22 July 2010

Little Susie May's Dove and Anchor

Susie May was born 1 October 1895 to William B. (1861-1938) and Mary Frances Woodruff (1863-1946). She died 26 May 1904 and was laid to rest at Snow Springs Cemetery in Dooly County, Georgia. Her parents joined her many years later.

On the top of little Susie May's tombstone is a dove and anchor. The dove represents purity, peace, and the Holy Ghost. It is written in John 1:32 - And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from Heaven like a dove...

The anchor underneath the dove represents hope. It is written in Hebrews 6:19 -- Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast... The virtue of Hope when artistically sculpted in human form is almost always seen with an anchor.


Aspiring freelance writer said...

You have a wonderful website! These latest tombstones are just beautiful. Thank you for your hard work! http://berryfamilytree.blogspot.com/

JGomez said...

Your Corresponding State Of Existence
I can almost feel their Pain and Longing for their
Daughter in her Tombstone,
Thanks for sharing.

D said...

I Love what you do and the info you share. for the longest I went to haunted places and have my own sight at www.westgeorgiaghosthunters.com and then one day in the fall I layed a loved one to rest and i fell in love with Cemetery's I have some wonderful pictures and I'm heading to Savannah in just a week so i'l have some more.

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