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Beverly Joe Vaughn ☮ (#46915126)
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Bio Photo Ever since I was a small kid, I've always been interested in my ancestors. I'm sure I drove the older members of my family nuts by always asking who was married to whom and who their kids were.
As an adult I've traced my lineage back four to seven generations and still enjoy working on filling in the blanks.
I also love to roam around in cemeteries and look for odd and different headstones. I have a scrapbook of photos of these stones that I started years ago and still add to it every chance I get.
My favorite is a stone that I found in a local cemetery in Bentonville, Arkansas... it's a man's headstone and carved by the monument company is this phrase, "I told you I was sick". I literally had to walk up to the stone and touch it to believe it was really there.
I first started using find-a-grave to look up famous people's gravestones, such as Bruce and Brandon Lee, those have to be two of my favorites, they are beautiful.
I finally, just in the last couple of weeks started working on adding information on the cemeteries where I have relatives buried. It's a great way to save and share information.
If you would like to either correct or add to a bio, or contribute any information regarding any memorial I have placed, please feel free to contact me. I welcome all information. Or I'll be more than happy to transfer any memorial page to friends or family. Please put "Find A Grave" in the subject field. Thank you!

If you have a minute please visit daddy and mommie's memorial pages. Joe W. Vaughn., Rhoda V. Vaughn.
and for my gramps, he was/is my special human. Will Vaughn.
...and for all of my FAG friends out there, I want to thank you for all the flowers left on my loved ones pages and all the sponsorships.
Only a member of this awesome family here on Find a Grave could know how much all of this is appreciated! :)

This is a link to some great pics of some of the military elite & medal of honor recipients buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

This link will take you to the official Arlington Cemetery site.

I also contribute to a site that focuses on just gravestone in Arkansas. There are so many older cemeteries and the stones are fast fading away. If you have pics of any stones from a cemetery in Arkansas feel free to enter the stone and or the cemetery. It's a relatively new site so everyone with Arkansas gravestones is welcome, the more the merrier! Here is the link.

Enjoy! Bev :)


7-11-2010
I just added the dog that 'owned' me for a few blessed years, visit my beloved boy if you get a chance, Sandy Myers.



THE STONE SEEKER

Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone

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G W Cox
Charles A. Clark
I wanted to thank you for posting the photo of my g-g-g-granduncle Charles Amasa Clark's marker in Rodney Cemetery (mem # 114515741). It's the best picture I've seen of the inscription. I'm curious to know when that photo was taken. The whole stone was readable when it was transcribed in 1955, but when I visited the cemetery in 1992, it was evidently so overgrown by the tree that I walked right past it and didn't notice it. By 2010, it was all "eaten" except for one corner (see http://martykittrellphotos.blogspot.com/2010/03/charles.html ). Thanks for documenting it and for all your work in support of FindaGrave.
Added by G W Cox on Aug 22, 2016 6:00 AM
Kathleen
RE: Dearest Beverly
Thanks for replying. My Mistake was not a mistake. LOL
NO EDIT NEEDED!
Thank You so much.
Sincerely,
Kathleen
Added by Kathleen on Aug 10, 2016 12:11 AM
Kathleen
Dearest Beverly
Please disregard. I was correct to begin with.
Time to rest these old eyes. LOL
Thanks! Sorry about that!
Hope you Have a great day!
Sincerely,
Kathleen
Added by Kathleen on Aug 09, 2016 10:19 PM
Kathleen
Dear Beverly
Hi Beverly,

Please forgive me if this was my mistake.
I sent you an edit, but its a bit complicated.
Please message me if its too confusing.
Guess I'm getting old. I just noticed the mistake.
Sincerely and Respectfully,
Kathleen
Added by Kathleen on Aug 09, 2016 9:48 PM
Travis Holt
Charles K. Holt
Just wanted to drop you a line and thank you for adding the picture of Charles Kendrell Holt on his memorial! He is my direct line, being my 4th Great Grandfather. I never saw a picture of him before, so I was blown away! Thanks so much!
Added by Travis Holt on Aug 07, 2016 12:03 PM
tgarrison
RE: Garrison
Also if you have bonnie last name I'd love to look it up on Facebook. My name is Tara Annette garrison on facebook....I look forward to friend requesting you :) my husband said words cannot express his thanks for your response.

He said if the family is OK with it, he'd love to speak with anyone related to ira.

Thanks
Tara
Added by tgarrison on Aug 02, 2016 4:49 AM
tgarrison
RE: Garrison
That is awesome! Yep and you are correct on the lineage. Ira had three sons before he married georgie....coy russell and Adolphus (later changed to dolphus). Dolphus passed away in 96 but he's my father in law. I've married his son Stephen. My husband is Stephen and is Ira's grandson. The family resemblance is incredible. I'll share what I have as well. I can't wait!!!

Also, is shelly still alive?

Thank.you!!!!
Added by tgarrison on Aug 01, 2016 9:43 PM
tgarrison
RE: Garrison
So we can say without a doubt that shelly garrison is the son of Ira and georgie Garrison. Is he still alive? Yes I have face book, under Tara garrison my email is taragarrison2013@gmail.com

If he is still alive, I wonder how to contact him.....I can bet he never knew about his brothers. Wow, glad to meet you!

Added by tgarrison on Aug 01, 2016 9:33 PM
tgarrison
Garrison
I am a garrison, and I am curious to your relationship with Shelly garrison. Ira Garrison is my paternal grandfather. His first marriage was to a velvie, where they had three sons. I'd love to know of you have pics of Ira...
Thanks

Tara garrison
Added by tgarrison on Aug 01, 2016 9:13 PM
Travis Holt
RE: Newton Co Civil War Vets
Thanks for the info on the local vets, but I'm actually only doing Confederate veterans. I still greatly appreciate it, though!
Added by Travis Holt on Aug 01, 2016 2:51 PM
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