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Tess (#46890960)
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Bio Photo Hello, My name is Teresa (Keith) Coale. I am the daughter of Alden L. and Alma L. (Eslinger) Keith. My father is the son of Herman F. and Edna N. (Dralenats) Keith my mother is the daughter of Clyde P. and Gertrude E. (Reynolds) Eslinger.

I live in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co. MO and I am here to find information on my family Keith, Draelants Ellerman Eslinger Reynolds Hochstedler. I will also help people find information they are looking for. Right now I am working on listing all cemeteries in Cedar Co Missouri. Feel free to email me if you have information to give or if you would like for me to find information for you, and if you see I have made an error please let me know so it can be corrected. I am working from a Cedar Co. Cemetery Directory but still there might be mistakes or typing errors.

Please when suggesting a correction or addition, or just talking about a certain memorial, go to the (EDIT) button on the memorial you are referring too. Then if it is something like a birth/death date/place, link to spouse/parents, Name, etc. click on the link for that, when suggesting for something to go into the bio click the (SAC) line. PLEASE this sends a link so all we have to do is click and go straight to the memorial. When sending it other ways you have to click on several links to get to where you want us to go for the correction/update. This is getting really bothersome when I have so many to do a day. This is not the place for corrections/updates. I also will not update if I can not contact you to find out where you got your info if I need to ask questions. I like to verify my corrections before accepting them. If you send me a date update by the SAC link it will be deleted and not updated.

I also do not transfer to someone so they can update then they say they will transfer back to me. If you want to type it up I can always copy and paste it in myself. Thanks for the offer but I am a big girl and I know how.

I do transfer memorials if your related. I think it is really sad that people are here just for numbers, what does that accomplish. I do not really care how your related as long as the memorial goes to a family member. I do not transfer memorials just because you like to collect them because they are ministers, railroader, or any other people you like to collect, that is not fair to the family members if they want the memorials. And I do not like, when I do transfer a memorial to you that you will delete it and create a new one, HOW RUDE of you. If I feel that is what you will do I will not transfer the memorial. Please let me know how your related, and do not just put that they are in your family tree. I also do not transfer memorials for you to add information then say you will transfer back I am fully capable of updating memorials myself.

Thanks Tess

Something I got in an email I thought was funny.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper's cemetery in the Kentucky back-country.

As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost; and being me, I didn't stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight.

There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch. I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn't know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I've never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played 'Amazing Grace,' the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low my heart was full.

As I was opening the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before and I've been putting in septic tanks
for twenty years."

Why can't people just ask for directions?

Remember go to the edit button on the page you want updated. Do not send an email. My email is for information that can not be done through the edit button.
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RE: Flora Thayer
Again, the photo was chosen as the cemetery photo for all memorials ny Find A Grave. I do not have the ability to remove it. I could hide it on those memorials I manage, but it would not resolve your complaint and I like it being on the memorials, anyway.
Added by HJ on Oct 29, 2014 4:16 AM
RE: Flora Thayer
If you will notice, below the photos the caption states, "cemetery photo," which is how Find A Grave labels the photo they choose to appear on every memorial for a particular cemetery. I have no control over the photo they choose.
Added by HJ on Oct 28, 2014 6:46 PM
RE: Flora Thayer
Again, I did not post the photo to the memorial. There must be some glitch causing the tombstone icon to be visible. You will have to contact Find A Grave.
Added by HJ on Oct 28, 2014 6:41 PM
More re Thayer
I see now to what you refer, but the exhibition of the tombstone icon is a glitch and there is nothing I can do about it. The photo shown is the cemetery photo chosen by Find A Grave and not one posted to the memorial by me.
Added by HJ on Oct 28, 2014 6:25 PM
Flora Thayer
I have no photo posted to this memorial. I did take the cemetery entrance photo, but it has been chosen by Find A Grave as the designated cemetery photo for all memorials posted to this cemetery, as there is no cemetery sign. I realize I have the option of hiding it, but prefer to not do so.
Added by HJ on Oct 28, 2014 6:19 PM
dixie sanders
RE: Chester & John Price
I got the information from Chester and John obits. you can find Roy and Edith and family in the 1940 census , Arcola, Dade County Missouri.
Dixie Sanders
Added by dixie sanders on Oct 27, 2014 6:42 PM
Fred Bradley
RE: Mary Elizabeth Gillilan Calvird
I've posted the obit for Charles B. Calvird on his memorial.
Added by Fred Bradley on Oct 25, 2014 7:24 PM
Fred Bradley
RE: Mary Elizabeth Gillilan Calvird
You're welcome! I also created a memorial for her husband, Charles B. Calvird, and posted a photo of their stone on it. Have you read Charles' obit? It's quite tragic and it also shows his widow's name as "Mamie".
Added by Fred Bradley on Oct 25, 2014 9:07 AM
Mike Phillips
Ansel Hochstedler
NO, I am a volunteer poster.
Added by Mike Phillips on Oct 24, 2014 5:20 PM
RE: Alli's Floral
201 North Main
El Dorado Springs, Mo 64744 .
Added by JARROTT P. COX on Oct 19, 2014 4:26 PM
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