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This page is dedicated to the memory of those loved ones that have passed away and to those of us left behind who miss them.
We reserve the right to edit all comments for appropriateness.

Listed in alphabetical order by last name.


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FlowersRobert Bachman Sr.
By Dolores C. Bachman, Conestoga, Pa.
My dearest husband, it has been almost 16 yrs. since God took you home, you were so sick, and I know you were suffering so much, you were a great husband and a good father and we miss you so very much. Now Mother is with you and someday we will be togeather again and we will pick up where we left off, until then I love you now and forever your loving wife,
Dolores




FlowersRobert Bachman Sr. 8/21/1929- 10/19/1985
By Yvonne Johnson, Ephrata, PA
Daddy, I need you and miss you so much. I wish you knew how much I loved you. You are my daddy dumplin'. In my heart, I will never let you die. I take you everywhere I go. I love you Daddy, love Tootie.



CrossCecil Bailey
By Paul Bailey, Ashland, KY, USA
Dad I miss you dearly, you left us without notice. I guess God wanted it that way. Because we had already lost so much I remember you songs and your stories. Dad please forgive me for arguing with you. It was the first time we ever had bad words. And then you was called home, before we could make up. I think about you always, I'm researching your stories. And I hope you are proud of me. My song to you was " The leader of the band" I miss you and love you. Your son



CrossCecil Bailey JR.
By Paul Bailey, Ashland, KY, USA
JR You're my brother, I always looked up to you. God put you here for a reason, and he took you for another. You are my role model. Thank you for bringing me to the lord. And proving to me that God indeed answers prayers. God Bless you my older brother. I'll see you again!



CrossEloise Jean Bailey
By Paul Bailey, Ashland, KY, USA
Tiny you were my little angel. I was to take care of you. But God wanted you more. You I miss most of all. I use to walk you to and from school.It was my job to protect you. Did I let you down? Or was there angels in heaven that needed you more? I find it hard to write about you. But I will put you in my page soon. Love Paul



CrossJimmie Andrews "Pro" Baines
By Chrystal Stevey, Rocky Mount, NC USA
My Uncle was a fireman for many years he meant a lot to every one that new him he worked for Rocky Mount Fire Dept. He was a father, husband, uncle, son and also Friend to every one that knew him. Thank you to the Rocky Mount Fire Dept. you were a good friend to the Family in a time of need just like My uncle would have done for any of you he knew Thank you My Uncle Jimmie will be missed by family and friends but he will never be forgotten... I LOVE YOU... Your great niece Chrystal Stevey



FlowersDorothy M. Baker 10/11/21---1/30/2000
By Janet Lockner, Baltimore, MD USA
Mom, its been almost a year since you left us and there is not a day that goes by that we dont relive all the pain of the day we held you and watched you go... It was the hardest day of our lives... Losing you has left an enormous void in our lives that no amount of love can ever fill... Mom, we miss you so very much and will never forget "our special time" with you... We are glad we had that extra time just between the three of us... We love and miss you mom and always will.
Love your daughters, Janet and Mary




FlowersEdward W Baker 11/12/63--7/22/87
By Janet Lockner, Baltimore, MD USA
Dear little brother
its been almost 14 years since that awful day that you ended your life, and its really never easier to say bye, but was very difficult to lose you at such a young age and to know that I would never see you again... Dad and Mom have now joined you, so now its your job to "look out for them, until we can all be together again... When you left us, you left so many unanswered questions as to why you took your life, and to this day, they are unanswered and the pain remains... I wish I could turn back time and prevent that day, but I cant... You left a void that no one can fill, and I just wanted to say you are loved and missed... Love your sister, Janet




CrossFred Baker
By Tracey Cooke, Wildwood, NJ USA
By Cindy Numbers, Wildwood Crest, NJ USA
By Jason Baker, NJ USA
By Fred and Arlene Baker, North Cape May, NJ USA
By Kelliann Hawk, Villas, NJ USA



By Tracey Cooke, Wildwood, NJ USA
We miss our dear friend very much. We have so many memories and so much love that you will stay in our hearts forever and ever. You are the angel over our heads and your guidance will lead us through. We love you and miss you very much.

Tracey, Tina, Trisha, Kim
By Cindy Numbers, Wildwood Crest, NJ USA
It has been a year and a half since your vicious murder. I will never forget that day as long as I live. Your daughter Dara, is growing up so fast, and when I look at your son Jason, I see you. I know in my heart that you are in a much better place, but killed at age 35 is too young and not fair. You had your whole life ahead of you yet. I live everyday with the fact that I never got the chance to say goodbye or to tell you that you were loved very much. As long as I live I will never let anyone forget you or the great legacies you left behind. You will always be a hero in my eyes. I miss you more and more everyday. I love you Fred.

Your Sister Cindy
By Jason Baker, NJ USA
Our Loss is God's Gain

We walked into the prison slow,
With our hearts and our heads held low,
Our worst nightmare had come true,
A cop was killed while wearing blue,
And as the cops were passing by,
We saw the tears flow from there eyes.
The hurt and hate came within,
As S.O.G.'s job was to begin,
But as the time and days go by,
We too had a heart-felt cy,
We worked together day and night,
Side by side to make it right.
And when the job was all but done,
S.O.G. and Bayside stood as one.
So let us not forget our loss,
For the man who paid the highest cost.
And when it's time to leave this place,
Please ask God to show his grace.
Let's bow our heads and say a prayer,
And thank the Lord for being there.
But most of all remember this,
Officer Baker you'll be missed.

With utmost respect;
Bayside State Prison
*SOG*
Fred Baker
Badge #425
March 25, 1962 to July 30, 1997
By Fred and Arlene Baker, North Cape May, NJ USA
S.C.O. Fred Baker #425

His Journey's Just Begun

Don't think of him as gone away-
his journey's just begun,
life holds so many facets--
this earth is only one.
Just think of him as resting
from the sorrows and the tears
in a place of warmth and comfort
where there are no days and years.
Think how he must be wishing
that we could know today
how nothing but our sadness
can really pass away.
and think of him as living
in the harts of those he touched...
for nothing loved is ever lost--
and he was loved so much.

Love always, Mom and Dad
By Kelliann Hawk, Villas, NJ USA
To my big brother S.C.O. Fred Baker who was killed in the line of duty on July 30, 1997. Your in my heart and mind every day. I went to Cold Springs and had a drink for you on St. Patrick's Day, it wasn't the same as when you where here. When we were growing up you were always my hero and protector. I know today that you are still watching over me. I will never forget you.

Love you always, Kelliann






FlowersGeorge W.Baker 12/8/22--3/24/95
By Janet Lockner, Baltimore, MD USA
Daddy, its been almost 6 years since you left and a year ago, mom joined you, its so hard being without the two of you here to turn to and to talk to or just say hi or "I love you". It's all the little things that everyone takes for granted that I miss the most... And would give almost anything to have back again... Daddy, please take care of Mom, and eddie, until "we" can all be together again... I miss you all so much, especially Mom... The day she left, she took a big part of me with her, and I will never feel whole or complete again, until the day that we are united again... I love you... Your daughter, Janet...

FlowersJohnny Baker
By Sondra North, Calvin, OK USA
You will be forever missed! I will always remember you with everyday that passes. You were my favorite uncle and will be always. I will always remember the time you carried me around with you everywhere, where ever you were I wasn't far behind, you took care of me like I was your own. I know your happy your with papaow now. I Love You.



CrossScott Baldwin
By Debra Baldwin, Quincy, IL USA
Baby, I may not understand why God took you, but you will always be in my heart and Scotty's (7 years), Kayla's (6 yrs), Jordyn (2 yrs) and Mikel Tyler (2 months).
Ronald Scott Baldwin
Sept. 4, 1971- July 20,1999
Scott was killed when he was returning home from work and a car turned in front of his motorcycle. I beg drivers to please watch out for motorcycles they are harder to see. If you ride a motorcycle please wear a helmet it might have saved my husband's life that day. I would hate for someone else to have to go through what I have had to go through.




CrossVivian Sneed Ballanger
By Vivian Shaw, Long Beach, CA USA
Grandmom I am sending you this note because I know that you have always knew my heart and even though I did not say it often while you were alive I know that you knew how much I loved you. After all we were always alike and you knew me better than I knew myself. I love you always and I know you and Aunt Diane are up in heaven looking after my Janice and Toyna, and Merlene. Be in peace and sleep with the angles just save room for me. (Smile)

Love Your Grand Daughter And Name Sake,
Vivian




CrossNancy L. Balsbaugh
By Deb Williams, Arcanum, OH, USA
My mother has been gone almost 14 years (on Memorial Day), but her memory and the love for Jesus that she instilled in her children & others lives on forever. This is a poem that she left for us.

When I Must Leave You
When I must leave you for a little while,
Please do not grieve and shed wild tears,
And hug your sorrow to you through the years,
But start out bravely with a gallant smile;
And for my sake and in my name,
Live on and do all the things the same.
Feed not your loneliness on empty days,
But fill each waking hour in useful ways.
Reach out your hand in comfort and in cheer,
And I in turn will comfort you and hold you near;
And never, never be afraid to die,
For I am waiting for you in the sky!

I give thanks to the Lord Jesus Christ for giving me a mother that loved Him and wanted all of her children to know Him too!



CrossHarold E Balzer Sr & Harold E Balzer Jr
By Vicki Voelker/Johnson, Flint, MI USA
Dad And Brother. I miss you both. But im glad you both are with each other. Your safe in God's Garden making us a home. I love you Both!!!



CrossRonald Lynn Bannister "Ronny"
By Kryston Gibson, Tatum, TX USA
July 9, 1945 ~ June 9, 2000
I remember everything that made you so special to so many people. I love you so much and miss you greatly. I wish that I could just talk to you one more time to tell you thank you and let you know how much you were loved and appreciated. No one will ever take you place.

I love you always,
Kryston




Cross Marisa Bañuelos 1985- 2003
By Crystal Cuevas & Maria Torres Medford OR
Marisa I don't know why you had to go so fast there was still much more to share with you. You were the one person we could trust and we knew would always be there for us. Now that you are gone there is a emptiness in our hearts that sometimes makes us feel very lonely but knowing you are in heaven watching over us and waiting for the day we will all be together again makes us want to go on and remember that in June of 2004 you will be right there with us as we recieve our diploma on graduation day. RIP you will always be in our hearts!!! P.S. Please say hi to your mom and dad and tell them they are also missed dearly WE LOVE YOU



CrossJames R. Barham
By Deborah Kempson, Henderson, NC USA
To my loving Dad
I miss you very much.
WISH YOU WERE HERE

Love, Your daughter
Deborah




Cross'Djida' Peter Baribin
By Tanya Hobelman, Sheridan, IN, USA
He always went the extra mile for his family. We love him and miss him so very much. His Russian homemade bread was the greatest. Rest in peace.



CrossBilly Gene "Shorty" Barnes
By Varonaca, Jamie, and Zach Wilson and Kolbie Chaz, Chattanooga, TN USA
Our grandfather was violently taken from us Jan. 31st, 1994 when he was shot and killed.
"Here it is year seven
That our Paw Billy went to Heaven
Among the angels we know you sleep
But in our eyes we do still weep
For everday you aren't here
In our hearts you remain dear
Eyes begin to fill tears
With thoughts of the wonderful years
We have spent this time in grief
Your death to our disbelief
To hold your hand just once more
Is something we do pray for
A loved one we had lost in anger
A man who never met a stranger
Time helps heal the hurting heart
Knowing it won't be forever we are apart."




CrossCloyd W. Barnes Sr.
By Teri, Culver Indiana
My life has a void in it that no one knows. Your leaving so fast before i could share my life with you. I'm sorry I hung up on you i could not bare to hear you ask me again to come to you. I wanted you so badly and i will love you forever. One day our child will know.



CrossMartha Barnes
By Pamela Abrams, Cedar Rapids, IA USA
My Dearest Mother I miss you so very much, There is an emptiness in my life without you but I know that there is no more pain or sorrow for you now. Your life was full of hardship and pain but you were such a strong and graceful woman, and such a loving Mother, you sacrificed your very life for your children and grandchildren. For me and my children. I learned so much from you and I am proud that you were (are)my Mother. I miss you with all my heart. There is truly no earthly love or presence like that of the God given gift of a Mother, My Mother.
In Loving Memory; Your daughter Pamela




CrossVicki Elaine Bartlett
By Her Mom
In loving memory of my beautiful daughter Vicki Elaine Bartlett who was called to heaven on june 14th born august 5th 1957 we will all love you forever and shall meet again; son Jake - I love you Mom; husband - we are soul mates forever; sister Rhonda - I will love you forever; brother Tony - I love you Sis the way you were; Mom - I don't have to tell you you and all my children are my life



CrossFrancis Allen Bartow Jr.
By Vanessa, Miami, FL USA
Dear "Pete"
We miss you dearly and we love very much. Francis A. III is looking more and more like you in many ways. Wished you could have been around to see how wonderful he is. Grandpa you are greatly missed. We love you




Cross Ashley Diane Bass
By Diana Posival, Grand Prairie, Texas
She was my loving daughter. She has been gone now 7 ½ years and the pain is still great. My daughter was a good Christian girl who had a love of life and of people. She always had a smile ready to share with all. She loved her family, school, her Jr. High band, and God. She loved her cousin Shannon like a big sister who she looked up to. Ashley was killed in a car/train collision on May 12th 2000. 2 days before Mothers Day. I was driving the car. There is not a day that goes by that I don't cry about this and pray for peace. Ashley is with Jesus now showing him her glorious smile. I love you and miss you very much… Mom



FlowersAshley Diane Bass
By Shannon J. Pruitt, Carrollton, TX USA
Ashley Diane Bass, age 14, was a beloved cousin (sister) of mine. She shared her inner-most feelings with me and we shared many many good times. I work for a police department and she also showed a great interest in the field and its special program that I work with. She was taken away from our beloved family, and from under my wing, on May 12, 2000 as a result of the injuries she received in a train accident. She never knew what hit her, and I am thankful for that. She was such an important part of my life and I shall remember her always. Long live miss Ashley in our heart, memories, and our dreams.



Flowers Winifred Bath
By Margaret, Birmingham, England
Mom its been 11 years this October 2004 and i miss you so very much. You were always there for me and i miss the talks and the laughs we had.You would be proud of your grandchildren and in turn your great grandchildren of which you have 5 now.I wish you were here with me now i still cry for you when things get bad here and things have been bad.But i go on in the knowledge that one day we will meet again but until that day remember mom i love you very much and always will.God bless, Margaretxxx



CrossGaetano Thomas Battaglia
By Kristine Green, Phoenix, AZ USA
I miss you dad, I Know you and mom are together again. We all love and miss you very much..



CrossJudy Darlene Battaglia
By Kristine Green, Phoenix, AZ USA
In memory of a loving mother, Dad is with you once again. We miss you and love you more than words can say..



Cross David E. Batts
By Christina Schulle, Goshen, IN
Dad you left us way to soon, and I miss you so very much. But I know that you are in heaven and Dustin is with you, I think about you all the time, J misses you soooo very much. Love ya lotz



CrossPhyllis V. Beal
By Sherry, Cincinnati, Ohio
My mother was a very good,caring,loving,giving person. She was enlightend by the simple things in life: Her family, children,husband,and good friends. She was my best friend, and I dont know how I'm going to get through this world without her.She now resides in Heaven and dines with a king-but she will forever be greatly missed here on earth.She left this world on July 5,2001 to go home to be with Jesus.



Cross Allyson Elizabeth Beattie
By Erin Searer, Carlisle, PA
Allyson you were soo young only 14 years old when u passed away. You were the bestest friend i could have ever had. you taught me soo many things. You are truly one and a million. It was a horrible way to go. very unexpectedly u've changed my life soo much. And i cant wait to meet you at the gates of heaven and we can sit on the clouds and sing and dance and be kids again i love you so much 5*8*90~6*19*04



Flowers Allyson E Beattie
By Erin, Carlisle, PA
Allyson its been almost a year and a half not that you have been gone! Your like was soo short and i have a song that reminds me of you its called Who you'd be today! by Kenny Chesney! Allyson its all that i think of you! You meant everything to me! your the first person i have ever lost and after you there have been many more you mean the world to me Allyson the lyrics say:
It ain't fair: you died too young,
Like the story that had just begun,
But death tore the pages all away.
God knows how I miss you,
All the hell I've been through,
Just knowin' no-one could take your place.
An' sometimes I wonder,
Who'd you be today?
I am still crying for you Ally!
Love you alwayz and forever




CrossBrian Keith Bechtel
By Danielle M. Daub, Lebanon, PA USA
By Kathleen Ann Wike, Lebanon, PA USA
By Danielle M. Daub,
Brian, I think of you often and you are still sadly missed! Love you lots! Love your cousin, Danielle XOXOXO

By Kathleen Ann Wike,
Brian I just wanted to ask you what happened on that awful morning when you were taken away from us? The day I found out what happened I just could not except it. I think about you all the time. I sit and wonder where would you be right now. God took you away so very young. You had alot to do out of life now you can't even do that. Your Aunt Bucky misses you so very much. You were my boy and you knew that. I love you very much Brian alway's remember that. Your alway's in my heart and in my thoughts.
LOVE ALWAY's
Aunt Bucky




CrossCharles E. Beckelman
By Kurt Beckelman, Broken Arrow, Ok
My father was a great person who raised 10 children, had such love for God and his family, He suffered many heart aliments, and when he died, I felt it 2000 miles away. We had our good times and bad times, but thankfully before he died we said we loved you. Dad, I am sorry I am such a disappointment to you, but the pain I have I can't much longer. I can't wait to see you in heaven. I miss you and love you, forgive me....



CrossElmer Belisle
By Tammy Sprague, Watervliet, NY USA
In memory of the Grandfather that I never got to know. You were taken from this earth way before my time. I hope one day to meet you in Heaven. May you rest in peace.



CrossAlexander Bell
By Douglas Hearne
My great grandpa served in the navy during world war 2 as a cheif on a ship and was a good man. R.I.P (I will always love you and will not forget you.)
Love,
Little Ally




CrossJess & Ola Mae Bell
By Vivian McDonald, Columbus, OH USA
My Parents who passed away in Jan 1969, are greatly missed by myself and my 5 brothers and 2 sisters. As their favorite song states "They will never by alone" now, because they are walking with God. Until we meet again, rest well Mom & Dad.



CrossClifford J Beller Jr
By April
Murdered Jan 13 1999. I'll always love you and think of you every day of my life. I which I could of know you better befor this happened but you'll aways be with me till the day I die. Love your Aunt April



CrossRobert J Belom
By Mary C. Davilo, Joliet, IL USA
It has been 1 year since you left us and we miss you dearly. I know you're in a better place with no pain and no anger. You're by God's side looking over us. I will never forget you.



Cross Margaret Bender
By Holly, Tricia, Kayla, Chelsea, and Levi
In memory of my loving grandmother, Margaret Bender who went to be with the Lord on May 14, 2005. We miss you so much gram, not a day goes by that we don't think of you. We feel such an emptiness without you. You are in our hearts forever.
Love and miss you deeply,
Holly, Tricia, Kayla, Chelsea, and Levi.




CrossJoan M. Bennett
By Wells P. Martin, Stanford, CT USA
We had lost each other for over 30 years and when I found you again I was overjoyed. In only 6 months you were called home. I am sure there was a purpose in it all but my heart still aches for you, Joan. Even after 30 years we could still almost finish each other's sentences so we never lost the connection. I trust in Him that we will be together again one day with God. Honey, I miss you so much. Please watch over everyone until we are together again. I am grateful to God that you were reunited with the family before you left, especially with Mom at her grave side. I love you so much and think about you every day.

Wellsie




FlowersNancy Jean Benters
By Carol I Thomas, Gardena, CA USA
January 28, 1948-December 14, 1995. Two special days intertwined. Miss you much, best friend, everyday, you'll always be in our hearts



Cross Juan Carlos Beringeri
By Gabriel Albors, Puerto Rico
I will always remember you in my heart you married my sister I found a place in our hearts and you became like my new brother. You where always there for mi and my sister, you are the one who show the world 2 me and you will always look over others like always love you always on tears and laughs I will remember you …good byeee…. For now



FlowersDr Walter Berlin
By Beverly Steinberg, Oakland, Calif
To a wonderful friend on line though we never met you will always have a special place in my heart rest well my dear friend you will be missed... your *Gracie*



CrossEvan M. Bernard
By Jay-son Martin, Tipton, CA USA
A best friend would never leave me, that's why I know you are by my side still to this day. I miss you Evan, I love you bro.



Cross Jason Scott Berry
By Libby Phillips, Dahlonega, GA
Jason and my son were on a weekend hunting trip and made a very fatal choice; to drink and be on the highway in a vehicle. My son survived, by the grace of God, but his best friend suffered massive head injuries and died several days later. Our lives will never be the same. Please: if you drink, don't drive!! It destroys lives!!



FlowersRichard G. Berry Sr
By Charles Kleinz, Lancaster, PA USA
This was a man with a great heart and will be missed. This man was my father-in-law and I love him as if he was my own father. Everyone he had met had great respect for him. I loved him and will miss him.



Cross Mark Howard Best Sep 18, 1959 - July 24, 1976 killed in a car wreck
By Linda Lee, Mount Vernon, IL
Mark not a day goes by that I don't think of you and when I hear the song who you would be today I start to cry and think of you.. Sunny day's seem to hurt the most I wear the pain like a heavy coat I feel you every where I go, I see your smile, I see your face, I hear you laugh in in the rain, I still can't believe your gone.. It ain't fair you died to young, like a story that had just begun, But death tore the pages all away and God knows I miss you and love you...



CrossRichard Wayne Bice Jr.
By Aunt 'Cile, Ponchatoula, LA USA
Richard, you will always be our "Special Angel" in Heaven. We love you and we will always miss you. Someday your family will be with you in Heaven, we'll see you then.
Love with all our hearts,

Aunt 'Cile and the Family




CrossKevin Biladeu
By Susan Leigh, Hampton, VA USA
To Kevin: I don't believe You killed Yourself on Christmas Day 1996.



Flower VaseMarci Elizabeth Biro
By Christina Biro, Altoona, PA USA
This is in memory of my sister who died in February of 1999 at the age of 17. We miss her so much! We love you Marci and we'll be together again someday. Love, Christina



CrossAlvin L. Bishop, Sr.
By Dyana Garland, OH USA
Grandpa, its only been a short time since you left us and went to a better place. I wanted to say I love you and miss you greatly. I think of you often Grandpa. Love Dede



CrossAdam Michael Björk
By Bobbi Björk, Ogdensburg, NY, USA
I am writing in memory of my beloved nephew, Adam, who passed away on October 5, 1996. Adam was born on March 8, 1983.
Adam,
     Aunt Bobbi misses you and thinks about you every day. I often wonder what happened to you...why did you have to go? I hope that you have finally found the peace you so richly deserve, and that the Angels hold you close. Until we meet again, Adam, know that you made a big difference in my life and knowing you these short 13 years has saved my life and made me a better person. I will always be grateful for your love...

Love Forever;
Aunt Bobbi






CrossVada L. Blackman
By Dennis & Dani Blackman, Fontana, CA USA
We lost our Vada so suddenly! 12/19/97 started like any other day..... and ended with her gone. A massive heart attack took her to the Lord. We are trying to move forward, but it's with sadness and lonliness - because we cannot continue to enjoy her laughter and love. Her big smile and big hugs were her trademark. Her boys were crazy about her.... as was her Daugter-in-law.

We waited so long for you to come back home to So. California Vada, and we only had 16 months with you here. But I do know, and find some peace in the fact, that these were some of your happiest times.... finally being back home with your boys! We love and miss you Vada. Till me meet again......
Love, Dani

Please visit Vada's memorial page at http://members.aol.com/ohdanigrl/vada.htm




FlowersEtta Fern Keling- Blake
By Charly Allen, St. Joseph, MO USA
August 4, 1914 - July 20, 1996
Grandma, you were the kindest, most gentlest woman I ever knew. You were always thinking of others and never yourself. I have and always will cherish you. I never got to tell you goodbye so now is my chance. I Love you so very much!




Flower VaseShirley Jean Belisle Blanchard
By Tammy Sprague, Watervliet, NY USA
In loving memory of my mother, Shirley Jean Belisle Blanchard, who was taken much too soon from my life. She passed away at the young age of 50 and left me alone in this world. I was only 15. I wish that God had given me more time with my mother. I know that one day I will be reunited with her in heaven. Until then, I pray that God keeps her safe. I love you mom and miss you every day of my life.



CrossWilliam Randolph Blanchard
By Tammy Sprague, Watervliet, NY USA
In loving memory of my father who was taken much too soon. He died at the young age of 47. I was only 12 years old at the time of his death. I wish that I would have been given more time with him. May God keep him safe until I am with him again. I will love him forever and always. I will miss him every day of my life.



Flowers Maria A. Di Blasio
By D., Italy
No words I speak can ever say, How much I miss you Mom.



FlowersRay Bloesinger
By Konnie Bloesinger, Eugene, OR USA
I LOVE YOU ALWAYS



CrossGregory Bock
By Jeanette Billiter, Pana, IL USA
TO: my dear mother and brother who had to leave me at such a young age, I think of you both each and every day, how I would give anything to turn back the hands of time to have you both here on earth. I will never forget those smiling faces, you will never be forgotten.
Sadly Missed By Daughter, Sister, Brother, Son, In-laws, neices, nephews, grandchildren.




CrossHurman Frank Boettjer Sr.
By Rebecca Boettjer, North Augusta, SC USA
His eyes stare at the heavens every moment of the day Grandpa's heart is ful of joy He hears his gardian angel coming to be with him every day He brings Gods kisses and protects him in his love Assuring him there is no fear when you trust in God above My Grandpa is true and wise And through his love I can see God In His eyes

We miss you so much. We know you are gone now but you are always in our hearts and minds. I know I wrote this poem before you left up that night of September but you and I both loved this poem. So I decided to share our love from Grandpa to Granddaughter with the world b/c my heart is so full of love I can't hide it to my self. So now the whole world can know what a great Grandpa, father, and great Grandpa you are to Jennifer, Patricia, LeAnne, Rebecca, and Seera Rena Anne Your great Granddaughter, also your loving sons Frank Jr., Byron, and David, and your daughter Rachael. We love you always.




CrossPeter Paul Bohnwagner
By Evelyn, Thompsonville, NY, USA
Dedicated To Pete nickname (Bo)
We were young but I think there was a reason that we met because God gave us a "beautiful daughter" even tho you only saw her "once" she has become a blessing! You would be very proud of her if you were here. I do believe that you can "see" and (if I'm right) then you "ARE" proud of her! She looks just like you! I'm so sorry that you had to go so young..BUT..you died for a reason..FOR YOUR COUNTRY!!
You are a hero Pete!

Pete's Memorial Page: Pete's Memorial Page




CrossAlbert Boniferro
By Jordin Boniferro, Ontario, Canada
Albert Boniferro is my grandfather. He died Febuary 21 1999. I knew it was going to happen sometime, but not now. I wasn't ready for it and I don't think you ever could be. These past few days have been really hard. He meant alot to everyone in our family. I know we will get through it. I want you to know Nonno I love you

Missing you dearly
your grandaughter
Jordin Boniferro




FlowersMary "Bibs" Boniferro-Trotter
By Rosanne, Ontario, Canada
This is in memory of my mum, my best friend, my confidante. I miss her more than words can say. I know she had to go but I know she suffers no more. Mum was a very special lady who believed deeply that Jesus would help her find her way home. I hope she is truly at peace.



FlowersBarry D. Bonner
By Brenda, Gulfport, FL USA
I know the only way you would ever leave me is to be taken in the wee hours of the night. I love and miss you my "KEEPER OF THE STARS". We didn't have alot of years but we filled the ones we had with alot of love. Unitl we meet again I know you are watching over me and I look for your star each night... Your loving and lonely wife



CrossErnestine Bonner
By Edwin Torres, New York, NY USA
A mother's love. God gave to you three children, two boys and one girl. They were raised by you with an understanding of the bible. Your love for Christ and Mary and the church. No one knew that you were a battered wife for 25yrs. Finally you had the strengh to carry on. But one day you woke up in darkness the monster AIDS knocked on your door and left this message for you. Ms Arlene F. Bonner Died 12/20/86 Mr. Alberto L. Bonner Died 1/28/94, Brother Joseph M. Bonner O.S.F. Died 4/24/96

Dear Ernestine this is for you,
God saw you were getting tired and a cure was not to be so he put his arms around you and whispered come home to me and be with your loving children in Heaven. You need not suffer anymore the loss of three childrens to aids.
Love You always
Mr. Edwin Torres
Friend, Nefrew, Son




Cross Barbara M. Borghesani May 4, 1927-Oct. 20, 2001
By Barbara Hennessey, Plymouth, MA
Dear Mom,
There have been so many times that I have wanted to be able to pick up the phone and call you, to be able to tell you something funny or amazing that the kids have done, only to remember that you are no longer here. I miss you every day, but it helps to know you are in heaven, with a body no longer in pain. I WILL see you again some day, until then I love you with all my heart!

Dear Nana,
We love and miss you so much.. I play piano now and David plays trumpet..Mom says that you can hear us, I hope we sound good! Say hi to Jesus for us..we love you always!
Love, David and Katie




CrossDennis William Borrell (MK)
By N Beer, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Please rest in peace for ever!



Cross Kenneth I Boucher
By Mrs. Amy Boucher, Havelock, NC
I will always remember your courage, your honesty and your love. Forever, your devoted wife, Amy



FlowersMarlene Bouldin
By Dani Blackman, Fontana, CA USA
We lost Mom after a 4 month battle - complications of diabetes and congestive heart failure. I truely didn't think you'de go Mom. Until the end I was sure you were coming home. I love you and miss you, and think of you every day. Rest well angel.

"When something you Treasure becomes a Memory,
that Memory becomes a Treasure."
Authur unknown


Come visit mom's other memorial page: Remembering Mom





CrossGene Bouse
By Peggie Bouse, Wyalusing, PA USA
My precious baby was Murdered by a Drunk Driver at the age of 15.. his older brother 17 yrs old was "lucky" he lived despite the fact the truck caught fire and burned off both his legs!!!

OUR CHILDREN
by Peggie Bouse

I sit here by this paper
As the tears absorb and soak
My mind and thoughts just wander
To the day your hearts broke

I know that its not easy
To pick up and start again
I know that it take time
Because I share your pain

A pain that tends to linger
A pain that tend to last
A pain that feels descructive
And never feels will pass

Please know that I am with you
In spirit and in mind
And when your pain is unbearable
Turn, look, I'm right behind...

Our children are our treasures
Our children are our gold
Think of them in Heaven
Under Our Lord's protective hold

To all parents left behind to pick up the pieces after a loss of their child, and when times are really hard please read John:14.... in my fathers house...

FlowersMary Bowitz
By Michelle, East Troy, Wisconsin
Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in Heaven, where the love of our lost ones pours through, and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.



CrossCarter Martin Boyd
By Sister P.W, Haysi, VA USA
Carter died on mothers day May 8 1988 at 16 years old. He drowned while swimming with friends. It really was a shock to his family and friends to get such bad news. There will always be an empty place where he once was but I know God is taking care of him and we will see him in heaven some day he loved his family and friends so much and his neice. He never had an easy life here on earth but the Lord knows more than we and he is in a peaceful place now. He was very kind hearted to everybody and loved hunting and fishing and he always worked hard at odd jobs during summer and after school. Sis song was (angel). Carter you will always be remembered. Your older Sis



CrossMae Francis Boyd
By LeDerrick D. Stokes Jr., Collierville, TN USA
Grandmo was born April 17, 1939 and passed on December 25,1999.

" A MILLION TIMES "
A million times we've needed you, A million times we've cried; Grandma if our love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. In life we loved you dearly; In death we love you still; In our hearts you hold a place, no one could ever fill. It broke our heart to lose you on that Christmas Day, But you did not go alone, for a part of us went with you, That very day, GOD called you home. Rest in peace Grandma, we love you still.

"Love Always"
Your Grandson Lederrick Dewayne Stokes Jr.
(I MISS YOU GRANDMA)




Cross Susan Jane Boyes ~ 16
By Daniel J. Hammonds, Snellville, Geogria
God saw that you were getting tired and there was no cue to be found. Go be with God girls... I love you with all my heart and use your memories to push myself on everyday. Your strength give me the strength to be a man and take care of everyone that lost you. Memorial site



CrossRodney L. Boyette 1967-1988
By Melissa Harris, Ocala FL USA
To my dear friend Rod: The years have passed but I haven't forgotten all of the great memories that we shared. I think of you every day and I know that one day I will see you again, but until then I miss you terribly. Your friend forever, Melissa
Rodney was killed in an automobile accident two days after he was married and left behind his new wife and unborn child. I wish them both happiness along with all of his family. Sometimes you wonder why God lets these things happen but I do know he had plans for Rodney and I feel Rod smiling down all the time.




CrossJack Wayne Bozeman
By Marin Anne Willis-Bozeman Glasco
He was my dad and my friend. After 28 years apart we had four wonderful months together. The void he filled within me the day he said "Hey there , How is MY kid" will forever be filled. I have the peace of knowing that he was not alone at death, for his oldest child was there holding his hand,I have his eyes and his smile, and forever his heart belongs to me-I love you dad and hope you know how much your love meant to me.



Flowers Richard Bozman
By Beverly Steinberg, Oakland, CA
A dearer man never walked the face of this earth. He will surley be missed by so many. May you rest in peace my dear friend. You will always be in my thoughts, Beverly Steinberg



Cross Dakota Dylan Bradford
By Debbie Cramer, Scarbro, WV
Dakota was born Dec..28th 1995 He went to be with the lord on May 12,2004. He was my grandson and I miss him very much I will never forget His Smile. He fought a courage's 9 month battle with brain cancer.He will forever be in my heart.



Flower Vase Shirley Mae Brady (Nee Coons)
By Krystal Toni Murray, New Miami, OH
I am so thankful that I had you for my "Gram". I miss you. The memories you have given me over the years will last me a lifetime. When I think back on some of them, I smile. Sometimes, I just start laughing. You were so funny. More than that you were full of wisdom and love. I think God hand picked you just for me. That morning you left us, I was holding your hand. When God called you home, I was devasted. I stayed strong though. I felt peace all around me and I knew although you were gone, you were still here. I love you, Gram! I sure wish God had a phone...

Your Grand-Daughter,
Krystal




Cross James Francis Brady
By Roseanne Brady, Glasgow, Scotland UK
The Sun Rose in yor heart shone in your smile and set upon our sweet memories of you



CrossAllen T. Brantley
By Vickey B. Thomas, Rentz, GA USA
My brother who committed suicide on 4/6/97.



CrossJaron Joel Brawner May, 9, 2001
By Janet Lockner, Baltimore, MD
Sadly on May 9 2001, we lost Jaron to a senseless and very, very tragic and heart wrenching way... He was fatally stabbed to death, at the tender age of 15, by his best friend... And more sadly on June, 4th, 2001, his beloved mother, Sharon Brawner, was taken from us due to a tragic car accident... Jaron, you were a very special young man with a heart as big and wonderful and true as your mom's, and were deeply loved by your family and the whole community... You will be forever loved and deeply missed by all... Please take care of your mom, and hold her close until we can all be together again... God bless always...



Cross Burma Bray
By Rebecca Johnson, Heflin, Alabama
Mama, I miss you so very much. It has been really hard on us all not having you here. I miss the way you would laugh, they way you smiled when the grandkids showed up. I miss not having you here. I hope you kow just how badly you are missed, and loved. I love and Miss you



CrossAmos & Ruth Brearley
By Jean Woolworth, Kentwood, MI, USA
In memory of my wonderful parents, who were always caring, and loving.



CrossDamon Brent
By Kathy Anderson Croft, Austin, Texas
Dear Damon Brent, I still can't understand why you are gone! We all love and miss you so much already..it has only been a few days and still in shock! WHY? WHY? is all we are left with...but, I will find out for you I promise you that. Damon Brent Radke 9/26/69-06/04/01. Love you little brother. Kathy, Andrea, Jerry Paul and Mom and many many others



CrossAlford Clifton Breshears
By Deb Franklin, Marshall, MO USA
Dad, our love for you will never die if ever there was a perfect father you must be him we miss you more and more with every passing day. May God Bless, Your daughter and family



CrossJonathan Curtis Bresser
By Russ & Brenda Bresser, Gaylord, MI USA
Jonathan

Come to me
God saw you were getting tired,
when a cure was not to be
he closed his arms around you
and whispered, "Come to Me"
In tears we saw you sinking,
we watched you fade away
our hearts were o so broken,
you fought so hard to stay.
But when we saw you sleeping,
so peaceful from pain
we could not wish you back
to suffer so again.,
So keep your arms around him Lord,
and give him special care
perhaps it will make up for,
all that seemed unfair.




Cross Jarod Allan Bright
By Aaron Hoffner, Massillon, Ohio
Jarod was a great friend, he was like a brother to me, and he will truely be missed. I wish we had one last day to hang out. I will miss you dearly. We all Loved You Jarod, and I will see you again one day buddy! 27Jan1982-20June2008



CrossJordan Brightly
By Shannon Hart, Brick, NJ
Even though God only gave me two precious years to spend with you, he gave me a life time of memories and a gurdian angle to stand beside me.
I Love You Jordan




CrossClydia Mae Brinkley (Nannie)
By Carl And Justin White, Virginia Beach, VA USA
It has been over a year since you left us Nannie. We miss you so much. You were always there for us. Not a day goes by that we don't think of you and all the special things we shared. You took care of us and loved us unconditionally. You were the world's greatest Grandma and life is not the same without you. We want you to know that your memory lives on in our minds and always in our hearts. We love you Nannie. You're the best!



Flower VaseRobert Bradlee Britton
By Your sisters-Loree, Caree, Darcy, Katee, Kim, Kelley,& Charlotte, St.Marys, West Virginia
You never said I am leaving.
You never said goodbye.
You were gone before we knew it
and only God knows why.
A million times we needed you,
a million times we cried.
If love alone would have saved you,
you never would have died.
In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still.
In our hearts you hold a place that know one could ever fill.
It broke our hearts to lose you but you didn't go alone.
For part of us went with you the day God took you home.
7-15-81 to 10-21-99




FlowersJason Brock died February 17, 1995
By Amanda K Gunvaldson, Washougal, WA USA
Jason you were loved by so many people. When you took your own life it hurt us all so much. I thank God that your death was not in vain. The tradgedy of losing you, helped me find hope in Jesus Christ. God used your death to turn me towards Him. He has taught me how to be a selfless and loving mother to Tristan. I keep your son Drake in my prayers. I am so sorry for the memories that my own grief brought up in you. You are missed so much by so many people.



Flower VaseMargaret Malloy Brock
By Rhonda J. Brock, Cheraw, SC USA
I know that God a plan for everything that He does, but I wonder why He chose you. You were such a treasure to your family. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. You were a great mother-in-law to me for sixteen years. I can honestly say that we never had a disagreement. Your loss has effected your family tremendously. Your three daughters, one son, and six grandchildren miss you very much. I miss you very bad too. I am looking forward to seeing you again one day. "Go Rest High on that Mountain." We love you.



CrossRick Brodie
By Anonymous
This is for my brother Rick, lost his life on his life on his Harley doing what he loved.I miss you Brodie, things just are not the same. I keep thinking this did not happen, but it is real and your not coming by to go fishing and we cant go to the lighthouse now. I just miss you Rick, I miss all those good times bro. You were the best brother, father and friend anyone could ask for. Thanks for all you gave to all of us.



Cross Bettie J. Brooks (O'Brien)
By Sherry Butler, Linden, NC
Mom you only been gone almost 4 months, still too soon. Your polio never slowed you down & had us 4 kids to raise till your 73rd birthday. We love you mom, always Sherry



Flower Vase Merwyn Brosler
By Steinberg Family (Beverly), Oakland, Calif
A dear friend that will be missed more then he will ever know. Rest well my friend we will all be together soon like in the old days...We Love You Mer



CrossAlberta M. Brown
By Melissa Rogers, Shelbyville, KY USA
My grandmother died in 1994, and is greatly missed. I know she is in Heaven now watching over my family. I hope she knew how very much she was loved. I can't wait until I am reunited with her.



CrossBill Brown
By Ralph Dettwiler, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Bill was a good friend. When asked for help he never asked why, he just helped. I loved him as a brother and miss him very much.



CrossClara Jane Brown
By Linda, Upper Marlboro, MD USA
You have been gone 28 years now Mom. I know you look down and see what a beautiful young lady I've become. I know you have seen your two beautiful granddaughters who love you dearly.

One day we will all be together again... until then... I miss you every day. My life is dedicated to your memory.

Love, Hugs and Kisses Linda, Ashley & Evan




Cross Helen Brown (Den)
By Ann Smith-Newsome, District Heights, MD
Ms. Helen, I miss you so much, I remember the good times and the bad times but you will always stay in my heart with your beautiful smile. I love you very much. A friend for ever - Ann



CrossKenny Brown
By Amy Mendoza and the class of 2002
I remember that awful day! My boyfriend came over to tell me that you were gone! The words will never leave my mind... "he's been killed in an awful car wreck" When he said those words it seemed so hollow and unbelieveable! I didn't know what to do first... Cry or fall completely apart. You were only sixteen! I didn't know how I was going to handle this or how exactally I was going to go on! I remember the wake so clearly...when I walked in all I saw was all of our friends crying and sitting there trying to be brave. I was fine until I saw you that is. I wanted to hear you tell a joke or just do something. But as I got closer to you in that line... I began to cry. but what kept me going was me thinking of all the good memories that we had together. I remember our science class and everything. I want you to remember that no matter what... we all still think of you everyday! And We are keeping your memory alive. We won the thanksgiving day game, and we have all picked our classes for our senior year! And I wanted to let you know that you are missed and remembered! I go and put flowers on your head stone every chance I get...but no matter what I will always think of you and so will everyone else! I know that your brothers and your parents think and miss you everyday! But they are doing okay! I just always know in my mind that you are up in heaven with my dad and my grandma and aunt! I know one day I will see you again! But until that day comes I will think of you everyday! And I will see you again eventually!
Love Always...Amy and ~the class of 2002




FlowersCrossLeddie James Brown Highway Patrol Officer
By Aunt Bunnie & the Brown Family, Philadelphia, PA USA
By Andre & Javohn Brown and kids
By Aunt Bunnie & the Brown Family,
D.O.B. NOVEMBER 25, 1967 D.O.D. DECEMBER 11, 1997 BADGE #9951

A family love so deep and pure a friendship last for every more, mother's love that never ends hoping that life will begin again. A brother's heart left to bleed for nicky's love we will need.

You have been a wonderful nephew, cousin, uncle, and friend to us all. We will always love you!!! And we'll see ya when we get there!

By Andre & Javohn Brown and kids
It's been 3 years since you left us, but the pain is still here like it was yesterday. Boy how things changed without you. You never got to see you brothers son who is named after you nor did you see our daughter Kennidie, who will be 3. We miss you and we love you!! And happy 33rd birthday love, Dre and family




CrossLouis Brown
By Val Workman, Groton, CT USA
Born Jan. 7 1917--died March 5, 2001 Louie- You were a very special uncle. You always had a smile and helping hand for all. You could make people laugh even when they didnt want to. A heart of gold. Have you seen your sister up there yet? We never got to tell you that you and her both went into different hospitals on the same day. I know that you are up in heaven making all the angels laugh. I love you and miss you. Love Val Jim and Shawn



CrossOlene Smith Brown
By Barbara (B.J.) Broome, Pascagoula, MS USA
Olene S. Brown gone to be with Jesus Jan. 29, 1994

Momma, I miss you so very much. I know that you are in Heaven with Jesus and I await the day that He reunites us. You were the best friend and confidante a daughter could ever have. I truly miss our 4:10 p.m. chats on phone every day. Holidays will never be the same without you there to share, hug, hold, laugh and pick with. You were a one of a kind lady and I long to be like you. Raising kids alone was not an easy job, but you gave us YOUR very best, and i thank you for that. Thank you for leaving to me that strong spirit that reminds me each day that I CAN do ALL things through Christ. You lived an example for me and so many others, mom. Thank you. Until we meet again in Heaven, I LOVE you ..... "Bobbie".




CrossRobert Earl Brown
By Dawn Jewell, Bayst. Louis, MS USA
Your passing came so sudden,and without you to talk to and see breaks my heart, I know that Ronnie was standing at the gate with his arms open wide long before you even died, how my heart aches to know your gone, but my brother I feel you just as strong, until its my time to see you again, I will miss you and cry for you til my day comes to a end.



Cross Stacy Lynn Brown
By Misty Dawn Gonzales, Cotton Center, TX USA
He was my brother. He was a great man who was killed on his way to work a Lamesa, Tx. He loved to things with his family. He had 3 brothers, Joe, Christopher, and Jeremy. He also had 7 sisters: Barbara, Candy, Misty, Krystal, CoSandra, Brenda, and Kasey. His parents were Ben and Vickie Gonzales. We all miss him greatly but we know he is in a much better place now. We love you Stacy!



CrossBenny Browning
By Teresa Ramey
You was a great dad and I love you very much. Thank you for fighting in wars for our country so we could be free love you daddy



CrossAddie Sue Bruce
By Jada Rooks, Jefferson, GA USA
My mother was 59 years old she had lung cancer. She died on November 2 2000. I miss her very much but God saw how sick she was and knew it was time to call her home I just cant wait to meet her again one day that is what I look foward to everyday



CrossEdwin G. Brundage Sr.
By Amy Brundage, Wareham, MA USA
That night I last saw you was very hard to believe That God wanted you with him and then he took you from me. I held your hand and prayed you wouldn't leave But he took you away and left me here to grieve. Today i miss your smiling face and the jolly laugh you always had and I sit here and think about you and feel very sad.
I will always love you and miss you grampa!!!!




Cross Adam Bryant
By Rhodes, Shreveport, La
Adam I know you wouldn't want us being upset, so all I will say is that everyone loves you and misses you very much. You touched everyone you met and the world will miss you. Rhodes



Cross Francis Bryant
By Tommie Hockenberry, Hastings, Nebraska
Grandma I love more than anything I'm so sorry I would not come see you in the hospital. I thought if I did not see you there couldn't be anything wrong with you.



CrossJames Bryant
By Nita Lummus, Meansville, GA USA
Saddley missed by all your friends. And the Lummber City police department.



CrossJustin (Gus) Bryan
By Amanda Jacobsen, Gillette Wyoming
I cant believe it's been a year seems like only yesterday, that I heard you laugh your laugh and heard the words you'd say. We think and talk about you often when we do we always smile, but all our smiles eventually fade after a little while. We realize the way we talk is as if you were still here, some of us feel your presence and feel that you are near. It was hard for us to accept at first but we have all grown able, to come to realize we may have lost you Gus but each gained our very own angel



Cross Patrick K. Bugley 3/24/69-11/16/07
By Trina, Roseburg, OR
My love, my life, my best friend & my husband left just a few days ago. I just hope & pray that Patrick knows how much I loved him, & how much I still love him! He got tired of hurting, suffered a lot of back pain from a semi- truck accident several years ago. He wanted so much to go back to trucking, take me places I have never been before. He began traveling without me to soon. I miss him terribly, but his memory will last with me forever! Suffer no more, my sweet Patrick, your journey has just begun!!! Always your wife, ~T



CrossAugust Tony Bulgarella
By Margret Bulgarella, Wyoming, MI, USA
Gus I miss you and so does your family but we know that you are with the Lord you can rest assured that we will be together again when our time comes to go home. Love you always! Tom sure wanted to take you fishing one last time.



Cross Joyce Bullion
By Lauren, Ithaca, New York
My Mummy. I miss you. I think I felt you one night. I was sad. You were there. I just know you were. Butch and Sundance just aren’t the same. Shopping isn’t the same. If I try hard, I can imagine you rubbing my forehead like you did when I was sick. I talk about you all the time. Your favorite songs, food and sayings... and Jeopardy! You’d kick bottom. I hope you know I talk to you every day. I need another sign. Maybe moccasins? Let me here it. I love you.



Cross Ballard Bullion
By Lauren, Ithaca, NY
Daddy, we’re approaching a year in September since you have been gone. I miss you so very much and only find comfort that you are with Mother. I love you so much and miss you. Please give Mother a kiss for me and tell her I love her. If you and Mother are together and "stop in" to visit me, please let me know by showing me a sign like Mother did. Let’s see. How about 'Little Darlin" on the radio? ;) Remember that when we had to pull over and stop at Tower Records? I love you both so much. Oh, and please watch over Steve and Kimberley. Kisses.



Flower VaseIrene Burgess
By Patty Robbins, Wareham, MA USA
A lady that was one of a kind. she will be sadly missed and respectfully remembered, she was a pioneer one of a kind.



CrossCory Clifford Burkette
By Jennifer E. Baird
Passed away in a car accident in Bradenton Florida, on the way home from a surfing trip.



Cross Dennis E. Burkhardt II
By Diane Kiles, Highland, CA
My son Dennis was born and given as a blessing to me on June 21, 1985. Without the need of any ultrasound, I knew in my spirit that I was having a son and the Lord allowed me to see him in a visionary dream before his birth. My angel and eldest child, at the age of 19 years old, on November 16, 2004, at approximately 3:10 a.m. was watched by me and my husband…”dad” as Dennis referred to him, die in the prime of his life. Dennis was literally knocked out of his shoes when he was mowed down by a woman, driving a huge Astro Van and whose blood alcohol level was .17. I won’t spend the time speaking on the grief of how we are still awaiting this drunken driver to be legally held accountable for her horrible mistake. Mistake is the word I use now when I speak of my son’s murder. To call the act of the driver…the act that has altered me and my family’s entire life, a “mistake” can only be done through the forgiveness of the Comforter and the Lord God whom strengthens me. Hallelujah.

My tall and handsome son, Dennis, inherently could find the good in everyone. When you seemed sad or had a frown Dennis made it is “assignment” to make you smile. His eyes were bright and he had an electric smile that warmth the heart of everyone he was around.

It hurt me to see so so many young girl, boys, women, and men that loved and mourned the lost of my son; and, at that very time during his Going Home Service I was not physically, mentally or spiritually able to give them any words of encouragement, as me and my husband were trying so desperately to stand strong for his little brother and sister, now 10 and 7 years old. They adored their big brother as much as he adored them. Thank God son I still have so much of you alive living on through them. In my son’s life, there would be a few fleeting moments when I wondered about my sons comings and goings, especially with many of his older friends. However, I will never forget one young man, appearing to be about 5-6 years older than Dennis, stating, during the processions, that when him or others suggested doing things that were improper and/or wrong, that Dennis would not hesitate to indicate his unwillingness and could immediately suggest other things that was best for them all. I could feel this young man’s feelings were deeply genuine when he said that this was one of the main things he would miss most about his friend. Just as indicated on Dennis’ grave marker and what will always ring true…He was TOO LOVED TO EVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!




CrossMatilda Sweat Simmons Burney
By Mary Ann Dell, Ray City, GA, USA
Our Loving Mmother Has Gone On She Asked Us To Go on. Work For Jesus While you Can and Meet Me Over In The Glory Land.We Lllove And Miss you Mama. Your Lloving Children. J.J, Mary Ann, Aline, Gloria, Robert, Your 19 grandchildren, 23 greats, Your 2 Brothers A.L, Harley, Sisters 4 Viola, Annie Mae, Evelyn, Maybell, Our lost was heaven Gain, Jan 10-1927 July 4-1997 A Indepent Lady''''



CrossDebbie Lena Evans Burroughs
By LaTonya Sharpe, Troy, AL
Debbie,
It is hard to believe that you are gone, it seems like yesterday that we talked on the phone and we were reminisincing about the fun that we had. Just remember that you will ALWAYS have a place in my heart forever.. Remember, I have to tell Cameron all about you.. I LOVE YOU AND I MISS YOU

Love Always,
Donne




CrossMary Kay Burrow
By Janice Marie Peterson, Tucson, AZ USA
Aunt Mary,
we miss you very much. We love you. We wish you were back here with us, but, we know you went to a far better place to be with God. We cherish every memory we have of you and spending time at your house when Mommy was at work. Thank you for keeping us safe and loving us so.
Love,
Ashley, Jordan and Jimmy




CrossKevin Wayne Burton
By Anonymous
In loving memory of Kevin Wayne Burton who was killed September 27, 1996 in a single vehicle alcohol related accident.

I've searched for understanding, every day that you've been gone, for only a brief moment we had you and then...
God called you home. I'd question why you had to go. If I lacked faith in his plan. But I know in my heart that you are more as an angel then you were meant to be as man.
The special ways you touched our lives, it wasn't the presence of you body we were to cherish. But the space in our hearts that you filled. Giving us memories and laughter to share as you gazed on happily from above. Bridging the distance and still trudging on, your soul longing to spare us from pain. For bodies expire but our love never dies. As the sun always shines through the rain, time will pass by and old wounds will heal but until we shall meet again...
Know that you always meant the world to me.




CrossBarbara Sue Busby Born August 4, 1945, Died August 23, 1993
By Kelly Lighty, Perry, OK USA
To my mother: I love you and miss you every single day. You are still with me. I wish that you could have met your other two grandchildren, Logan and Zachary. They would have loved you every bit as much as Seth and Ashlee. I know though that you are in a wonderful place, and that the lord has another beautiful angel with him.



Cross DeTorio Butler
By Shuggah Buggah, Biloxi, Ms
As time role bye you are missed everyday and every night. Your spirit and legend still live on.



CrossAdeline Butta
By Lucy
Dear Grandma, I miss you so much, you touched everyones life in so many ways. I think about you all the time. You were a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and a wonderful friend. I wish I could hug and kiss you one more time. I love you very much. Rest in peace. Love Lucy and family



CrossAdeline Butta
By Anonymous
To our dear grandmother we miss you very much. God took you away to fast we just want you to know you will never be forgotten. You touched everyones life you entered in a special way, You were a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Please watch over us from heaven. We love you very much. Your loving family



CrossRalph Alvin Byrd
By Christy, Santa Maria, CA USA
By Eva Cuellar, Santa Maria, CA USA
By Christy
5/8/70-5/6/95
Alvin, Wherever you are I know that you are looking down on Sammy, Cameron and Michael, and all your friends who miss you so much. You were the light of my life and you touched so many people. We will never forget you. Keep watch over your children, who keep you in their hearts and someday I will see you smile again! I Love You!

By Eva Cuellar
You came into our lives and then you were gone. Our lives will never ever be the same... We miss You... Thinking of you always...




CrossMrs. Nettie Suis Byrum
By Patsy Barnes, Jamesville, NC USA
I lost my dear Mom April 6, I have felt so lost since her death. She was very ill for awhile so I know she has gone to a better place and is out of pain. She was 85 and had 13 children. I had this poem read at her funeral.

To Those I Love And Those Who Loves Me

When I'm gone, release me, let me go, you have so many things to see and do. You mustn't tie yourself to me with tears. Be happy that we had so many years. I gave you my love. You can only guess,how much you gave me in happiness. I thank you for the love you each have shown, but now it's time I traveled on alone. So Grieve awhile for me, If grieve you must. Then let your grief be comforted by trust. It's only awhile that we must part. So bless the memories within your heart. I won't be far away, for life goes on. So if you need me, call and I will hear though you can't see or touch me. I'll be near...And if you listen with your heart, you'll hear all of my love around you, soft and clear. And then, when you must come this way alone. I'll greet you with a smile and "WELCOME YOU HOME".





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