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Colleen Sanders Broyles (#46875999)
 member for 8 years, 6 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo Hi!

A little about me...I'm a amateur photographer/genealogist/findagraver as well as an extremely proud mommy to six children (3 girls/3boys) and 16 grandchildren! :) I've been working on my own family tree since about 1994...not long after my Grama passed away...she raised me and so I do occasionally refer to her as my Mommy. Family that I am working on are Sanders, Denny/Denney, Cummins, Daglish, McCord, Heater, Galbreath and Lobb. I live with my best Ed as I call him! and our doggie, Jettie. I found Findagrave while researching our family and have been a die hard "Graver" since!

Update: Married my best friend, My Ed, Oct 3, 2014 and am now officially a "new" person lol

PLEASE If you want to request a transfer or updates to memorials do that through the "edit" tab/suggest a correction!!!! When I have many many many edits/transfers/messages to read and answer it gets frustrating to have to look up the memorials for each request when if done correctly I can just click on the link included with the suggestion/edit...quicker for me to get it done for you :) :)

If someone has an issue with any memorial I am involved with please be polite and adult and send a note through the SAC feature and I'll gladly do whatever I can to make you happy! Leave me a rude hateful message and I'll first delete it and then forget about it. That way I'm returning the favor!!!!!!!

From Find A Grave's FAQ...
"The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it."

I have no problem whatsoever doing any updates or links to my memorials and definitely will transfer if I'm not related and you have a direct connection.
I love being able to link up entire families as far back or forward as possible!!! It's like a big puzzle and I also love puzzles :) It gives me a great feeling to get one done! I always try to find a little information to add to the memorials that I create so that it is more than the mere fact that someone was born and they died. Sometimes I'm unsuccessful but believe me I usually spend some time searching before I give up! Stubborness I guess lol.
If I ever add a picture to a memorial that you would rather I didn't please let me know but I prefer to hear from the "manager" of the memorial


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Joseph Kirkpatrick
70589167 was transferred to me and aware it's a duplicate. Original memorial 18078093 creator "Sadly, this contributor has passed away". As you pointed out (Vinson Memorial and Old Vinson) have dups which is why I asked you which cemetery picture of headstone as taken. This way can determine how to adjust memorial and send merge request to Find A Grave.
Added by MackTX on May 21, 2015 5:37 PM
Sheila Mobley
Henry Lowery @ White Union Cemetery
Thank you for your kindness in transferring Henry's memorial to me.
Added by Sheila Mobley on May 21, 2015 9:18 AM
Don McAllister
RE: Dipboye photo
Thank you, Colleen. People often compare me to a rock. Hey, check out memorial 117050960 to see the difference the flour can make.
Added by Don McAllister on May 20, 2015 6:14 PM
Marsha Miller Johnson
Elwood family
Thank you so much for all the transfers of the children of Thomas G. and Vashti Elwood! You made my day!
Added by Marsha Miller Johnson on May 17, 2015 10:14 PM
Cathy & Thomas
Denny pic
You are very welcome. We were at that cemetery hoping to find an ancestor. We did not, but decided to go ahead and 'do' the cemetery for other people. That particular stone, as you may see, it VERY worn.
Added by Cathy & Thomas on May 17, 2015 8:04 PM
Marsha Miller Johnson
Thomas G. Elwood #18334974
Thanks so much for the transfer of my GGG grandfather,Thomas G. Elwood. You're awesome!
Added by Marsha Miller Johnson on May 17, 2015 3:07 PM
Marsha Miller Johnson
Vashti Elwood #18334981
Thanks so much for the transfer of Vashti Elwood. I really appreciate it.
Added by Marsha Miller Johnson on May 17, 2015 1:54 PM
Stephanie Reynolds
Elmer Reynolds 1922-1989
Good Evening, Would you be willing to transfer ownership to me? Elmer Reynolds is my uncle. Thanks so much for your time!

Stephanie Reynolds
Added by Stephanie Reynolds on May 16, 2015 10:25 PM
Jason M. Donica
Wayne Coy Donica
Hello, I am Jason Donica I would like for you to transfer him to me please. I have been doing some family tree searching and trying to connect all the missing links. Thank you.
Added by Jason M. Donica on May 14, 2015 1:43 PM
N J Martin
That's ok, just thought you might want to know that. A lot of people get on there and they just put in cemeteries and names that already exist bec they may not understand how to search for one. I realize there are prob some cemeteries not in but I think most of the larger ones are. Also, I always search for the person first bec sometimes, people get the name misspelled or they put it in under a dif name (ex: the woman has been married twice so they put her in under her first married name if she is bur with that husb and really they should make a note of her 2nd mar name also). I usually put the first married name hyphen the 2nd one but sometimes I put the 2nd married name in the bio. The reason is bec when you look for the obit is is usually under her 2nd mar name and that is what people will be looking for on here.
Added by N J Martin on May 11, 2015 7:24 AM
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