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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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Ralph Burns
RE: Hugh Burns, Carter Cemetery
Don`t reckon Hugh is kin to me but I will take him. Just trying to straighten out the Burns` in Van Zandt County. The charts say William Weldon Burns is the son of William Leonadus Burns who IS kin to me, but that is incorrect, his son is Weldon Bailey Burns. Floyd and William Weldon Burns are sons of Willie Lou Cox formerly married to a Burns, living with a Goolsby family and saying she is their niece.
Added by Ralph Burns on Dec 21, 2014 10:10 PM
Betty Venable Phillips
RE: Minnie L. Venable, Edom
Wayne, thank you so very much for the picture addition to Minnie Venable. I don't remember why my picture was so bad; probably the photographer!! I was there only once and will never get to return so you have made my day. I will delete mine. Merry Christmas to you and yours. God Bless.
Added by Betty Venable Phillips on Dec 14, 2014 3:53 PM
Paul Ridenour
RE: Rachel Lenora
Yes, I have a book on the history of their founding of the church in Tyler. My 5th and 6th great grandparents Thomas and Moses Shelby were in the American Revolution.

Have you seen the grave markers I cleaned of her parents - James Madison and Ann Amanda Henderson Shelby?

Added by Paul Ridenour on Dec 12, 2014 11:54 AM
Paul Ridenour
Rachel Lenora "Nora" Shelby Horn
Thanks for adding Nora's infant son's parents.

I discovered the grave when I cleaned Nora's parent's gravestones.

Paul Ridenour
Added by Paul Ridenour on Dec 12, 2014 9:45 AM
I need to get a copy of the 2002 survey then when visiting cemetery picture can be taken. Was out at cemetery over Thanksgiving.

Thank you for all the pictures you take. Have you seen my Uncle and Aunt lately?
Added by MackTX on Dec 11, 2014 11:14 AM
Emma Morgan
RE: Killingsworth, Edom
Wayne, Yes she is Mr. John & Cordelia Saylors daughter. I have Lily Bell born abt 1898.

Added by Emma Morgan on Dec 08, 2014 5:17 PM
Earnest Ward
Margye Thompson Neswitz
You declined my edit as Thompson not a middle name, how ever she shows a son with this last name
any ideas about this?
Added by Earnest Ward on Dec 08, 2014 11:26 AM
Emma Morgan
RE: Harbin, Edom
Wayne, She is listed in the Edom Cemetery Directory as
Chioe Brown Harbin. That all I know about her.

Emma Morgan
Added by Emma Morgan on Dec 04, 2014 6:33 PM
joseph lilly
RE: Cynthia Bryant, Edom
Thanks Wayne: I will try to get buy this month. If I can I will drag Glenn Holiman with me. Joe
Added by joseph lilly on Dec 04, 2014 7:01 AM
Bebe Anderson
RE: Ethel Simmons, Holly Springs
Thank you much for accepting the links and so quickly, too!
Added by Bebe Anderson on Nov 28, 2014 7:05 PM
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