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Tony & Patricia Held (#46562197)
 member for 11 years, 6 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo Tony and Patricia Strickland (Logan) were married in 1961.

Upon retirement from the Army Tony pursued a career in Industrial Security management.

Fully retired we enjoy many things we did not have time for during the working days, like golfing, stained glassworks, as well other projects such as Find-a-Grave, volunteer at our church, as well enjoying grand parenting and great-grand parenting.

Our largest single project, the listing and photographing ALL laid to rest in our church cemetery, Saint Marys, Sherman Texas, is completed, and ongoing as more individuals are laid to rest. We are now focusing our attention to Cedarlawn Memorial Park here in Sherman.

Properly attributed, any photo that we have posted may be used in your family records. This includes Ancestry and published family history books.

If we added a memorial from someone's immediate family, we will gladly transfer ownership if requested, and will share larger photos if we still have them.
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Patricia's Family (9)
TEXOMA Military Veterans (1991)
Texoma Veteran KIA - DOW (48)
Tony's Family (8)
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ChaseCreekKid
Thank you very much...
for the transfer of James' memorial...Best Wishes Always!
Added by ChaseCreekKid on Jul 23, 2014 12:59 PM
Anne McGrew
Alieree Morton Clark
Thank you so very much for the photo of Alieree Clark; she was an inspiration to me growing up in Sherman. I appreciate your time and efforts at Cedarlawn.
Added by Anne McGrew on Jul 17, 2014 12:12 PM
Lucile Phares Cobb
Jett Phares
Thank you for the wonderful photo, you are much appreciated.
Added by Lucile Phares Cobb on Jul 10, 2014 8:32 AM
Miken Larson
RE: Sadie Swift
Hi Tony and Patricia. THANK YOU!!!!!! Thank you for the photo and also for the info from the obituary. Can you tell me how I can get a copy of the actual obituary as well? I have looked in several places, trying to find the Sherman Democrat (or the Sherman Herald Democrat) and also the Denison Herald, and can't find it. So if you would direct me, that would be great. Thank you so very much.

Miken Larson
435-215-8513
mikenbayles@hotmail.com
Added by Miken Larson on Jul 08, 2014 4:35 PM
Tony
Eugene N. Fielder
Thank you for photographing this grave marker. I appreciate your kindness and generosity.
Added by Tony on Jul 05, 2014 7:22 PM
Miken Larson
Sadie Ball Swift
Tony and Patricia,
Thank you SO very much. The photo is beautiful. You are so kind to go out of your way for me.

Miken Larson
435-215-8513
mikenbayles@hotmail.com

And thank YOU again, too, Skip.
Added by Miken Larson on Jul 05, 2014 2:15 PM
Skip Farrow
Sadie Ball Swift
Tony/Pat, Thanks for your time and effort in taking this photo. I know at this time of summer in Texas, it is hot, sweaty work. The lady I am working with regarding Sadie will be very pleased to see the photo.
Added by Skip Farrow on Jul 05, 2014 1:33 PM
Once a Marine
Owen's headstones
Thank you for providing the pictures of Dewey and Clara's headstones. Contributors like you are a great help to genealogists living so far away.
Added by Once a Marine on Jul 05, 2014 8:07 AM
George Paul Farris
Joe Bailey Witcher (FAG Memorial# 23869107)
Dear Patricia and Tony:

My profound thanks for the wonderful photograph you were kind enough to post on my young cousin Joe's memorial that was crafted so lovingly by my cousin, Michael Ramsey.

I'm not so so naive as to think this is a single act of kindness. Your many contributions to micro-history, and its conservation, are both admirable and prodigious.

Somehow those actions are more convincing knowing your are an Army couple. Tony, thank you for your service to our republic. And, Patricia thank you for all your support. May I add you to my list of Find A Grave friends?

Sine Pari,
George

FARRIS
CPT, IN
USA (R)

Added by George Paul Farris on Jul 04, 2014 10:41 AM
Barbara Lintner
F Hagan 21569766
I am beginning to woryy about you, I have sent several changes your way and they have not been added. In the past you wee always very quick to do them. Hope all is well with the two of you.
Barbara
Added by Barbara Lintner on Jul 01, 2014 9:20 AM
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