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Gail McKinzie Clark (#47751171)
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I have worked on my Family Genealogy for about 25 years and have been to many many cemeteries through the years. My Mother and I put out flowers on many graves and liked to remember those that had "gone to Glory". Now that she is gone, I've taken it upon myself to follow in her footsteps by keeping the memories of our loved ones alive. I grew up in Tyler, TX and now live in Rockwall, TX. I will try to start taking pictures of the graves that I go to and add to this site.
I am not at all interested in numbers or seeing if I can get more graves than someone else - that is ridiculous! How could anyone do this to be competitive?
I am really only interested in my relatives, friends, and classmates, and their family connections - not just to reach a high number of graves.
If I make a suggestion or ask for a transfer it is someone I am connected to or related to and want to add information or correct information. I will do the same for you. Thank you for your help.

HELPFUL HINTS I BORROWED FROM A FELLOW GRAVER

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Linda Deavours
Jordan Family
I am Linda Wren Deavours . My grandparents are Floyd Marshall & Ruby Jordan Wren . My g-grandparents are Bennett Edgar & Ophelia Rhonda Williams Jordan . Benny (b.) 9 April 1853 in Memphis , TN (d. ) 1917 Hugo , Choctaw , OK. He is buried in the Messer Cem . in Choctaw County , OK . Ruby and 3 sons , Vennis (Dee) , Ray , and, Joe are buried in Springs Chapel Cem . in Hugo. Bennett's parenta are John L & Martha Harlan Jordan .
I'm learning how to use pictures ... Thank you for sharing .
Linda
deavoursl51@yahoo.com
Added by Linda Deavours on Aug 11, 2016 11:17 AM
jane carrell
RE: #133333350 Ken Carrell
Thank you, I would really like you doing this. It is really hard losing a child but I knew God as my savor and He made it possible for me to get through Ken's death. It is really assuring to know Ken is in Heaven and being able to walk.
Again,
Thank you, Jane Carrell
Added by jane carrell on Aug 01, 2016 6:15 PM
jane carrell
concerning a grave
Gail,
You left a note on my son's grave info.our last name isn't McKinzie, we live in McKenzie, Tn. Our last names are Carrell. Strangely enough I see you are from Tyler, Tx. Your name was on my brother-in-laws obituary page. Wondering if you knew him personally (Joe Thomas Carrell, Joe was minister of Music at Hyde Park Baptist Church years ago. My husband Kenny was Joe's brother. The grave notice that you sent your request to is our son Ken. If you find the time I would like to hear from you.
Thank you,
Jane Carrell
Added by jane carrell on Jul 31, 2016 8:55 PM
Leonard Pace
Wayne J. Smith
Hi Gail,

I see you added my g-uncle Wayne Smith. He was born to Lillie (Johnson) Smith and Roger Quince Smith who are buried in the Owen Cemetary, Henderson County
Added by Leonard Pace on Feb 01, 2016 12:45 PM
Grave Digger
RE: # 112840541 and 112840453
Your Welcome, if you see anymore let me know.
Added by Grave Digger on Nov 30, 2015 1:52 AM
cgrahampayne
Charles McKinzie Descendant
My neme is Cynthia Graham Payne and I live in Corpus Christi, Texas. (My contact information is (361) 695-8444 and my email is cgrahampayne@yahoo.com). I am working on my DRT Application and am trying to trace my family back to December, 1845 (prior to Texas statehood). I need help. I am a decendant of Charles McKinzie (B-11/29/1865 D-4/5/1936) and Leona Noakes-McKinzie (B-9/28/1875 D-2/21/1961) of Nuecestown, Texas. If anyone has information on the generation before Charles, I would appreciate any leads. Charles McKinzie was my Great Grandfather. Also, if anyone has the information about the Thomas Noakes family dominant the U.S. from England, I could us that info too. Please help.
Added by cgrahampayne on Oct 01, 2015 12:33 PM
Nicky
Helm
Gail..
It was a memorial attributed to you for Nora Alice Helm Tinkel b Oct 6 1884 d Aug 9 1979.

I was needing to know if you had a source for the death dates for her parents William Thomas Helm and Josephine Campbell Helm

Thanks,
Judy
Added by Nicky on Aug 09, 2015 10:43 AM
Nicky
Helm
Hi Gail
I am trying to help a young lady with her DAR application and was needing help with William Thomas Helm and Josephine Campbell Helm. Would you have a source for their birth and death dates and where the might have died.

Thanks very much,
Judy
Added by Nicky on Jul 27, 2015 3:19 PM
D. E. Beeson
Leana Bencini photo
Was not me that added the photo upside down. I only built the memorial.

Daniel
Added by D. E. Beeson on Jun 29, 2015 6:57 AM
Candi Seaton
Campbell-Crabtree Reunion
Gail, my husband Doyle is a grandson of Lawrence Walter and Cora Mae (CRABTREE) CAMPBELL. We are having a family reunion in Lewisville, Texas July 3-4, 2015. I would love to have you come and to get to meet you. Even if you are not able to attend the reunion, I would like to get in touch with you. My phone number is 806-456-7499.
Candi Seaton
Added by Candi Seaton on Jun 04, 2015 12:01 PM
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