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Della Lilly (#46905597)
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DATE: Mon, 5-6-2013

TO: Friends, Family Members, Fellow Contributors, Etc.

FROM: Della

Just letting all of you know that on or about 3-27-2013, I took a really hard cardiovascular hit; spent a month at local medical facility; as I become stronger, will continue with Find-A-Grave but it may take a while to do all that needs to be done; would appreciate your patience with me.

August 8, 2015

Hello Everyone!

I have a LOT of work to do! .. and "I think I can do that"! (quoting you-know-who when she was starring in a movie and was told, "All you have to do is walk into the church", or something close to that - I think it was 'walk into a church' - been awhile since I've seen it).

Sorry I've "been away" for such a long period of time! I am hoping to receive a new computer in the not-too-distant future as this one appears to be on its last 'gig-a-byte' .. it occasionally works but, most often, 'occasionally DOES NOT'; thus, the reason I've been unable to make corrections, answer e-mails, etc.

For all of you who have said prayers for me and sent messages re. my health, my sincere "Thank You" to each of you.

Thanks to my Precious Lord Jesus Christ, I am now doing well. What happened to me? I died 3-27-2013 about 15 minutes after I sat down at the computer. My daughter heard a small plastic item hit the tile floor and, thinking 'some books had fallen' called out from the living room, "Mom, are you o.k.? (X 2) and, when I didn't answer, came from the living room to check on me and found me lying in the floor very dead and, while calling 911 EMS, she immediately began the chest compressions which were continued by EMS when they arrived; I was taken to the local medical center and someone came to my daughter immediately and said, "This is grave, you need to call your family". Following what I refer to as "receiving the ice-water baptism" (I was frozen) and "having my throat cut" (ventilator) and, "sleeping" for about 12 days/nights, I awakened one afternoon about 3:00 PM, wide-awake, no pain, flat of my back "with hoses and tubes everywhere", still on the ventilator, and was immediately told by my daughter and sister what had happened to me. After about an hour, they went home (having been there 'round the clock) and the doctorS began coming in and telling me what had happened and that I was now known as the "miracle at St. Mary's", one of the doctors telling me, "We know what happened - your heart quit beating but we don't know why" and one telling me that only 1 in 5 usually survive what had happened to me ... and some people did ask me, and still do, if I saw 'a bright light' or 'went through a dark tunnel' to which I answer, "No, but, when I woke up, I felt like I had had the best night's sleep I could ever remember" (12 days/nights - no wonder I felt 'rested'!) .. and, having said all that, "I PERSONALLY know Who holds tomorrow and I know WHO holds my hand". He truly is Magnificent, Majestic - He has been, for many years, and will ALWAYS be my LORD! .. and to all my beautiful family members/friends at Find-A-Grave, please don't forget Psm. 23 and meditate on each of its phrases, .. green pastures .. still waters .. THROUGH the valley of the shadow of death (and do I fully understand that one!), etc., etc. .. and I ask Him to bless each of you every day of your lives ... Love to All of You, Della
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Rhonda Maynard Gallaher
Re: Tim and Marjorie Maynard
This is my great uncle and his wife. I would appreciate it if you could transfer them to me.

Uncle Tim's is 28217866.

I would appreciate it very much.

thank you again,

Rhonda Maynard Gallaher
Added by Rhonda Maynard Gallaher on Jul 27, 2017 12:04 PM
LaDonna K. Preston
Hello, you have the wrong cemetery for the Rev. Mose (not Moses) Brewer. He is buried in the Parsley Brewer Cemetery on the left fork of Marrowbone just below Jenny's Creek hill.

There are many graves on that cemetery that are not listed any where that I can find, including my mom and dad, Jess and Irene Parsley. I have a picture of it somewhere, I'll have to try to find it and add it since I just signed up as a member.

Thank you.
LaDonna (Kaye)
Added by LaDonna K. Preston on Jul 22, 2017 8:57 AM
Candie Freeman
Joseph Moncho
I attached the spouse to Joseph. You asked for additional info and this was missing so I just wanted to let you know she has been attached.
Added by Candie Freeman on Jul 14, 2017 1:36 PM
Betty Jo Toppings Butterbaugh
William Jennings Toppings Jr
Hi Della,

I visited my brother's memorial page and I would like to leave some information.

Spouse: Betty Jean Burton (Toppings)

Father: William Jennings Toppings Sr 1922-2003
Mother: Helen Marie (Spry) Toppings 1925-1978

Siblings: Linda Lou (Toppings) Witt 1951-2004

Daughter: Angel Lynn Toppings 1966-1979

Better late than never they say.

Betty Jo Toppings Butterbaugh
Added by Betty Jo Toppings Butterb... on Jul 05, 2017 11:54 AM
Sarah Elkins
Thelma St.Clair Adkins
Johnny Sutherland Cemetery
Father-Raymond St. Clair McConnell cemetery
Mother-Sarah St. Clair also in Johnny Sutherland cemetery.
Added by Sarah Elkins on Jun 26, 2017 2:48 PM
Mona Lambert West
Louisa B Spry Lambert 88126485
I am a granddaughter of Lou and Wilse Lambert. Please change the name of the cemetery from "Lambert Cemetery" to "Lambert-Spry Cemetery" on each of the following Find A Grave Memorials. The name of the cemetery was changed by the family in the 60s or 70s. Thank you.

Louisa B Spry Lambert 88126485
Dixie Virginia Lambert Counts 74948206
Nora Louise Counts 74948369
Charles Wilson Counts 74948266
Wilson Braxton Lambert Jr. 85183347

Mona Lambert West
Added by Mona Lambert West on Jun 23, 2017 12:36 PM
Mona Lambert West
Wilson B. Lambert #88126524
I am granddaughter of Wilson B. Lambert. Please change name of cemetery to Lambert-Spry Cemetery. The name was changed by the family in the 60s or 70s. - Mona Lambert West
Added by Mona Lambert West on Jun 23, 2017 12:11 PM
Betty Jo Toppings Butterbaugh
RE: Queens Ridge Cemetery
Hi Della,

Thank you for the welcome but I haven't done much on Find a Grave so what does it mean to be a member of the Queens Ridge Cemetery Family? I know I have a number of relatives there. Since I have been doing my family tree I have made up my mind to visit the cemeteries and my relatives who are there.

You do a great job on here. I'm glad to hear you are better.

Betty Jo
Added by Betty Jo Toppings Butterb... on Jun 10, 2017 11:05 AM
Betty Jo Toppings Butterbaugh
RE: SPRY, Margaret (Slade)
You are Della. Thank you for telling me this. Margaret (Jake) was my mom's stepmother but she was my grandmother all my life. She was the best woman I ever knew.

Betty Jo
June 10, 2017
Added by Betty Jo Toppings Butterb... on Jun 10, 2017 10:48 AM
David Taylor
Lemach Burgess "Bub" Adkins
Could you please remove the memorial to Lemach Adkins (#25793278)from Findagrave. It is incorrectly listed as a burial at sea or other select burial. The correct burial is in Bowen Cemetery under #5126898. The original cemetery was the Richard Adkins Cemetery, but it was moved during the construction of Beech Fork Lake to the Bowen Cemetery which is in Beech Fork State Park.

David Taylor
Added by David Taylor on Jun 07, 2017 10:47 AM
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