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CatheaC (#47339429)
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Bio Photo I visited Find-A-Grave for years filling in blanks on my family tree. Now that I am retired, I decided to become a contributor too. I want to "pay it forward" by helping others find their relatives buried here in central Oklahoma.

I look at Find-a-Grave as my new "job" because I get to work with people who have a common purpose and love of what they are doing. I have found friends and unknown cousins here and hope to find more! The 99% of helpful, friendly, and cooperative people I find here more than out weigh the couple of people I have run into who are vicious and hateful. You will run into them, but know they are the minority here.


1. Take a photo of the entire tombstone first, then get a close-up of the name if it is hard to read on the whole view. Try to fill the frame with the stone and not the surrounding countryside, homes, cars, etc.
2. Look for your reflection in the tombstone BEFORE you take the picture!
3. Squat in order to get on the same level as the tombstone - don't stand and shoot down at a sharp angle.
4. If the stone is vertical, take the picture vertically - it will display on the memorial much larger than horizontally.

We are trying to preserve history so we want the very best pictures possible - it may be all that survives!

** My photos may be used for any nonprofit purpose - ONLY IF - you give credit by listing your source so others can find it. Noting the source INCLUDES the photographer's name, and the Find-a-Grave memorial number or website.**
GENEALOGY - I am very interested in meeting more cousins! If any one is related to persons in my family I would greatly appreciate you contacting me.

Some of my family surnames:
KENTUCKY - Durrett, Skaggs, Pierce, Bloyd, Thompson, Cantrell, Elmore, Chaudoin
ILLINOIS - Mingee, Thornton, Gilreath, McNeese, Harris, Strader, McCrady
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Messages left for CatheaC (209)[Leave Message]
MaryJo Tresenriter
Katherine Perkins Tresenriter
Thanks for the edit. I might owe you an apology, as I have not kept good track and might have requested edits twice. Thanks for what you do! Are you related to any Tresenriter people?? If so maybe we're cousins!
Added by MaryJo Tresenriter on Apr 16, 2014 10:13 PM
Pennsylvania Lady
Corp Quinnen T Chandler, Jr
Thanks for the great photo.

Added by Pennsylvania Lady on Mar 31, 2014 4:40 PM
Jeff Bell
Bell Cemetery
Hey Cat,
Just wanted to let you know that the torch has been pasted and I'm now responsible for the upkeep of the family cemetery. Guess that's my
"retirement job"! If you need anything just call.

Jeff Bell
(502) 386-8326
Added by Jeff Bell on Mar 27, 2014 6:20 PM
RE: Milie Dyer Lowe
Unfortunately, I know nothing more. I'm not related - this memorial was transferred to me along with many others when Jackie retired from Find A Grave due to serious illness.
Added by imagal49 on Feb 25, 2014 5:42 AM
Janet LaMotte
Ralph Schneider
Correction done for dates. Thank you.
Added by Janet LaMotte on Feb 20, 2014 6:11 PM
Dianna Taylor
Thank You !!!
Thanks so much for the Bettis Transfers.
Added by Dianna Taylor on Feb 06, 2014 3:24 PM
Chasity Miller
Belinda Posey
I tried to request a photo of her, because I'm looking for my old friend we were best friends as teenagers she has a photo on her headstone but it's sorta blurry I can't see it I just pray it's not her this person died in 2005. but the email came back to me undeliverable is there any other person I can email. Thank you Chasity
Added by Chasity Miller on Jan 28, 2014 8:29 PM
RE: Minnie Atkinson
You are very welcome :)
Added by Kathryn on Jan 06, 2014 6:40 PM
Dee (Delores) Vaughan Lamb
Lettie Purnell Bess
Your name was on Lettie Purnell Bess. Are you related to the Purnell family on that side? thank you.
Added by Dee (Delores) Vaughan Lam... on Jan 03, 2014 11:46 AM
RE: Mary Eskew
You're welcome! There are two memorials for her. Looks like she married again after her husband died. Last name is Moore. The memorials are going to be combined. Take care.

Added by NLColes on Dec 23, 2013 5:36 PM
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