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Shirley Burks Wells (#46511681)
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Blessed are the great grandmothers, who hoarded newspaper clippings and old letters, for they tell the story of their time.

Blessed are all the grandfathers who filed every legal document, for this provides proof.

Blessed are grandmothers who preserve family Bibles and diaries, for this is our heritage.

Blessed are father who elect officials that answer letter of inquiry, for some, this is their only link to the past.

Blessed are mothers who relate family traditions and legends to the family, for one of her children will surely remember.

Blessed are the relatives who fill in family sheets with extra data, for them we owe the family history.

Blessed is any family whose members strive for the preservation of records, for theirs is a labour of love.

Blessed are the children who will never say, "Grandma, you have told that old story twice today."
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Essie Chandler Lang
Thank you for transferring Essie's memorial page to me. I will take good care of it. She was my first cousin, once removed.
Added by Lyneva Mitchell Grauberge... on Apr 10, 2014 10:38 PM
RE: Earl and Mearl Harville
there are already pictures of the markers on both of them
Added by Bobby on Apr 07, 2014 4:41 PM
RE: Earl and Mearl Harville
if i get back out there i sure will look
Added by Bobby on Apr 07, 2014 4:39 PM
Benjamin F. Cox
I'm sorry, Isee, you had posted his parents. Do you have their parents etc. too. And Sarah Smart and his full list of children, as well? Maybe even further down or up, these lines?
I am his 2nd Great Grandaughter, through Julius Ellsworth Cox, Sr. and Gladys Kelley.
Added by TheresaReneeTossas on Mar 16, 2014 9:47 AM
Benjamin F. Cox memorial
I noticed, you noted with flowers, on his memorial and want to ask your assistance in clearing up his family tree. Do you have his proper lines. Parents names and children?
Here is his Geni and it has a link to his F- a-G, too.

My email is if you'd like to privately message! Thank you & wishing you all a wonderful Sunday!!!
Theresa Renée
Added by TheresaReneeTossas on Mar 16, 2014 9:39 AM
Barry Stevens

I just noticed you left flowers on my grandfathers grave in Shreveport. Thank you for that. That was very considerate.

Added by Barry Stevens on Aug 11, 2009 7:21 PM
Burrell Moore
Hello, I found an obituary for Clara McAllister Moore, her husband was listed as Burrell Moore. I located Clara on find a grave and this lead me to you. Would you have any information on Burrell? I am working on a branch of my family tree. Two Ivey sisters married two Moore brothers and both had a son they named Burrell. Your Burrell is too young to be the one I am searching for, but I thought he may possibly be his son. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Stacy Solis
Added by anastasiasolis on Aug 11, 2009 1:39 PM
Sharon Herlong Harrell
Odgen Cemetery Transfer Please
Hi Shirley,

It has been a while since i have been on Find A Grave, I was wondering if you would do a transfer to me, Sharon Herlong Harrell (#46802079)
My cousin is The transfer Shannon Fortenberry Memorial# 21003667.
Thank you so much for your dedicated and hard work that you do to make the memorials special.

Sharon Herlong Harrell
Added by Sharon Herlong Harrell on Aug 08, 2009 11:56 PM
Vickie Kleinsasser
RE: Re: Mrs. Alma Dark Simon
Thank you!!!
Added by Vickie Kleinsasser on Aug 07, 2009 4:16 PM
Vickie Kleinsasser
Please Transfer Alma Etta Dark Simon
Ms Shirely, Hello again! Boy have I hit the jack pot!!! I have the books in hand of the Darke-Dark family history..Great Uncle William Marion Simon has allowed me to copy/scan both books! Boy have I been busy. I have so much to update it would be easier to have grandmothers site than to ask you to do so much...Hope this finds you doing well. Love,Vickie
Added by Vickie Kleinsasser on Aug 07, 2009 2:46 PM
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