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Paula (#46959122)
 member for 6 years, 10 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo My dad, Harold D. Bryarly, Jr. past in 1996 of cancer. I will never forget the look on my dad's face when I told him his brain tumor was not operable. It broke my heart.

My dad's friend, Steve Stone had been sick for a few years and was afraid to die. If I remember correctly, he had come close to deaths door a few times. He was by my dad's side when he took his last breath. I believe he needed to see that he didn't have to be afriad. He passed 6 months later.

Before my dad's passing, my family never really said I love you or hugged much. We do now. Don't be so sure that someone knows you care or love them, tell them, because one day you or them will be gone. I'm no longer afraid to say I love you. I want my friends and family to know without a doubt.

I began serious searching my family tree shortly after my dad passed. I've met many distant cousins and shared loads of info. It has been awesome. I've helped people with their trees. I'm not a professional genealogist. I find all my info on free sites or libraries. I will help anyone with their tree. I may not be able to give them any new info, but I sure will try.

My motto: "Not everything has to cost something."

I don't take money or material things for the help I provide. I only ask that they pass the kindness around.

I no longer live in LaGrange, IN, so work with memorials is strictly by corrections/additions. Sorry.
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Messages left for Paula (205)[Leave Message]
Carl Catherman
Rachel Prowdley
Thank you very much for updating her memorial.
Added by Carl Catherman on Oct 11, 2014 7:10 AM
Sandra Elizabeth Miller
Thanks so much for making the links for the Brooks family!

Added by Sandra Elizabeth Miller on Oct 04, 2014 7:33 PM
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AN Wes Johnson
Thank you for transfering my navy buddy to my care.
Added by Family Searcher on Sep 16, 2014 10:02 PM
Donna Owens Fox
RE: Welcome
thank you
Added by Donna Owens Fox on Sep 09, 2014 7:55 PM
Sandra Elizabeth Miller
RE: Mary Wittendorf Wolf
Hi, Paula,
Thank you for transferring Anna B. (Kirk) Brooks. I've finished up the bio.

Added by Sandra Elizabeth Miller on Sep 08, 2014 6:50 PM
Lt. JamesMcClean Preston #29071476
Could you please link James (in Greenwood Cem, Lagrange Co, IN) with his parents: John M. Preston: #82276814 and Ellen Mathews/Preston: #103965373.

I was much impressed with your comments concerning your father's death (my sympathy and prayers) and the importance of letting loved ones know how much they mean to us while they are still here.

Thank you so much....Tunie #46536984
Added by Tunie on Sep 07, 2014 4:28 PM
Larry Smith
RE: John James Foster
Mary Ann Oliver was married 3 times.

1) John J. Simpson - Find A Grave Memorial# 124290803 (Divorced from John bef. 1873)

2) Hiram Springer - Find A Grave Memorial# 27132715 (Divorced from Hiram in 1886)

3) John J. Foster - Find A Grave Memorial# 71941535

Father - Thomas Oliver - Find A Grave Memorial# 24824985
Mother - Emily McMillen - Find A Grave Memorial# 24825004

Added by Larry Smith on Sep 04, 2014 10:20 AM
Donna Owens Fox
RE: Welcome
I found Find a grave by accident but i am on there just about everyday trying to help connect the people who i am related each other so that when people search it makes it easier for them.
thank you for helping with Find a Grave
Added by Donna Owens Fox on Sep 03, 2014 7:29 PM
Karen A. Astling
RE: Your Profile
Thanks your the other star of the county.
Added by Karen A. Astling on Aug 22, 2014 9:21 PM
Michigan Transfers
Many thanks for the transfers, Paula. I think I have them all linked and many updated. I still have a few photos to add, and some missing family members to locate. Thanks for your contribution! -Mark
Added by MAM on Aug 20, 2014 7:38 AM
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