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Debi Ann (#46548782)
 member for 13 years, 9 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo Peace to all. I believe we need to connect to our past in order to live in the present. I have so many loved ones who have passed on that it compels me to try and understand. One way is to honor those who have gone on. That's why I am here.
RECENT MEMORIAL: It has been hard to post this memorial for my precious 16 year old niece because it seems so final to see it in print and her beautiful face that is now just a memory. If you have time, please visit and help me put beautiful tokens on her memorial. She loved horses, dogs, cows and any kind of critters. Her smile could melt me. I miss her so. Lacy Alana West .

My wonderful dad, Robert Coleman DeWitt really belongs in the "famous" portion, but he always said "I'm a legend in my own mind". He was a bluegrass great and a legend in the southern Missouri area. He started playing music at 16 years of age and didn't quit until he died. He'd steal a show and just make the young musicians stand in awe of his beautiful guitar runs and could sing a song with so much soul it would make your toes curl.

Thanks to all of you who visit my loved ones. They are all precious and so are your loved ones. I love visiting and honoring your memorial too.
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Chickasaw Elder
Deb, this fella is a cousin of ours. He is the 3x great grandson of George Washington and Rebecca Franklin Cole. He is a descendent of their son Elisha Cole and Matilda Roberts. Their son is Jasper (Fate) Cole and Sally Dickerson in Connersville Oklahoma. If you see Chickasaw Elder it is John Cole his email is, your cuz Henrietta
Added by Chickasaw Elder on Feb 01, 2015 8:37 AM
Ryan Turnbough
Please link Ryan to his dad - Neal Turnbough - Memorial # 142036285. Thank you.
Added by Judy on Jan 31, 2015 11:43 AM
Saint Andre Bessette memorial # 18755647
Dear Debi;

I remember you told me you weren't able to get him on the famous list I asked a few friends to see if they could help. I will copy and paste their suggestions below and hope it helps you get his memorial listed as famous. I belong to find a group on facebook

Glendora Whetstone The bio has to meet those standards in that link I posted. Like no paragraphs, no abbreviations, etc. If you want to share it with us, we can see if we can help.
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Melissa Myers the memorial number is Find A Grave Memorial# 18755647
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Glendora Whetstone Right off, it has to be all one paragraph and the Heading has to be what they were.
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Jackie Wilson Goddard Melissa Myers, here is the memorial for St. Augustine to use as an example.
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Jackie Wilson Goddard A famous bio needs to be on the order of an encyclopedia entry.
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Melissa Myers the one or two Encyclopedia entries I used were in paragraph form
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Glendora Whetstone You have to write it in your original words and it all has to be in one long paragraph.
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Glendora Whetstone tells you all the little things that to which it must conform.
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Jackie Wilson Goddard I wasn't meaning "formatted" like an encyclopedia entry; I meant the info needs to be written like an encyclopedia entry. So, on St. Andre Bessette's, the last two paragraphs need to be removed right off the bat. Probably the prayer, also.
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Melissa Myers May I copy your suggestions and send them to the person who created the memorial?
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Glendora Whetstone Then just make it one big paragraph.
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Jackie Wilson Goddard Please do! Be sure to include the Famous Bio link Glendora included above.
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Glendora Whetstone Sure and send her that link too.
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Glendora Whetstone I see the creator has gotten one through Famous before. She stands a much better chance than me for sure.
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(MMM) Melissa

I tried to send it to your email but it came back yahoo told them you dont have an account with them.
Added by MMRHM on Jul 21, 2013 4:39 PM
Diana Berkel
RE: Lacy West
You are very welcome.
Added by Diana Berkel on Jul 09, 2013 11:27 AM
RE: Andre Bessette
Also I don't think people see those stars on the bottom to vote on how famous a person was.
Added by MMRHM on Jun 02, 2013 6:44 AM
RE: Andre Bessette
Your welcome. I have two holy cards of his and I watched on EWTN the mass where he was Canonized and that was special for me.
Added by MMRHM on May 30, 2013 12:01 AM
Find A Grave Memorial# 57013431
Re: Mitchell F. "Mitch" Jayne

Debi Ann,

Just a small correction. The radio station where Mitch had his Hickory Holler program is KSMO, not KMOS.

Added by FLJ on Apr 03, 2013 3:42 PM
Kelly Keefe
Memorial to Mitch Jayne
Just read the beautiful memorial to Mitch that you did. Though I didn't know him personally, my father did and from what Dad told me about him, you captured the gentleman to a T.

I have asked one of the Administrators to see about changing his status to Famous. I can't think of a single person more deserving of that status.
Added by Kelly Keefe on Jan 22, 2013 2:09 PM
Andre Bessette
Andre Bessette is now a saint. He is buried in St. Joseph's church he helped build. The remains of Bessette lie in the church he helped build. His body lies in a tomb built below the Oratory's Main Chapel, except for his heart, which is preserved in a reliquary in the same Oratory. The heart was stolen in March 1973, but recovered in December 1974. This is the website that I got his information from for the burial location.
Added by MMRHM on Dec 15, 2012 8:56 PM
Blessings ***
RE: Hi
Debi I added Lacy to my TOO YOUNG file in my virtual cemeteries... A little special honor for your dear loved one.
Added by Blessings *** on Jun 21, 2012 8:43 AM
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