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Kathy (McPhaul) Cather (#46821758)
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Bio Photo May 2011
Thank you again to all who continue to visit my angel momma and other memorials. Your thoughtfulness is always appreciated.

If you have time, this Memorial Day, please visit my step son's Fallen Battalion Brothers of the 3/25th Marines who lost their lives in Iraq in 2005. (Virtual Cemetery 10) My step son is being re-deployed this summer. Please keep him in your prayers.

May each of you be abundantly blessed!! XOXO


~~ Dear Ancestor ~~
Your tombstone stands among the rest, neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out on polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care; it is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist; You died, and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you: in flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled one hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

--Author Unknown


1 Dec 2009: Posted a Memorial for my friend and well known Paralympian, RANDY SNOW. Please pay him a visit if you have the time and keep his family in your prayers. Thank you!!

June 17...Posted my mom's pics. They look AWSOME!!!..Unfortunately had to delete some of her paintings...:-(

June 8, 2009

Thank you so very much for taking so much time to share your insights with me. FindAGrave is a TRUE Godsend!!!! and it is people like you, who reach out to complete strangers, that make it that way!!

Currently researching ALL McPHAULs, CATHERs and FITZWILLIAMs (regardless of Ancestry, Line, Race, Religion, Etc. ) and their descendants. Would LOVE to hear from you!
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Just Plain Nosy
RE: Clayton Smith
You're welcome! Thanks again! :)
Added by Just Plain Nosy on Apr 11, 2015 10:31 PM
Just Plain Nosy
RE: Clayton Smith
I found him! He's with his wife at Dothan Cemetery. I sent Robin an SAC to let her know. I told her that I bet Clayton was laughing at the three of us. :D

Thank you for the kind words and the "wild goose chase". Sometimes I enjoy chasing geese. :D
Added by Just Plain Nosy on Apr 11, 2015 6:11 PM
robin pellicci moore
Clayton Smith
You're welcome. But if Just Plain Nosy says he's not there...then I'd say he's not there. Let me know if you learn anything.
Added by robin pellicci moore on Apr 10, 2015 10:52 PM
robin pellicci moore
Clayton Smith
Hi Kathy,

I added his dc and his obit, both which say he's buried at Carolina Presbyterian Cemetery. He still could have been buried elsewhere though but that's all I have to go on.

Added by robin pellicci moore on Apr 10, 2015 9:42 PM
Just Plain Nosy
RE: Clayton Smith
It wasn't a wild goose chase. It was a great excuse for me to go back there and try and take better photos to replace the bad ones I posted in 2007 and 2008. (I didn't succeed with all of them, but at least I tried. Ha!)

I **think** I got photos of every stone there but it is very possible (and likely) that I accidentally missed somebody.

Thanks! :)
Added by Just Plain Nosy on Apr 10, 2015 9:41 PM
Doc Wilson
RE: Sue Anderson "Tudy" Van Ness
No, I am not kin -- I have a long-term project of updating the info in Section 18 at Arlington, since most of the interments there are WWI casualties or veterans. Some others, like Mrs. Van Ness, just happen to be buried there.
Added by Doc Wilson on Apr 10, 2015 3:34 PM
RE: Larry Dickson
He's a VERY distant I will pass on the management. Thanks, Bob
Added by Bjensen on Apr 06, 2015 9:53 PM
Harlan Svoboda
RE: James Roy Gray Find A Grave Memorial# 32034219
Yes, of course, by all means please use my photo! It makes it all worth while when a family member is able to reconnect with an ancestor. Best wishes from Ohio!
Added by Harlan Svoboda on Mar 30, 2015 1:33 PM
Samuel Donald George
Cathy, I appreciate your kindness, and I added his Parents names for your Memorial. I want you to keep the Memorial and keep up your great work,
My Best Wishes, Ginger
Added by GINGER GENTRY on Mar 28, 2015 9:50 AM
Just Plain Nosy
RE: Angus Egbert Smith
You're welcome! Thanks! :)
Added by Just Plain Nosy on Mar 22, 2015 6:22 PM
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