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Wylie Blackwell (#47493745)
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Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
In this field of green.
The name and date are chiseled out
For all the world to see.

It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I'd exist,
You died long before I was born.

Yet we are of one, you and I,
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.

Dear Ancestor, the life you lived
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.

I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

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Ruth Smith
Matilda Buys - Mt. Zion Cem. Winn Parish
Just wanted to thank you for all the volunteer work you have done on find-a-grave. You will find several "edits" for Matilda Buys which I am sending via find-a-grave. My great grandmother was in the Buys family and I loved your poem on your "bio" - I feel a part of each of these family members that I have researched.
Ruth Brantly Smith
Added by Ruth Smith on Feb 21, 2017 3:33 PM
Glenda Barry
Ronald Lee Fredrick
Hello,

I tried to send you an edit thru the edit tab but it wouldn't go thru. This one appears to be a duplicate of an earlier memorial you created.

Thank you!

Glenda

Added by Glenda Barry on Feb 09, 2017 5:20 PM
A. Hammond
John B. Jenkins
This was so easy to miss if I hadn't been looking just right! Apparently it was hidden right smack in the middle of these two giant juniper bushes. It looks like the roots have caused the marker to lift some and lean to the right. I'm so glad I decided to go into those bushes or I might never have found them!
Added by A. Hammond on Feb 03, 2017 10:17 PM
Tom McManus
RE: Mary Blackwell Patterson
You are very welcome!
Added by Tom McManus on Jan 30, 2017 6:22 PM
Karen Mickel Bennett
Herman de Fremery/Joan Rodman
Thank you so much for taking time to send me this information. I never could find the name of the other child, nor the Chinese girl he adopted. I appreciate very much you letting me know about Joan Rodman. Thanks so much for your help I truly appreciate it.....
Added by Karen Mickel Bennett on Jan 17, 2017 11:48 AM
BATexan
Michael Joseph Jenkins #39572410
Wylie, I posted the obituary and also linked him to his parents and his siblings.

Thank you for all the hard work you do on findagrave.
Brenda
Added by BATexan on Jan 04, 2017 1:45 PM
KATHY
Greetings
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you Mr. Blackwell, my Find A Grave friend! Take care, and please let me hear from you!
Added by KATHY on Dec 25, 2016 11:45 PM
Breta Hickman-Sexton
Hickman Family
you do amazing work!
Added by Breta Hickman-Sexton on Dec 05, 2016 8:04 AM
Steve Howe
Jesse Alvin Thames
Memorial updated as you suggested. Thank you!
Added by Steve Howe on Nov 22, 2016 6:10 AM
Sandi Rhodes Taylor
RE: Sgt Earl E Rhodes, Jr
Yes, my dad was married to a Gladys Jones prior to my mom.
You can contact me at magnolialips@gmail.com since I rarely check this email.

Sincerely,
Sandi Rhodes Taylor
Added by Sandi Rhodes Taylor on Nov 01, 2016 3:49 PM
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