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Inscriptions, epitaphs, statues

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Re: Inscriptions, epitaphs, statues

Posted: 3 Feb 2013 12:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
During the moonshine era in TN, my husband's grandfather was a magistrate and apparently also served as law enforcement. Two men got into a moonshine-related dispute and one shot the other and killed him. His grandfather told how he went to the man's home -- unarmed --and sat down with the family to explain that he was going to have to take the man to the county seat for arrest. He obligingly went with him. After a long stretch in the "pen" the man returned to the community and finished out his life there. To apparently show he held no ill-will against anyone, on his tombstone are these words which I have always chuckled at, since they seem so out of place: "Best wishes to every body"
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KellytShoemak... 19 Oct 2012 7:29PM GMT 
PuryearGirl 3 Feb 2013 7:17PM GMT 
protheroejone... 13 Jun 2014 6:22PM GMT 
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