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Patricia Williams Curry (#46836434)
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Bio Photo After 30 years teaching in the classrooms of Texas public schools I retired at the end of May, 2005. I am fascinated by genealogy, and I spend quite a lot of time doing family research. I am now Director of Nancy Nail Memorial Library in Mart, TX. My husband and I have been married 34 years. I have a wonderful son and two great step-sons, two daughters-in-law and 8 grandchildren: 1 grandson and 7 granddaughters.

After my Daddy passed away in 2009, I was elected to serve in his place on the board of directors of the Prairie Hill Cemetery Association, Limestone County, Texas. My husband is the president of the Kirk Cemetery Association, Limestone County, Texas.
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Linda
Richard Mack Williams photo
Hello again, Patricia! Thanks so much for the reply. I had assumed you were his daughter, but i see you are connected to him some other way. Yes, i can't wait to see a good photo of him from those days! Again, i appreciate all your help and for corresponding with me! :) Thanks!
Added by Linda on May 27, 2016 4:35 AM
Carol Kaye
RE: Midkiff Cemetery
You are so welcomed Patricia. Please allow me a minute to brag on the folks in Ohio County, Kentucky, who are responsible for this picture. Helen McKeown, our prized historian, has organized a "Cemetery Clean Up Committee" (of which I am a part of) three years ago. The Committee chooses one cemetery a month during the summer months to clean up. She gets the sheriff and a few prisoners to show up with chain saws, weed wackers and lawn mowers and we clean up a long neglected site and search for fallen headstone and right them. It usually takes all day. The cover picture on this cemetery was taken after the clean up. Only the locals even knew the cemetery was there before the clean up. Now the locals are going to erect a sign and keep the cemetery cleaned up.

I am proud to be a part of this organization and pass the information along so others will follow Helen's hard work in their own areas.

Thank YOU for being a part of FindaGrave.

Carol
Added by Carol Kaye on May 21, 2016 3:36 AM
Linda
RE: Oops! Sorry about the dbl post
Hi Patricia! I'm so sorry i haven't gotten back to you sooner - i've been so busy with work and research! I will keep checking the memorial and look forward to when you find a circa '63 photo of Richard in uniform! That would be awesome! :) Have a nice day and thanks for corresponding with me!
Added by Linda on May 20, 2016 4:43 AM
Edwina
RE: Prosperity Cemetery
You're very welcome, Pat. I'm glad to help.
Edwina
Added by Edwina on May 16, 2016 12:36 PM
Erin Bohannon
RE: Homeland Cemetery
You are very welcome! As long as there is a photo, then they are not forgotten.
Added by Erin Bohannon on May 16, 2016 5:49 AM
Jerry Greer
RE: Martin Memorial Cemetery
Your are very welcome. It was an honor for me to be able to do this for the family.
Added by Jerry Greer on May 11, 2016 12:20 PM
Hubert Knauff, Jr.
Memorial# 38913029
First chance I get, will add a more legible close-up pic for Memorial# 38913029.
Added by Hubert Knauff, Jr. on May 02, 2016 6:03 PM
Linda
Oops! Sorry about the dbl post
Sorry about the dbl msg! I was not done adding to and tidying up my first msg; somehow accidently hit a key that took me bk a page then returned to the page and the text was still there in the box so I finished it up and posted it. I guess it did post the first time. Sorry about that! :P
Added by Linda on Apr 23, 2016 1:24 AM
Linda
Richard Mack Williams bio
Patricia, Thank you so much, for so promptly including the additional information about his change in assignment/location; and for including the supporting CE documentation/citiation! May he rest in peace... ~Linda

PS: would you happen to have a photo of Officer Williams in his DPD uniform (or even out of uniform) from around 1963 to post on his memorial? That would be fantastic as neither I nor any other JFK researchers have been unable to find a contemporaneous photo of him. In addition to researching writing bios for law enforcement officers who worked on the JFK assassination, I spend countless hours doing genealogical research on them, then searching for photos in their old yearbooks and trying to match them to those of unknown officers in photos from Dealey Plaza, the DPD, Texas Theater etc...to try to complete the historic record. (I don't want to take all the credit for this, of course. There are several other good researchers i know, around the US, Canada, the UK, and Belgium who do this work as well. We all work together and help each other out toward this goal.) Thanks again!
Added by Linda on Apr 23, 2016 12:57 AM
Linda
Richard Mack Williams bio
Patricia, Thank you so much, for so promptly including the additional information about his change in assignment/location; and for including the supporting CE documentation/citiation! May he rest in peace... PS: would you happen to have a photo of Officer Williams in his DPD uniform (or even out of uniform) from around 1963 to post on his memorial? That would be fantastic as neither I nor any other JFK researchers have been unable to find a contemporaneous photo of him. In addition to researchind writing bios for law enforcement officers who worked on the JFK assasssination, I spend countless hours doing genealogical research on them then locating old yearbooks on them and then trying to match their photos to those of unknown officers in photos from Dealey Plaza, the DPD, Texas Theater etc...to try to complete the historic record. I don't want to take all the credit for this of course several other good researchers i know do this as well and we all help each other out in this
Added by Linda on Apr 23, 2016 12:49 AM
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