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Cherryl Winget Gist (#46550199)
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Bio Photo Hello, I have always been interested in cemeteries. When I was a child our family reunion was always planned for Memorial Day and all the family from all over the state would meet at Woodland cemetery, Cleveland, OK to decorate the graves. Then we would have a huge picnic at the local park. So I guess the early exposure to the cemetery and the loss of my baby brother Johnny left an everlasting impact with me.

When my youngest son Jeff died, I truly learned the importance of the earth where he would be laid to rest. When I was eight years old, my cousin drowned while serving in the US Army, I remember to this day attending his funeral (another everlasting impact) He is buried at the crest of the cemetery with the US Flag close by. So when we were decorating graves, he was not buried in the same area as the rest of the family, we would go to the Flag pole and search for his grave from there. When Jeff died I requested he be buried by the flag pole, but since this was the oldest part of the cemetery it was not easy to find a plot, but I would not give up. He is buried with the flag pole approximately 3 feet from the end of his grave. Perfect!! I have walked over that section of earth since I was a small child, not knowing why this area of the cemetery was so important to I know, it was there especially for Jeff.

I recently lost my husband Larry K Gist on September 05, 2014, another devastating heartache. He lost his life due to complications of the dreadful disease Alzheimer's. I miss him so much that I could lay down and die but I can't... I have to wait my turn and I too will survive this.

I have found peace browsing through this website and I highly recommend it to my friends. I have recently moved back to Tulsa so I am close again to the cemetery and Jeff and my deceased loved ones.
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You left a message on William r Winget find a grave # 18994329. Might be a relative.

William R was my 2nd great uncle parents Joshua and Elizabeth Reichelderfer Winget married Martha J McDougle parents William and Catherine Merkle McDougle. From Auglaise Ohio. Three children that I found are Ada, James Elwin and Margaret. The last two are buried in Sayre-Doxey Cemtery sayre Beckham county Oklahoma #13968966. Joshua and Elizabeth Winget are my 2nd great grandparents

Jan Winget Miller
Added by jnwinget on Sep 03, 2017 8:02 PM
Cheryl Senescall
RE: Anton Schmidt Memorial
Thanks Cherryl, keep up your dedicated work for Find A Grave. Best Wishes, Cheryl S
Added by Cheryl Senescall on Jun 20, 2017 9:06 PM
Bobby Jean
Elissa's memorial
Thank you for the thoughtful addition of my sister's memorial. Losing Mom and Elissa within hours is almost more than I can bear ...and your kindness is appreciated.
Added by Bobby Jean on Mar 25, 2017 6:15 AM
Dave "Tuck" Tucker
RE: Elmer Hemphill
Glad to help. Take care....Dave
Added by Dave "Tuck" Tucker on Mar 21, 2017 9:31 AM
Ron Turner
RE: Martha Young
Hi. When you access the memorial, you should see [delete] in the top right corner, immediately above the photos.

Thank you!
Added by Ron Turner on Feb 01, 2017 6:58 AM
Susie Hyde
Just hello, sorry for your losses. Peace.
Added by Susie Hyde on Nov 11, 2016 7:21 PM
Connie Jean
Thinking of you
Just stopping in to say hi & see how you have been doing. I'm sorry you haven't heard from me in a long time. This is the first time I've logged in to Find A Grave in about ten months....I just don't log in much anymore. Do you log in to Find A Grave as often as you use to? My health has not been too good for the last few years & since last year, I've really been in bad health physically & mentally....I lost my son, Chad, September 2, 2015 & I have been in a stupor & soooooo lost since! I am so heart-broken I do not know what to do! Anyway, I wanted to say hello & leave you a message; answer if you can & let me know how you are doing. Hugs to you, my dear friend; I hope you are well & everything in your world is running as good as it can!
Added by Connie Jean on Oct 18, 2016 8:40 AM
Victor Price
RE: Friend request
Thank you so much. I will let Deanna know.
Added by Victor Price on Aug 30, 2016 12:34 PM
Vicky Cherry
Elijah Leigh Tilley
Find A Grave# 72946443
Cherry, There is a good possibility that this E L Tilley is the brother to my GG Grandfather. Edmond Tilley. I have trace them to the Beneville Parish in Louisana. My census shows EL wife was Elizabeth also. My GG Grandmother's maiden name was Curia Ann Archer and went by Ary. After Edmond died in the war 1862, she married Joseph Cherry. Does any of your relatives on the Tilley side have a family tree in Ancestry .com? I have one listed under Vicky Cherry. All help is greatly appreciated.
Added by Vicky Cherry on Apr 23, 2016 8:05 PM
Patty Valentino
RE: Larry & Jeff
You are very welcome, Cherryl. And may I offer my heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the loss of your son and husband. I'm so very sorry.
God Bless you and yours.
Added by Patty Valentino on Jun 07, 2015 12:29 AM
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