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Patricia Richardson Tillman (#47855024)
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Bio Photo I am grateful to my mother, niece Diane and cousins Margaret and Pauline for sharing with me the research they had started on our family tree. Once I began researching and adding to what they had started I began having so much fun learning about all our relatives that I find no stopping point. To me this is more fun and enjoyable than reading a book, TV, and other activities that once took up so much of my time. My current tree has grown to over 3,000 relatives and I haven't even started on the Tillmans my married name. My recent find was an extended family member that started a Mico post office in his home about 1880 and his two sons delivered the mail twice a week by horseback to the star route in Mississippi. Later one of the sons became the postmaster and moved the post office to his new home several miles away. This was interesting since my deceased husband was a rural mail carrier in Stone Mountain, Lilburn and Bethlehem, Georgia. I was a sub mail carrier in Stone Mountain about 1963-1965.

If I have taken a photo and posted it on Find A Grave of a relative or friend of yours, feel free to make copies. I feel it would be selfish of me to post photos of your relatives and then not allow you to have copies of your own relative for your family tree. I was reminded of this when reading Philippians 2:3-5 "If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from His love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourself. Each of you should look not only to your own interest, but also to the interest of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. " I get so excited when I find a missing relative and lots of them were found as a result of the generous hours donated by FAG volunteers. I am so grateful. So enjoy and happy researching.
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MissLisa
RE: James Thomas Owensby
This "hobby" is very rewarding. You are welcome. Miss Lisa
Added by MissLisa on Sep 02, 2015 7:48 PM
MissLisa
RE: Deceased FAG volunteer
Oh, that's too bad. He was one of my "friends". He helped me on more than one occasion. Miss Lisa
Added by MissLisa on Sep 02, 2015 7:46 PM
Ed Saye
RE: Fallen FAG Volunteer
"Bud" the best, we have lost a good friend.
Added by Ed Saye on Sep 02, 2015 6:38 PM
Donnie Daniel
RE: Deceased FAG Volunteer
I haven't heard about his death but it probably is true if you've been told this.

Bud transferred a large amount of memorial to me back last year. He wasn't interested in maintaining the memorials anymore. Maybe he was in bad health then and didn't tell me.

Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Donnie Daniel on Sep 02, 2015 3:51 PM
Frankz
RE: Opal Naomi Craft Brewer
The FAQ says to use the full name if known. I just wasn't sure which really is her full name, since the conflicting sources, and was hoping you might have seen something else I didn't that verified it one way or the other. The obits would have been written by family, so that's obviously what she was know as, so I'll go with that.
Added by Frankz on Sep 02, 2015 1:22 PM
NYB
RE: John H Shepard- Evergreen
You're very welcome! I'm glad I could help! Nancy
Added by NYB on Sep 02, 2015 12:20 PM
Frankz
Opal Naomi Craft Brewer
Did you find something other than obituaries or Social Security [applications and claims index, on Ancestry.com] to show which is her first and which her middle name? I noted it in the bio, that obits list it one way and SS lists it the other.
Added by Frankz on Sep 02, 2015 11:54 AM
D.J.
RE: Fallen FAG volunteer
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/atlanta/obituary.aspx?pid=175718133
Added by D.J. on Sep 02, 2015 11:25 AM
D.J.
RE: Fallen FAG volunteer
I am so Sorry,i wondered why he had turned over his memorials to find a grave and others never met him but he did an amazing job here on Find A Grave
Added by D.J. on Sep 02, 2015 11:21 AM
Frankz
Fallen Graver
Bud has passed away.

Walter John "Bud" Bussell
Apr. 10, 1935 ~ Aug. 30, 2015
Find A Grave Memorial# 151509428
Added by Frankz on Sep 01, 2015 7:56 PM
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