|Della Lilly (#46905597)|
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|DATE: Mon, 5-6-2013|
TO: Friends, Family Members, Fellow Contributors, Etc.
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
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
Silas D. ("Sile") Copley ...
Solomon ("Sol") Perry Cem...
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|Linda Thompson||GRAVE.....not grace|
Sorry for the previous type.
|Linda Thompson||Henry Spence grace, Wayne Co., W.VA|
Hope that you are well. In researching my Spence line, I see on the page of Henry Spence you want to know if he had a wife. In the marriage records, it says that on Sept 25, 1909 Henry Spence age 18 marries Exer Murray age 22. In the 1910 Census, Henry is living with wife Exer. In 1920, Exer Spence is living in Ky with her parents Samuel and Manda Murray and her 2 daughters, Eva Spence 9 and Hazel 1. Hope that this helps.
|Keith Meadows||Sadie Clair Barker Lilly|
Hope things are going well for you!!
Sadie is in the Dayton Lilly cemetery right beside of husband Lonie Earl Lilly. I put the pictures of the headstones on these.
|Donna Hughes-Trent||Mose Marcum|
Hello Della, I am happy that you made it through such a rough ordeal . My prayers go out to you. I came across my grandfather by chance on here Find A Grave Memorial# 51227344 that you had entered, I was wondering if you could connect Mose with his wife Tilda(vance)Marcum (which I have tried to connect the family links) Thank you and God bless.
|Heidi ||Jonathan Prather/Prater|
I am a relative of his!
He is from Thomas MacKay Sprigg Prather.
Their name has been misspelled in numerous places.
Do you have any documentation on the correct spelling?
Heidi Kestner Kuchta
Added by Heidi on Sep 23, 2016 8:50 AM
|Faye Francis||Re: Just checking|
Hi Della, We were wondering how you are doing? Hope all is well.
Faye (Copley) Francis
|Crystal ||Perry Cemetery|
I am the granddaughter of Luther Bryant Perry, b. 11-22-1900, d.1-27-1991. While my dad and I were visiting the Perry Harvey Cemetery site, we noticed his name as Luther Brian. We also noticed in his childrens listing, his son Bob has been put in parenthesis beside his daughter Betty's name.
Added by Crystal on Sep 11, 2016 1:23 PM
|Marsha Ortiz||Thomas Preston|
I hope all is well. Let me introduce myself. My name is Marsha Brown Ortiz
from Mesa, AZ.. Thomas Preston (Annie Pinson) is my 3rd great grandfather
through his son Thomas Franklin through his daughter Henrietta (who married John
Nash) through their daughter Annie Louise who was my grandmother-- so Hi cousin!
I wanted to thank you for all the work you have done on this line. It seems I
am the beneficiary of other peoples work.
Where do you live?
|katieg||Mary Moody lily aka Fanny|
I hope you are still doing well.
The dates of birth are two different ones:
Plaque says 1696 & written Find a grave says something else
Added by katieg on Aug 29, 2016 11:59 PM
|Anna (Alt) Giunta||Sarah Morehead-Stephenson|
Sarah & John are my 5th great grandparents. Just wanted to let you know that I have Sarah's death record from wvculture.org and her date of death is 9 Nov 1856. I'm a member on Find A Grave so you can pm me if you want. Happy Hunting!
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