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Fran (#47031624)
 member for 8 years, 4 months, 11 days
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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 (189)[Leave Message]
Valenciaღ Asiaღ Angel of Mine 🎄
Dearest Fran,

Thank you kindly for visiting my family's memorials, they are so appreciated. Blessings always

Valencia's mom, Yo

Added by Valenciaღ Asiaư... on Nov 29, 2016 9:50 PM
Frances K
Rickey Meadows
Fan Hi How are doing? Thank you for the pic.Frances
Added by Frances K on Nov 15, 2016 10:48 PM
Cherokee Rose
James Chstain III
Thanks so much for adding the grave photo for James Chastain, III -- jut lovely. Marlene
Added by Cherokee Rose on Nov 14, 2016 7:58 AM
Beth Austin
Fran, thank you for the wonderful marker pictures for William and Alma Broadaway. I appreciate your time and effort.
Added by Beth Austin on Nov 14, 2016 5:13 AM
Thanks for pics on Hood memorials.

Added by TCarrigan on Nov 13, 2016 5:29 PM
Marcia Johnson
THANKS!! I means alot
I live out of state, and appreciate the work you do, so I can visit Mama and Daddys site...
Added by Marcia Johnson on Nov 06, 2016 3:50 PM
Bill Hunt
Buford Richardson
Thanks for your help Fran,

Bill Hunt
Added by Bill Hunt on Nov 05, 2016 9:05 AM
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
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
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