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Brenda Kale Ballard (#47147620)
 member for 5 years, 3 months, 23 days
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Bio Photo My name is Brenda Kale Ballard and I started researching my ancestry after my father passed away in 2008. I am very interested in genealogy and am currently in the process of constructing a family tree.

Please feel free to use any pictures of tombstones that I added to Find A Grave which were taken by me. I feel that if the information provided can help someone find their "roots" it is well worth the effort of uploading the pictures.

If you find errors or duplicates of my memorials, please click on the "Edit" tab on the memorial. Then click on the "Suggest a correction" link on the Edit page. Follow the instructions to submit your correction. If you choose to leave a request for correction or transfer directly on my contributor page, be sure to include the memorial ID # of the memorial to be updated and your contributor ID # if you are requesting a transfer. I will gladly transfer a memorial to immediate family members only. At the time of the request, please identify your relationship with the person you want transferred to you. Many of the memorials I create are people who are either in my husband's tree or mine. Therefore, if you request one of those memorials, I will not be able to accommodate you.

My husband and I love to photograph cemeteries in both Cabarrus and Stanly Counties. Thus far, in Cabarrus County, we have photographed all of Cold Springs United Methodist Church, Saint Martin Lutheran Church, Saint Paul United Methodist , Furr Family Cemetery, Paul Furr Family Graveyard, John Reed Cemetery, and Tucker Cemetery. In Stanly County, we photographed all of Loves Chapel & Loves Grove Methodist Churches, Oakboro Cemetery, Mission Baptist Church, Flat Rock Lutheran Church, and Locust Presbyterian. We love to document the final resting places of those who came before us and hope that this will help others in their ancestry search.

I am a retired teacher who taught school for 30 years in three counties in North Carolina. I earned a BA in Elementary Education with a concentration in Language Arts and a Masters of Education (MED) degree. I also earned my National Board Certification in 2001 as a Middle Childhood Generalist.

I am learning that genealogy can be quite addictive!

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Ronnie Simpson
Thank you
Thank you for the transfer for my grand mother and grand father letha and frank love
Added by Ronnie Simpson on Oct 13, 2014 9:29 AM
Ronnie Simpson
Letha Brewer Love and frank love

Can i get these two transfered to me since they are my grand parents

Letha Brewer Love 45492534
frank love 45489904
Added by Ronnie Simpson on Oct 06, 2014 4:42 AM
Ronnie Simpson
Letha Brewer Love and frank love

Can i get these two transfered to me since they are my grand parents
Added by Ronnie Simpson on Oct 06, 2014 4:40 AM
Michael Jones
RE: Howard Jones
Thank you Brenda. I'm glad that you have taken the time to record so many graves so others can remember their loved ones. Also I'm glad that it was carried on by a high school friend. Thank you again for doing this for my family.
Added by Michael Jones on Sep 14, 2014 9:12 PM
J. Butler
Furr Family
Wow Brenda. You have contributed so much towards the Furr family lineage and history. The photos that you have put forth are amazing. They bring soo much life into a past loved one's history. Sincerely, "Thank You."
Added by J. Butler on Sep 04, 2014 11:51 AM
Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Emily Kiser
Thanks Brenda. You are a gracious lady.
Added by Sue Leitzsey Bradley on Aug 08, 2014 10:35 AM
Leo the Lioness
RE: Thomas Bunyan Love
Thank you so much! I was able to get the parent links added to Christine's memorial, so you can remove the special text that you so graciously added.

I am working on submitting edits and/or link for other siblings.
Added by Leo the Lioness on Jul 28, 2014 5:08 PM
Willie Lee "Dub" Lowder, Jr
Linked to his parents as requested. Understand fully and if you would like, I can transfer this memorial to you, also. Just let me know. -
Added by J L on Jul 13, 2014 4:46 PM
Cindy Allman
John Allman
Hi Brenda,
Thanks for the info I have taken care of it.
Have a great weekend
Thanks again,
Added by Cindy Allman on Jun 27, 2014 3:50 PM
Cindy Allman
Hi Brenda,
I have transfered James & his wife to you.
Fred Monroe Allman is my husband's father.
There was 6 children Louise - Infant - Ray - Roy -
Hoy - Lester [ my husband.
Nancy is Lester's 1st.cousin, her mother & Fred
were brother & sister. Her brother is Chuck Eudy.
If I have any more memorials you would like please
let me know
I hope that you have a good day,
Added by Cindy Allman on May 21, 2014 8:25 AM
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