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The Preacher's Kid (#46487625)
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Bio Photo I was born on the "South Side" of Chicago, Illinois. My family, originally Southerners, returned to the South when I was less than a year old.

My father was a well respected pastor who led me to the Lord when I was seven years old. I was honored to have him baptize me later that same year.

I served in the US Army between the years of 1981 and 1983. I did my "permanent-party" duty at Ft. Campbell, Ky.

I am married with one child. I have always been a history buff, actually majoring in history at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee and Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee. I am Southern Missionary Baptist, by religious persuasion and Republican in political persuasion.

I currently serve as Past Master of my Lodge and in many other offices, includeing: Funeral Master, District Deputy Chairman, History Committee for the Tenness Grand Lodge, F&AM. One of the proudest moments of my life came on 16 Jul 02 when I was raised as a Master Mason in Meridian Sun Lodge No. 50 in Athens, Tennessee. I also proudly serve as Past Master of my lodge. Furthermore, on 10 Sep 05 I completed my York Rite degrees and was dubbed "Sir Knight" in Athens Commandery #34.

For all gravers and genealogists, feel free to use any and all pics I may post. It gives me the greatest pleasure to assist someone in honoring a loved one who has gone on to their reward.
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Becky Kellum
Stephen J Melton
Thank YOU for adding the links to Stephen's parents, sorry for the duplicate. Thank you again
Added by Becky Kellum on Apr 18, 2014 4:24 PM
Steve Casteel
Charles Leonard Casteel (16522659)
Could you transfer this memorial to me. Link was my uncle.
Thanks,
Steve
Added by Steve Casteel on Apr 15, 2014 11:01 AM
Steve Casteel
Gene Nichols (15106421)
Could you please tie Gene to his parents. Addie Ruth Casteel Burger (27088454) and Ralph Curtis Nichols (32278589). Gene was my first cousin. Thanks in advance.

Steve
Added by Steve Casteel on Mar 29, 2014 8:47 AM
Vera
Cunningham transfer's
Thank you so very much for the transfer's. They are so greatly appreciated as is all the work you do to help others. I also want thank you for your service in the military.
Vera
Added by Vera on Mar 26, 2014 7:06 PM
M. A. Claxton
Bettie Hicks transfer
Thank you SO MUCH for transferring Bettie's memorial to my care. I really appreciate that and I, too, believe family are the best caretakers.

Mary Ann
Added by M. A. Claxton on Mar 13, 2014 8:40 AM
M. A. Claxton
Esther Cariline Webb parents
In case it gets lost in your e-mail, I am posting the parents for Esther Cariline Webb Woods through the edit feature on her memorial.

Thank you so much for adding her marriage information.

Mary Ann
Added by M. A. Claxton on Feb 28, 2014 8:55 AM
Larry & Edie Doepel
RE: Nannie Ruth Davis Chadwick
You are very welcome

Edie
Added by Larry & Edie Doepel on Feb 26, 2014 6:59 AM
BlueJeansandPearls
RE: Thank you
Dama Lillian Anderson Young
Added by BlueJeansandPearls on Feb 23, 2014 7:02 PM
Darwin Concon
RE: Pvt Benjamin Hawkins
This is quite a pleasant surprise. Thank you very much.

Darwin
Added by Darwin Concon on Feb 09, 2014 9:18 AM
BlueJeansandPearls
Thank you
Thank you preachers kid for posting the story on my great grandmothers cemetary post. My father didn't really know his grandmother. I see she had lots of grand children and great grandchildren. Non of who I know. It was kind what you posted Thank you.
Added by BlueJeansandPearls on Feb 08, 2014 12:43 AM
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