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Maplewood Cemetery

 
Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest; Neglected and alone. The name and date are chiseled out On polished, marbled stone. It reaches out to all who care It is too late to mourn. You did not know that I exist You died and I was born. Yet each of us are cells of you In flesh, in blood, in bone. Our blood contracts and beats a pulse Entirely not our own. Dear Ancestor, the place you filled One hundred years ago Spreads out among the ones you left Who would have loved you so. I wonder if you lived and loved, I wonder if you knew That someday I would find this spot, And come to visit you.

-Jen


 
Avena Township-Go on I-70 to St. Elmo Exit, turn North. go to Route 40. Maplewood Cemetery on the Right. Cemetery founded in 1901.
Snail mail only:
Avena Township Trustees
301 N Main
St. Elmo, IL 62458
CRUM, Daniel Lee

Submitted by: Penny Lewis
 

Daniel Lee Crum
1951-1983
CRUM, Verla V. & 
            "Jack" Fountain D.

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

CRUM
                "Jack" 
Verla V.    Fountain D.
   Oct 28, 1928    Oct 2, 1926
   Aug 4, 1999
Married
March 19, 1946
FINLEY, Lester & Anna

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

FINLEY
Lester          Anna
Oct 11, 1906  Aug 23, 1907
Aug 21, 1971  Feb 29, 1992
FINLEY, Linda Rose

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

Linda Rose dau. of
Lester & Anna
FINLEY
Nov. 23, 1946
OLGESBY, David Laverne

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

David Laverne 
OLGESBY
February 16, 1926
October 13, 1970

 
 
 
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