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Gracie's Grammy (#46792132)
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Bio Photo It is important that we remember those who have lived before us for they have, in many ways, prepared us for who we are today.

Family names Lark, Dee, Heiman, Housman, Loper.

I have a very special spot in my heart for veterans and members of law enforcement. I believe it is important to support our police officers and troops. Where would we be without them?

I believe every memorial should have a virtual flower. When I see one without, I add one; it's an honor to leave my respects. That person was once loved and cherished by someone, somewhere.

Feel free to use any photos. Please do not post death certificates on the memorials.


Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone


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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Lila Cole
Virginia Wardlaw Pogue Schuyler
Thanks so much for the transfer, for many reasons. Some of those have needed explanations for various reasons and if I have no bio space to teach and explain, the descendants don't get to know to help them find their loved ones. Some people won't add the little bits of info to their pages. I really appreciate it. And this way I can keep up with random proposed changes to assure the accuracy.
Added by Lila Cole on Jun 26, 2017 4:58 AM
Theresa Williams
RE: Happy Birthday
Thank you!
Added by Theresa Williams on May 13, 2017 7:50 AM
Norm Gidcumb
Ellsworth transfer
Hello, I would appreciate a transfer of George E Ellsworth #171807856 and his wife Opal Ellsworth # 171808471. Opal is a cousin to my father.
Thank you.
Added by Norm Gidcumb on May 01, 2017 3:49 PM
Nicholas Lawson
Vern Lawson Memorial
Hello, do you mind if you transfer the page for Vern Phillip Lawson to me do you? He was my grandfather and it would be nice to manage it.

Thank you.
Added by Nicholas Lawson on Apr 26, 2017 4:00 PM
Hi can you please add as spouses 152897177 Eunice and 152897093 Herman? They are my great grandparents.
Added by Danielle on Apr 20, 2017 11:44 AM
Member #47460018
Hi I used to hunt in the area of Success, MO in Dallas County. There was a small cemetery there. Do you know the name of the cemetery? Just wondering if it is on Find A Grave. Thanks Judy...

No I do not know of your cemetery. I have moved from the Dallas County area or I would try and find it for you.
Added by Member #47460018 on Apr 11, 2017 12:59 PM
Rest in God
Thank You
Really your visit to Martin McGuinness memorial. May he rest in peace.
Added by Rest in God on Mar 22, 2017 12:30 AM
PFC Melvin Loyd
Hi Gracie,
Thank you very much.
Tony #47235247
Added by Tony on Feb 24, 2017 12:59 PM
Gabby and Jonas
Jo-Ann Utter
Thank you so very much for visiting my mom's page on her Heavenly Birthday!!! Means so much!!!

Have a great day,
Added by Gabby and Jonas on Feb 21, 2017 8:27 AM
John Rein
Thank you for updating the bio information on John Rein! That was quick.
Added by Genealogy12 on Feb 21, 2017 7:42 AM
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