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John Andrew Prime (#46621252)
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Bio Photo Air Force brat, music critic at the Shreveport Times 1977-1991, military reporter there 1992-2012, local desk editor 2012-13 and since August 2015 editorial page editor. Various editorships held, but writing is main gig. Co-author of a history of Barksdale Air Force Base. Interest in genealogy since 1990, willing to visit Northwest Louisiana cemeteries. Fascinated by the stories of those in them, cognizant that people only pass from memory if we let them.

Unless there are historical or sentimental or research reasons disinclining me, I will transfer memorials upon request to children or grandchildren of those memorialized. More distant relationships will not guarantee transfer and are decided on a case-by-case basis. When available and with the permission of the copyright-holder unless the work is more than 75 years old and thus in the public domain, I post news stories and obits associated with the deaths and am not responsible for the manner of death of a loved one -- suicide or murder for example -- or the public attention it may have garnered at the time. You cannot change history; it changes us.
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Bernard Johnson
RE: Wilkerson
I had this happen to me also. I think if you bring it to their attention (or actually AJ), they will correct it. I Suppose I'm to blame, but he did deserve the 'famous' status.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Aug 15, 2015 7:18 AM
Bernard Johnson
Wilkerson
Hooray, I got him into 'famous' status here!!! now if can only find someone to go get a photo of grave marker.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Aug 15, 2015 4:35 AM
Alice
Ben Ava Melat McAneny
Please put this photo at the end of her photos.
Thanks John! I can not move them around. Alice #47815224
Added by Alice on Aug 08, 2015 12:03 AM
Bernard Johnson
David Wilkerson
Why is there no link that will permit one to request a grave photo? I would like to see his marked grave.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Aug 06, 2015 3:02 PM
Holly Edwards
thanks 4 the memories
re: J Frank McAneny

ahh yes that cannon. sorry 2 see his "museum" never came 2 fruition as we all expected would happen. what a pity.

though a devotee to shv history & Oakland cemetery & wishing the best outcome 4 frank's collection what I wanted most were the chunks of libby glass from his yard. lol

peace,

M H Edwards
Added by Holly Edwards on Aug 04, 2015 7:00 PM
MissNolan
RE: transfers
Thank you!
Added by MissNolan on Aug 03, 2015 12:00 PM
MissNolan
transfers
Would you mind if I transfer 3 memorials to you, the parents and brother of James DeBardeleben (#136722897)? If not, that's okay.
Added by MissNolan on Jul 24, 2015 1:39 PM
Sara Cobb
McAneny
Hello,

Thank you so much for the pics and obits you've posted for the McAneny's at Forrest Park East Cemetery. I very much appreciate all your efforts. I was wondering if it would be okay to post your pics to my online tree, with credit of course. Thank you for considering my request and again for your work for F.A.G.

Blessings,
Sara Cobb
Added by Sara Cobb on Jun 01, 2015 9:12 PM
Amy McAndrews
Rose Long
Hi John,
I am working on a profile of Rose Long on WikiTree. Could I have your permission to use the photo of her headstone on the profile?
Thanks,
Amy McAndrews
Added by Amy McAndrews on May 04, 2015 1:20 PM
MLCVE
Harry Von Einem
Thank you so very much.
Added by MLCVE on Apr 13, 2015 8:05 PM
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