|Shirley Goingღ (#46913836)|
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~ ~ If you'd like a family memorial TRANSFER just ask. I'll transfer it to you if they are not my blood relation. ~ ~ |
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"THANK YOU" To Everyone Who Stopped By And Left A Kind Note And/Or Flower On one of My Family Memorials. They are greatly appreciated.
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So many people have said to me "don't you have better things to do with your time then drag up the past?" I tell all of you now, I do, but I don't.
My father, Duel Glen Going, was only 5 years old when he lost his father, Alonzo Stubblefield Going, to Typhoid. My grandmother, Pearl Cathern Holt-Going Phillips, then took her 4 children and moved to Oklahoma and there was very little contact between her and the "Going" family. Therefore, I never knew this family and very little was ever spoken of them.
My feelings are, in each family, someone is called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again. To tell the family story and feel that somehow the "old ones" know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before me.
I feel I am the story teller of the "GOING"(plus many more surnames)tribe. I feel I have been called as if it were by my genes. Those who have gone before me cry out to me: "Tell our story." So, I'm trying. In finding them, I somehow find myself.
For me, it started on a beautiful November day in the 1980's. I stood in front of my Grandfather Alonzo Going's grave in the Masonic Cemetery, Pocahontas, Randolph County, Arkansas, and asked him, and all the other family gravestones around him, "Who were you? Where did you come from? Why didn't I get to know you?" With tears streaming down both of my eyes, I looked up into a cloudless sky of blue and vowed, at that very moment in time, I would not stop until those questions were answered.
If you have time to visit one of my family members, it would be greatly appreciated.
Georgia Lee Cox Going
Duel Glen Going
Betty Jane Going Kelso
Helen Yvonne Going Wilson
NIECES AND NEPHEW:
Janice Elaine Kelso Olsen
Donna Yvonne Kelso
Cheryl Ann Kelso Clark
Joel Tavis Coffey
Alonzo Stubblefield Going
Pearl Cathern Holt-Going Phillips
John Avery Cox
Lucinda Eveline "Eva" Widener-Cox Johnson
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|Robert L. Young||Sudduth's|
I don't remember the Sudduth's are the Going, But I will look up the names and see if I might find one Thanks so much for your help Robert
|Robert L. Young||RE: Clay Wilson 1913-1990?|
Hi Shirley so sorry again I have done the same thing, I will go back and get the right one Thanks Robert
|Tammie Hinson||RE: Tommy|
I’m not sure why I just got an alert that you sent me this email today. It looks like you sent it months ago. I’m sorry if you did and I did get it.
Thomas Vernon Hinson
His father name: Lyman L Hinson (Deceased)
His mother’s name: Cleo E Hinson (Deceased)
Date of Birth: January 12, 1949
Date of Death: January 2, 1982
Died in a plane crash in North Little Rock (Camp Robinson).
Thomas was married to Connie Hinson at the time of death.
Thomas had four biological children:
Thomas V Hinson, Jr
Tammie R Hinson
Scott Hinson (Deceased)
And he adopted Gary Hinson
|robinkaspar||Clarence Rhodes photo|
Thanks for the photo, Shirley!
|robinkaspar||RE: Flora Rhodes photo request|
Ok, so since you have the photo, do I need to click the photo request button on Clarence's memorial, or can you just add it?
|robinkaspar||Flora Rhodes photo request|
Hi Shirley, thank you so much for taking care of Flora's photo request for me.
I have a question because I haven't done this before. Since it's a double stone with Flora's husband, is there a way I can add the photo to his memorial (#18683716)? Or is that something only you can do, or something the memorial owner has to do?
|JMW||RE: your father|
glad you made to retirement. I retired in 2005 after 40 yrs. started with carman,trackman the. over the road. My table top book printed in 2008 was called "Trackin' The Past" Sold on Amazon for awhile. Mainly pictures of old timers and their jobs. Mike Wiseman in Missouri
Added by JMW on Oct 07, 2015 8:50 PM
my grandparents lived a time on Melrose Circle in NLR. I grew up on 13th street just down the street in NLR. Interesting, I retired from the MOP in 2005 after 40 years as conductor
Added by JMW on Oct 06, 2015 6:28 PM
|Melinda Cote'||RE: Corrections|
i got and the last one I did the button very handy I will look for the ones you sent that I have not done
|Lea Nall-Williams||Lehaman Tyler|
Mr. Tyler was the father to my father in law J.D. Tyler. JD, his family and I searched for years to find his parents thank you so much for the web site. I am working on his family history and was now as JD parents both died when he was young and never knew much of his family. The memorial is 145479919. If you know any information could you please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org his wife was Minnie Gaddy Tyler. Thank you and many blessings!
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