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Christie Scott-Swentko (#47025544)
 member for 8 years, 2 months, 21 days
Eye Remember U
Billy R. Cartwright
Please add his date of death and obit that I am enclosing. I am adding his picture from the funeral home site for you. Thank you for your help with Find A Grave.

D O D June 22, 2016

Billy Rudolph Cartwright, 85, of Madisonville, passed away June 22, 2016 at
Baptist Health Hospital after a lengthy battle with myelodyspastic syndrome. He was born
July 4, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Uria L. Cartwright and Ozelia Howton Cartwright,
who both predeceased him.

He is,survived by his wife of 61 years, Nell Wiley Cartwright; son Keith Cartwright
and wife, Rene', of Madisonville, and son, Kevin Cartwright and wife, Janet, of
Elizabethtown; four grandchildren: John, Will (wife Ellen), Kathryn and Emily Cartwright; step-granddaughter Cassandra Walker and step-great granddaughter Josie Wiggins. He is also survived by brother Bremen Cartwright, sister Peggy Forbes of Madisonville, sister Joanne Lovan of Reidland, and brother Bobby Cartwright of Tifton, Georgia.

Billy Cartwright was a 1949 graduate of Madisonville High School and after
graduation served in the United States Army from 1951-53 in the Korean War serving at
a hospital and Prisoner of War camp. After his military service he returned home and on
one evening took his younger brother to the skating rink in Slaughters where he met the
love of his life, Nell Wiley.

Billy Cartwright was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Madisonville
and previously served in Church leaderships at New Salem and Providence United
Methodist Churches including serving as Sunday School teacher. He was a long time
member of the Providence Golf and Country Club and the Madisonville Country Club.

Billy Cartwright was retired as a bank and small loan company examiner with the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions.He was also involved in farming operations with Ponderosa Realty and operated Ponderosa Vending Machines.

He was a lifelong Democrat and was the Democratic nominee for United States
Congress, First District of Kentucky, in 2004. In 2015 he was inducted into the Hopkins
County Democratic Party Hall of Fame. He also served as a member of the Providence
Independent Board of Education.

He was a longtime Mason and was the 1966 Past Master of the Madisonville Lodge
143 F. & A. M. He was also a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the West Kentucky
Consistory of Scottish Rite.

Services will be at 11 :00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Tomblinson Funeral Home,
Slaughters with Brother Dale Carden officiating. Burial will follow in the New Salem
Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, June 25, 2016
and at 9:00 am at the funeral home on Saturday.

In lieu offlowers the family requests donations to the New Salem Methodist Church
Cemetery, Post Office Box 57, Slaughters, Kentucky, 42456.

Added by Eye Remember U on Jun 23, 2016 7:40 AM

Tamara McDaniel Kincaide
RE: Transfer of Vitula Durbin to you
Thank you I apprecate the transfer as well as your work on find a grave

Added by Tamara McDaniel Kincaide on May 11, 2016 1:25 AM

Annie Prather #65482560
You've placed two pictures of two separate stones on this memorial. The bottom one is for Phebe and clearly not correct, for this memorial. In the upper picture, name is not legible but died 27 April 1828 and born Oct 1780 age 48 do not match this person. Do you have a correct photo for this person b. 1765 d. 1822.

Added by ASB on Oct 19, 2015 4:44 PM

mary decker
Jerry Thomas Duvall
Christie, Jerry's # is 121705914

Thank You
Mary Decker

Added by mary decker on Sep 11, 2015 12:34 AM

mary decker
jerry thomas duvall
Chrisie, I would like to add relatives to my nephew's obit. Would you let me do this?

Added by mary decker on Sep 11, 2015 12:28 AM

Bernie Carlisle
RE: Old Salem Cemetery sign photo

Thanks for the corrections for the two Old Salem's cemeteries. Sorry to say that your memorial # 121773380 for John T Scott is a duplicate at Grapevine Cem., Hopkins Co., KY


Added by Bernie Carlisle on Jan 30, 2015 12:59 PM

RE: Old Salem Church, Mortons Gap, KY
Christie I have no idea which edit I sent but it's all good. We all get corrections sent to us :)

Added by Lorna on Jan 25, 2015 8:25 PM

Nani Robertson
Christie, I recently added a group to facebook. "The Durbin's (from Sunfish KY)" if you could spread the word for me to any Durbin descendants,that you may know, I would very much appreciate it. It is a site to share pictures and stories of our Durbin ancestors, and connect with long lost relatives. Thank You for all your work that you have one done for findagrave and St. John Catholic cemetery in Sunfish, Edmondson County.

Added by Nani Robertson on May 04, 2014 10:03 AM

Bernie Carlisle
Old Salem Cemetery sign photo

The sign photo that you have up-loaded for "Old Salem Cemetery" - MORTONS GAP, Hopkins Co., Ky., web site is actually the sign at "Old Salem Church Cemetery" - HANSON, also in Hopkins Co., Ky.

I have Carlisle's buried at the one near Hanson, and am trying to keep straight the four different Salem's in Hopkins County that I have visited.

Added by Bernie Carlisle on Apr 10, 2014 3:38 PM

Old Salem Church, Mortons Gap, KY
Hi Christie,
I need help with 2 cemeteries with the same church sign that are about 12 miles apart. I've photographed Old Salem Methodist Church Cemetery in Hanson, Ky and the link is:
You've photographed Old Salem Cemetery in Mortons Gap but your cemetery and mine have the same church sign. I've never been to your cemetery. Do you have any idea if you've been to mine? I'm not sure if there's a mix up somehow or if they're 2 church cemeteries with the same signs within 12 or so miles of each other.


Added by Lorna on Mar 23, 2014 1:15 PM

Nani Robertson
RE: Durbin Tranfers
Hi Christie
Thank you again for the transfers. I was wondering when you were photographing Durbin
gravestones in St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church Cemetery did you see a gravestone for William Henry (Pa Billy) Durbin or a Susan E. Durbin? They are my great Grand Mother, Ella Jane Durbin's Parents. I was always under the impression that they were buried there too.


Added by Nani Robertson on Dec 27, 2013 4:30 AM

Nani Robertson
RE: Durbin Tranfers
Thank You Very Much Christie

Added by Nani Robertson on Dec 26, 2013 5:37 PM

Tonya Lynn
RE: John Thomas Logsdon
Christie, thank you for pointing that out and for all the great photos that you added, too! It's always nice to meet a cousin. John & Catherine "Kitty" Logsdon were my 3rd great grandparents. I have now linked up Alexander with his parents. Thanks again!

Added by Tonya Lynn on Dec 21, 2013 10:34 AM

Linda Y
Thanjs for the ellis phitos. Just helps confirm dates and family for others. Linda

Added by Linda Y on Dec 15, 2013 5:08 PM

Indiana Bill
RE: Josephine Lauerman
I'm always happy to hear that I've helped solve a mystery. If you find additional information or links for Josephine, I'll be happy to add it to her memorial. I do like the photo you added to her memorial. Thanks for the photo credit on Ancestry. I'm not related to Josephine's family or her husband's family. I live close to the cemetery where she is buried and decided to photograph the entire cemetery. I'm glad that doing so helped you. Continued good luck with your family research.

Added by Indiana Bill on Dec 13, 2013 8:04 AM

Luke Davidson
Capt. Stephen Ashby
Thank you for the photos that you posted. Was it difficult finding the place? I haven't been there yet, but I would like to go at some point.

Added by Luke Davidson on Oct 01, 2012 10:38 PM

David Blackford
Johnson & Nancy Ashby
Christie, Thanks for finding and taking this photo. I have so many of the same names in this family and so much wrong info. out here on the web, seeing it really helps.

Added by David Blackford on Jul 28, 2012 5:48 PM

Ashby Photo
Thank you for recently fulfilling my photo request for Paulmetra Ashby. I greatly appreciate you taking the time to do so!

Added by GenieSearch on Jul 26, 2012 9:05 PM

George Timmons
Thank you very much for the picture.It was of great help and information.

Added by MICHAEL FRIDY on Jul 26, 2012 6:01 AM

For the picture of Capt Stephen Ashby's headstone. Your wonderful to help others out like this... Patty

Added by Sable60 on Jul 18, 2012 3:04 PM


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