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Jo Anne (Neely) Gomez (#46499751)
 member for 13 years, 1 month, 26 days
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Bio Photo I am not a professional genealogist.






MY FAMILY CONNECTIONS: NEELY, MCELVAIN, GRAMMER, DAUGHERTY, LITTLE,STYLES/STILES,PHILLIPS, EBERHARDT, CANNON, MCELVANY, UNDERWOOD, LONEY, ROGERS, BENNING, SUGGS, DAVIDSON, ELY, ELLIS, LEONARD, RICE, SANDERS, PLUMLEE/PLUMLEY, DENTON, BRADSHAW, CLINKENBEARD, BOGGESS, DANIEL/DANIELS, JOHNSON, HANKINS, MCCLELLAN/MCCLELLAND, MILES, HOLMAN, THOMPSON, WILLIAMS, LONGWITH, GOMEZ, SERRANO, LOPEZ, ROSALES/ROSALEZ, DELARA.

I have been doing family genealogy since 1981 after my dad died of lung cancer, his parents died when he was a child and he asked that I get to know them and their history and one of my mom's sister-in-laws was doing genealogy on her side of my family so we worked and learned together. That aunt in later years had a stroke and couldn't remember or help though when we started out we did all letters, queries and library and government searches manually (by hand) and then on typewriter. I've been able to learn much more when resources came online. I am NOT a professional genealogist though have helped many through the years and helped correct misread census records even for families I am not personally connected with.

I've not worked alone nor do I want to take credit for those friends and family members who have shared and researched with me. So I'd like to thank:

Aunt Doris Marie Leonard, Aunt Lizzie Holman, Aunt Audrey Cleek, Aunt Nancy Watkins, Great Grandma Effie O'Dell McClelland Hankins, Grandma Belle Hankins Leonard, Grandpa Earl Leonard, cousin Tammy Spring, Uncle Jack Leonard, uncle EJ Leonard, cousin Jo Dorais, cousin Kay Jamison Lane, cousin Ray Thompson on the Nancy Sherrill Rogers side, cousin Sandy Sharpy, cousin Terri Santiago, cousin J. Randall Houp, cousin Gene Hankins, Aunt Nancy Green, Aunt Mae Smith, Aunt Emma Penn, Aunt Audie Cobble, Uncle Buster, Uncle Jason (all Neelys), cousin Emma Mae Gilbert, My Dickson cousin who sent me so much Oakley/Kindley information, Aunt Rosa Underwood, cousin Warren Neely, Uncle George Neely, cousin Juanita Hill Leak, cousin John D. Little, Grace Parke Renshaw, cousin Leah Heiden, cousins David and Belle Myers, cousin Susan Dexter, cousins Carl & Cherry Fisher, cousins Bob & Lois Small, cousin Glen Leonard, cousin Doyle Loveland, Uncle Harry & Aunt Pearl Hayes, Aunt Marie Roberts, Aunt Lena Neely, cousins JB & Carl Holmes, cousin Jim Neely, the many Grammers met at the Springdale, AR Grammer family reunion, Maria Guadalupe Serrano Gomez, Merced Gomez, Michael Serrano, and that wonderful little lady who was the city or county clerk near Collin County, TX who passed away many years ago that went to all the cemeteries looking for my Neely's for me.

If those who helped me are not mentioned they are not forgotten, just too many to remember. Especially to my parents, thank you for instilling in me a sense of family and knowing that even when I/we experienced bad, trying and/or negative things we could always talk about it honestly and work through it.

Thank you for helping me to honor my family and friends and leave a bit of them behind reminding of the sacrifice and places of honor left in our hearts and minds.
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sha9876
Grace Mullins
Thank you for sponsoring this memorial. I am not related if you are and would like a transfer jsut ask via her memorial page edit.

Sharon Garner Lee
Added by sha9876 on Oct 30, 2014 8:25 AM
Candice xo
RE: Children of Amos Gilbert Holmes
It appears that they have already been added?
Added by Candice xo on Oct 30, 2014 8:19 AM
Harriet W. Berry
John Phillips memorial
Thanks for sponsoring the memorial, Jo Anne! I added it because John Waggoner had made those lovely photos, and not because of any family connection or research. If you would like for me to transfer it to your care, I'll be happy to do so. If not, let me know if there is additional information you'd like to see included.
--Harriet
Added by Harriet W. Berry on Oct 29, 2014 10:59 AM
Ties That Bind
William Philips memorial
Thank you, Jo Anne, for the sponsorship of William's memorial. May we share information?
Added by Ties That Bind on Oct 29, 2014 5:53 AM
Helperkw
Ada Penn #5824270
Jo Anne, a photo has been added to this memorial, per your request. Because there was a memorial duplicate, we copied the photo from the there, before deleting the duplicate. By doing it this way, it did not remove the photo request from the cemetery's list. Would you please remove it from your photo requests?

Questions?

Thank you,
Kay
Added by Helperkw on Oct 18, 2014 10:10 AM
Shelley Bostic
RE: William Grammer
You are so very welcome. I wish I could have found your William for you. If I can be of any more help, please let me know.
Added by Shelley Bostic on Sep 25, 2014 7:46 PM
Shelley Bostic
William Grammer
Hello,

I tried to fulfill your request for William Grammer in Gentry Cemetery, Gentry, Arkansas today. In Blk 2 Lot 29 there is a May Manning Grammer buried there. To the left of her grave are her parents. What's interesting is that to the right of her grave, there is a William L Leach 1883-1953 buried there.
The first name and the year of death match, yet the last name doesn't.
However, there also is not a Findagrave memorial for a William L Leach. I just have to wonder if this could be the William you are seeking. I took a picture of his headstone, and if you would like to see it, please email me and I will send to you.

Thanks so much!

Shelley
Added by Shelley Bostic on Sep 21, 2014 10:17 PM
Kathie
Wm Langwith @ stl Calvary
Sorry, but we have not been able to find a headstone for him. We have looked on several occasions.

Please see the caption on the photo.

Sorry,
Kathie
Added by Kathie on Sep 15, 2014 1:07 PM
David Fisher #47405777
Camma
Thanks for the correction. I made about 1800 memorials last month and I appreciate your help.

David Fisher
Added by David Fisher #47405777 on Sep 09, 2014 5:51 PM
Suzanna ღ Ashworth
Hiram Thorpe
Thank you for sponsoring Hiram's site. I researched this family for a friend who is a direct descendant.
Added by Suzanna ღ Ashworth on Jul 20, 2014 3:51 PM
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