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Jacque Gray (#47842563)
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Bio Photo I am a native Texan; my interest in cemeteries was established many years ago when I began researching our family tree. My roots go deep in Dallas where my ancestors help found the City. I am very glad to be a contributor and volunteer for Find a Grave as it gives peace of mind to those who might not know where their loved ones' final resting place might be.

I began by entering mostly memorials for family members. However, I now work more on other folks' families in cemeteries in the East Texas area as I have seen a real need.

A gentleman (and you know who you are) has done an excellent job entering memorials, taking pictures and linking them. When I began adding info to them, he asked if I would manage many of them in several cemeteries. That is how I have so many that are showing that I "manage", but fewer that I originally set up. I am totally open to transferring any memorials to relatives of theirs or even to friends that knew them. I feel it is always better to have a memorial managed by someone who had a personal knowledge of them.

If you would like one of the memorials transferred to you, please use the "Edit" button so that I may respond as quickly as possible. I understand there has to be guidelines for transfers. However, I feel there are various reasons why it is not always feasible to follow the strict guidelines of "only direct descendants". I want to help as many people as possible to get into the system where they can be located by a family member. All that I ask is: If I transfer a memorial to you outside the "direct descendant" guideline, that you transfer it to a closer relative within that guideline if they ask it of you. If I can see this becoming a problem, I will have to stick to the strict definition that Find a Grave sets out.

I give my permission for you to use any photo I have posted, for the purpose of genealogy.

If I have posted a photo to a memorial you have set up for one of your family members and you wish it to be removed, please let me know, as it is never my intention to offend or upset anyone with my photos.

I would like to get on my "soap box" for a moment. I take offense to "volunteers" who get down right nasty. They take a simple request for corrections and try to read things into it that aren't there or make accusations that are totally off the wall. If you "disable messages on your member page" or don't post an Email address that allows for clarifications to settle such matters, I don't believe you have any business being a "volunteer". You can dish it out, but you don't want a rebuttal? I don't understand people who are all about the numbers; I am a volunteer trying to help folks find their loved ones in cemeteries in East Texas. We all make mistakes and we should all work together to make this database as accurate as possible, otherwise, what good is any of it? I believe each person should search their heart for the real reason they are doing what they are doing. Ok, I'm done!

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Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Willow springs
I got to add the statement "also known as Willow Springs Cemetery" to the Wikerson cemetery site.
Sheila is working on some others in Gregg County that are also incorrect.
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Apr 21, 2016 3:03 PM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Tom and Cornelius Tanniehill
I located death certs for the above and placed them in Wilkerson cemetery (formerly willow springs) and linked to their mother.
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Apr 17, 2016 12:51 PM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Willow Springs Cemetery
The above cemetery, according to Gregg county site at Rootsweb has a long mention. It is/was also called Wilkerson cemetery. There are no headstones left there. It is totally abandoned.
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Apr 17, 2016 11:42 AM
RE: Allen Benson
Thank you for editing his memorial.
Added by JMM on Apr 13, 2016 4:32 PM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Jessie Fluellen
thanks so much for the correct information. I checked her d/c and put the information on the memorial as it is on the death certificate.
Have a great weekend
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Feb 26, 2016 11:11 AM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Otis Mitchell #12240233
you sent me an edit to link Otis Mitchell to parents: Jim Mitchell and Thelma Timmes. Unfortunately, the Social Security Application lists his parents as Jim Mitchell and Lillian W. Brannon. Since this was something filled out by Otis Mitchell himself, I will leave off your link to his mother.
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Feb 16, 2016 9:35 AM
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Carolyn Ann Coleman
Burial location moved to Kilgore Baptist Cemetery.

Thank you
Added by Catahoula Hound on Feb 14, 2016 12:14 PM
Thank you for providing various edits linking the memorials to their family members. ~LMc
Added by LisaM on Feb 11, 2016 8:07 AM
Thank You
Thank you for the Huff, Rodgers, and Marberry edits you have done.
Added by JMM on Jan 24, 2016 7:00 AM
Rosemary Grote
Thank you!
Thank you for taking the picture of Eunice B. Bowen gravesite. She was my mom and I live 8 hours away from Kilgore. This is the first time I have seen her gravestone. Can't begin to tell you how much this means to me.
Again thank you very much. You have made one daughter very happy.
God Bless You.
Rosemary Bowen Grote
Added by Rosemary Grote on Jan 03, 2016 4:02 PM
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