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Kay Parrish Thompson (#46967117)
 member for 7 years, 10 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo I live in Vidalia,Georgia, moving here from Miami in 1967. My parents are Jesse Lem (deceased) and Hope Ann Lashmit Parrish (deceased).

I decided to start the genealogy on my family in December 2007, and have quickly become addicted. I wish I had started earlier when I had family that could help me with names,dates and places.

We are related to STARLING,CROSBY,DYAL and others from Starke and Graham, Bradford County, Florida on my dad's side of the family.

On my mother's side it's LASHMIT, FINE, HANKINS and others from North Carolina, Indiana and Michigan,.

I've always been fascinated with graves and old cemetery's. I enjoy researching family history and adding as much information to a memorial that I can. If I add a memorial, I will make sure in the future that I get a photo of the headstone and also link families together where possible. I've seen to many memorials added that dates are not put in and no family links are added. If you find a memorial that needs to be transferred to you, please request and I'll be glad to do so.

I will on occasion go to the local library and look up obituaries that I need. When I do this, I sometimes capture "others" . If they are already on FAG, I'll contact the owner and request a temporary transfer to add the information and then return it. So don't be alarmed if I contact you, with such a request! I enjoy adding all the information available. I've done several of these in the past....

I am not in this for the amount of memorials I can add, but to make sure everyone is remembered, so future researchers can have somewhere to start.
And families can place flowers at any time.

If you have the time please place a flower on
my daughter, Jessica's memorial.

Jessica Noel Daniels 1981-1997

Please visit the memorial for Courtney Ann Wilkes.
She was murdered while on vacation in Florida with her family. She was a Toombs County High School student.

Courtney Ann Wilkes 1995-2011

I remember this tragic story well. There is a website with all the information at Please visit the site and also leave a flower on Rhonda's Findagrave memorial page.

Rhonda Sue Coleman 1972-1990

Please visit Robin's page and leave a flower for her. She was a beautiful young lady that was murdered in our hometown.
Robin Lyn Willis Matthews 1989-2014

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Susan Green Richardson
Labon Jess Holton
I noticed you had added a picture for him and wanted to touch base with you to see if you are related? I am but only distantly. I am trying to locate more info on this family if you can help you can reach me at thanks for all that you are doing.
Added by Susan Green Richardson on Mar 31, 2015 4:17 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit
Greeting's Cuz
Has been quite a while! Please let me know how you are doing.

Just dibblin on here and thought I'd better say hello. Miss chatting.

Love ya,
Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on Jan 30, 2015 2:03 AM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
The Andrew Porter Family
Thank you, Kay, for going to all of the work to transcribe the obituaries for the Porters. They are beautifully written and I enjoyed them so much. It had to take a lot of time and energy to do this. I am adding them to my virtual cemeteries for Petoskey History 1852-2002. Thanks again!
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Jan 10, 2015 9:11 AM
Susan Barwick
RE: 7037849- Cone
Thank you so much Kay. Thanks for all your work.
Added by Susan Barwick on Sep 05, 2014 9:23 AM
Brenda A. Darbyshire
You are related to the above person. Do you know what happened to her son Serepta Palmer. He married a cousin of mine named Wilma Terry Griffin.

Thanks, Brenda
Added by Brenda A. Darbyshire on Sep 01, 2014 9:52 AM
A AAA American at Find A Grave
Dear Mrs. Kay Parrish Thompson,

Maam thank you for all you have done, are doing and shall do too. It is well. On some kin, the Parrish'es up from you in Virginia may well be kin to you. So yes, La. is not the only place with Parishes, lol..

Please add me as your friend. On Find A Grave also.


Jonathan Robert De Mallie
Added by A AAA American at Find A ... on Aug 08, 2014 6:45 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit
Ggrandma Maggie
Hello... Sent you a request to add Maggie's father. We WILL find their information someday right?? Also if you could link Maggie's mother's memorial #130319208 to her I would appreciate it :)

Have a great Memorial Day weekend....xxoo
Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on May 24, 2014 8:44 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit
Uncle Ellis...
Hello dear cousin so far away....

Just added Gma and Gpa's lil ones and decided to check a few others..

Could you link #67628811 to our Ggrandparent's?

We need to find out where Hubert is buried or find an obit so he can be linked to Ggpa...Will start digging :) I already put in a request to link Ida May to them..

Would love to have you and Bill visit this summer. I will feed you, give you a place to stay, and drive you around site-seeing and of course, planting flowers :)

PLEASE think about it!! Would love to have you come up.

Love ya,
Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on May 21, 2014 9:56 PM
Stephanie Puryear
RE: John Puryear
Thanks! My number is 48014381.
Added by Stephanie Puryear on Feb 09, 2014 7:33 AM
Stephanie Puryear
John Puryear

Hello, I am new to find a grave. I discovered it when my mother, Bobbie Thornton, passed away in December of 2012. She was an awesome Genealogist and one of her friends added her to this site. This is how I talk to her since she is buried in Texas and I live in Tennessee. It has truly been a blessing. All of that, being said, John Puryear is my Father-In-Law and I understand that you can ask that family members can be transferred, however, I am not really sure how it works. If it would be okay I would like to have John's information transferred to me. I promise to take good care of it.
And thank you for what you do. I signed up as a volunteer photographer for Find-A-Grave and I recently took my first 2 photos. It was an awesome feeling and it really makes me feel close to my mom.
Added by Stephanie Puryear on Feb 08, 2014 8:39 PM
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