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Anita R. Austill (#47729061)
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I am a Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. We collect, glassware, vintage jewelry, Cowboy Collectables, and dust. We love Flea Markets, Country Auctions, and long highway yard sales.

I started Find a Grave as a Photo Volunteer and decided that was too hard. I started photographing the entire cemetery, this way I could add them to the Computer at the Research Center and put them on Find a Grave also.

I walk the Cemeteries and take the photographs of the memorials I put on Find a Grave. I do not set at the computer and put memorials on in another state that I have no intention of putting a photograph on with it. I do not do this for the numbers, I do it to help others.

I will have to add to the above and say this winter I have been going through our county Cemetery Books and Creating new Cemeteries and making memorials for the ones buried in Family Cemeteries. It has been interesting to find them on Census records and connect them. I will try and locate the cemeteries and make a picture if I can. Sometimes the older family Cemeteries do not exist anymore. I did not want to add memorials that I could not add a picture. I decided that these people did not deserve to be forgotten, thus said here's hoping I can find a picture to add to the memorials. Keeping our County as up to date as possible.

I believe family should be with family. I make mistakes, I am human, just be nice when you let me know. It is not my intention to make duplicates, but names, initials, nicknames are not all known, and I gave up mind reading a few years ago. I try to correct, link or transfer as fast as I can. I do not believe it takes two months to type a few numbers.

I look at the old monuments that have weathered many storms and mowers and wish they could tell of what lies beneath them. I feel that by photographing them now could be the last means of preserving them for our generation. Find a Grave is a wonderful site for sharing the photographs of family and discovering death and birth dates that might have been lost.

It is wonderful to meet and make friends with people I would otherwise never know. I love being able to help others in any way I can.

I believe in God, Family and Country. If this offends you, I am sorry. This is a short bio of me.

God Bless you and
God Bless the United States of America
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Diane Addington
James Rowe
Anita, Thank you for this photo and for your many contributions to Find A Grave. DAM
Added by Diane Addington on Aug 21, 2014 7:35 PM
Diane Addington
Transfers & Photos
Thanks Anita. You are kind to offer. I rarely ask for a transfer...only when I REALLY want the person for a particular reason. It makes me so sad the few times I have been turned down. One was my very special Aunt Nancy Anderson. I had her hubby, Uncle Jack Anderson, (who are both interred at Arlington). This fellow who made her memorial is a real collector of numbers and he was very rude and unkind to me even though I was polite and respectful. I have saved the two e-mails he sent me.
I have observed how generous you always are about sharing, transferring, photographing and data collection. You help all of us...Helem McKeown said so too the last tome I had lunch with her! HaHa..All the best to you, Diane
Added by Diane Addington on Aug 21, 2014 7:24 PM
David Melton
Stroud Transfer
Anita thanks for the transfer!!! Dave
Added by David Melton on Aug 20, 2014 8:35 AM
Larry Collinge
Location of Aunt & Uncle
I would like the location of Charles & Vonda Bryant in the cemetery.
They are my Aunt & Uncle.
I have never been to they grave site.
My wife & I are heading that way in the fall
and like to see there graves.
Thanks Larry.
Added by Larry Collinge on Aug 18, 2014 4:25 AM
Don Coleman
Austin and Howard Graves
Anita, thank you for the pictures of Franklin Dale Austin and Charles Basil Howard's grave stones.
Added by Don Coleman on Aug 17, 2014 6:22 AM
Don Coleman
Stewart Graves
Anita, thank you for your time and effort in obtaining the photos of Leslie and Zula Stewart's headstone.
Added by Don Coleman on Aug 17, 2014 6:16 AM
ronald conrad
Ruby Jean Coin
Thank you so much for taking the headstone photo of Ruby. It is very much appreciated. Have a Blessed day.
Added by ronald conrad on Aug 15, 2014 10:12 AM
Dorothy Spencer
Margaret Armour
I wanted to Thank You so much for adding the picture of Momma's headstone to the site.
Much thanks!
Added by Dorothy Spencer on Aug 13, 2014 9:35 AM
Elizabeth Berton-Reilly
RE: Catherine Ann Wilson Malin
thanks so much for replying :)
Added by Elizabeth Berton-Reilly on Aug 13, 2014 7:04 AM
Bob Matthews
RE: Eades Transfers
Regarding your question as to what I meant by a "place-holder" memorial...when I can't find the cemetery location for a relative, yet I know their descendants and ancestors, I create a memorial for them, but with an unknown cemetery. This enables me to establish all the links (which I hope helps others identify relationships). THEN, when I find the correct cemetery (or I identify someone else who has) I'm able to switch the links and delete the placeholder.
Added by Bob Matthews on Aug 12, 2014 4:53 PM
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