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Beth Bruce (#19632584)
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Bio Photo I am working on the Ripley County, Missouri cemeteries. I have House and Couch relatives in various cemeteries located in Ripley County, and a few surrounding counties. Since I was from a small town, I am trying to do all the cemeteries I can since I know people in all of them.
On one grave site I found this inscription:
"Those who do not remember and treasure their ancesters do not deserve to be remembered by posterity."
And I couldn't agree more. I find myself loving people who have been buried for fifty years. I have developed an awesome sense of responsibility for gathering data and pictures for the gravesites.
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Billie Stamps
Cletis Stamps Memorial # 5124010
Request transfer, this is my husbands grandfather. And there is also conflicting birth information. All information that I have in regards to Cletis, states that his birth place was in Kennett, Dunklin County, Missouri. Including his obituary, dated 21 November 1993 from the Prospect Newspaper in Doniphan, Ripley County, Missouri.
Added by Billie Stamps on Jun 14, 2015 12:16 PM
Terry Marler
#5087461 and # 5124005
Request transfer of these two. They are both my parents and I would like to post updates about the family. Thanks in advance.
Added by Terry Marler on May 18, 2015 8:56 AM
Kim Marler
#5087461 and # 5124005
Hi, I was wondering if you wouldn't mind transferring these two memorials as they are my grandparents and i would like to update the information on them. Also is there anyway to get copies of the photos of them. I have only one picture of them and they are together. I would greatly appreciate anything you can do to help. Best Regards~Kim
Added by Kim Marler on Jan 08, 2015 12:48 PM
Angela Schisler
Hi. Could you please change birth date of John H Bass #5378489 to May 18, 1849. Thank you
Added by Angela Schisler on Oct 15, 2014 1:17 PM
Bill Moss
Curtis J. McGuire Memorial
Hello Beth, Would you please transfer Curtis J. McGuire (FAG5123983) to me. This is my wife's uncle. My Find A Grave #47697899. Would appreciate it very much. Thank you. Bill J. Moss Find A Grave #47697899
Added by Bill Moss on Feb 21, 2014 11:01 AM
Lois Waggoner
RE: Hiram & Roddy House
Hi Cousin Beth

Would you be able to email me your phone
number for I can talk to you.


Lois Waggoner
House-Smith families
Added by Lois Waggoner on Jan 12, 2014 3:31 PM
Beth Paddock
Hattie Smith House
Hello back to you, cousin.
Hattie Smith married Chester House,son of Hiram in Oxly in1903. Chester died in Dyess, Arkansas in 1957, but I can't find any death notices for Hattie, and I think in the Blythville, Arkansas Courrier November 8, 1950, it had a surviving wife with a different name, but I couldn't read it. I also am looking for daughters of Chester that vanished with name changes.
Darlene was in Corning, Arkansas,, but I can't locate her. Mahala Smith was on the marriage certificate for Hattie Smith House and she was born in Missouri on all the consensus.
Added by Beth Paddock on Jul 11, 2013 12:12 PM
Lois Waggoner
RE: Hiram & Roddy House
Hi Cousin

Hiram was my gg-grandfather. His daughter
was Annie (House) Smith who married Joe
Smith in 1905. Their oldest daughter is
Rose (Smith) Bowen who is my grandmother.

Joe and Annie (House) Smith is buried in
the Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines,

Their other daughter Mary Crouse-Klein
is buried next to them at the same cemetery.

Grandpa Joe's parents are Jay & Kisiah
Smith buried at the Oxly cemetery.

I will have to check out the Smith side of
the family for the others.

Lois Waggoner

Added by Lois Waggoner on Jun 30, 2013 11:49 AM
William McCoy Andrews
Thank you for transferring him to my care.
Carol Andrews
Added by CarolA on Jun 21, 2013 11:49 PM
Sipes Cemetery
I received this email from a woman requesting information I am unable to provide. Does anyone reading this know the answers?

I was wondering if you might be able to help my family out with something.
There is a Graveyard where I grew up as a kid on county rd H-11. I believe it's called Sipes. My Uncle Johnny Brooks who is in his 70s still lives out there, but he said his new neighbor has been cleaning out the cemetary, he thinks its possible that his neighbor might disc over it, seeing how most people do not know that it is out there.
I live 4 hrs away in Benton AR, but I was wondering if so wine might be able to check on this for my Uncle. If you know of someone who could check on this I would appreciate it!
E. Valerie Lane
Added by Anquestor on Feb 04, 2013 5:45 AM
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