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Sharon Matlock (#47645155)
 member for 3 years, 11 months, 10 days
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I was born and raised in St. Louis which makes me a die-hard Cardinals fan. I've always been interested in history and geneology, and in particular the preservation and documentation of old cemeteries. Often the old headstones is the only documentation of these peoples lives.

At the moment I am attempting to photo document Lakewood Park Cemetery in St. Louis. If you see errors please use the edit tab provided. I will try to make any corrections or updates as soon as I can.

I am currently trying to document my own family's history and the families I am interested in are the Matlocks, Humes, Graddys and Gregorys.

Regarding the memorials I have created, I am more than willing to transfer these to those folks who are related and want to care for them. My goal is not to just create memorials and keep them under my name - it is to get these graves documented before the stones disintegrate. Even in the best kept cemeteries, documentation is lost, stones are worn away and the information regarding these folks may be gone for ever. So if you see a family member in my memorials, please let me know and I'll be glad to transfer.
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Pat LaCroix
Alma L. (Jenne) Weeks
When you photographed the headstone for Alma (Find A Grave # 133422298) did you happen to notice a stone for her husband, Alpheus Garfield Weeks, in the same area? His Missouri Death Certificate # 36398 states he is buried at Lakewood Park Cemetery. But we all know that those records could be wrong. Just wondering?
Added by Pat LaCroix on Oct 06, 2015 12:07 PM
Topeka Tom
Memorial# 31327802
Added by Topeka Tom on May 31, 2015 12:11 AM
Debra Alderman
Frieda Hauri 115291579
Hi my name is Debra and Frieda is a g grandmother. Thank you so much for making the memorial and taking a picture of headstone. We have just started making our family tree and this has helped a lot. Was wondering if you would transfer her memorial to Debra 48486292. Thank you so much for what you do..
Added by Debra Alderman on Feb 06, 2015 8:07 PM
Kim Marler
Re: Transfers
I just want to say a great BIG Thank You!! I really do appreciate your dedication and am looking forward to spring so I can start documenting these memorials for others. Like you said the stones fade...but family can still stay connected and learn about where they come from. Also sadly some of my relatives are buried so far away I can't just go when I want. So again, Thank you for all you do. With most sincere gratitude~Kim
Added by Kim Marler on Jan 30, 2015 8:36 PM
Kim Marler
# 119383384
I just found my grandmother's memorial also; would you mind transferring this one to me as well. Thank you for all your hard work. It is very appreciated. ~Kim.
Added by Kim Marler on Jan 08, 2015 1:31 PM
Kim Marler
# 119383195
This is my grandfather. I new to Find a Grave. Would mind transferring this memorial to me so that I add family history and relatives to his memorial? It would be greatly appreciated. Best Regards~ Kim
Added by Kim Marler on Jan 08, 2015 1:23 PM
Phil Bo
Awesome Sharon, thank you. BTW Reading your Bio, RE: I was born and raised in St. Louis which makes.... I was born in UCity but moved when I was about 2 years old, use to spend summers in St Louis since all my mom's family lives there
Added by Phil Bo on Dec 06, 2014 7:54 AM
Frank Hemker #31182163
Hi :) Can you copy your photo of Frank's gravestone, and make a memorial for his wife Kate (Reese) Hemker? She's not listed in the cemetery. Thanks
Added by Angie on Dec 02, 2014 12:39 AM
Phil Bo
Sharon, thank you.
Added by Phil Bo on Nov 30, 2014 3:37 PM
Phil Bo
I transfered it back
Added by Phil Bo on Nov 28, 2014 4:26 PM
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