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Blytha & Donald Ellis (#47068335)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in the history of my ancestors & my husband's ancestors for many years and have visited many of their graves over the years. I enjoy doing research on family members as well as others. It makes me realize how short life really is and how we should leave a positive footprint here. But most of all, how important it is to be prepared to pass from his life in a right relationship with God through Jesus Christ.

I also love my town of Kirksville, Missouri, and enjoy studying its history and the people who made its history. I feel privileged to be a member of the board called Friends of Forest-Llewelln Cemetery in Kirksville, and also a board member of the Adair County, Missouri, Historical Society.

Any photos that I have taken and post on this site are free to anyone. You have my permission to copy them for personal use or post to Ancestry.com or any other ancestral sites you wish as long as it is out of respect for the person represented. I hope you find some of your relatives!

I am happy to make any additions or corrections to memorials; just use the Edit tab and I will make the changes as soon as possible.
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Martha Chrisman Riley
Overton Azbill
Thanks for the great memorial page you created for Dr. Overton Terry Azbill. I was looking for information about him, and everything I could have wanted was on your page. Beautiful job!
Blessings to you, Martha
Added by Martha Chrisman Riley on Oct 19, 2014 4:35 PM
Lyn McDaniel
Thanks for the Feaster biographies
Nicely done, and complete.
Added by Lyn McDaniel on Oct 17, 2014 2:34 PM
Shawdau
Thank You!
Thank you so much for the information on Cora Belle Potter Swank. Her son Charles Verne Swank's wife is buried at Hope Cemetery, too - I'm not sure about Charles Verne Swank himself (1887 - 1954). I don't have a picture for him.
Added by Shawdau on Oct 16, 2014 7:06 PM
Red
RE: Robert & Nora Bryant
You are welcome, glad to help. Red
Added by Red on Oct 15, 2014 5:49 PM
Undertaker's Gr/Granddaughter
RE: Jacob Webb and Jeannie Stafford
Added another pic of Jennie Stafford. :o)
Added by Undertaker's Gr/Granddaug... on Oct 13, 2014 11:09 AM
Tracie Shrader Flack
Pattons
Are you related to W.L. and Elizabth Caroline Patton? I am the caretaker of the cemetery where Tristram and family are buried in WV..I'd love to hear from you!
Added by Tracie Shrader Flack on Oct 07, 2014 11:14 AM
Undertaker's Gr/Granddaughter
Fred Thebold
Didn't find Fred, But found Hazel. If you put in a request I'll claim her, or I'll post the picture later this week. :o)
Added by Undertaker's Gr/Granddaug... on Oct 05, 2014 3:53 PM
Farm Girl from MO.
RE: Sections of Forest-Llewellyn
Thanks for getting back to me. I have a copy of the Forest Llewellyn Cemetery book printed in 1976 and a copy of the cemetery map but I am sure a lot of visitors to the cemetery might be a little confused if they get the info. from memorials on Find A Grave. Since only the Forest and Llewellyn Additions have sections shouldn't the sections at least be listed seperately from the F for Forest and the L for Llewellyn? Example: F-A-25. The Forest-Llewellyn cemetery books Index, that is alpahbitized, has the different additions spelled out followed by the section then the lot number. Abbreviations just don't seem to work very well when it comes to plot locations. I've even come across a few contributors who don't like using them at all even in the bio. area. Just a thought as how to make it easier for others looking for a grave in this very old and large cemetery.
Added by Farm Girl from MO. on Sep 15, 2014 8:46 PM
A.C. Rogers
James Reed
James Reed's tombstone should be in the area of the picture I uploaded. However, when I searched the area on September 11, 2014, I could not find it.

Carter Rogers
Added by A.C. Rogers on Sep 12, 2014 1:26 PM
Mary Crawford
RE: William Lynch
I do not know where Phoebe is buried. Sorry I can't help you with that.
Added by Mary Crawford on Sep 10, 2014 8:00 PM
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