts around 11.
Added by Texas Genealogy Bug on May 27, 2016 7:03 AM
W. V. Bailey
Hello Wayne...William V. Bailey is my great grandfather and I was wondering if I could take over his memorial? I'm just starting to link our family's together.
Thanks, Kitty
Added by kitty on Apr 23, 2016 1:17 PM
Kirk Garner
RE: Craig Garner
Thank you, Wayne. I'm new at this. I use find-a-grave often to add details to my ancestry family tree, and I figured it was about time for me to tend to my immediate relatives' virtual graves.

Thank you for including Daddy's grave. Are we related? Mutual Brownsboro roots?
Added by Kirk Garner on Apr 05, 2016 2:03 PM
Euna Walker Hopson obit
Obit added and credit given - thank you. Always appreciate further info!

Added by Deb on Apr 02, 2016 5:52 PM
Brenda Allen
RE: Velma Dehart, Malakoff
I did a little research and see the difference you mentioned. I have changed the memorial.
Added by Brenda Allen on Mar 20, 2016 7:57 AM
Brenda Allen
RE: Velma Dehart, Malakoff

Sorry I'm just seeing this message. The marker is clear. It says born May 19 1926 and died July 17 1945.

I'd be glad to add the obit if you have it.
Added by Brenda Allen on Mar 20, 2016 7:40 AM
RE: Otis Rainwater
He was my husbands 4th cousin. If you have other items you wish to share on the wall, you may now add up to a total of 20 items. We had a fire in 2006 and lost everything, all photos and family keepsakes, so I only have what other people share. Thanks for all you help and I am glad he had a friend like you. Gloria
Added by Gloria on Mar 20, 2016 5:02 AM
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