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Tim Naab (#47480386)
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Bio Photo Death is only physical for the redeemed. Where will you be in 50 yrs, 60 yrs, 100 yrs.?

I picked up a new hobby. I photograph tombstones for people who are researching a genealogy. After a couple of weeks walking through cemeteries I began to notice the neglected graves. Many of these neglected graves say "MOTHER" or "FATHER" ...followed by their names, dates of birth and death. I see many graves from the 1920s that have no flowers, no sign of anyone tending it. Weeds growing around it, ants or some other animal or insect has burrowed under the tombstone and it is tilted. I read their names and think how the parents of "MOTHER" or "FATHER" shed tears of joy at their birth and how their children shed tears of sorrow at their death. They were typical persons. While young they felt immortal, life would last forever as a youth. They felt indestructible. Then they aged and suddenly found themselves past their youth, health failing, their mortality became evident. "MOTHER" and "FATHER" passed away and the children wept in their loss. Life goes on and they tell stories to their children and grandchildren. They begin by saying, "remember when "MOTHER" "FATHER"…" did this or that or said something amusing or a word of wisdom? But now even their children are passed away and the new generation feels immortal and indestructible, with no need to go to a cemetery. Even the place where "MOTHER" or "FATHER" are buried may no longer be remembered. No more tears of joy nor tears of weeping, no more stories of, "remember when….". We also will one day be where "MOTHER" and "FATHER" are, a tombstone that leans and no one remembering where we were buried. This life is nothing more than a breath of air, a puff of smoke, vapor that dissipates quickly and is soon forgotten.
Christ was killed 2000 yrs ago. Stories of His are still told, he is still quoted. Why? Because He rose from the dead and lives forever. He died to pay my debt. Even when the world forgets me, Christ still knows me.



Any duplicate entries, that I may have created, are unintentional. Please go to the duplicate entry, click on the "EDIT" tab and leave me a message. Thanks Tim
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Sherilyn Noll
Lloyd Noll
Hi Tim,

I left you a message in June of last year that Lloyd Noll is my father and the funeral home handling his arrangements was Schilling's, not Mitchell-Jerdan. Would you please make this correction.

Thank you.

Sherilyn Noll
Added by Sherilyn Noll on Oct 04, 2017 9:10 PM
J. C. Dennin
Leonard Denning
Sorry, I am not sure if you need my number or what is necessary in here.
If you do, it's #48675517

Thanks again
Added by J. C. Dennin on Oct 01, 2017 6:11 PM
J. C. Dennin
Leonard Denning
70104868 memorial number.
Would you please transfer this memorial to me?
This is my father.
Thanking you in advance

Joel Denning
Added by J. C. Dennin on Oct 01, 2017 6:06 PM
Donna Lee Fisher
Bridget McEroy
Could you please transfer this memorial to me as she is my great aunt? Thank you. My number is 46623183. She us buried in Dodge Grove cemetary in Matton on Illinois.
Donna Fisher
Added by Donna Lee Fisher on Sep 26, 2017 5:32 PM
David Wright
Robert Woodward Noll
Find A Grave Memorial# 70111687 for Robert Woodward Noll is my Great Grandmother's second husband.

Can you correct his birth date to match his gravestone (recently added) and link him to his first and second wives, and his parents?

Father was Alvin Woodward Noll, Find A Grave Memorial# 70111682.

Mother was Find A Grave Memorial# 70111683.

First wife was Margaret Thelma Loveless, Find A Grave Memorial# 70111688, who was born 15 August 1899 died in 4 February 1950. They were married on 16 September 1921

Second wife was Lydia Rawlings (Huether), Find A Grave Memorial# 77745639, Lydia remarried to Woodie on 11 December 1971 after her husband Claude Rawlings had died in 1960.

I believe you are the owner on most all of those graves, and I can help provide other updates for several of them.
Added by David Wright on Sep 24, 2017 12:36 AM
Howard - Sherry
Ruth Cook
Hi Tim, Apparently I have also added a profile on my G. Aunt Ruth Cook.
Your Find A Grave # 70240718

my G. Aunt Ruth "Big Ruth," Mitchell Cook
Find A Grave # 74818094

Would like to combine them if you wouldn't mind?

Are you related to Mitchell or Cook line?
If so I have extensive info on families.
I have been researching my family for some 40 + yrs.
Also I have lots of pictures I would be happy to share with you.

So sorry this happened hope we can resolve it.
Thank you so much
Sherry at Find A Grave # 47072620
or sljdznr2@hotmail.com
Added by Howard - Sherry on Sep 18, 2017 8:58 AM
Michael Anders
Mark Laze Davis#72987984
Please make correction on the date of death to November 23, 1976. Thank you.
Added by Michael Anders on Sep 13, 2017 2:06 PM
sandy Campbell
RE: Fannie Dunn
I believe she is buried near or in Glenmora Cemetery in Louisiana, where she died. I dont think they would have been able to transport her to where the rest of her family was buried in Mississippi.Thank you, still looking. Sandy
Added by sandy Campbell on Aug 30, 2017 11:47 AM
sandy Campbell
Fannie Dunn
Cannot find my Grandmothers grave. Her death certificate says she died in Vernon Parish La. It says Glenmora? with a question mark. Have looked in any and all cemeteries named Glenmora and any near there, but have not found her listed. She died in Feb. of 1920 during the Spanish Flu epidemic , she was only 25 and left my mother and her brother at a very young age. I intend to find her grave and make sure she has a decent marker. Can you help me please. Sandy Campbell
Added by sandy Campbell on Aug 29, 2017 12:32 PM
Mike
Name change please
forgot the memorial # for Sophia Rieck. It is 70113436
Thanks
Added by Mike on Aug 14, 2017 1:47 PM
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