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Shelby Hall (#46943033)
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Bio Photo I am married and have 4 children. I live in Lone Oak, Texas, with an abundance of cemeteries close enough to visit often.

This has been an endeavor that my whole family has come to enjoy. My daughter loves to pick up stray flowers, and put them on graves with none. She picks up fallen decorations, and rights them on the headstones.

One of my sons enjoys cleaning off the headstones and calculating their ages. He gets truly saddened by the children's graves. Once, he was asking why children have to die ( and why people buy their graves sites and headstones before they die), and my mother and I tried to explain to him that everyone dies, at all different ages, and some people like to have all their burial details taken care of before hand. He thought on that for a while, and then said, "I guess Emma and I need to get one (a headstone)." (He was 7 and she was 4 at the time, and they don't always get along. It made me laugh to think he was thinking of them dying together, already).

I am excited to find an avenue to fulfill my passion and help others by taking photos of headstones. My husband and I have a photography business and this is a fabulous way to put that business experience to work for us. I was surprised at how my husband has taken to this as well. The photographer in him wants each shot to be perfect. One time, he took a ladder to the cemetery to make sure he got the right angle.

If you find any errors on any of the memorials I have done, or if I need to add any info on one, just let me know.

My family tree consists of Andrews', Garrett, Mendenhall, Fendlason, Christopher (which we have very little info on), Murry, Wallis, Boomer, Mingus,& Triplett, to name a few.

I welcome messages from everyone, and especially fellow leaves in the tree!
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Ona Lee Martin
Thanks so much for accepting my edits! I really appreciate it.
Added by In the Garden on Jul 05, 2017 2:46 PM
Linda Aker
Nancy and Levi Mendenhall in Kansas
Hi Shelby,
There is a lot of confusion and errors in your entries about Levi and Nancy Mendenhall in Grantville.This is not the family you are looking for. To find your Mendenhall family, and the correct parents for Elmer, look at the

The following Kansas Mendenhalls are a different family from your Missouri family. Would you please give the maintenance of the following records over to me since they are part of my husbands Kansas family.

25719126 Levi Mendenhall
25719144 Nancy MIller Mendenhall

I entered Levi Mendenhall 176069010 so you would have a starting point.

Thanks Shelby
Linda Aker
Added by Linda Aker on Feb 06, 2017 7:42 AM
Ann Haws Moss
Elmer Martin Mendenhall
Shelby, the cemetery record for Elmer Mendenhall is linked to the wrong Levi Mendenhall. He is linked to Levi b 1811 wife Nancy Miller b 1824. I think his parents are Levi b 1849 d 1922 and Nancy White b 1853 d 1894. I can see where there is confusion.

If you have questions, contact me at I am the historian for the Mendenhall Family Association
Added by Ann Haws Moss on Jan 25, 2017 4:01 PM
RE: Daniel Martin Sr
yes please transer this one over to me! that would be very much appreciated!
Added by wendi on Nov 23, 2016 2:23 PM
Daniel Martin Sr

How are you kin to the Daniel Martin Sr of Martin Cemetery near Tatum?

I am asking as you manage his memorial....through my grandmother he is my g-g-g-g- grandfather.


Added by wendi on Sep 06, 2016 6:49 PM
Roger Lock
Sad that you should leave such a message to such a dishonourable, disloyal, vein and weak individual and his tart.
Added by Roger Lock on Oct 12, 2015 3:41 PM
PJ's Gramma
Thought I would say Hi
I've got some of the same cousins you do Wayne Roy Mendenhall was married to one of my many cousins Adeline Berta Eisenbraun - Peggy
Added by PJ's Gramma on Sep 06, 2014 5:01 PM
Leslie Pierce Royce
Neva Hodes @ Gum Grove Cemetery
Thanks for uploading the photo for this lady in my family. Much appreciated! Leslie
Added by Leslie Pierce Royce on Oct 31, 2012 2:39 PM
Gum Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Thanks so much so uploading a picture of Arcola Barlow's gravestone.

Added by patrick279 on Oct 31, 2012 9:56 AM
Esther Linton
RE: William T. Linton
Shelby,you are so nice to do the transfer for me.Thanks again.Esther Linton
Added by Esther Linton on Oct 17, 2011 11:01 AM
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