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Wayne Smith (#47181024)
 member for 7 years, 8 months, 6 days
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Bio Photo Find a Grave has been helpful to me in my research and I would like to return the favor. If I have created a memorial for a relative I will transfer at your request.I welcome corrections for any errors I've made.


Sometimes God picks the flower
That is still in bloom
Sometimes the rosebud's chosen
That we feel He's picked too soon
Sometimes the flower is fading
With petals floating down
But God knows the perfect time
To gather flowers from the ground
There is a heavenly garden
In which God takes great pleasure
Because He's placed within it
The loved ones that we treasure
He walks among the blossoms
Giving them eternal rest
And I know that it must please him
Because He chose our very best.

Used by permission. The perfect time for Otis to pass from this life came November 4, 2010.

Otis Boyd Rainwater

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Janie Healer Davis
RE: George Freeman, Frankston, # 5813063.
Interesting things you find when you start digging, huh? Thanks for the info. Blessings.
Added by Janie Healer Davis on May 06, 2017 7:17 PM
Sharon Palmer
RE: Hosea Cook, Frankston
Thank you for your info and getting back to me, Sharon
Added by Sharon Palmer on Apr 15, 2017 10:13 AM
Karen Willis
Richardson Cemetery
Dear Wayne,

Thank you so much for finding and photographing the Richardsons' graves! I had given up on ever finding them! I have been working on a family tree for a friend here in New Mexico. I so appreciate your work!

Karen Willis
Added by Karen Willis on Apr 15, 2017 8:59 AM
Sharon Palmer
RE: Hosea Cook, Frankston
Thank you for the info but still not sure when the death date is? Was it Oct 23rd or 26th? Sharon
Added by Sharon Palmer on Apr 14, 2017 12:44 PM
Thomas Scott
Olympia and Andrew Spears
What a pleasant surprise. It was just about a year ago that I found out my gg grandmother, Nancy Walton Scott, had an older sister, Olympia. Thank you for creating this memorial and Find-A-Grave
as well. Thank you for taking the time to transcribe and creating their memorials. I saw the need to get rid of those ads but totally surprised to see transfers. I am honored and promise you they will be in great care.
Thank you for this kind gesture, Wayne.
Added by Thomas Scott on Apr 08, 2017 7:10 PM
By the way, I did a quick look at your Smith line through this website and found the page on Gaines Smith fascinating and with those photos. You're lucky to have this. My grandmother was a Smith and I am still stumped at her grandparents (from Georgia). Of course, Smith is such a very common surname but I still look at others just in case.
Added by Lemstar97 on Mar 30, 2017 3:45 PM
RE: Buck Channell, Edom
Thank you so much again for the second obituary which I've added. It adds a lot to Buck's page.

Added by Lemstar97 on Mar 30, 2017 3:42 PM
Obituary for Buck Channell
Thank you so much for sharing the obituary you located for Buck Channell which I've added to his page. And also thanks for all you do for FindAGrave.
Added by Lemstar97 on Mar 28, 2017 8:37 PM
Mary Ward
John Henry Ward
Was my gggrandfather, are you kin? I added the bio,obit you wanted me to. I have the original news paper. My grand ma Eula Ward Gillaspy had it. Thank you
Added by Mary Ward on Mar 24, 2017 7:28 PM
Cindy Gayle Northcutt Roberts Thomas
RE: Emory City cemetery
Hi Mr Wayne: First of all thank you for all you do on Find A Grave! You are awesome! I don't recall anyone by the name of Otis Rainwater. I do remember an Aunt Viola but it is way back there and hard for me to really remember much about her. I know she was married to WJ Northcutt, and I don't remember him at all, at least not by that name. Ms Viola is buried at the Emory City Cemetery and Mr WJ is buried at Smyrna. I will ask some of my Aunts and Uncles and see if they remember anyone named Rainwater. Thank you again, for all of you hard work.
Added by Cindy Gayle Northcutt Rob... on Mar 11, 2017 1:14 AM
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