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Diana (Giddens) Shrum & David William Shrum (#47109249)
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Bio Photo Photo of 4 gen. my mother, my daughter, me, and my daughters, daughter,my granddaughter, sitting on Nana's lap. My name is Diana (Giddens) Shrum my husband is Dave Shrum, we live in Missouri.My fathers side of my family lived in Pulaski, Phelps, Dent, Shannon, and Texas, Co. Missouri. When I was a young child my dad would take me to the cemetery his family is all buried in he taught me to respect and love the history that lies in them along with the amazing people that once lived, and we call family. Most of the people who are buried in that cemetery are related, to me and each other one way or the other. I dont live near where a lot of my family have been laid to rest. Fine A Grave is the closest thing I have to be able to visit most of my loved one. The surnames I am related, to are, Giddens, Stark, Hensley, Morgan, Dye, Clark, Nickles, Buckner, Gale, Butler, Ireland, Dewitt, and many more. My Husband knew little about his family till I started working on his side of the family. The Shrum, Johnson & many more. If you have anything you would like me to add to a memorial, of a love one, family are just a friend. Please use the edit on the memorial, and I will get the info added as soon as I can. I have found that some people don't think, they need to add, the info, sent to them, for a memorial, that has been suggested. I think the more that is known about a person and the life they lived, the more, we get a understanding of who they were,and how they lived there life here on earth. We help, give them a voice, and keep there memory alive. It is sad that we have so many memorials with just a name and dates. They are all more then that, they were,the ones who paved the path we walk. When History about a family is lost, so will its children be lost. We never really know who we are till we know who and where we came from. No one should ever be forgotten are where they are buried be unknown. If,I am in care of one of your loved one's and they are not of my Family, are,if they are, and you are closer in relation,to them then me, I will be happy to transfer them to you.
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william V. sevedge jr
G W Atchison
Hi Diana,

I am a G G Grandson of GW Atchison. I have recently been trying to find my family and my journey led me to Findagrave. My Aunt Ruby recently told me that GW was a sr. which of course would make his son a Jr.

Thanks for posting this info. I am trying to find out more about his parents William Richard and Millie Atchison (Hurley)

Thanks so much for what you have been doing!

William (Bill) Sevedge Jr.
Added by william V. sevedge jr on Aug 26, 2016 8:03 AM
Joyce Dianne O'Neal
Gale Family
Hi Diana. How are you and family? Me and mine are doing okay. Except for my sister Jeanette. She is not doing well at all. I am on Facebook. Dianne O'Neal in Kansas City, Missouri. I guess you must be on Facebook too. I think I found you on Facebook. Did you use to live in Wellston,Missouri? My Aunt Francis lived in Wellston on Lulu street. Have a good one. Your Cousin, Dianne
Added by Joyce Dianne O'Neal on Jul 21, 2016 3:07 PM
Janice (Teel) Crites
Richard Crawford #166549937
Happy to transfer the care of this memorial to a loving, caring family member.

I have sent a note to the person who created #166587645, informing them that their memorial is a duplicate of this one.

I believe family should be with family!
Added by Janice (Teel) Crites on Jul 07, 2016 3:56 PM
Joyce Dianne O'Neal
Morgan,Willis, Gale Family
Diana, Would you please send any information you have on the Gale, Willis, and Morgan family to my email from now on. I would appreciate it very much. My email address is: How did you find out that James McGlothlin died of the flu? Do you know when he died? Or where he is buried? I can't find anything on James McGlothlin. I can't find much on Grandpa Lawrence H. Gale either. I think I told you that Lawrence Gale and Eva McGlothlin are my Daddy Ovie Gale parents. And Stella and Oscar Willis is my Mom Catherine's parents. If you like to text me sometime if you email me I will give you my cell phone number. I don't know your Aunt but if she would mind you giving me her number I would love to talk to her sometime. Thank you again for all your help. It is much appreciated. Have a good week. Take care. Sincerely, Dianne P.S. Are you on Facebook. If you are you can look me up. It's Dianne O'Neal in Kansas City, Missouri.
Added by Joyce Dianne O'Neal on Jun 06, 2016 4:35 PM
Jim B.
RE: Sallie Tomlinson
Okay Diana, check me out on the changes. Hopefully I have it right. Thanks for your input.
Added by Jim B. on Jun 03, 2016 9:09 AM
Joyce Dianne O'Neal
RE: Gale, Willis, Stark
Diana, thank you for answering me. I'm sorry I don't know your Aunt Mary Gale. How is her aunt related to Lawrence Henry Gale? May I ask where you live? I am looking for information on Lawrence Henry Gale and James McGlothlin. I'm not coming up with much on either of them. My Grandpa on my Mom's was Oscar Willis. How are you connected to the Willis's? Have a blessed Sunday. Take care. Sincerely, Dianne
Added by Joyce Dianne O'Neal on May 22, 2016 12:56 PM
Jim B.
RE: Sallie Tomlinson
Diana, I am wondering if we are dealing with two different Sallies. You show she married Ransom in 1890 and he died in 1910. But you show that she married John Kirk Tomlinson in 1903. Do you know if she divorced Ransom or is there a Sallie Butler and a Sallie Giddens? I am a little confused, but I have made the changes you requested.
Added by Jim B. on May 19, 2016 7:53 AM
Jim B.
RE: Sallie Tomlinson
Diana, I got the Butler as the maiden name from the headstone. I do not know if that was from another marriage or where it came from. Any information you could provide to clear it up would be appreciated.
Added by Jim B. on May 19, 2016 7:39 AM
Joyce Dianne O'Neal
Morgan/Gale/Willis Family
Hi Diana. My name is Dianne "Gale" O'Neal. I live in Kansas City, Missouri. My Grandmother was Stella Ann "Morgan" Willis. My mother was Vernia Catherine "Willis" Gale. My father was Ovie S. Gale. His father was Lawrence Gale of Licking, Missouri. One of my cousin's and I have just started researching the Gale/Green/Morgan/Willis families. I would appreciate any information you could give me on the Gale's and or the Morgan's. And also the Starks. Thank you very much. And have a blessed day. Sincerely, Dianne P.S. My email is
Added by Joyce Dianne O'Neal on May 04, 2016 3:52 AM
Jeanne M. Smith
RE: Elizabeth Horn
Yes! I would appreciate having this memorial, as well as any of the people linked to it. Thank you so much!

Elizabeth is my great-aunt.

Jeannie Smith
Added by Jeanne M. Smith on Apr 20, 2016 10:31 AM
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