DAR David Lindsay Chapter holds grave marking ceremony

By PHOEBE DONALD ROBINSON / Special to the Reporter

The David Lindsay Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution had a grave marking ceremony of two of its late Daughters, Emmie Wilder McDonald and her mother, Ellie Stone Wilder, on Saturday, Feb. 3.

The families of these two women came to the Fourmile community in Shelby County before statehood and still have many relatives living in area.

Descendants of Wilder (1889-1959) and McDonald (1924-2017) attended the grave marking of their relatives by the David Lindsay Chapter, NSDAR.

Pictured, from left, with relationship to Ellie Stone Wilder (front row): Great-granddaughter Jennifer Grimes; great-great granddaughter Haley Clark; granddaughter Carolyn Wilder; granddaughter Deborah Grimes; grandson Randy McDonald; granddaughter Nancy Paden McDonald. Back row: Great-grandson Scott Wilder; nephew Joe Stone; grandson Charles Wilder; grandson Keith Wilder; granddaughter Lynda Bakula; grandson Tommy McDonald.