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Paul Renfro (#46825118)
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Bio Photo I enjoy walking the cemeteries and photographing the markers. I have done a lot of work in Restland and Grove Hill Cemeteries in Dallas.
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S Chappell
Westmoreland graves
Find A Grave Memorial# 24599112 (managed by Paul Renfro #46825118)
Emmitt Hayes Westmoreland is the name on the grave, but the photo of the gravestone is for someone named Ernest H Westmoreland. Emmitt was never called Ernest. Could you remove the picture of the gravestone since it causes confusion? List below shows how he was listed in records.
1900 Census –Emmett 1910 Census- Emmett H 1920 Census- Emmett 1940 Census –Emmitt H
Marriage Index - E H CA Death Index - Emmett Hayes Westmoreland Findagrave -Emmett Hayes Westmoreland

ALSO: (managed by Paul Renfro #46825118) Find A Grave Memorial# 129383704 lists Velma Westmoreland Millsap – her first name is Zelma (her daughter is the one providing all this info)

ALSO: (managed by but linked to yours)
Emmitt Hayes Westmoreland, Jr Find A Grave Memorial# 61350449 is listed under the wrong name. True he was the son of Emmitt Hayes above, but his name was Ernest Howard Westmoreland (sometime spelled Earnest) .
He used the initial EH on a lot of documents, but he is listed on the TX Death Index as "Westmoreland, Earnest Howard" who died 06-Jun-1985 Cherokee Co. He is also listed as Ernest/Earnest on his marriage records to:
1) Johnnie Barron 1906-1999 Marriage 13 Dec 1945 in Johnson, Texas, USA
2) Florence Lula Bird 1921-1995 Marriage 3 Jan 1982 in Cherokee, Texas, USA
Added by S Chappell on Aug 18, 2017 10:53 PM
Lisa Brooke
Larry Glynn Prince
I noticed that you have the memorial page for my uncle Larry Glynn Prince. Would you mind if I took it over so I can keep my families' memorials together? Thanks so much.
Lisa Brooke
Added by Lisa Brooke on Aug 15, 2017 6:41 PM
John F. Williams - Oakland Cemetery
Hi Paul, I was going through old obituaries yesterday and found the one for John F. Williams which you have placed on his memorial in Oakland Cemetery. I noticed a second memorial in Grove Hill and notified the owner of that memorial of the duplication based on the fact that your memorial was the first one. I just received an email from Tom White, owner of memorial # 140652865 for John F. Williams in Grove Hill Cemetery. Tom has furnished me a copy of Mr. Williams' death certificate which shows the place of burial as Oakland, but Oakland was scratched out and Grove Hill put in it's place. He has photographed the headstone of Mr. Williams in Grove Hill and his comment was "one memorial is based on an obituary while the other is based on walking the cemetery and photographing the actual headstone." Because he has the death certificate showing the new location of burial and took a photo of the actual headstone, I suppose your memorial should be deleted. Let me know what you think. Thanks! (you can reach me at
Added by dbc on Jul 09, 2017 6:19 PM
betty spencer
j m carroll
Hello, my name is betty spencer maiden name was carroll for years i was told that Dr J M carroll was my great great grandfather, which I have actual photos of Dr carroll. But buy reading the obituary on the site I do not see my grand father Joe Edena carroll , which his name could actually be joesph. any info on this would be much appreciated.
Added by betty spencer on Jul 09, 2017 11:12 AM
James P. Harter
RE: William Richard Clements
You are most welcome. It was a sad and helpless feeling looking over at the Oriskany on fire from the Constellation.
Jim harter
Added by James P. Harter on May 31, 2017 2:54 PM
James P. Harter
William Richard Clements
Bill and I were in the same squadron, VAW-11, and I was on a detachment on the Constellation at the time of the fire on the Oriskany, which was in site of us. I saw Bill's name on the Travelling Vietnam Wall today in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Jim Harter
Added by James P. Harter on May 19, 2017 12:25 PM
Luayne Pierce
Mem. 155378542
another duplication
Look at 80519989...
Louise Ella Macklin Davis is my great grandmother.
She was married to Sidney Smith Davis and he is a brother of John Wesley Davis.

Please check out Granny Davis' memorial...I have posted a lot of info there, and connections to other Davis relations buried at Oaklawn.

Layne Pierce
Added by Luayne Pierce on Apr 29, 2017 9:43 PM
Luayne Pierce
Mem 155378536
Paul, this is duplicate of 75890438. Robert Lee Davis is my grandfather... please remove memo insubject line.

Am wondering if you might be related to John Wesley Davis... if so we are related.

Luayne Pierce
Added by Luayne Pierce on Apr 29, 2017 9:29 PM
Luayne Pierce
Maudie Lee Woods Comfort
Maudie Lee Woods Comfort is my 2cousin twice removed, but I have a great deal of Woods info also her husband's name and date of death.

Please transfer this memorial to me so that I may add additional info

Memorial 138442894

Thank you
Luayne Pierce
Added by Luayne Pierce on Apr 22, 2017 10:41 PM
Memorials #82605991, #82608467, #69205967 & #175860853
Memorials #82605991, #82608467, #69205967 & #175860853

I have sent edits to you that I believe could use an explanation. There are three, side-by-side burials, photo of which I have included on these three memorials. Two of the three burial stones spell the last name as Byers - the parents and one of the two sons. The other son's burial stone spells his last name as Byars. What a mess this is!!!

I believe the memorials should reflect the last name shown on the burial stone, otherwise it may cause duplicate memorials to be created by other F.A.G. volunteers. I am considering creating memorials, using the Byars last name, that simply points searchers to your memorials, if they are looking for the name spelled Byars, but they would not include any pertinent information. Hopefully people would realize these are simply location pointers and NOT the official memorials. Of course, this would assume you would change your memorials to reflect the spelling on the burial stones.

Paul, I would most welcome your thoughts, on this matter, for consideration.


Added by Helperkw on Jan 30, 2017 11:37 AM
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