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Jim Ditton (#46569765)
 member for 14 years, 2 months, 23 days
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Bio Photo I have always been interested in funeral homes cemeteries all my life i enjoy going to cemeteries and visiting friends and family hearses are my favorite car I was born at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center on the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas i live in Dearborn Heights Michigan went to Warren Valley Elementary School for kindergarten In 1985 i joined Sing Out Dearborn stayed in till the group disbanded in 1995. I was in the cast for 10 years sang and danced to 120 songs. In 1994 i moved back to Dearborn Heights where i am now living. My mother's father my grandfather Kenneth G. MacEachin passed away on March 29, 1996 my grandmother my mother's mother Mary B. MacEachin passed away on August 29, 1998 then on December 19, 2007 my grandmother Berthell Nancy Yarber Campbell My father's mother passed away then on June 28, 2013 my grandfather my father's father Roland Philip Campbell Sr. passed away his ashes were buried on July 26, 2013 next to my grandmother at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly Michigan with full millitary honors a 21 gun salute taps and the folding of the flag my favorite singing group is The Supremes the original members are Diana Ross Florence Ballard And Mary Wilson from 1961 to 1967 and also Diana Ross And The Supremes from 1967 to 1970 members are Diana Ross Mary Wilson Cindy Birdsong i also like The Supremes from the 70's 1970 to 1977 I have all their records on Album CD cassette 45 and i have some videos of their performances from different shows I have Mary Wilson's autograph and all the books that have been written about them. I have been a fan of The Supremes since 1983. i got the chance for five years in a row to visit Florence Ballard's grave on her birthday June 30, 2008, June 30, 2009, June 30, 2010, June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2012. On December 13, 2013 my friend Maxine Precious Ballard Jenkins died she was the sister of Florence Ballard who was in The Supremes she is the author of the book about her sister called The True Story Of Florence Ballard also i knew Doris Jean Holland now deceased and Esther Gordy Edwards sister of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. now deceased who both worked at Motown Records and I also knew and was friends with Maxine Powell who worked with the Motown artists now deceased also i am a huge Neil Sedaka fan i got a four page letter written and signed by him show along with other memorabilia On February 15 2017 my neighbor and friend Milton Joe Giordano died I knew him for 32 years since 1985. I also am on Geni and Facebook.
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Jeff Lewandowski
Mt. Kelly requests
Jim,
I live 1 block from this cemetery in Dearborn, MI. I spent about an hour the other day in search of head stones for your requests. While there were a handful of unreadable/erdoed markers, I could not complete any of your requests.

Sorry,
Jeff
Added by Jeff Lewandowski on Apr 26, 2017 11:41 AM
C. Mackler
Robert B. Thompson
Thanks Jim! I didn't realize that when I first contacted you about the children's correct names that I was contacting my cousin. How are you? Coming up on Mom's one year anniversary of her passing.
Added by C. Mackler on Apr 08, 2017 5:23 PM
Troy Shelton
Lucile Benson Actress
On Lucille Benson's Memorial, Silver Strike should be Silver Streak.
Troy
Added by Troy Shelton on Mar 24, 2017 12:08 AM
Barbara Durocher
Mary (McCormick) McIntosh Birth Year
Just checked the Michigan, Death Records 1867-1950 for Mrs. Mary McIntosh putting her death at 31 July 1913, her birthday as 31 July 1845 and her age at 68 years old. As usual other Censuses estimate her birth year as 1846. Thus the confusion.
Added by Barbara Durocher on Feb 08, 2017 12:38 PM
Barbara Durocher
Margaret C. McIntosh Mack (McEachin)
Hi, Jim. Margaret C. McIntosh was married to John James Mack (McEachin) #8124214.
Added by Barbara Durocher on Feb 08, 2017 12:28 PM
Love Always, Renee
Vincent Sabalausky
Hi Jim, my husband and I were at Great Lakes Nation Cemetery today. My parents are there. I tried to do your photo request for Vincent, but found out that he does not have a headstone. I took photos of your Grandparent's graves with the Christmas wreaths. The cemetery will be removing the wreaths next weekend. It is very beautiful there with all the wreaths. This spring, I may be able to do some of your other photo requests. Take care and best wishes always.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Jan 15, 2017 1:37 PM
FamilyHunt
Ella Golden Kyle Beach
Thanks so much for your generous donation of time when creating & maintaining these memorials.

I hope Your Holidays are happy, comfortable & safe.

Kristine Swyers [I am a direct descendant in the ]
Holdeman family
Added by FamilyHunt on Dec 23, 2016 5:52 PM
Love Always, Renee
RE: I am managing
Hi Jim, I hope you have a blessed Christmas. I never hear from Nancy any more, and Phil never liked me very much. Best wishes to you and I will say a special prayer for you to have peace in your heart and joy in your life.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Dec 18, 2016 7:16 PM
Romper90069
Milton Orowitz
I posted a photo of his Niche that is currently unmarked. James
Added by Romper90069 on Nov 07, 2016 4:33 PM
Zelda
RE: Millard Johnson and Mrs. Jeanette Bujel
Hi. :)

Mr. Johnson's photo has been added.

There's only a few weeks left in stone placement in the cemeteries so Mrs. Jeanette Bujel may not get a stone until next spring.

Her grave is close to some family and friends, so I'll try and keep an eye on things.


:)
Added by Zelda on Oct 15, 2016 7:51 AM
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