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Peace be Thine! (#47908607)
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I have been working on family history over 60 years! It is very exciting to find new information about my "branches" on Find-A-Grave, when a graver has added the entire obit.

Also would like to say something to other members that never put the whole obituary on the bio. If you don’t want do it right; then don’t do it at all. If you are omitting vital info that family members need to be able to “connect their dots” along their family lines. Many people have the same names, hence without the complete obit, it makes it next to impossible to complete ones family history.
Families looking for their love ones need every detail. So please put the whole obituary in their bio.
Most obituaries are not copyrighted do to the fact they are written by the family and not the newspaper. Newspapers just print it. If the obituaries do not show a name under them with the person who wrote it. That means it was written by the family, so it is not copyrighted and it is public info. This Info is from Legal Genealogist web site.

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LOU member #47653322
RE: 95393076
Vera - So sorry for the loss of your aunt. Of course I can, but it will not have the year engraved yet. I will also put a reminder on my calendar to check in a few months. I remember where they are located.
Connie Lou
Added by LOU member #47653322 on Jun 24, 2016 9:22 AM
sandy
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Hi!
Would you please transfer Lillian Farster to me as she is my Aunt. I would like to take care of her site. I thank you for adding her on and all you do.

Sandy
Added by sandy on Jun 18, 2016 10:11 AM
ogleCounty
RE: 163342061 - Thomas E Wheston
Thank you for catching that! I'll see what I can do.
Added by ogleCounty on May 28, 2016 5:55 AM
BESSIE ALBERTY
RE: K C Ellis
Thanks so much!
Added by BESSIE ALBERTY on May 27, 2016 8:06 PM
BESSIE ALBERTY
RE: K C Ellis
K. C. Ellis, of Rockford departed this earthly life Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Swedish American Hospital. He was born June (May) 23, 1942 in Utica, MS the son of Fletcher Carwell Jr. and Birdie Lee Clark Ellis. K.C. lived in Rockford since he was 18 years old coming from Jackson, MS. He was employed as a Millworker by Hamilton Sundstrand Division of UTC 20 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. K.C. was a member of Providence Baptist Church. K.C. was a member of the Jefferson Horton American Legion # 340. He attended schools in Mississippi. K.C. leaves to cherish many loving memories, stepmother, Ruby L. Ellis; son, Morris (Kimberly) Carroll; 2 granddaughters, Sheynell (Kalen Sumler) Romero, Kashondria (Justin) Johnson;  5 grandsons, Deangelo McCall, Rashad, Antonio, Kawante and Joshua Carroll; 5 great grand children, Kalyn Sumler, Zykeriel and Antonio Carroll Jr., Zyonne and Zachai Johnson; five sisters, Linda Bryant, Ruby (Leroy) Davis, Cheryl (Zachary) Wilson , Ida Worley (Wade) Anderson, and Tracey (Derrick) Baker; four brothers, Tariq (Phyllis) Khaaliq, Jeffery Ellis, Christopher Ellis, and James Worley; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins,  other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Derrick Ellis, parents, brothers James, Johnny Lee and Robert Ellis. Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Providence Baptist Church 2209 Clifton Avenue. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00am., until the time of service. Arrangements completed by Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home 2429 W. State Street.
If you would post this, it should clean it up without causing too much drama. Thank you.
Added by BESSIE ALBERTY on May 27, 2016 2:42 AM
BESSIE ALBERTY
RE: 15206960658
Thank you for the corrections. KC did receive medals for his service in Vietnam.

I am new to this website and I am not familiar with how to make edits and corrections.

The obituary as published in the newspaper has omissions and is a bit confusing as to who KC's mother was. Is there any way I can correct this?

Thank you.
Added by BESSIE ALBERTY on May 26, 2016 1:11 PM
BESSIE ALBERTY
RE: 15206960658
152696658.
Added by BESSIE ALBERTY on May 25, 2016 8:45 PM
BESSIE ALBERTY
15206960658
The Ellis family has sent a private email to remove the relationship link that had been calculated incorrectly. Also his military service was in Vietnam, not Korea.
Thank you.
Added by BESSIE ALBERTY on May 25, 2016 12:50 AM
Maher Family
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Is it acceptable to add a memorial for someone who is still living?
Please try to avoid it. In general, we do not encourage adding memorials for individuals who are still living. We do realize, however, that when transcribing a cemetery, it is not always possible to determine if the person is living or not. Memorials for individuals who are alive will be removed when requested (the exception being for 'famous' individuals who already have a burial location in place). You are always welcome to create a 'pre-need' memorial for yourself, if you would like, provided that you have a pre-need headstone already in place in a cemetery. Given these exceptions, a memorial created after death will be preferred over a pre-need memorial.

I hope this clears up your concerns. So the memorial from 2014 is the duplicate.
Added by Maher Family on May 20, 2016 2:30 PM
Daphne
RE: Carl Polstra 152650060
Thank you!
Added by Daphne on Apr 14, 2016 8:23 PM
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