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Joyce Edgar Phipps (#46805080)
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I am 71 years old. At the age of 52 I became interested in family history because of my husband's daughter. She wanted some information about her family. Others had promised information but did not come thru with it so I told her I would help her. It was so much fun I have continued with my research. I am always happy to help in the search and photo taking of a monument. I have been helped many times in the past and hope to help others in the future. One outstanding person in Camden, Missouri, Janice Pennington, who is now my dear friend, is the main reason I became interested in Find A Grave. Through Genforum I requested one picture of a monument in a cemetery fairly close to her area. She saw my request, contacted me and told me she would get the picture for me. Not only did she get that picture but she sent me over 50 other pictures of my ancestors graves in the same cemetery. Because of her and also her husband Larry, I wanted to help others find graves of their families and take photo's of the headstones. That is when I found Find A Grave. Talk about getting your prayers answered, I did. Another lady, Roberta, who lives in Indiana, went to Kentucky and took over 70 pictures for me at 4 different cemeteries of my ancestors graves. The gratitude I have for these people makes me want to grab every photo request I can to help others.
If I can make a correction or add information to a memorial page, please let me know. If you would like to have one of my memorial pages transferred to you, (if they are not a member of my family), please let me know and I will do it. Please go thru the proper channels for any changes or transfers of a memorial page.

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MartyL Burnett
could you link Henry Franklin Shellenberger Sr #72990495 to his parents:
Solomom Albert Shellenberger # 54788661 &
Mary Ellen Wilson Shellenberger # 54788482

Thanks in advance, Marty Burnett- Shellenberger relative
Added by MartyL Burnett on May 07, 2016 9:56 AM
Dorothy Helen Wallace
Hi Joyce, was checking thru some of my memorials,when I noticed that you had added the unmarked grave photo to it. I did find a faded cemetery marker and had added that to the memorial.Could you please delete the marker photo you added.
Added by LADONNA GREER COLLETT on Apr 17, 2016 8:42 PM
Tom Lamb
RE: ML Gaines photo request
I feel pretty sure that this is your person as Sarah J. Gaines shares the same headstone. I will go ahead and post the photos for each one's memorial. I'm not sure how the date of death was given to the providers of the CSA plaque but I've got that photo also, so it will be there.

Have a great day.
Added by Tom Lamb on Apr 10, 2016 3:41 PM
Tom Lamb
ML Gaines photo request
Greetings, I found a ML Gaines in the Ai Baptist Church Cemetery and will gladly post the photo but I wanted to check first as there is a discrepancy in the date of death. The headstone says 12/29/1923 instead of 12/29/1918. However the CSA plaque has 12/29/1918. I feel sure this is your man. If you do, I will post it. Just let me know.

I just don't like to make a mistake at this kind of stuff.

Have a great day.

T Lamb
Added by Tom Lamb on Apr 07, 2016 5:26 PM
Betty Atkinson
RE: Thanks again
Thanks for all attempts. I know who Arthur Theron Cobb is...just had trouble figuring out the other one.. Not yet, but I'll get it!
Added by Betty Atkinson on Mar 16, 2016 3:24 PM
Sara Cobb
RE: Cobbs - Brownfield Cemetery

Thank you and your sister-in-law so very much for all the extra effort you have gone to to help me find the graves of uncle Johnnie, Thelma and Mary. I'm so grateful to you!!! Perhaps someday I'm find their death certificates or other information that might answer the questions about their burials. I'm guessing you are correct and they just were buried without markers. Again, thank you for your efforts!

Sara Cobb
Added by Sara Cobb on Mar 08, 2016 9:33 AM
Sara Cobb
Cobbs - Brownfield Cemetery
Hi Joyce,

Thank you so much for attempting to fulfill by photo requests for:
Thelma R. Moore Fletcher-Cobb # 156853038
Mary Elizabeth Fletcher Cobb # 156869584
John Andrew "Johnnie" Cobb # 156868916

I really appreciate all of your efforts. I'm confused though that they don't seem to be buried at Brownfield Cemetery or anywhere in Terry County, TX according to the courthouse records as you mentioned. I found the obituaries for all 3 of them in the Brownfield News and they are were all supposedly buried at Brownfield Cemetery, so I am at a total lose! I haven't been able to get death certificates for them. Any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated!

Thanks so much.
Sara Cobb
Added by Sara Cobb on Mar 05, 2016 8:33 PM
Larry Soward
Teresa Phillips grave
Joyce, thank you so much for fulfilling my request for a photo of Teresa Phillips' grave. Larry Soward
Added by Larry Soward on Mar 05, 2016 2:56 PM
Betty Atkinson
RE: Thanks again
awwh you did good...
Added by Betty Atkinson on Mar 01, 2016 9:55 PM
Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Photo Request Problem - Sarah Young
I will mark her grave No Marker found. Thanks for your effort in trying to find a stone for her.
Added by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman on Mar 01, 2016 11:17 AM
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