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Della Lilly (#46905597)
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DATE: Mon, 5-6-2013

TO: Friends, Family Members, Fellow Contributors, Etc.

FROM: Della

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

Hello Everyone!

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
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Henderson Maynard 1855-1948
Hi Della. I am the grand daughter of Bessie and daughter of Sally. Jay Byrd, son of Henderson and Jane Fry is my mom's dad. Here s a list of Henderson Maynard's children
1st wife~ Polly Ann Moore
daughter : Nary Jane Maynard Perry
2nd wife~ Jane Fry
daughter Eva Maynard 18941928
daughter Veva Maynard 18961966
daughter Polly Maynard 18971927
daughter Francis Maynard 18991905
Son Henderson K Maynard 19011969
son Jay Byrd Maynard 19031937
son Hardin Maynard 19041969
son Romeo C Maynard 19081986
3rd wife~ Martha Moore
son Garnie Maynard 19211922
daughter Brookie Maynard 1922
son Fred Maynard 19231990
son Youngea B.Maynard 19261992
Thank you! Rose
Added by rlfield on Jan 19, 2017 4:15 AM
Martha Ellen Copley Madeira
Hubert Copley
This is another of my father's siblings. He was the son of Mitchell Copley 27043612 and Martha Jane Keaton Copley 27043656. Thank you for helping me with these connections. There is one of my father's siblings that I have been unsuccessful in finding on Find a grave and his name was Nebert Copley and we called him Uncle Babe. If you have any information on him, please share and thanks again!
Added by Martha Ellen Copley Madei... on Jan 14, 2017 4:34 PM
Martha Ellen Copley Madeira
Jessie Copley
Jessie should also appear under siblings for Mitchell Copley 27043612 and Martha Jane Keaton Copley 27043656. Thanks!
Added by Martha Ellen Copley Madei... on Jan 14, 2017 4:20 PM
Martha Ellen Copley Madeira
Reubin Copley
Reubin Copley should be connected as a sibling under Mitchell Copley 27043612 and Martha Jane Keaton Copley 27043656. Reubin was the brother of my father, William Edgar Copley and I am trying to connect all of the siblings to together. Thank you and feel free to contact me.
Added by Martha Ellen Copley Madei... on Jan 14, 2017 4:15 PM
1 of 494 Damron/Maynard/Bruce/Perry missing family info
Hello! My name is Sol, my great grandmother(90 yrs young!) is the daughter of Flora (Damron) Bruce and William M. "Wallace" Bruce from Dunlow, WV.

Ive been researching our family history and saw the story in your notes on William Bruces, you say your uncle told you that story, ive heard that same story from her about her dad. We got very excited to find that and see that somones put so much effort into our history.

Her and a few family members who would like to discuss some of this info and let you know exactly where the missing family cemetary is located and whatnat.

Im also working on finding and making copys of the family bible from the old farm that has info back from the 1700s including whos in the unmarked graves near the small cemetary on the farm.

Feel free to email me back my email address is Ill send you my phone number so we can talk properly or you can send me yours.

Thanks and have a great New Years!

-Sol Dowdal
Added by s87 on Dec 29, 2016 7:36 PM
Linda Ross Asbury
Created by: Della Lilly Record added: Jan 04, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 23752050
This is the wrong Hugh Ross, m. to Laura E. Skeens. Hugh L. Ross was her husband and I think he died when I was 12 so that would have been around 1962. Laura was my paternal grandmother.
Linda Ross Asbury
Added by Linda Ross Asbury on Dec 06, 2016 1:49 PM
lesa seberle
Effie Rena Miller Lilly
#75037505 is also in the wrong Cemetery, She is also in the Lilly Cemetery at Pipestem, this cemetery was also listed as Tom Lilly Cemetery, and is also listed in the 1996 Summers County Cemetery Book, too also have her obituary. thanks
Added by lesa seberle on Nov 04, 2016 9:12 PM
lesa seberle
James Robert Lilly
#75038454 According to his obituary he was buried at the Lilly Cemetery Pipestem, WV and someone already put the information in for him.
Added by lesa seberle on Nov 04, 2016 8:57 PM
Lea Wright
Hello Miss Della. My name is Lea. Endicott is my family line. I have hit a major brick wall and am wondering where you got your information from. I have been trying to prove that William is the son of Joshua and Sara for years! Any help that you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Please contact me at Thank you!!
Added by Lea Wright on Nov 04, 2016 8:31 AM
Faye Francis
RE: Copley, Jesse Mem #164979915
Hi Della, just checking on you - how have you been doing?

Added by Faye Francis on Nov 03, 2016 2:31 PM
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