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Ralph Terry (#47372532)
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Bio Photo I am a professional photographer and genealogist (over 50 years), and long time historian of Coleman County, Texas (over 40 years). Over 20 years ago, I, along with my wife, Judia, and Vena Bob Gates, published all of the marked grave inscriptions in Coleman County, Texas in the 3 volume, "Coleman County Cemetery Inscriptions." I also have these records online at

Judia and I both continue to visit cemeteries, but I do all the computer work. Judia is an artist and does not relate to computers ... she is soooo lucky!

I have welcomed FindAGrave to help carry on what myself, my wife and others are doing to keep local history information available and not forgotten. I began in the middle of March 2011 adding burials that have not been added for Coleman County.

I look forward to hearing from anyone interested in the cemeteries and history of Coleman County. Ralph Terry, Coleman, Texas.

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Messages left for Ralph Terry (639)[Leave Message]
Don Skinner
I knew you would come thru. The photo is great!

Added by Don Skinner on May 18, 2015 8:28 PM
Tim Wilkinson
Walter McDorman
Thank you very much for the gravestone photo.
Added by Tim Wilkinson on May 18, 2015 8:00 PM
Don Skinner
James Childress
Thank You! It's a great photo

Added by Don Skinner on May 18, 2015 6:01 PM
Dorothy Sunday
Jessie Savage
Thanks Ralph for the picture. You done a great job. I do appreciate it.
Added by Dorothy Sunday on May 18, 2015 2:21 PM
nadine henry
Fossett/Clements family
Dear Mr. Terry,

Thank you for posting such complete and accurate information about our family on the find a grave site. It is much appreciated.

Nadine and Walter Henry
Added by nadine henry on May 15, 2015 11:04 AM
Ollie Payne Love 103859755
Hi Ralph,

Ollie was a 1st cousin, one of 3 daughters of the Payne family. There was a foster daughter, Exa Maurine Hedrick, my grandmother.

I am interested in getting Exa listed as a foster sister on Ollie's record. I am also trying to get her listed on Ollie's sisters records and Ollie's mother's record, too.

You see, Ollie's mother was also Exa's aunt, the eldest daughter in that family. Exa's mother was the youngest daughter in that family, and she died at age 22 in childbirth with Exa. Her young husband gave the baby to Ollie's other and left Texas for good.

Thank you for posting this grave. I never knew Ollie or her family, and my grandmother Exa never spoke much of her early life. She was like a 4th daughter to the Paynes and should be linked with them though, as information.

Thank you again,
Glenwood, Iowa
Added by EndMyLineMuir on May 09, 2015 8:58 AM
Would you please remove the newspaper article from this memorial. This is against Find A Grave policy, and this type of article can be very disturbing to some people.
Added by ladyN70 on May 06, 2015 5:15 PM
William Lawrence Banister
Thanks for the transfer...much appreciated!
Added by TBarfield on May 03, 2015 9:47 AM
Old Waco
S. T. Wilkerson
Thanks so much for the update and locating his parents!
Good luck in your search!
Added by Old Waco on Apr 24, 2015 10:43 PM
RE: Bettie Forman Memorial
Thank you, I appreciate it.
Added by Grave_Walker on Apr 21, 2015 5:35 PM
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