About Me Since I retired, I've found a bit of time to get back into genealogy. I think I've become addicted to FindaGrave. What a fabulous site! I enjoy setting up and maintaining memorials for my loved ones, as well as others. I also enjoy being a volunteer and taking pictures of headstones to upload! My husband has even joined in the fun!!
My photo shows what I love most -- visiting those little old almost forgotten cemeteries.
My People My family trees include: Sells, Winningham, Hill, Wright, Ledbetter, McDonald, Cook, Hymers, Morton, Douglas, Murphy, Clayton, Flowers, Galloway
Making Requests Please remember to use the EDIT button on memorial pages to offer suggestions, corrections, and even questions regarding specific memorials. Also please remember that no one is perfect -- we all make mistakes.
Obituaries I will not include cut/paste obituaries in the bio. I will be glad to include a summary of the obituary, but names of the living will not be included.
Scanned Items Please do not add scanned items, including death certificates, in the photo area of my memorials. If there is information in the item you would like added, please submit it in a SAC and I will consider adding the info in the bio. Otherwise, please only upload grave/headstone photos or personal photos of the deceased.
Regarding Burials Unknown According to Find a Grave guidelines (FAQs), creating a memorial as a Burial Unknown is to be used only for new burials, with the memorial to be edited/updated with the final disposition within 30 days.
Listing a memorial as Body Lost or Destroyed just because the burial place is not known is not accurate, just as Non-Cemetery Burial is also not accurate if it's a case of simply not knowing where the deceased is buried.
Please do not request that I link to a Burial Unknown.
My Photos Please feel free to use (for your personal non-commercial use) any headstone photos that I take and upload to FindaGrave memorials.
RE: Alfred M. Sumner headstone It looks like "Gomer and Judy" and you, "Genealogy Lover," are maintaining most all of the Sumner memorials at Rock Prairie Cemetery in Halltown.
You sent me a very nice email and transferred several memorials to me. I thought I would let you know that all but two of the Sumner memorials in Rock Prairie are definitely my ancestors. I think you have already transferred Alfred M. & Amanda and their dau. Maudie to me - thank you. If you would like to give me the others that would be fine, too.
At this point, I don't know who David Lee Sumner is nor have I figured out who Shirlene Sumner is. However, when I find that they are one of my family, I would be happy to take them as well.
Thanks, again, for all your hard work and your very helpful email.
RE: Carolyn Bright Powell I never realized memorials were merged. I knew they did such for duplicate cemeteries, but I did not know it was done with memorials. I figured there was a reason the Help file tells us Find A Grave always recognizes the memorial dated first as the official memorial.
Thanks for the head's up! I'll look into this. It would make things easier.
RE: Ellen Miller I know I posted a pic of her grave previously, saw it was gone - so I had her on my list of people to hunt for in section L. Don't know why it disappeared. I had the rest of her family there... Oh well. Happy to fill in the blank spot. and cross a name off my list.