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Jim Ditton (#46569765)
 member for 12 years, 8 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo I have always been interested in funeral homes cemeteries all my life i enjoy going to cemeteries and visiting friends and family hearses are my favorite car I was born at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center on the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas i live in Dearborn Heights Michigan went to Warren Valley Elementary School for kindergarten moved to Taylor lived in a trailer court with my mother went to Fred C. Fisher School for two years then moved to Dearborn attended Harvey H. Lowrey Junior High School for the third grade till the eighth attending the third grade twice from 1974 till 1983 then attended Fordson High School from 1983 to 1987. In 1985 i joined Sing Out Dearborn stayed in till the group disbanded in 1995. I was in the cast for 10 years sang and danced to 120 songs. In 1994 i moved back to Dearborn Heights where i am now living. My mother's father my grandfather Kenneth G. MacEachin passed away on March 29, 1996 my grandmother my mother's mother Mary B. MacEachin passed away on August 29, 1998 then on December 19, 2007 my grandmother Berthell Nancy Yarber Campbell My father's mother passed away then on June 28, 2013 my grandfather my father's father Roland Philip Campbell Sr. passed away his ashes were buried on July 26, 2013 next to my grandmother at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly Michigan with full millitary honors a 21 gun salute taps and the folding of the flag my favorite singing group is The Supremes the original members are Diana Ross Florence Ballard And Mary Wilson from 1961 to 1967 and also Diana Ross And The Supremes from 1967 to 1970 members are Diana Ross Mary Wilson Cindy Birdsong i also like The Supremes from the 70's 1970 to 1977 I have all their records on Album CD cassette 45 and i have some videos of their performances from different shows I have Mary Wilson's autograph and all the books that have been written about them. I have been a fan of The Supremes since 1983. i got the chance for five years in a row to visit Florence Ballard's grave on her birthday June 30, 2008, June 30, 2009, June 30, 2010, June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2012. On December 13, 2013 my friend Maxine Precious Ballard Jenkins died she was the sister of Florence Ballard who was in The Supremes she is the author of the book about her sister called The True Story Of Florence Ballard also i knew Doris Jean Holland now deceased and Esther Gordy Edwards sister of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. now deceased who both worked at Motown Records and I also knew and was friends with Maxine Powell who worked with the Motown artists now deceased also i am a huge Neil Sedaka fan i got a four page letter written and signed by him show along with other memorabilia I also am on Geni and Facebook please leave a message on my page or contact me at my email Thank You
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Leon Whiteman
Barbara J. Stewart
Barbara #63970185 was in my Logansport, IN High School Class of 1945, and I do remember her.
Her full name was Barbara Jeanne (Purdue) Stewart.
She was born Sept. 29, 1926 and died Jan. 7, 2011.

Leon Whiteman
Lancaster, PA
Added by Leon Whiteman on Nov 05, 2015 4:28 AM
Balinski - Resurrection
I have updated the memorial with the dates for Ronald Balinski. would you like me to transfer ownership of the Balinski's to you?
Added by KAREN T on Aug 26, 2015 5:51 AM
Bradley Men
Dear Jim Ditton,
It was brought to my attention that several of the Carl D. Bradley men were duplicates of your original memorials. I am sorry for the mistake. It was not intended by any means. I did email you earlier tonight and also have transferred my duplicate memorials to you. I hope you will read the email to you and take it into consideration before you have them deleted. Thank you for your patience.
With Best Regards,
Added by Little✿Birdஐ on Aug 17, 2015 9:23 PM
Alex Bogue
RE: Memorial transfer
Thanks sir. I'll owe you one.
Added by Alex Bogue on Jun 10, 2015 9:29 AM
Alex Bogue
RE: Memorial transfer
Long time friend of the family. I've known them for many years.
Added by Alex Bogue on Jun 09, 2015 3:13 PM
Alex Bogue
Rose Przesmycki
Will you transfer her to me?
Added by Alex Bogue on Jun 09, 2015 2:34 PM
Summer Elizabeth Ball
Donald McIsaac
Hi Jim,

Are you a relative of Donald McIsaac, Find A Grave Memorial# 8658848? If so, I was wondering what you might be able to share about him. I have reason to believe that he is my 3rd great grandfather.

Summer Elizabeth Ball
Added by Summer Elizabeth Ball on Jun 05, 2015 12:05 AM
kate nielsen
RE: LaVerne Cook parents
Sorry, I agree with you. I think I meant to add the birth & death dates. They are on the gravestone.

I deleted the edit request.

Thank you and please accept my apologies
Added by kate nielsen on Apr 06, 2015 1:42 PM
RE: Captain Smith's wife
I did ask that your correct information be added-I maintain a folder for these things and check after 30 days-then I get that admins at findagrave to make the changes.
Added by darealjolo on Mar 28, 2015 2:03 PM
RE: Captain Smiths wife
many thanks- I may go to Brookwood next week- would you make a grave photo request?
Added by darealjolo on Mar 28, 2015 7:42 AM
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