Melissa (Tolene) Rura-Porterfield

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I live in Memphis, Tn. and am happy when possible to volunteer in Memphis. The wife of a United Methodist Minister we are currently serving a church in Somerville, TN.

Most of my family research relates to Wisconsin.

I am giving my express permission for you to use my photos in any way you see fit in your family research. I will try to never forget that am a volunteer out here, doing work for you, the absent family member.
DAR - Watuaga Chapter; Tennessee
Daughters of the American Revolution


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“A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. And the day you die is better than the day you are born. Better to spend your time at funerals than at parties. After all, everyone dies— so the living should take this to heart. Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. A wise person thinks a lot about death, while a fool thinks only about having a good time.”
‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭7:1-4‬ ‭NLT‬‬

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