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Fran (#47031624)
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Bio Photo I was born in Jackson, MS and graduated from Gulfport HS.

In 2003 after living in CA for 43 years my husband and I returned to Florence, MS to live.

I became interested in my family history during the early 1990's. As I searched for ancesters in old cemeteries I was saddened to see the neglect and damage to beautiful old headstones and monuments so when I became aware of find a grave I knew that this was something I wanted to do. I get great pleasure in photographing and recording cemetery markers for people on FAG.

The iron marker in my bio picture is in Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson's oldest cemetery and was made by Pearl River Foundrey owned and operated by a family member in the late 1800's.

I am happy to photograph headstones and post them to help complete memorials on this wonderful site. I must give credit and many thanks to my husband, Les for his help in searching for markers.

My Family names: Parker, Richardson, Winterstein, Switzer, Bell/Beall, Bradley, and Dorman. My husbands family names: Davenport, Arnold, Davis, and Stinson.
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Messages left for Fran (184)[Leave Message]
Pamela Thompson
James Oscar Alford
OK, I requested a gravestone photo for him. Good luck!
Added by Pamela Thompson on Oct 17, 2016 7:26 PM
Pamela Thompson
Thanks Again!
Thank you for another Alford gravestone photo in Lakewood Memorial Park - Truus Alford. I appreciate it.

I got an email saying you had also photographed the gravestone of James Oscar Alford, Memorial# 117629774, but no photo is there!

Best regards,
Pamela Alford Thompson (Find A Grave #47195155)
Obituaries Project Manager, Alford American Family Association

Added by Pamela Thompson on Oct 17, 2016 10:37 AM
Kim Richardson
RE: Billy Frank Wheeler
Thank you

My brother is on Find A Grave. He was divorced from Melanie May Wheeler. They had one son Jacob Wheeler
Added by Kim Richardson on Oct 10, 2016 9:41 AM
Kim Richardson
RE: Billy Frank Wheeler
Mothers maiden name is Nelms she is still living.
My sister is Kathy W Moore
My brother is Billy Gerald Wheeler he died in 2014.
Added by Kim Richardson on Oct 10, 2016 9:18 AM
Kim Richardson
Billy Frank Wheeler
Billy Wheeler is my father. Thank you for taking pictures of his burial site. My father was married before Hilda.
He was married to Eva Faye Wheeler and had three children with her. I didn't know if we need to put our names as his children.
He didn't have any children with Hilda.

Thank You
Kimberly W. Richardson
Added by Kim Richardson on Oct 09, 2016 7:17 PM
Beth Austin
Thank you!
Fran, thank you again for the wonderful marker pictures for Raymond Shaver, Addie Shaver, Myrtle Jordan and Bessie Rodgers. I appreciate you so much.
Added by Beth Austin on Oct 09, 2016 4:38 PM
Lora Tatum
The State Hospital Cemetery
Hello Fran,
I was hoping you could help me with a few questions about the State Hospital Cemetery. If so, please email me at Thank you, Lora Tatum
Added by Lora Tatum on Oct 09, 2016 4:13 PM
Mike & Kay
Thanks, Fran -- this person is a relative of friends.
Added by Mike & Kay on Oct 09, 2016 1:41 PM
Dennis L Dunning
Just want you to know that I have posted a picture of his headstone since you left flowers for him.
Added by Roberta on Oct 08, 2016 10:45 AM
Elizabeth (Reeves) Randolph
Thank You!

Thank you so much for taking the picture of my grandparents' and my aunt's gravestones for me. (George F., Mattie Mae and Pattie Ruth Reeves) I appreciate it so much! If I can take any photos for you in or around Lexington KY please let me know. :)

God bless!

Liz Randolph
Added by Elizabeth (Reeves) Randol... on Sep 12, 2016 5:08 PM
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