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The Preacher's Kid (#46487625)
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Bio Photo I was born on the "South Side" of Chicago, Illinois. My family, originally Southerners, returned to the South when I was less than a year old.

My father was a well respected pastor who led me to the Lord when I was seven years old. I was honored to have him baptize me later that same year.

I served in the US Army between the years of 1981 and 1983. I did my "permanent-party" duty at Ft. Campbell, Ky.

I am married with one child. I have always been a history buff, actually majoring in history at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee and Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee. I am Southern Missionary Baptist, by religious persuasion and Republican in political persuasion.

I currently serve as Past Master of my Lodge and in many other offices, includeing: Funeral Master, District Deputy Chairman, History Committee for the Tenness Grand Lodge, F&AM. One of the proudest moments of my life came on 16 Jul 02 when I was raised as a Master Mason in Meridian Sun Lodge No. 50 in Athens, Tennessee. I also proudly serve as Past Master of my lodge. Furthermore, on 10 Sep 05 I completed my York Rite degrees and was dubbed "Sir Knight" in Athens Commandery #34.

For all gravers and genealogists, feel free to use any and all pics I may post. It gives me the greatest pleasure to assist someone in honoring a loved one who has gone on to their reward.
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Edmund Roberts (1757-1848)
Dear Sir: My 5th great-grandfather is Edmund Roberts and I would like to ask your permission to use your photo of his tombstone on Ancestry.com. Full credit will be given to you, others have use your photo and have not given credit where credit is due. I also want to thank you for your time in listing Edmund and the photos you have on F/G. Happy New Year, Sincerely, J, from Gadsden, AL
Added by precious memories on Jan 03, 2015 6:19 PM
DeeDeeB
Williams Memorials
Memorial #8167219 & # 8167146 Would you please be so kind as to transfer the memorials of my 3rd great grandparents, James Williams and Elizabeth Martin Williams over to me to manage? Thank you for all your hard work and contributions. I do a lot of work on Ancesty.com and have lovingly cleaned these headstones and several others at Shady Grove. Thank you, DeeDee
Added by DeeDeeB on Jan 01, 2015 5:29 PM
DeeDeeB
Williams Memorials
Memorial #8167219 & # 8167146 Would you please be so kind as to transfer the memorials of my 3rd great grandparents, James Williams and Elizabeth Martin Williams over to me to manage? Thank you for all your hard work and contributions. I do a lot of work on Ancesty.com and have lovingly cleaned these headstones and several others at Shady Grove. Thank you, DeeDee
Added by DeeDeeB on Jan 01, 2015 5:27 PM
Jennie Hill Cobb
RE: LANE CEMETERY
Thanks a bunch! I guarantee that I won't sell any of them.
Added by Jennie Hill Cobb on Oct 27, 2014 9:13 PM
Jennie Hill Cobb
LANE CEMETERY
Hello, How do you feel about sharing your photos? I went by last year, but there was no clump of trees where I thought I should find the graves, so I could not locate it. Thanks. Jennie Hill Cobb, descended through his daughter Elizabeth Lane Hill md. Joab Hill.
Added by Jennie Hill Cobb on Oct 24, 2014 9:47 PM
Rick Lambert
Ann Rosa Lyle
Please check the Edit Tab on your profile page. You have linked Ann Rosa Lyle (9537009) with James A Armstrong (6538784) as her father. He died 43 years before she was born. I sent you a correction request to remove the link to him. Thanks, Rick
Added by Rick Lambert on Oct 18, 2014 4:09 AM
Tara Brooks
Re: memorial # 8289869
Sung Sook was my step mother.

She was married to my father Lee Vernon Hornsby.

His name is added to the grave because he was supposed to be added after he died but since Sung's death my father has moved out of the country and has remarried and has two sons.

I don't think he will be buried on us soil again.

I just wanted to clear that up.

I only met Sung a couple of times but she was a nice lady and my father called her Sookie

I don't remember her profession but it was in the medical field.
Added by Tara Brooks on Sep 21, 2014 1:42 AM
Rachel (Taylor) Anthony
African American Community Cemetery Athens Tennessee
I am researching various cemeteries in the area and I saw this one. I am very interested in this cemetery and are researching African-American history, but I cannot find the location of this one. Do you have any further information concerning this particular cemetery?
Added by Rachel (Taylor) Anthony on Sep 04, 2014 2:13 PM
Lisa Tarver
Memorial # 7591531
Would you please kindly transfer the memorial of my 2nd great grandfather, David Cobb Clark, memorial # 7591531 over to me to manage? Thank you for your work and I anticipate your response. Thank you!
Added by Lisa Tarver on Jun 28, 2014 8:42 PM
M.L.S.
700 or 7000
Please tell me which memorial you are asking about.
Added by M.L.S. on Jun 28, 2014 1:18 PM
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