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BetsPix (#47108101)
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Bio Photo i am obsessed with genealogy and family history in my old age (i have not worked or gone to school for about a year; got some software and have really thrown myself into this activity). Recently i went to Kentucky for a friend's child's wedding and got a chance to look at places where my mom's Lillard, Bright, Robinson and Berry families, and others, had lived and to find Lillard tombstones in the cemetery in Danville. Beside them i found Gentry tombstones, so i made a record of those, too, since "Gentry" is one of the names on my family tree. It has been very gratifying to search for records for the people who are related to me and to add to the information on findagrave.com. I hope the information may help others who might not otherwise have known where to find family graves or what dates of birth or death went with what family members. The help with photos is so much appreciated, although i did take some photos in pouring rain in Danville. The historical society people at the information office on Constitution Square were so very helpful to me, as was Erica at City Hall. i hope to continue to add to the body of information on findagrave. i live in Cupertino, CA, so help from KY and NC (where my father's family were) is a big deal to me! i am hoping to return to KY and hoping to also do some work in NC and MO looking for family graves there. My parents are buried in Fort Collins, CO, where i grew up, and i have added those, which gave me a good feeling. Thank you to everyone who has helped me.
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MEA
RE: Mattie Wingert grave
Here is the reply from the person I thought gave me the info:

Herald & Review, Decatur, Illinois Page A9

Bonham
DECATUR -- Lena B. Bonham, 99, of Decatur died 6:20 a.m. Tuesday (Dec. 16, 1997) in McKinley Court Nursing Home.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home with visitation one hour before services. Burial will be in Cartwright Cemetery, Tuscola. Memorials: Grace United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Bonham was born in Lawrence County on Aug. 8, 1898, the daughter of Marion and Mattie Rechen Strouse. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, a 50-year member of American Legion Auxiliary 105, was a committeewoman for Skinny Taylor for more than 40 years and active in Women's Republican Study Club of Macon County. She married Jessie Heath in 1917. He preceded her in death in 1918. She married Frank O. Bonham in 1920. He preceded her in death in 1984.
Surviving are her daughters, Gladys Satterlee and husband Richard of Piedmont, S.D.; Faye McFadden and husband William of Decatur; Dorothy Amyx of Raleigh, N.C.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands and one daughter, Betty Ann Hinton.

I found this for you. I don't think I had sent over any information, but thought I would look and see what I could find to help out.

Cheryl

Added by MEA on Oct 31, 2014 9:06 AM
MEA
RE: Mattie Wingert grave
I sent a message to the person that may have sent me this edit. If this info was not correct, let me know and I can fix it or I would be happy to transfer memorial to her relative.

Thanks,
Mary
Added by MEA on Oct 31, 2014 4:48 AM
MEA
RE: Mattie Wingert grave
I'm sorry I don't remember who gave me this update. I will check it out and see what I can find
Added by MEA on Oct 31, 2014 4:37 AM
Timeless
RE: Thank you
You are very welcome!
Added by Timeless on Aug 24, 2014 7:25 PM
LostGeneration
Virtual flowers
Per Find a Grave guidelines, please do not leave biographical information in a virtual flower. They are reported and deleted by the admins. If you have additional information to add, please use the Edit tab. LG
Added by LostGeneration on Jun 07, 2014 5:29 PM
imatarheel
Thelma Saunders Collins
One more time. I think I missed your message last month. I believe this a new feature on Find A Grave that the person also shows up in the sibling list. It throws me off every time I see it. It is correct.
Regards,
Danna
Added by imatarheel on Jun 05, 2014 11:02 AM
imatarheel
Thelma Saunders Collins
Added by imatarheel on Jun 05, 2014 10:59 AM
BeeManTim
RE: I.H. Collins, Collins Grove Church
Hi,
If you will, go to the memorials that you would like for me to transfer and I'll be more then happy to get them over to you.
Beemantim
Added by BeeManTim on Apr 30, 2014 7:33 PM
Gracie Katherine
Weather's family
I transferred the three Weather's memorials listed .Next time I go to the cem.I will take a plot photo.They are all buried in same row.Thanks again,and anything I can do to help,just let me know.Take Care
Gracie
Added by Gracie Katherine on Apr 17, 2014 11:10 PM
Gracie Katherine
Grover Weathers
Hello
I added stone photo today on Mr.Weather's memorial and saw that you left flowers and are related to him.I was wondering if you would like me to transfer him to you.I always think memorials should be managed by friends or family.Let me know.Take Care
Gracie
Added by Gracie Katherine on Apr 17, 2014 9:01 PM
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