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Candy Weickhardt Pethe (#47586286)
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Bio Photo The Recording of A Cemetery
by Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others 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 hallowed 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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Donald Nettles
RE: L B Nettles
Thank you for making the edits. This child was my grandfather's brother. There is no need to transfer management unless you prefer, in which case I will gladly accept. Again, thank you.
Added by Donald Nettles on Feb 16, 2017 8:49 AM
Donald Nettles
L B Nettles
Hi Candy,
I just sent an edit request for L B Nettles, Find A Grave memorial # 97091430. He was my grandfather's brother and the name "Nettles" was misspelled "Nettler" on his headstone. Thank you for looking at this.
Added by Donald Nettles on Feb 12, 2017 6:21 AM
C Soleil
RE: Request for transfer
Thank you for the transfer. It means a lot to me!
Added by C Soleil on Feb 06, 2017 3:50 PM
C Soleil
Request for transfer
Alan was my brother. Will you transfer his memorial (#81137929) to me, please? Thank you so very much.
Added by C Soleil on Feb 05, 2017 7:29 AM
RE: Request Permission to Post a Photo
Thanks very much! Karen
Added by dickbelle on Dec 02, 2016 10:05 AM
Request Permission to Post a Photo
Hi Candy ~
I am a volunteer with 'The Journey Through Hallowed Ground', researching Civil War Soldier records. I'm contacting you to ask permission to post a copy of your photo of the grave of Pvt William L G Manuel (Beaufort Nat'l Cem) to his memorial page. Thank you, Karen
Added by dickbelle on Dec 01, 2016 5:49 PM
Jennifer Thompson
Find a Grave photos
I am writing a two-volume book on the 8th Indiana. I would like to include photos of the soldiers and their headstones with their biographies. I would like to use some of your photos in the book and will give you credit in the caption for each photo. If you are interested, I can let you know when the book is published.
Jennifer Thompson
Added by Jennifer Thompson on Nov 11, 2016 11:18 AM
John G. Hall
Memorial# 2954102
Hi Candy,

Presently I'm working on A USCT Facebook Page & would like to include your photo. You'll be given FULL credit. Here's the link:

Added by John G. Hall on Sep 30, 2016 8:52 PM
Virginia Young
RE: Harry Ellis Young 151229737
Bless you, Candy! Virginia Hudson Young
Added by Virginia Young on Sep 23, 2016 2:27 PM
pamela herbert
RE: Searching for information
What I'm searching for are the graves of my great great grandmother and father and the families i wanted to know if you know where the mcfadden and chandler cemetery in sumter sc.
Added by pamela herbert on Sep 13, 2016 2:32 PM
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