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Fayette County , IL 
Cemetery &Tombstone Album

 
Springhill 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


 
Loudon Township-Route 40 St. Elmo, Turn North onto Elm Street (By Casey's food mart) Go passed St. Elmo High School North about 8 miles (before Wright's corner), Cemetery next to Springhill Presbyterian Church right side of road.
HIMES, Lois & Earl

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

HIMES
Lois L.            Earl
May 17, 1921  Mar.  , 1911
Dec 23, 1994   Mar 9, 1997
JENNINGS, Golden  &
                      Rachel F.

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

JENNINGS
Golden        Rachel F.
Apr 1, 1894   Aug 2, 1894
May 24, 1958   Jan 1, 1970
LILLY, Carmen & George 

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

LILLY
Carmen     George D.
Dec 15, 1911   Mar 11, 1898
May 22, 1995   July 13, 1984

George D LILLY
Sgt  US Army
World War II
Mar 11 1898  Jul 13 1984

LILLY Dotson B & Mary 

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

LILLY
Dotson B.       Mary E.
1892-1965    1896-1983
(Military inscription below)
LILLY, Henry E &
             Rachel  E.

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

LILLY
Henry E    Rachel E
1864-1944      1887-1949
LILLY, Jefferson D.

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

Jefferson D. LILLY
1903-1968
LILLY, Wreatha & 
              Lemuel

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

LILLY
Wreatha G     Lemuel
Feb 4, 1898     Aug  3, 1896
Aug 3 , 1989   Dec 7, 1986

Lemuel LILLY 
CPL US Marine Corps 
World War I 
Apr 3, 1896  Dec 7, 1986

LILLY, Robert C

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

Robert C. LILLY 
Aug 3, 1905 
May 3, 1987
SAGE, Ruth

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

Beloved 
Mother 
Ruth E. SAGE 
Nee LILLY 
Nov 16, 1921 
Sept 5, 1996 
(Inscription below)
Womack, Charles Ellis

Submitted by: Penny Lewis

Charles Ellis WOMACK
Aug 18, 1940 
July 4, 1995 
"A teacher lives on forever
through his students"


 
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