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Barbra Lanear

Consort of David W. G. IIams
A native of Burke, Co, Ga
Born Sept 25, 1774
Died May 25, 1846

Kind angels watch this sleeping dust
Till Jesus comes to raise the just;
Then may she wake with sweet surprise
And in her Savior's image rise.

Farewell my husband, my life is past
My love for you through life did last;
Grieve not for me nor sorrow take
But love my children, for my sake.

                - From Barbra Lanear's tombstone, Fort Pickens, Florida