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SJK (#47249146)
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Bio Photo My name is Sharon (Sample). I live in the suburbs of Detroit. I grew up in the Detroit and Hamtramck area.
My Father was Delbert Glenn Sample and Mother was Mary Ada (Packer) Sample Schaffer. My Siblings are Glenna, Glenn (deceased), Brenda, Kathy and Gary.


THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other 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.
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"Tonight, when you look up, don't think of them as stars but as porch lights, knowing your loved one is safely home," Author Unknown

"A cemetery is a history of people-a perpetual record of yesterday /sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering- always." LEST WE FORGET--author unknown

"When an old person dies, it's like a library burning down."- Alex Haley

"If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people."-Thich Nhat Hanh

"To speak the name of the dead is to make him live again..." OLMEC PROVERB

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Patty Valentino
Thank You.....

...SJK for visiting Sgt. Michael Manno, and helping me keep his memory alive, and for your lovely words to him, which I appreciate so much. God bless you and your family, and may you and yours have, and enjoy a wonderful Holiday season.

Much Blessings,

Patty
Added by Patty Valentino on Dec 11, 2014 3:56 AM
Andie Parrish
Thank You
For the beautiful message you left on my dear Grandmother's (Mary Wright Boyd) memorial. Your kindness really touches my heart. God bless you & happy holidays.
Added by Andie Parrish on Nov 28, 2014 11:17 AM
Traci's Mom
Traci Fields
SUCCESS!

Because of you and other wonderful findagrave friends, Traci now has 5,260 flowers/tokens, and her birthday is a little over a week away. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! We appreciate you all so much.

I'm in awe! To show you more of what Traci was like, I posted the following on her memorial page,

"Traci, my angel, I can see the big grin on your face for all the flowers you're receiving on your memorial page. You're telling me, "Mom, why are you so surprised there are so many good people in this world? You should have known that....." "You're right, sweetheart, I should have known".

Traci was a person of strong faith, and GOD took excellent care of her, and helped her through all her hardships! Her faith never waivered.

GOD, bless them all, and thank you for your wonderful gift of Traci.

We've received an outpouring of so much love for Traci. I will try to get to everyone's site and leave a flower/token for at least one of their loved ones. However, there are so many of you, it will take me a while.


Sharon (Traci's mom)
Added by Traci's Mom on Nov 10, 2014 3:47 PM
JHarrison
Token
Hi Sharon, Thank you so much for taking a moment and leaving a token on Larry Foster memorial page. I really appreciate it very much. God Bless you.
Judy
Added by JHarrison on Nov 10, 2014 8:25 AM
Traci's Mom
Token you left for Traci Fields
Thank you very much for the token you left for my angel daughter, Traci. She was a wonderful gift from GOD, and she's in my heart and mind every single day. Her passing has left major holes in the hearts of her family and friends.

I appreciate you helping to reach my goal of 5,000 tokens by her birthday, November 20th.

I'm thankful and blessed for your kindness. GOD bless you for your heavenly heart.


Sharon (Traci's mom)
Added by Traci's Mom on Nov 06, 2014 3:47 PM
Jeff Hall
Pvt Beauford L Carman
Hi Sharon, thank you for your nice message sent to me, I appreciate it very much. Thanks also for providing the correct burial location for Beauford,
I have made the change to the memorial. All the best, Jeff.
Added by Jeff Hall on Nov 03, 2014 6:51 PM
Valenciaღ Angel of Mine 💕
♡Thank you ♡
For visiting our little Asia, deeply appreciated. Have a pleasant evening

Valencia's mom

Added by Valenciaღ Angel of ... on Oct 23, 2014 5:02 PM
Angel♥in♥away
Thank you !
Brightest blessings ♡ Thank you very much for visiting Dominick Calhoun for his heavenly birthday.... ♡
Added by Angel♥in♥away on Oct 19, 2014 10:56 PM
BALN
RE: Walter Sample
You are welcome..
Added by BALN on Sep 21, 2014 7:57 AM
G Hanks
Hanks and Kurz
Sharon, thanks for transferring my mom's and my sister's memorials to me. And again, thank you for all your contributions to this site.
Added by G Hanks on Sep 15, 2014 11:35 PM
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