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Pall Bearer
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Pall Bearer


It is at once an honor
Yet poignant with thought
To help bear a friend
To her last resting place

She lived a devout and selfless life
Always giving with a smile
Strong in faith, an evangelist in voice
Yet with a sense of humor and self deprecation

Ellen Culp we send you officially on your way
But you are already with your Lord
Whom you loved and served 'til your dying day
You are at rest in the loving arms of Jesus


Pall Bearer(c)2005 Quentin Clingerman

Note: Ellen was 95 years of age. Her mind alert until she went into a coma a day before her death. We will miss this lively, lovely lady.


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Submitted: Friday, August 12, 2005

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2005

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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