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Jackie London (#47300723)
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Bio Photo I love helping people however I can plus this is getting me out of the house for some much needed exercise.

I am employed with the Oklahoma Forensic Center, formally known as Eastern State Hospital, in Vinita for 26 years now. I drive by the cemetery several times every day. I have always enjoyed touring cemeteries and looking at the old headstones. Once when driving through the cemetery and admiring all the Memorial Day flowers I told my 3 year old grandson that his great-grandpa had a sister there but I always had trouble finding her. He gave me such a sympathetic look and said, "Well granny, that's probably because she is way down under the ground somewhere." I thought what a brilliant conclusion for a 3 year old that has never been talked to about death.
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Stuart Weddle
James Lalicker
A replacement monument has been set for James & Mary. I posted the photo on the memorial.
Added by Stuart Weddle on Oct 02, 2015 10:51 AM
Linda Gregory
RE: Panola M Armstrong #37998477
Hi again Jackie

I created the correct Panola Parrish Armstrong memorial to go with the photo you did of her tombstone. Her new memorial is #152118494

I'd appreciate you changing the photo to this new memorial.

Oh I forgot to ask for sure .. did you find the tombstone in Fairview Cemetery where the wrong Panola is listed or was it a different cemetery?

I added the Fairview Cemetery to MY memorial for Panola but wasn't sure if that was the actual place you found the tombstone.

Anyway thanks for all your help!!

Added by Linda Gregory on Sep 10, 2015 2:53 AM
Linda Gregory
RE: Panola M Armstrong #37998477
Hi Jackie

Yes think it would be best to remove the photo since it is for another Panola who married a G A ARMSTRONG. The tombstone states that it's Panola was born 1858 and died 1890. Don't think there is a memorial yet for her.

I need to check again to make sure the correct info then if I don't find a memorial for the person whose tombstone you have I will create a new memorial and then you can add this photo to the new memorial.

The memorial #37998477 is a different person who was born 1907 and died 2005.
Added by Linda Gregory on Sep 09, 2015 1:29 AM
Stuart Weddle
James Lalicker
There has been a new monument placed on the Lalicker graves. Can you take a photo & post it ?
Added by Stuart Weddle on Sep 06, 2015 7:20 AM
Linda Gregory
Panola M Armstrong #37998477
Hi you have added a photo to this Panola Armstrong memorial but this person is not the same one whose tombstone you have photographed.

The tombstone in your photo is for Panola Parrish born 18 Aug 1858 and died 23 Mar 1891 in Craig Co OK. She married George A Armstrong on 22 Mar 1874 in OK.

I just thought you might want to get this changed before the other person deletes it, however I don't believe anyone has created a memorial for Panola Parrish Armstrong yet.

Added by Linda Gregory on Jul 27, 2015 3:24 AM
Eddene Hightower Thompson
George and Lillian Franklin
Hello Jackie, Just wanted to ask you if you'll add this couple together.. You listed the wife, Lillian Franklin and DJ Crane listed the husband, George W. Franklin, both in the Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, OK. Their granddaughter is Lynne Loss and was so disturbed because she could not find a listing for either of them anywhere and she knows exactly where they are buried, but I did finally find both of the listings just this night. I have the two volumes of cemetery listings for the Fairview cemetery done by Dorothy Nix and Wanda Norton,but neither of them is listed in the indexes. BUT, I find them submitted here on Find A Grave. I have helped her and others work on this same Franklin, etc families of the Vinita area so I was familiar with their names/info.
Rather than ask both of you to link them together and get duplicates, etc., I thought that I'd just write to you this time. I have written with DJ Crane previously and that went well. I don't recall that you and I have exchanged notes.
So here is the husband's memorial # as DJ Cranes gives it, George W. Franklin #88547674 and the wife, Lillian Franklin is #77840708, submitted by you. I know that this will please Lynne and will help others if they are looking for them.
Added by Eddene Hightower Thompson on May 25, 2015 6:02 AM
Stuart Weddle
I'm negotiating to get a replacement gravestone for Mary & James. However, there is confusion n concerning DOBs & DODs. Plus James' middle name.
[Marion vs Monroe]. Can you investigate and advise ?
Added by Stuart Weddle on May 11, 2015 9:33 AM
Joanna Chapman
James Alexander Nichols
My great Aunt was married to Jim. Her name was Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Lee. They had no children.I tried to put her name in find a grave but was unsuccessful.I live in Tulsa and I once tried to find his grave but never located it. I have a picture of her standing by his stone.
Added by Joanna Chapman on Mar 29, 2015 2:42 PM
Julie Thomas
Bair Stone in Fairview Cemetery
Hello Jackie,

I'm working on my family genealogy and have hit a dead pun intended. Charlie F. Bair was my grand uncle and you photographed his stone earlier. All we know about his wife is her name Vinnie Marshall. I do know she was born Dec.23, 1899 and died Dec.15, 1988 in Vinita. They were married Nov.22, 1952 in Harrison, Arkansas. I don't know if she was married before or anything else about her but I would appreciate if you could look for her stone in the cemetery. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks so much!
Julie Hall Thomas
Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa
Added by Julie Thomas on Mar 29, 2015 12:32 PM
R. Scott Rudder
John White, Memorial #97526257
Thank you. I am tickled pea-green and purple to have your assistance. I will be looking forward to hearing from you. Rita
Added by R. Scott Rudder on Feb 17, 2015 5:03 PM
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