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Tess (#46890960)
 member for 7 years, 6 months, 22 days
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Bio Photo Please when suggesting an addition, correction or just talking about a certain memorial, go to the edit button on the memorial you are referring too. 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.

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 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.

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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carole taylor puntenney
RE: Robert & Emily Jane Fowler
since I searched further, found not only the correct Emaline but also her husband. Robert please see the memorial 134537427 and their son Lodoskey

and I would love to hear from you on my email add

thank you for your hard work. and good luck with your "searching"

Added by carole taylor puntenney on Aug 20, 2014 7:38 AM
Neil Loftiss
RE: Memorial# 75962332
Thanks for the catch! I removed the incorrect photo. I will try to get the correct one up soon.
Added by Neil Loftiss on Aug 19, 2014 1:22 PM
RE: James Lester & Velma Lewallen
No not related just doing some research and ran across the information and thought I would share are certainly welcome!
Added by Steward on Aug 15, 2014 9:14 AM
patsy (mann)holtz
James Howard Lester
Sorry Tess, sometimes my elderly family members give me wrong info. I deleted my offering.
Added by patsy (mann)holtz on Aug 11, 2014 1:27 PM
William H. Ellerman
He was my Great Grandfather, Amelia Aelhle my Great Grand Mother. William S. Ellerman was my Grandfather.
Added by Karen on Aug 09, 2014 4:10 PM
Ted DeLozier
Thank you for the updates of Donald Brown and Mildred (Bailey) Brown...Appreciated...
Added by Ted DeLozier on Aug 07, 2014 11:43 AM
S. Reeves
# 54007556
Hello, Can you tell me any more about Mattie Cook buried at Eldorado? Do you have access to the burial records? Thank you for any further information.
Added by S. Reeves on Aug 04, 2014 9:38 PM
Johnson Newton Burris Lippincott
Emily Prowell
Thanks Tess! You're quick! I often wait days for my edits and updates to take effect. Thanks for being so prompt.
Added by Johnson Newton Burris Lip... on Aug 01, 2014 11:02 PM
Sharon Spain Ingle
George Hutsell
I have added your information to the memorial. Thank you.
Added by Sharon Spain Ingle on Jul 13, 2014 3:52 PM
Roger Teters
Annabel Mitchell
Re; F.A.G. # 69121573
I apologize from not making the "name-spelling" correction on Annabel's memorial sooner.
( from last Mar. )
Roger T.
Added by Roger Teters on Jul 12, 2014 1:45 PM
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