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Janie Healer Davis (#46586213)
 member for 11 years, 5 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo Note: Any photo I have posted on Find-a-Grave is intended to be used...please consider this your permission to copy and/or post any of my photos.

When I fulfill a photo request, I do not simply take a photo of the request only. I research the surname (and often connected surnames) within that particular cemetery and photograph them all when I go. And I will never, ever take just one photo within a lot. If the lot has more than one grave, they ALL get photographed since they will all be connected in some way. This allows a person to see photos of their entire family units, plus allows me to edit and link them all together when adding the photos. Blessings! jhd
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I try my best to do a thorough check before entering any memorials. I will never intentionally create a duplicate, although sometimes it just happens with the delay in the Find-a-Grave system at times. Even if my memorial was entered first, I will usually delete IF the other memorial is complete. My interest is not in numbers but in the precious souls who walked among us on this earth. However, I would appreciate your using "the Golden Rule" when asking me to delete a memorial. Most people already do and don't have to be reminded. Just want you to know that I will never intentionally be rude to anyone. God bless!
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I have lived in Sweetwater, Texas all but four years of my life. A geneology nut, I love to help people find their family information through this volunteer work.

I am the Find-A-Grave coordinator for the Nolan County Cemeteries. The Sweetwater Cemetery is my favorite (my daughter, father & grandparents are buried there). Outlying Nolan County cemetery photos can be made as time and travel permits.

I have strong family ties to the following cemeteries:

* Sweetwater (Nolan County, TX)
* Old Bethel (Anderson County, TX)
* Frankston City (Anderson County, TX)
* Roby (Fisher County, TX)
* Rose Hill (Taylor County, TX)

I'll be happy to make corrections on any of my entries if needed, or I will gladly transfer memorials to family members (at my discretion when it involves my kinfolks).

My families are (to name a few):

HEALER
Cardwell * Hammond * Turner * Elam * Fry * Douglass

COOK
Hughes * Thomas * Lee * Beard * Willingham * Folmar

DAVIS
Free * Wyly * Bates * Stewart * Powell

Always interested in hearing from anyone with any connections to my families.
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THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
By Thelma Greene Reagan

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.


(Copied with permission from Frank Everett)
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Dennis Alan Deel
Ray Hughes
Janie, just transferred Ray over to you. If there is anyone or anything else that you need, just let me know.
All the best and God Bless!
Dennis
Added by Dennis Alan Deel on Jan 29, 2015 10:25 PM
Shirley Farrell
Thanks
Thank You for the photo of Alexander Jefferson Tidwell. We would be lost as researchers if it was not for you volunteers. Thanks so much!!
Shirley
Added by Shirley Farrell on Jan 27, 2015 4:45 AM
MikeAMoody
Nellie May Price Wayneck
Janie, Thank you so much for posting the picture of Nellie's grave. FindaGrave volunteers, like yourself, provide such a valuable service! Thanks again.

Mike Moody
Added by MikeAMoody on Jan 25, 2015 2:30 PM
Shirley Farrell
Thanks
Thank You so much for the great photo of Alexander Tidwell, I do not know what us researchers would do without you volunteers. Some of us are just not able to get to the different cemeteries.
Thanks again;
Shirley
Added by Shirley Farrell on Jan 25, 2015 4:45 AM
LADONNA GREER COLLETT
Cleda Mae Terry
Hi,it was brought to my attention that I had made a duplicate of Cleda's memorial. I will be deleting mine, but you have such a nice picture of her on mine, I wanted to give you a chance to move it to the other listing. Here's is the other memorial's number # 34100394 .

Thank you,
LaDonna
Added by LADONNA GREER COLLETT on Jan 14, 2015 7:02 AM
Kat B
RE: Sarah Keith Shelley
Thank you very much! I've added a bit of bio on Sarah and her family.
Added by Kat B on Jan 05, 2015 8:46 AM
Cherryl Winget Gist
Re: Betty Holladay
Janie you transferred the wrong Memorial to me. Her name is
Betty Holladay member number is 15515603! Please try again and I will transfer the other one back to you! Thanks
Added by Cherryl Winget Gist on Jan 03, 2015 2:07 PM
Cherryl Winget Gist
Re: Don
Janie, my friend wants to know Don's last name, she said he was is their cousin not brother.
Added by Cherryl Winget Gist on Jan 03, 2015 11:10 AM
Cherryl Winget Gist
Larry Gist
Thanks Janie for adding Larry's photo to his memorial!

I have a special request for a memorial transfer. The name is Betty Holladay #15515603 she is the sister of a dear friend of mine. Thanks Janie I will be waiting to hear from you!

Happy New Year
Added by Cherryl Winget Gist on Jan 02, 2015 10:46 PM
FHTerry
William McNeill
Thank you for sending the info for William McNeill. I have added it to the memorial.
Faye Terry
Added by FHTerry on Dec 28, 2014 10:38 PM
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