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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.


THE CEMETERY PHOTOGRAPHER

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



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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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
My Family Circle
RE: Lavat
Not yet. The reading of his will on ancestry was crazy. All handwritten, I'm not sure why it went to probate. Looks like the children didn't like their $1.00 they received? Will let you know.
Added by My Family Circle on Mar 05, 2017 7:18 AM
Tony
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,
Georgeanne
Added by Gabby and Jonas on Feb 21, 2017 8:27 AM
Genealogy12
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
Bob Webb
HELLMICH Transfers

Thanks! Have a great day!
Added by Bob Webb on Feb 19, 2017 3:14 PM
Leonard
Happy Birthday
My friend hope you have a great one
Added by Leonard on Feb 09, 2017 9:23 AM
purple-lady
* Your Special Day *
Sure hope you had a great & fun Birthday yesterday, spent with those you love & care about.
Added by purple-lady on Feb 09, 2017 6:57 AM
C.
Happy Birthday
Sorry I'm late wishing You Happy Birthday. Hope you had a Great One. 🎂

Enjoy your Week

C
Added by C. on Feb 08, 2017 4:43 AM
Curtis Jackson
Happy Birthday! 🎂
Have a wonderful day!
Added by Curtis Jackson on Feb 07, 2017 5:00 PM
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