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Kathy Franks (#47925958)
 member for 2 years, 11 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo My direct lineages include Collins, Cunningham, Hopkins and Robinson. My husband's families are Franks, Morgan, Reid, Taylor. I was born and continue to live in Howell County, MO.
I always do additional research for death certificates or have found the person's obit in
the archived newspapers at the public library before I suggest an edit to the creator of the memorial.
If I have entered your relative and you would like a transfer of their memorial, please send me a request. I have no desire to "own" a large number of memorials, I just want people to be able to find their relatives resting places. If you see a mistake I have made, or would like some addtional information added, just let me know, I will warn you that I probably will transfer the memorial to you if you have an interest in it. Please do not add obit information in flower section. You may send the information you would like added using the message option, edit link or email with correct information, I will respond to all. If you will refer to FAQ's you will notice that find a grave states that names of living relatives are not to be added to a memorial without their permission and it is for that reason that I do not copy obits as they appear in newspaper publications.
I would prefer that copies of the death certificate not be added to memorials I have created as they can be accessed online and take up room for pictures of the individual. (Missouri death certificates thru 1964 can be viewed free of charge at, you can also print a copy)

I have added some relatives that I have knowledge of but don't know where they are buried. If you have informaion of any of these, please let me know.
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RE: Vanatter transfer
Thank you for the memorial and transfer, he is a relative. Sue
Added by Susie on Aug 24, 2015 7:45 PM
Judee Archer
RE: Toney, Lee and Jennie Tombstone pictures
Hi Kathy,

Thank you for the Toney tombstone photos. I see you were able to upload them to

I now have copies of your photos in my TONEY genealogy notebook. Thank you ever so much for your time and the very nice photography.

I live in Texas and Lee and Jennie Toney were my husband's grandparents. Their son William married my husband's mother and they later divorced after WWII. When his mom remarried, his then step- dad adopted my husband and changed his last name to Archer. Because of that, I doubt I could every interest him in stopping at Oak Lawn for photos even if we every get to MO. But, this is my children's bloodline and I want them to have this information.

Thanks again for your contribution and help.
Judee Archer

Judee Archer
Added by Judee Archer on Aug 24, 2015 10:48 AM
RE: Hardin memorials at Mt Zion
That's great. Thank you. I haven't been there since 2000. I want to go back and visit again soon. Greene, Howell and Oregon Counties are loaded with my relatives' graves.
Kinley Hardin
Added by Kinley on Aug 24, 2015 2:24 AM
John Russell Pierson
Parley Brown
Thanks for the pic!
Added by John Russell Pierson on Aug 22, 2015 9:10 PM
Jay Freeman
Pitcock photo
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Jay Freeman on Aug 22, 2015 8:47 PM
Desert Angel
RE: Oak Lawn photo request
Thank you Kathy, I appreciate it. I will be in West Plains in Oct but don't think I will have time to take pictures.
Added by Desert Angel on Aug 22, 2015 7:21 PM
Shirley Stewart Milford
Lola Tate Hicks Grave Photo
Kathy, thank you for the grave photo of Lola Tate Hicks in Oak Lawn Cemetery (West Plains) AND for posting on her husband's memorial also. I appreciate your doing this!
Added by Shirley Stewart Milford on Aug 22, 2015 7:01 PM
Paulene Coen
Memorial# 50563366 Lou W Fisher
It appears that a photo for Pearl Lee was inadvertently added to Lou Fisher's memorial. Just wanted to let you know.
Added by Paulene Coen on Aug 20, 2015 4:48 PM
Betty Moeller
RE: Washington memorials
Thank you Kathy. The Washingtons are one of my son-laws family, he is a Mullen. I wouldn't mind having them.

Betty Moeller
Added by Betty Moeller on Aug 18, 2015 10:43 AM
RE: Carroll Thomas
Thank you so much Kathy!
Added by labudd on Aug 03, 2015 1:09 AM
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