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Jennifer Hughes
RE: Sikes
Thanks for transferring Bobby Sikes and Oral Lee Sikes to me. When you get a chance, don't forget to send my great grandfather (Doris Sikes 111584819) to me as well. Thanks so much again.

Jennifer Hughes
Added by Jennifer Hughes on Jul 03, 2016 10:21 PM
Jennifer Hughes
RE: Sikes
Thanks. After reading the FAQs, I did realize that I needed to request the link of parentage for my grandfathers brother before they would be linked as siblings. So I went ahead and did that. Thank you for getting back with me so promptly.

I would love it if you could transfer my grandfather (Bobby Sikes, 142596019) and his parents to me (Doris Sikes: 111584819; Oral Lee Sikes: 111584921). If you don't mind of course.

Thanks again,
Jennifer Hughes
Added by Jennifer Hughes on Jul 03, 2016 6:11 PM
Pat Kinsey
Earl Dennis Youngblood
You photographed the cemetery marker of Earl Dennis Youngblood in the New Prospect Cem, Marion Co, TX. Thank you!!!!

You did not take a photo of the left side of the marker which is "Bonnie J. (MNU) Youngblood." I would very much like the information and a photo of that side of the marker. She isn't even listed on Find A Grave as being in that cemetery. ?????

Thank you again for the good work you do to help the rest of us put our families together. :-)

Pat Kinsey
Austin, TX
Added by Pat Kinsey on Jun 23, 2016 8:02 AM
Christina Ray-Duncan
Leona Mourton
Hello, I transferred her memorial to you as requested. I would love to exchange information on the Mourton Family as I am related to them 5 or 6 different ways. My email is okchristinabelle
I hope to hear from you soon.
Added by Christina Ray-Duncan on May 20, 2016 11:13 PM
RE: Bethlehem Cemetery
Added by on May 18, 2016 5:43 PM
Bethlehem Cemetery
My grandparents are buried at Bethlehem Cemetery. I noticed in Find-A-Grave it has the right pictures and folks buried there, but it says Hughes Springs and the wrong road. Not sure how to change it. Bethlehem Cemetery is on FM #995 with either a Douglassville or Linden address. I live on the same road a few miles down (with an Atlanta address).
Thanks for all your work!

Added by on May 18, 2016 10:49 AM
This Old Scarecrow
RE: Headstones
RE: Headstones
OK, I have some of it done. Donna Wall had memorials for William Parks Lee and Miles Parks Lee in Hickory Grove when in fact they are in Center Grove.
I've made new memorials in Center Grove for them and Annie Luella, that you made with an unknown burial location, and added the photos and D.C. and Registration Cards to them.
I'm not sure how you could add all the other siblings and such without having the management of the memorial. ( I guess one could copy and paste them). And without being able to contact Donna to transfer them, the only other choice would be to contact the administrators and see if they can help.
She is not the only one in this area that screws up memorials and then you can't contact them.
I would be happy to transfer these memorials to you if you want.
My buddys name is Claude Michael Lee. His father was Claude Lee and I believe his grandfather was a Claude also. Michael works for the state in Austin so I don't see him that often. But their families are all located just a few miles from Center Grove Cem.
If I can help any other way just let me know. I'm still trying to find out who is over the cemetery.
I hope all this has answered some of your questions.


Hello Benny,
Man, I can't thank you enough for those images - you pitched a perfect game for me, and I deeply appreciate it, plus posting them up...great job.

I think we may have to back-track on these memorials that Donna Wall established.

First though, please delete the memorial you created for Annie Luella Surratt (Find A Grave Memorial# 159259396).

I created mine back on 30 November 2015, and I've already got all the family links to the children established already.
All I needed to do was link Center Grove Cemetery to my memorial to complete it.
Now...and please don't misunderstand me, but it might be in the best interest of fair play to also delete anything that you duplicated that competes with Donna Wall's memorials also.

Her memorials are flawed simply by virtue of the fact she has the wrong cemetery indicated.
All she has to do is make a simple correction and it's fixed.
Hickory Grove to Center Grove.
I've already sent her several messages informing her of this, and how to make the correction.

Granted - she has not responded to any of my messages of late, nor does it appear she's responding to the other messages that are piling up like cord wood on her message board.
Be that as it may...we must be patient.

Her memorials trump any duplicates that may appear later, simply by the fact of the date in which she created it/or them.
Despite whether or not the cemetery she chose was correct.

Not to mention the family links that are already established...

Now - your suggestion of perhaps contacting Find A Grave to intervene, and/or mediate, contact her in some way (unknown to us), or even take them over - is a good suggestion.

I'll make an effort to contact her one more time through the proper channels (her public message board, her email) and see if she responds. If not, then we (if this is something you want to actually get involved in) could make a formal attempt contacting Find A Grave to sort this out.
I need to give Donna Wall a little more time.
Her last message had something to do with her computer being down, and her husband in ill health, or cancer, I don't know...but she's obviously going through a rough patch.
Neglecting Find A Grave memorials can really suck, because it's almost like a real job, and requires frequent attention, care, and responsibility.
If the person who manages them is not there to respond to edits and transfers...what then ?
The memorial is stuck on 'Stupid'.

Yea Benny, I think in the best interest of Find A Grave, Donna Wall, and the time and effort invested in the already existing memorials that are here...I suggest you delete them, lest they begin to compound the problem, and somebody unwittingly tries to link with a duplicate without knowing it is one (I've done that already several times).

I'll look into the family of Claude Michael Lee, and see what I can come up with. I'm here in Austin too, been here since '99.
You should slip me your email address so we can continue this discussion, so here's mine:

I really appreciate the job you did, it was a huge help, and thanks for offering to do it.
And I hope you don't feel slighted by me asking you to delete those memorials...believe me, we'll make it right, I'll make it right, or Donna will make it right...somehow.
I don't want to throw Donna Wall under the bus just yet.

Added by This Old Scarecrow on Mar 11, 2016 7:46 PM
This Old Scarecrow
RE: Headstones
Thanks Benny,
I sure do appreciate this.
The confusion might involve some memorials created by Donna Lee Wall (#46909858).
She's got a bunch of confusing memorials on Find A Grave, and I've been trying to contact her for a year now.
No answer, and I need to help her get her mess straightened out as soon as possible.
Added by This Old Scarecrow on Mar 11, 2016 3:25 PM
This Old Scarecrow
RE: Headstones
Thanks so much for making the trip.
As it turns out, the Cox family seems to all be resting at Bethlehem Cemetery, sorry.
Your friend with the last name Lee...find who his grandfather, and g-grandfather Lee were, and I'll follow up on it.
I'll be in touch.
Added by This Old Scarecrow on Mar 08, 2016 4:13 PM
RE: CPL Clifford Nickleberry Photos
Thanks for the additional info about the dual markers. Ace
Added by Ace on Mar 08, 2016 2:59 AM
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