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D. Singleton Shell (#46980863)
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Bio Photo Within a few minutes of a friend telling me about Find A Grave, I found my great-great grandparents' gravestone in Hopedale Cemetery, Christian Co., MO. They were Gabriel and Talitha Reynolds McMullin. First I let out a shriek! then I sat looking at the picture, tears falling down my face. I never thought I'd see their final resting place. I've added old photos of their family to their pages. I'm still hoping to make contact with someone there. (Success!) Thank you to their visitors for honoring them with flowers and tokens, they are appreciated.

Since that day I have found other ancestors on Find A Grave. A special thank you to M. Correll and "jtf" for so many of the Wayne County, KY memorials and photos. The photos taken by Ronald Bicknese in Bills Creek Cemetery are also very special treasures. I will always be thankful for his effort to find my York 4th great-grandparents in that remote cemetery. Thanks to Robie Prater for his many photos and book HACKWORTHS AND RELATED FAMILIES in Floyd County KY.

Sincere appreciation to God's Special Angel for sponsoring our Mommaw and Poppaw Estes. They were sweet, gentle people. Thanks to all who have left flowers and tokens for them, and for other family and friends.

I don't choose the dark blue forget-me-not flowers, however I find them scattered all over my friends' and family memorials. I also miss my ANCESTOR token that was removed from my scrapbook, and from all my ancestors' memorials... for whatever reason...

Strangers in the Box
By Pamela A. Harazim

Come, look with me inside this drawer,
In this box I've often seen,
At the pictures, black and white,
Faces proud, still, serene.
I wish I knew the people,
These strangers in the box,
Their names and all their memories
Are lost among my socks.
I wonder what their lives were like.
How did they spend their days?
What about their special times?
I'll never know their ways.
If only someone had taken time
To tell who, what, where, when,
These faces of my heritage
Would come to life again.
Could this become the fate
Of the pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories
Someday to be tossed away?
Make time to save your pictures,
Seize the opportunity when it knocks,
Or someday you and yours could be
The strangers in the box.

Oh how I wish I had seen this years ago! Perhaps I could have asked family to identify our unknown ones.

My friend's missing father:
Sgt. J.W. Davis. When his final resting place is found an 'in memory' marker will be placed with his parents in Lucedale, MS. Flowers and tokens will be appreciated.
Many thanks, for Linda's daddy.

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Justin Wheeldon
New find
I found a new memorial but the cemetery gps needs to be moved its showing eubank ky but it's listed on maps in the Atlantic Ocean didn't know if you knew how to get that edited
Added by Justin Wheeldon on Apr 17, 2017 1:05 PM
RE: Sherod Eubank Jr.
You are very welcome.
Added by Ron on Apr 09, 2017 3:48 PM
L & R
corley smith
I don't want a transfer. I come across info and pics from time to time in my genealogy work and I try to add pertinent info to folks as it may benefit family at some time. thank you for the offer though. :)
Added by L & R on Apr 07, 2017 1:03 PM
Heather Sanderson
Thank you
For leaving such beautiful messages for my mother.
Added by Heather Sanderson on Feb 27, 2017 7:43 PM
RE: Bill's heart
When you get things running, send me an e-mail so I can copy your address. Glad you liked the heart. Memories of days gone by, eh? --ddh
Added by ddh on Feb 14, 2017 5:10 PM
RE: Bill's Angel Day and tokens
Darla, you are very welcome. It was my pleasure. Rosie
Added by Rosie♥Mooch on Feb 14, 2017 10:07 AM
Lღve Fღrever
Thank You
Thank you so much for remembering my father Elvin Rickard on his Angel Day. Our family has missed him, these many years; so it's so nice to know that kind and thoughtful friends like you, have taken the time to stop by his memorial to leave a beautiful note and flowers for him. It means so very much to me, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart. God bless you always!

Added by Lღve Fღrever on Feb 12, 2017 11:22 AM
Rochelle Riordan
Send Obit for John Bruce Wesley
Added by Rochelle Riordan on Jan 20, 2017 10:20 PM
Jacki Bierma
RE: Versie Wheeldon Gregwire
You're welcome. Am working on getting ALL cemeteries in Hardin County photographed.

If you read my bio and this is your family, I would be happen to transfer this memorial to you to manage - just let me know.

Added by Jacki Bierma on Dec 31, 2016 7:33 PM
dayne pierefield
Dayne R. Singleton Piercefield
Noticed you created Lawrence Thomas Singleton's memorial Aug 12, 2009.
L.T. is my natural father. My mother is Rena Davis Dick-Rena Davis Singleton-Rena Davis Piercefield--Rena Davis Ward (December 25, 1920-May 4, 2007).
I have no idea if we are Kin or if, how so. In 2015 I wrote a compendium book of the first 26 years of my life (July 12, 1938--Oct 20, 1964)for my children and grandchildren ( the book also included the major historical events in the USA and World during that period).
Lived with my Father, Grandpa Roscoe and Grandma Alice for 2 years before being gathered back to Florida in 1947. Never saw my Father again until 1984 when he was on his death bed at the VA hospital in Lexington in 1984. Will be happy to sent (gift) you a copy of this 'History book'. E-mail me your address if you desire a copy.
Added by dayne pierefield on Nov 27, 2016 6:12 PM
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