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A Cemetery is a history of people, a perpetual record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace today.
A Cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering always.
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.
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marble stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder how you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
~ Walter Butler Palmer, 1906 ~
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|Juanice Reed||Charlie Cyre's ashes|
Your memorial for Charlie Cyre states
Terry Cyre (1955 - 2013)
Nancy Kay Reed Keating (1959 - 2007)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Created by: Rainbow
Record added: Feb 27, 2017
Find A Grave Memorial# 176796983"
His ashes are held by his sister, Jennifer. Jennifer decided not to bury his ashes.
|MrsB||RE: Thank you for the Paula Jenkins edits!|
Added by MrsB on Mar 15, 2017 4:26 PM
|MrsB||Thank you for the Paula Jenkins edits!|
They are appreciated!
Added by MrsB on Mar 15, 2017 4:00 PM
Appreciate the additional obituaries.
Added by Sharon on Mar 11, 2017 6:49 PM
Thank you for the Mecham and Wooten obituaries. I have added them to the memorials.
Added by Sharon on Mar 11, 2017 9:46 AM
|Lawrence Cox||2 ancestors|
Hi Rainbow. I was going through my tree on ancestry and some pictures popped up with your name on them. The pictures only showed the cemetery gates and not the headstones. Now Donald Gene Hubert died a day after he was born and Alden Narcisse Hubert died 2 years after he was born. Could you please get me some headstone pictures Please????? I live in Star, Idaho and I have brittle bone disease so if I fall, I break something. I'm 58 and I had my pituitary gland removed because of a tumor when I was 20 yrs. old. So I do my wife's and mine geneaology at home.
I am also related to Miriam so I will keep ownership of her memorial. Thank you for the Wooten obituaries, I appreciate you sharing.
Added by Sharon on Mar 07, 2017 6:10 PM
|Michelle Owen/McCully||RE: Clifford Virgil Bowles|
|Terri Prim||Arthur Molnar|
Entered your information. Thank you
|Judy Lynch||Icel Lesage Memorial|
Thank you for the biographical information for Icel Lesage. I have added it to her memorial page.
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