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Joyce Edgar Phipps (#46805080)
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Bio Photo PLEASE DO NOT ADD DEATH CERTIFICATES TO MY MEMORIAL PAGES.

I am 70 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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Dina L
RE: Morris Scott McKenzie #53627143
You're welcome, Joyce. Morris Scott's dad, Gregg McKenzie, was my high school Biology teacher & his mother was my 8th grade history teacher. Gregg actually had us do a family tree in his class. So I guess he is responsible, as well as my maternal grandmother, for my interest in genealogy & preserving our heritage. It wasn't until about 8 years ago that I renewed my interest in genealogy. What is ironic is that recently I have discovered that through my paternal grandmother, that I am a 4th cousin to Morris Scott on his maternal side. And again via my P. grandmother, I'm related to Morris Scott on his paternal side by marriage of 2nd cousins 2x removed. Gregg's youngest daughter & I were in the same grade & have recently renewed our friendship. We both said that her dad, Gregg, would have loved the fact that we are related! Thanks again for all of your hard work!
Added by Dina L on Aug 05, 2015 3:38 PM
Dina L
Morris Scott McKenzie #53627143
Hello Joyce,

I wanted to give you an edit for Morris Scott McKenzie #53627143 at East Hills Cemetery in Fort Stockton. You have Barbara Fox McKenzie as his mother. This information is incorrect. His parents are Richard Gregg McKenzie #116899566 (East Hill) & Lou Ann Lowry McKenzie (living). Thanks, Dina
Added by Dina L on Aug 01, 2015 12:56 PM
mikey sweek
william liles
thank you for taking the time to look for William liles and his wifes marker.mikey sweek
Added by mikey sweek on Jul 30, 2015 8:59 PM
Sharon Hicks GieseTemplin
RE: Minerva Pounds Kellar # 35712698
Thank you for answering so quickly Joyce. I am trying to locate her parents graves, I found her brother Rev Isom Johnson Pounds #52380645. He married a Sarah Matilda Keller which I am guessing is a Kellar also.

The picture is fine this size. Thank you. I looked at my tree again and she is my 5th great Grandfathers 1/2 sister. So confusing sometimes. Specially when there are multiple spouses.
Added by Sharon Hicks GieseTemplin on Jul 22, 2015 2:27 PM
Sharon Hicks GieseTemplin
Minerva Pounds Kellar # 35712698
Hello Joyce,

I was working on my tree and came across my 5th Great Aunt Minerva Caroline Pounds Kellar I wanted to ask for your permission to add your pictures of her to my Ancestry tree And also to see if you annd I are related I kinda assume so, since you have her picture.

Thank you, Sherry
Added by Sharon Hicks GieseTemplin on Jul 15, 2015 3:16 PM
ray&jay
Murphy photos
Joyce,
Thanks so much for the fulfilling the photo requests for Sam and Nan Murphy! They look great and your efforts are very appreciated!
Added by ray&jay on Jun 26, 2015 9:34 PM
LADONNA GREER COLLETT
Betty Wier
Hi,noticed you put the unmarked grave picture on Betty's memorial.However I did find a cemetery marker for her and added it to her page.
LaDonna
Added by LADONNA GREER COLLETT on Jun 25, 2015 3:07 PM
Perry L. Williams
Leon Nutt
Joyce, thank you for getting the photos of Leon's gravesite markers.
Added by Perry L. Williams on Jun 14, 2015 4:12 PM
Bradley Moody
Claude William Merritt
Thanks for taking and posting the headstone photo for me.
Added by Bradley Moody on May 24, 2015 10:10 AM
Keith McDonald
walter rector
hi
thanks for taking the time to get his gravestone photo for me
keith
Added by Keith McDonald on May 23, 2015 7:46 PM
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