Dear friends, if you have time, please pray for these members of the Southern family on the day they reposed. Many thanks.
But one may ask: ‘What good does it do to pray for the departed?’ An answer is offered here: https://orthochristian.com/130608.html
Along with prayers and hymns for the departed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6je5axPodI
Rev James Henley Thornwell, one of the most formidable theological writers of the South. You may read some of those writings here if you’d like:
Miss Flannery O’Connor, one of Dixie’s best writers, fiction and non-fiction
Jerry Clower, one of the South’s finest comedians
William Byrd II, a colonial Virginian of many attainments
Holy Ælfred the Great, King of England, South Patron, pray for us sinners at the Souð, unworthy though we are!
Anathema to the Union!