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Kathy Franks (#47925958)
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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 1965 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: Vienna Renfro 102799335
Yes, ma'am, I would gladly accept the memorial for my great aunt. She was dearly loved. Thank you so much.
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Added by Annette on Sep 20, 2017 9:07 PM
Sharen Moon
RE: James Monroe Dean
Hi Kathy,
Sorry for the delay in responding to your message! Yes, James death certificate states he died in Amy, so you are probably correct that he is buried there. I will change the memorial and see if my cousins can provide proof of burial. Thanks again!!
Added by Sharen Moon on Sep 16, 2017 4:50 PM
Manda C
RE: Carrie Mason
Hi Kathy, I would be happy to accept the transfer. I currently admin her 1st husband's memorial. Charles Blossom was Carrie's youngest brother. Their father died when he was just a year old. I know that his death cert lists Henry as the name of his father, but it is Orrin. Leda is their sister. I'm not exactly sure why the family ended up in Missouri. Carrie was married 3 times. Her 1st husband was a prominent businessman in Cleveland when he fell crossing train tracks and hit the train. She was widowed with several small children, and gave birth to a baby girl 6 months later. I believe Ed Blossom was her 1st cousin. I *believe* Thomas Blossom and Mercy Sears are their shared grandparents. Edward Blossom is the son of Henry Blossom, and Carrie is the daughter of his brother Orrin. I don't at this moment know why any of them were in Missouri.
Added by Manda C on Jul 19, 2017 6:40 PM
RE: Thall
Thank you
Added by Morford on Jul 16, 2017 11:42 AM
RE: Thall
yes please transfer, thank you.
Added by Morford on Jul 14, 2017 1:42 PM
William John Thall 138565711
I sent an edit request to link William to his father Edwin. William's mother Julia Watkins was my Grandma's sister. She remarried after Edwin died. Unable to locate burial. Thank you.
Added by Morford on Jul 14, 2017 8:32 AM
Janie Umphrey
Thank you Kathy, I would love to try and keep great Aunt Dora's site in order. I am new at this and learning. I appreciate you time. Janie
Added by Janie Umphrey on May 21, 2017 11:19 PM
Stacy Welch
RE: Photo credits
Sorry im reporting it to find a grave now
Added by Stacy Welch on Apr 01, 2017 2:31 PM
RE: Millie Hassell Carter
Thanks for the transfer, Kathy!
Added by Karen_L on Nov 16, 2016 1:26 PM
Ms Martie M
Findagrave Voting
Hi Kathy;
A friend has sent me two links to take a look at and vote for if I feel warranted; if you would like to take a look, it would be a help to him if you wanted to vote;
39740073 and 39739771

If you know anyone that would like to read these great bios and vote also, please pass on :)
THANKS! Martie
Added by Ms Martie M on Nov 15, 2016 8:18 AM
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