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Rita Collvins Mayfield (#46860488)
 member for 8 years, 11 months, 7 days
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Bio Photo My name is Rita June Collvins Mayfield. I was born February 20, 1942 in Jackson County, Oklahoma. I married Vernon Roy Mayfield on April 16, 1971. My primary hobbies are gardening, oil painting, genealogy and of course cemeteries. There is something comforting about strolling through the cemetery and reading the stones. I have recently moved to Cordell, Oklahoma, but have lived in Oklahoma most of my life. Once an Okie, always an Okie. I am slowly trying to get all my family memorialized here. My virtual cemeteries represent my family, unless otherwise noted. I am going to make them public once again, and hope I can leave them without the misuse that occurred previously.

If I have a memorial that is anyone in your family, and is unrelated to me or my husband, I will be glad to hand it over to you as I don't adhere to the 4 generation only guideline, just contact me. I count it a joy and a job well done if I am able to pass on your loved one to you. It is my number two reason for doing this, second only to wishing to save all the old and battered stones from being lost forever. If you find errors on any of the information on my memorials, please get in touch with me with corrections. You are welcome to use my tombstone photos on your family files and family trees, just note where you got it.

Please don't post death certificates or census reports in the picture area on my memorials. They don't belong there and are detrimental to the looks of the memorial, plus it takes up room where photos could be placed.

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Angela Hickerson
Phoebe Boydstun Tucker
Dear Rita,
Thank you for the transfer. I will be happy to manage it, but if it weren't for you, no one would even know where Phoebe ended up after leaving IL. Thank you for your service!

Angela HIckerson
Added by Angela Hickerson on Jul 30, 2015 9:42 AM
B.J. Waters
RE: Florence and Henry Cain
You are quite welcome, Rita. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Best regards,
Added by B.J. Waters on Jul 14, 2015 11:58 AM
Jean Clubine
RE: Carpenter and Taylors
Hey, Rita:

Have not been on here for awhile but I have found more information on the Taylors. I keep at it even if I don't find anything. ha

Hope you are doing well. I am still looking for John Taylor and still finding nothing.

There is so much information on the Find A Grave site, I seem to spend a lot of time looking at it.

Didn't you tell me you lived in OK. I do, too. Think I told you. Talk to you soon.

Jean Clubine
Added by Jean Clubine on Jul 13, 2015 12:09 PM
RE: Loretta Fay
Hi Rita, no your reply wasn't a repeat. Like you I'd rather make several emails than take the chance of not replying. Your very welcome for the memorial of Loretta, and thanks for letting me know about the husband.
Added by LADONNA GREER COLLETT on Jun 24, 2015 8:33 AM
Willard & Loveta Meadows
Hi,transfer done for Loveta Meadows.Do you want her husband also ? Some ask for both and others just want the relative.
Added by LADONNA GREER COLLETT on Jun 17, 2015 11:06 PM
Sonja Brumley Vaughn
RE: Alvie Milne
Sorry, I didn't have a whole photo. You may want to request another one. I did list the Garden. I would take the photo, but due to health I just can't anymore. If there is any more memorials you would like to manage just let me know.
Added by Sonja Brumley Vaughn on Jun 16, 2015 2:38 PM
RE: Virginia Curnutt
You are very welcome. I am not a "stickler" for the guidelines as they are only guidelines. I always try to place a memorial with family when possible as that's where they belong (I think).

A few years ago I had to work with Find A Grave for over a month to gain ownership for my brothers memorial due to the contributor stating to me "I DO NOT TRANSFER". That is just weird to me. Anyway, glad I could help in this small way.

Added by Grave_Walker on Jun 16, 2015 2:19 PM
Virginia Curnutt transfer
I have made the transfer for Virginia Curnutt per your request. Sorry for your loss. I am not family and glad to transfer.

Added by Grave_Walker on Jun 15, 2015 9:41 PM
RE: Need to find Connie
Thanks Rita. Sometimes the mind is slow. I should have thought of that pathway. I have done so now and await an answer from Connie. Your name was listed by Connie as a friend so the email to you. Thanks for the quick reply to my inquiry.
Added by Smilydino on Jun 13, 2015 11:19 AM
Need to contact Connie
I notice you are listed as a friend of Connie #47390019. I would like to contact her, but her messages are not open. She sent me the names of my ex father-in-law's parents in Austria that I didn't know about and would like to find out how and where she got the info on them. If you could pass on this message and ask her to contact me at I would be most thankful.
Added by Smilydino on Jun 13, 2015 10:24 AM
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