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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 13 years, 4 months, 10 days
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Bio Photo Calling all Find-a-Gravers from West Texas: I've started a Facebook page titled WEST TEXAS FIND A GRAVE. This is mostly for the folks in my area but is an open group and is open to all. It's not a gripe session about the site but should be used to help with what cemeteries need to be surveyed or photographed. Feel free to check it out.
I'll be listing as many cemeteries in the Lubbock, Texas area as possible. I would like to meet with other members in Lubbock. Please feel free to get in touch with me and i'll try to answer any questions that i can.

I've noticed a trend lately that should be addressed. Please do not add Death Certificates to my memorials. This may be a good source of information but I feel it is out of place on memorials. You can request a tranfer of ownership if you feel the need to post a Death Certificate.

Also on the subject of Death Certificates, please be aware of the pitfalls of taking this information as absolute. There has been some discussion on this topic in the Forums. Use care when reading this data. The location given as the place of burial is not always the correct name of that cemetery. It may only be the city where the person was taken. I've seen too many times where an incorrect listing is added unnecessarily by folks unfamiliar with the location of burial. Many cemeteries have changed names or ownership over the years. Please double check the county listing before adding a new cemetery. You might save yourself a lot of time and trouble.

I'm more than glad to make any correction, update or transfers that pass my way. Please use the Edit (Suggest a Correction) tab on the memorials, as this makes things go faster and easier for me.

Also, any changes that are sent to me, I take at face value so please don't send me a list of sources that prove who the parents are or where they were born. I'm not the DAR or a school teacher who double checks for accuracy. What you send me is what I enter.

I really hate to do this, but from now on, I WILL NOT do any transfers or updates that come to me on the message board. I've had too many requests that have errors in them and this just slows everything down. Please, please please use the EDIT tabs on the memorials. This is what it was designed and set up for so please use it. Also, it has gotten to the point that I will no longer respond to transfer requests or up-date requests that are sent to me here on the Message Board or by e-mail. I will only make changes that come to me via EDIT/SUGGEST A CORRECTION. Thanks.
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Iva Mae Cox
Thanks so much for getting these pics! I really appreciate it!

Mel :)
Added by Mel on May 26, 2016 10:20 PM
I saw you put a picture of Carle David up on his memorial. Are you related?
Added by Shirley on May 22, 2016 9:03 AM
Thank you so much for the beautiful pictures of the Hedricks!! I had been waiting a long time! They were my great-aunt, great-uncle, and cousin, my grandmother's closest sister.
Added by kimmie925 on May 21, 2016 10:04 PM
Jack Leach
8288089 Waycie O Wartes Bell
Waycie and Mr. Wartes divorced and he remarried Verna R. May 8, 1971 and they divorced 1975
Added by Jack Leach on May 21, 2016 9:52 PM
Jack Leach
Waycie O. Wartes-Bell # 8288089
On He Grave it says she remarried after her husban death. Richard Loyd Wartes social security records shoes death Feb. 2, 1985. She marries Mr. Bell before that. 1974 and he dies 1982
Added by Jack Leach on May 20, 2016 10:15 PM
Mary Fallwell Henderson
Oscar & LeNora McElroy
Thank you so much for the very nice photos of the grave stones for my family. Your kindness is so very appreciated.
Added by Mary Fallwell Henderson on May 19, 2016 9:33 PM
Patricia Williams Curry
Lamesa Memorial Park
Once again, David, you have taken time to get such great photos for my memorial request. The photos for Roy and Zuda Hughes make their memorials so much nicer. I so appreciate your dedication to those who have gone before us. Pat
Added by Patricia Williams Curry on May 17, 2016 6:46 PM
Sue Armstrong
RE: Re: Frances Parker
David as I already scanned U added the obit, please transfer to me and I will transcribe the obit info and take the scan down. - Sorry to have been so much trouble - Sue
Added by Sue Armstrong on May 17, 2016 12:54 PM
Sue Armstrong
RE: Re: Frances Parker
Is it alright if I scan the obituary and attach to the page where you can review and if you want to add the info, you can - Sue ARmstrong
Added by Sue Armstrong on May 17, 2016 11:53 AM
Richardson photos
Thanks for the photos of my grandparents headstone. It's greatly appreciated.
Added by RellTides on May 16, 2016 8:43 PM
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