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Family Finder (#47815677)
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Bio Photo Hello =)

My name is Shayna, I am 27 years old, and I am a San Diego native. I work for the County full time, but spend spare time with my grandparents, husband and pets (6 dogs & 2 cats), looking for graves, dabbling in photography, and squeezing in a social life when I can.

My heritage is mostly German, but I also have a little bit of English and Welsh. Direct names include Oxley, Croft, Love, Shaneyfelt/Shanyfelt, and Mehlkop/Mehlkopf. There are many many names beyond that.

I am fascinated by many aspects of death -- not in a weird morbid way, but in improving the death experience (not surrounded by beeping machines in a hospital), seeing alternatives in the local funeral industry (can we get a green burial space in San Diego?), empowering individuals to know what is and isn't law (you don't HAVE to embalm grandma), and encouraging discussion about all of the above. We're all going to die -- why not educate and empower ourselves to be extra specific in our advanced directives? While we're alive and well, let's get it done. And for the sake of future findagrave volunteers, can we all promise to arrange for the engraving of our death date on our marker/plaque/headstone? The number of times I've come across a marker with no death date because the person had no next-of-kin to make sure it was taken care of...

Now for my rants and tidbits...

Photos & Photo Requests
Yes, you may use the photo(s) I took.

Please, please do not use your shoe-clad foot to clear grass/debris from a marker, if you're able to avoid it. That marker is a representation of the person who rests there, and it could be the last earthly representation of them. Let's cherish the markers and keep them as nice as possible (when the cemetery mowers aren't driving across them...)

If you are a photo volunteer actively claiming requests, you click "OK" and agree to fulfill that request within 14 days of the day you claim it. If you can't do that, or don't want to do that, then don't claim photo requests. There are plenty of photo volunteers in the San Diego area that are willing to go out and get photos in a decent amount of time. I don't even know that "rude" really covers my feelings on the matter, but it is unacceptable to flip-flop someone's request around for over a month, leaving someone waiting, because you choose to disregard the 14-day timeframe set forth by findagrave.
Additionally, if photo requests are slowly coming through and a volunteer has Edward Smith claimed (for example), use common sense and give the same volunteer the opportunity to claim the accompanying Clara Smith -- chances are they're right next to each other and it makes no sense not only for two volunteers to trek out to the same place, but for two volunteers to inquire with the office about the same location. Findagrave photo volunteers know we aren't the cemetery workers' favorite clientele, so let's try to just keep everyone happy -- cemetery workers, other volunteers, the people requesting the photo(s)... okay?

Transferring Management
Yes, I understand findagrave has set rules about whether or not one is "worthy" of requesting management, but as far as the memorials I manage, I'm typically more than happy to transfer management even if they're a distant relative, next door neighbor, 12th cousin once removed.. whatever. I'm not the "keeper of memorials" -- that's not my purpose for having added them in the first place.

Contacting Me
If you have additional information or would like to edit information on a memorial I manage, please use the "Suggest a Correction" function. Otherwise, you're welcome to leave a message on my contributor page or e-mail me --

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Diane L. Webb
RE: Clara Ella Webb, Price, Swinney
Thanks for checking.
Diane L. Webb
Added by Diane L. Webb on Sep 01, 2014 12:03 PM
Diane L. Webb
RE: Clara Ella Webb, Price, Swinney
Thanks for checking.
Diane L. Webb
Added by Diane L. Webb on Sep 01, 2014 12:03 PM
Diane L. Webb
RE: Clara Ella Webb, Price, Swinney
This is just a long shot on my part. Even just to
rule her out would be something.
I have followed her daughter (Hildreth Maxine Price) "Maxine" Price who married Noel T. Smith and they moved to Phoenix, Arizona and Payson, Gila Co., AZ. so maybe my Clara Webb, Price, Swinney did
die in Glendale, Maricopa Co., AZ. in October 1965.
Would appreciate any help.
Diane L. Webb
Trabuco Canyon, CA.
Added by Diane L. Webb on Sep 01, 2014 10:09 AM
Diane L. Webb
Clara Ella Webb, Price, Swinney
My husbands aunt was Clara Ella Webb m. 1918 Lon Vest Price in Webster Co., MO., moved to Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA. They had children Maxine and James Keith Price. Lon and Clara divorced after 1940 and she married a Jack Swinney. There is a marriage for Ellie Swinney to a Lee F. Oxley 30 Nov. 1959 in San Diego Co., CA. Did she marry a 3rd time?
Is this our Clara Ella? We know she was in a rest home in Glendale, Maricopa Co., AZ. or Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA. last years of her life. Could she have married a 3rd time to Lee F. Oxley?
I would appreciate any information. We need to find where she is buried.
Diane L. Webb
Trabuco Canyon, CA.
Added by Diane L. Webb on Sep 01, 2014 5:23 AM
Roger Parrish
How are you doing?

Just a note to check on how you are doing after your recent family member's passing?

I hope that you are well and that your grief is coming into a softer focus.

Warmest Regards,

Roger Parrish
Added by Roger Parrish on Aug 28, 2014 7:53 PM
Barbara Sharpe
Mabel Marie Brown
Thank You so very much for the picture. Thank you for doing this very special service for those of us who live faraway. My husband and I hope to visit and place flowers in the near future. Peace and happiness to you. Barbara
Added by Barbara Sharpe on Aug 18, 2014 1:39 PM
Lucille Roper Photo
Thanks so much for the photo of Lucille Roper's Stone!
Added by KM on Aug 16, 2014 7:18 AM
Roger Parrish
Hoping your Feelings are more at Ease

I'm Hoping your Feelings are more at Ease now that you have had a few days to reflect.

No matter how we lose our loved ones, the strength that they gave us is what will carry us onward!

You commented that you spent a lot of time with your Grand Parents. I suspect it was one of them that passed?

Grand Parents are the most wonderful of all our relatives. They don't judge us. They are always available for a quick drop in visit, or to watch the kids in an emergency. Grand Parents are the Best because of all their built in wisdom and Grace.

Just think that they will always be there for you, no matter what. Their Spirits reign in the wonder of our children's smile and our babies laugh.

Warmest Regards,

Added by Roger Parrish on Aug 06, 2014 1:04 AM
RE: photos
Originally they told us it was the Bronze Corridor, remember? But that was wrong and so all my spreadsheets were wrong. I fixed shep lane 1 & 2 but I have the main corridor so is this Shep? As I add the photos I will fix.
Added by Gennaphyr on Aug 04, 2014 11:46 PM
Hey Boss,
OMG I thought I was finished! I added all of shep corr 1 & 2 photos and breathed a sigh of relief. I even fixed the plot location on all of them.
Then I find a folder with another 297 for the main corridor. What are we calling it?

Added by Gennaphyr on Aug 04, 2014 10:09 PM
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