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Kate Kretchmer (#46491502)
 member for 16 years, 3 months, 1 day
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When my soul is restless
And things seem out of line,
I visit an old graveyard
To take a mystical step back in time.

I find the oldest tombstones
Then read the messages there;
I consider what their days had been
And how our lives in ways compare.

We all have lived though heartaches
As well as episodes of fun;
Surviving loss of loved ones,
And rewarded for a job well done.

Sometimes if I'm very still
I can hear what they have to say
And feel them reaching out to me
Grateful for my momentary stay.
Author ~ Unknown

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Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer & thank you
Hello again,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
Janie Inez Sports Smith # 80539594
to my care.
With your help, I have successfully connected her with her parents, three of her six siblings, her husband and soon to her five children.
As I receive more information, I will be adding to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Oct 08, 2017 2:14 PM
Vickie Oates Woods🦋
Oates Transfer # 82702837
Thank you very much Kate for the transfer. I promise to take good care of it.

Sincerely, Vickie
Added by Vickie Oates Woods㊍... on Oct 06, 2017 1:47 PM
Michael Lewis
Nettie Leona Tippett Sanders
Leona Sanders was my wife's Grandmother, her Mothers Mother. Would you be willing to release this Memorial to her so it can be added to the Sanders family?

Added by Michael Lewis on Aug 18, 2017 7:27 AM
Kristian Wilson
Gussie Elizabeth Henson
Gussie Henson was the daughter of Bessie Luther, not Dona Hopper, as stated on Ms. Henson's death certificate. Ms. Luther was Manvers Melvin Ledford's first wife.
Added by Kristian Wilson on Jun 13, 2017 10:14 PM
Mountain Links
Elizabeth Parrish
Thanks so much for going out of your way to look for her headstone. I believe you are right that the grave probably was marked by fieldstone. I appreciate your efforts. Thanks!
Added by Mountain Links on Jun 09, 2017 11:18 PM
Benjamin Moody and Leona Fox
Benjamin and Leona were married in 1939. They were divorced in 1965.
Added by Yellowswab on Jun 05, 2017 2:19 PM
Vera A.
Fannie Harris
Thanks once again Kate for being so kind. This time in transferring my 2nd grandmother, Fannie Harris who married a Rathbone, and is the mother of my great grandmother.


Vera Ann De Hart
Added by Vera A. on May 23, 2017 1:54 AM
Daniel Estefano
RE: William McClure
My pleasure, we are trying to document the soldiers who fought in 29th North Carolina Infantry. Glad that you enjoyed reading his service record; gone but not forgotten.
Added by Daniel Estefano on Apr 24, 2017 4:47 PM
James Harley Radford
Thank you for linking to his family.
Added by PiedmontSmith on Mar 16, 2017 12:48 PM
Marshall Styles
You are Everywhere!
Kate, everywhere I look on Findagrave, I see one of your memorials and grave photo which you have taken.
You certainly are prolific and much appreciated.

Regards, Marshall Styles
Added by Marshall Styles on Mar 14, 2017 6:56 PM
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