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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.


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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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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.
Added by Donna Hughes-Trent on Sep 27, 2016 12:09 AM
Heidi
Jonathan Prather/Prater
Hello!
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?

Thanks.
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
Added by Faye Francis on Sep 15, 2016 8:17 PM
Crystal
Perry Cemetery
Della,
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.
Thank you,
Crystal
Added by Crystal on Sep 11, 2016 1:23 PM
Marsha Ortiz
Thomas Preston
Hello Della,
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?
Marsha
Added by Marsha Ortiz on Sep 03, 2016 2:29 PM
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

Thanks
Kathy gonot
Added by katieg on Aug 29, 2016 11:59 PM
Anna (Alt) Giunta
Sarah Morehead-Stephenson
Hi Della,
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!
Added by Anna (Alt) Giunta on Aug 29, 2016 11:30 AM
Goldie
Hager's
Their is 3 William McKinley Hager's I died in 1957 was married to a Flora Bell Hager. William McKinley Hager that died in 1924 was married to Ota Dent. William McKinley Hager died in 1866, I do not know who he was married too, but his dead record say he was married. Just wanted to tell you hope it helps.
Added by Goldie on Aug 18, 2016 9:22 PM
Rodney
Curry Family
Hello Ms Lilly. I live in Alkol, in Lincoln County WV. I wanted to let you know that James Lewis Curry and his father Andrew Irvin Curry are not buried in the same cemetery. The one James Lewis Curry is buried in did not exist at the time of Andrews death. Andrew probably is buried here but not in that cemetery. I made a map of this cemetery walking thru it with James Currys grandsons Charley and Perry Huffman. I'd be happy to help with anything else I can. Thanks. Rodney
Added by Rodney on Aug 16, 2016 9:48 AM
Owlisnapp
Charles Millard Collier
Find A Grave Memorial# 78089665 appears to be the same as the following memorial.

I suggest that you move the memorial to the same location and then request at "edit@findagrave.com" to merge the same profiles.

I hope this information helps you
Added by Owlisnapp on Aug 13, 2016 8:35 AM
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