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Fran (#47031624)
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Bio Photo I was born in MS and after living in CA for 43 years my husband and I have returned to Florence to live. I became interested in my family history during the early 1990's. While searching for ancesters in old cemeteries I was saddened to see the neglect and damage to beautiful old headstones and monuments.

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. There are two of these markers in Greenwood Cemetery.

I am happy to photograph headstones and post them to help complete memorials on find a grave. I must give credit and many thanks to my husband, Les and sister, Sue for their help with obtaining burial locations.

My Family names: Parker, Richardson, Winterstein, Switzer, Bell/Beall, Bradley, Dorman. My husbands family names: Davenport, Arnold, Davis, and Stinson.
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Ellen Guillory
RE: William Fleming
Thank you Fran. I was planning on getting together with my sister to see if she wanted to include the "Bookplate" Mama composed to go into the books donated at the Millsaps Library. they created a Library fund following his death and she had written a memorial which is extremely touching and so true. If I may get back to you on this, I will let you know. Thank you again for all of the wonderful work you and Find A Grave do. FYI. He graduated from Murrah HS a year early, went to Emory University for one year, then LSU and finally Millsaps. His studies were interrupted due to his illness.
Added by Ellen Guillory on Aug 20, 2014 9:19 AM
Ellen Guillory
RE: William Fleming
He had Ulcerative colitis. He had been sick for some time and it took too long for doctors to diagnose him. Mama and Daddy took him to New Orleans to Oschner's but he was diagnosed here by Leonard Posey. He was a wonderful person whom everyone loved. The world is much worse off without him. He was a remarkable artist, pianist, brilliant student and really funny. As one of the neighbors who grew up with us told me just the other day, "Ellen, everybody loved Bill". And they did.
Again thank you for all you do. This is a wonderful service and so meaningful to so many people.
Added by Ellen Guillory on Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM
Ellen Guillory
RE: William Fleming
I appreciate your help. Not to worry, I am confused all the time with absolutely no assistance from anyone. Thanks. I'm going to delete the picture that is turned the wrong way if that's OK.
Added by Ellen Guillory on Aug 18, 2014 3:57 PM
Ellen Guillory
RE: Robert Fleming
Thank you. What you have done is perfect. Since you are much better at this than I. Could you go on my brother's page (William Barton Fleming) and center his picture? I didn't know how to do this.
Thank you so much.
Added by Ellen Guillory on Aug 18, 2014 12:05 PM
Ellen Guillory
RE: Rose Fleming
I may have accidently created a second page when I added my mother's picture. If you could delete the page that does NOT have the photo I would appreciate it. So sorry to cause a problem. I don't know why but i couldn't get the page to come up and Find A Grave was saying "no records". This is such a wonderful service. I have added family members that I know are buried but are not in the system. I hope that is OK
Added by Ellen Guillory on Aug 17, 2014 10:48 PM
Suzanne Callahan
Thank you
Thank you so much for the photo of my father - L.B. Blackwell's grave. I was able to show it to my sons and husband.
Thank you so much
Suzanne Blackwell Callahan
Added by Suzanne Callahan on Aug 14, 2014 6:58 PM
photo of T E arrington
photo looks great..thank you..
Added by KAYE JONAS on Aug 10, 2014 1:35 PM
Richard Mayo
Great Photo's tkz
Added by Richard Mayo on Aug 10, 2014 12:23 PM
Deby Beran
Dallas Kersh
Thanks for the photo of his grave, I appreciate your work & time.

Thanks, Deby Beran
Added by Deby Beran on Aug 07, 2014 3:02 PM
David & Sandra Parr
Louis O Pack
Thank you for taking a picture of my Daddy's headstone. I do not remember much about the week my Daddy died, because he was only 47 and died suddenly of a massive heart attack and I was in a state of denial. I have only back to Mississippi once since he died in 1977. Now I can add the picture to my family tree.
Added by David & Sandra Parr on Aug 06, 2014 7:38 AM
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