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|Margaret Lamb (#46872993)|
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I was born and raised in Rockcastle County Ky.I have always been interested in Cemeteries.I find it very peaceful roaming through them wondering about the people buried there.I have made some interesting discoveries doing this.If anyone finds any errors I have made please feel free to let me know and I will be more than happy to correct them.If possible. Here is a couple of poems I came across that I would love to share.|
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
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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|Combs26||Avia Gene Brock 37775545|
Avia Gene Brock, Sr., age 81 of Berea, passed away suddenly at Baptist Health in Richmond on July 26, 2017.
Avia was born in Rockcastle County to the late Robert Duncan and Bessie Mae Rowlette Brock. He was a truck driver and president of the Scaffold Cane Cemetery Association.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Isabella Gillispie Brock, one daughter Paula Dean Brock and two brothers Foster and Rube Brock.
He is survived by his five children, Linda (Billy) Dooley, Carolyn Sue Brock, Jeannie (Brian) Johnson, Cherri (Doug Lakes) Brock, and Avia Gene (Sharon) Brock Jr.; seven grandchildren William (Sherry) Dooley, Adam (Heather) Dooley, Brian Clay (Emily) Johnson, Hannah Johnson, Haley Johnson, Hunter Farley, and Avia Gene Brock III, six great grandchildren Kailynn, Carson, Karlee, Brady, Jacob, and Mallory Dooley.
Funeral services will be 1pm, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. William Dooley and Rev. Adam Dooley officiating. Burial will follow in the Scaffold Cane Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Bryce Gill, Matt Walker, Troy Blair, Clay Johnson, Hunter Farley, and Billy Brock. Honorary bearers will be Avia Gene Brock III, Kailynn Dooley, Karlee Dooley, Hannah Johnson, Haley Johnson, Carson Dooley, Brady Dooley, Jacob Dooley and Mallory Dooley.
Added by Combs26 on Jul 27, 2017 3:01 PM
|Michael Guinn||James Alfred Guinn|
Re: James Alfred Guinn memorial # 5849399. His mother was Mary Margaret Guinn memorial #147242713 and his father was James A. Black. Question is. whatever became of James A. Black. Do you know where he ended up being buried?
Michael C. Guinn
Louisville, Ky 40299
|Anonymous||the transfer of 94162514|
Could you transfer grave #94162514 Herman Sparks to me please ?
|Nesa Smith Clark||Smith Cemetery Rock castle Co KY|
Thank you for taking so many photos of my family . I had no idea there was a "Smith Cemetery " in Rockcastle. I had scoured Clay and Jackson Co for Joseph Smith and Mariah Stewart children.
What a wonderful surprise !
Nesa Smith Clark
|Tracy Pinder||RE: Albert Foster Lamb # 7009090|
Well Margaret, thank you so much for the "real story"......my interest is related to the Irene Lamb married to Edward "Eddie" Burton Meadows 1919-1999 (Find A Grave#140949852) on Apr 23, 1976 in Carson City, NV...He had been married to Nora Lee Riddle 1909-1982(Find A Grave#122340362)....her first husband died in some kind of electrical accident and she just disappeared ...no one ever knew what happened to her. I finally found a record in California where she had married Eddie Meadows and I found her grave where she died in 1982...but Eddie married Irene Lamb in 1976...so I was confused and had to start tracking Eddie..to find out if they were one and the same. Finally found Eddie's headstone and there and behold is Irene Lamb on the same stone, but no death info; so starts the hunt for just who is Irene Lamb....The only Irene Lamb I could track was the one in your tree, and that Irene (1929-1986) is buried in a plot alone (Find A Grave#12871679) and not with Eddie Meadows..As you can see she died before Eddie...so why isn't she buried with him in the plot with her name on it...
|Tracy Pinder||Albert Foster Lamb # 7009090|
I am so confused...I see quite clearly that Albert and his wife were married 11/10/1947. There is another wife attached to his grave site. Irene Lamb, and she had three children in the late 40s with the last name of Lamb. I cannot find the Lamb that might be their father, but something tells me that it wasn't Albert Foster Lamb. Any help you can provide would be appreciated.
|Shirley Hammons Smith||19015518 James B. Baker|
Hi Margaret. I did not realize you had already made a Memorial for him ntil I was just notified that there are 2 memorials for him. I can delete mine, then edit for linking, or would you rather delete yours. I am sorry I did this. Just let me know which you prefer. Thanks for the wonderful job you sre doing on this great site. Shirley
|James Cope||H Elmer Hale|
You have him in the wrong Cemetery. He is in Cresthaven.
|Eddie Lawrence||Transfer Memorial# 138494348?|
Memorial# 138494348 is my grandmother. Would you consider transferring management to me (contributor #48724976)?
|Bruce Masters||RE: James L Chasteen|
I apologize for not answering you for so long. I wanted to say, Thank You, for all you do to contribute to this site, and help people find lost loved ones. It's a fine thing you do, and I for one appreciate it.
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