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Nancy Meadows (#47219916)
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Bio Photo Update Feb 2014:
I've been told that people have hesitated to contact me since my step-son's death in September. Please feel free to do so, as I am still working on Findagrave almost daily. It has been a saving grace, and I very much appreciate the kindness and caring of the Findagrave community.

Update October 2013:
Please visit my virtual cemetery for "Jake the Great", created for my step-son lost to a series of circumstances resulting in him taking his own life on September 10, 2013. Jacob's bio contains a letter written by his father, and it is our hope that it may help prevent this from happening to another family. Please pass it on to whoever you think may benefit from it. Thanks, and God Bless.

Since 2007, I have been dedicated to locating, listing and photographing all the Randolph County, Missouri cemeteries I am able to get to. I have completed listings, with photos of each stone, of about 155 cemeteries so far, mainly to provide the county historical societies with updated listings and accurate locations. I am just starting to put these on findagrave, and in the interest of saving time, have only entered the name and years for now. I have more info for most of these memorials, which I hope to add and link as time allows. It is my thinking that having just the names and dates posted may help someone find their relatives. I am very willing to transfer memorials to relatives, even distant ones....just ask and let me know how you are related. I will be glad to fulfill photo requests as I am able to, so if you are looking for someone in a particular cemetery, please feel free to contact me.

Please use the Edit/Suggestion tab to send info or to request transfers. Thanks!
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Hi Nancy,

Well, my opinion is that it depends on how each member of the family wanted it to be spelled.

My family knew the Ralph Peery family, I knew his daughter Dorothy, who was friends with my aunt. They spelled their name Peery and pronounced it with a long e.

Very confusing for someone trying to figure it out, though.

Sorry I can't be of more help. I tried to look Carter up on, but only found his marriage to Mabel, that you have.

Please let me know if I can help you further, I hope to do better than I did this time.

Added by PShannon on Apr 17, 2014 5:43 PM
S McNees
Your thinking cap is working just fine. That's the info I needed. Unless you wave me off, I will add the 4 kids' names I have in my tree, with the caveat that I can't positively confirm them. BTW--have a msg from Wm Bailey's other memorial creator. Says it is a cenotaph (thank goodness for dictionaries LOL). So, I will make note in my/our Wm's memorial. Glad I got that burial clarified. Thought I was losing my last marble!
Added by peechee on Apr 17, 2014 11:11 AM
Heather Cottrell
RE: Hannah
Hey no problem. Some people just don't know for sure and I always take a chance and let people know although some people have been pretty rude about it. Thanks for your kindness. I personally would not want to find my family member on here if they had not passed. I also want to thank you for making the memorial for her husband. I did not know where he was buried and now I was able to leave him a flower. :)

Take care.
Added by Heather Cottrell on Apr 17, 2014 7:06 AM
Saml McNees
OK, Lady--put on your thinking cap. Saml is giving me Excedrin headache #54. Info on him was potluck at best. Couldn't definitely nail down his folks or wives--several other Samuel McNees--imagine that. I have 4 kids names that don't match what is in his memorial. The names do, however, weave in a logical manner into the ones in the memorial. Where did you get the kids' names--from the cemetery list? If from another source, would you share it with me? Thnx--peechee
Added by peechee on Apr 16, 2014 6:47 PM
Old Coot
RE: Flowers
Old Coot here. One reason for leaving all the "remembrances" dates back awhile when I saw where somebody had left a "remembrance" and the note accompanying it said, as best as I can remember, "Everybody deserves a flower."

It was the only remembrance present. I added to it and started doing the same but also do it for "graves" that do have remembrances.

Have a wonderful week!!!
Added by Old Coot on Apr 16, 2014 3:02 PM
RE: McNees transfers
yup, EKR is my "Bible" whenever I need a reminder. : )
Added by peechee on Apr 16, 2014 1:40 PM
McNees transfers
Yes--realized after the first request that Samuel was in the same cemetery. Thank you for the double transfer!!! I see some of the kids are also buried there; might put in requests for them later. >> moving forward one step at a time, which is usually two steps forward and one step back, but it's still forward movement.... Just give yourself permission to feel like a pile of elephant dung--it's OK; that's part of the process. If you haven't heard about or read Elizabeth Kubler Ross' five stages of grief, it is a fabulous "recipe" for understanding what you and your husband are experiencing. Take care; those of us who have "worked with you" care and understand.
Added by peechee on Apr 16, 2014 11:58 AM
Steve Trudgeon
RE: Benjamin and Bettie Trustee - Oakland Cemetery
Hi Nancy,

I'll check out those you mentioned and just keep looking. I don't think they stopped all notifications but probably a glitch that affects some. Lucky me. I've reported the problem but no response yet.


Added by Steve Trudgeon on Apr 16, 2014 9:29 AM
Don DeWitt
Cooper photo
Thanks very much for your efforts

Added by Don DeWitt on Apr 15, 2014 2:39 PM
Farm Girl from MO.
RE: McDavitt Cem
OOps, yes I somehow thought you were going to go along with someone to the McDavitt cemetery. Sorry about that. I guess I have been way to busy with more than one thing going on at the same time today. Take care and keep up the good work you are doing on Find A Grave, Farm Girl from MO.
Added by Farm Girl from MO. on Apr 14, 2014 7:51 PM
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