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Pamala Metzger Gammill & Teresa Shumaker McMinn (#47738206)
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Bio Photo Hello, Teresa and I have been friends for years but only in the last couple of years did we discover our "unnatural" obsession with cemeteries. Our families think we are nuts and maybe we are but we LOVE being able to help people connect with their loved ones who have passed on. We think that Find A Grave is one of, if not THE best site for family researchers. Each memorial, if you are lucky, has the deceased name, birth and death dates, place of bith and death, place of burial, parents, children, siblings, and can help complete someones family tree. It helps loved ones who live thousands of miles away to be able to see the headstone and/or final resting place of their ancestors. We have made it our goal to find, document and photograph each and every cemetery in Choctaw Co. MS. (where we live), the ones that are known and especially the ones that are abandoned and forgotten. It doesn't matter how far back in the woods we have to hike, nor the millions of virgin thorns we seem to attract, all the mud, water, chiggers, snakes, rain, snow, sleet or hail.......ok maybe not so much the last five things. We are dedicated to our "passion" and plan to venture out to other counties that need our attention. God Bless all of our fellow "Find A Gravers" for all that you are doing for Find A Grave.
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Ruby Mordecai
Sam Henry Simmons
Pamala and Teresa,
Thanks so much for taking the photo of Sam Henry's marker and placing it on his memorial page. You girls have taken many photos for me and I want you to know that I really appreciate what you do.
I noticed you also took a photo of Ricky Avery in Philadelphia Cemetery. Thank you for that one also. Ya'll are doing a great job!!
Ruby Mordecai
Added by Ruby Mordecai on Jul 11, 2014 4:46 PM
Adrienne
Heflin
Many thanks for posting the pictures of the Heflin memorial. Much appreciated!
Added by Adrienne on Jul 08, 2014 11:07 PM
Patte Evans
J J McIntire New Zion Cemetery, Chester, MS
I'm sorry I meant to type we span 211 years, not 2011 years, duh. Thanks!
Added by Patte Evans on Jul 08, 2014 9:37 PM
Patte Evans
J J McIntire New Zion Cemetery, Chester, MS
Thank you so much for the photos of my Great Grandfather James Joseph McIntire's Gravestone. It probably sounds funny for this to be 2014 and James Joseph McIntire was born in 1803 and is my Great Grandfather, but he came from Ireland at 8 years old and married a 20 year old when he was 60 and had 5 sons, my Grandfather Joseph Hiram McIntire, buried in Old Salem Cemtery in Chester, MS was born in 1882, the 5th of his 5 sons. So we span 2011 years here. It's pretty amazing.

Just wanted to thank you SO MUCH for the photos and all your hard work. It's a calling you have I think. I live in Michigan, and want to go back to that area so much, as all my ancestors are buried there. We visited often when I was a child. I will go back some day.

Patte Ward Evans
patte.evans@charter.net
Added by Patte Evans on Jul 08, 2014 9:35 PM
Beth Austin
Thank you!
Thank you for all the new pictures! You young ladies are marvelous!
Added by Beth Austin on Jul 05, 2014 3:04 PM
Billie and George Nelson
Eugene H Whitmire

My wife's grandfather's Memorial# 58802039
Added by Billie and George Nelson on Jul 04, 2014 10:57 AM
Billie and George Nelson
Rev Robert Anderson Whitmire

Thanks for taking the photo of Rev Robert Anderson Whitmire's headstone (Mem# 89875030).

He was my wife's great grandfather. The father of Eugene H. White (Memorial# 58802039).

Could we please have permission to use the photo for family research purposes only.

Thanks

George and Billie Nelson
Added by Billie and George Nelson on Jul 04, 2014 10:54 AM
Connie Kelly
Blythe Creek Cemetery
I wondered if you know the name of this church by the Blythe Creek Cemetery. Also do you know where I might find the records of this cemetery?
Added by Connie Kelly on Jun 25, 2014 10:30 PM
Ruby Mordecai
Photos requested in Webster Co., MS
Hi Pamala and Teresa,

Thank you so much for taking your time and effort to make the photos of Aususta Pounds and Sam Sugg in North Union Cemetery and for Delores Curington Burt in Spring Hill Cemetery. I am very appreciative.
Thanks again,
Ruby Mordecai
Added by Ruby Mordecai on Jun 16, 2014 9:58 AM
grave digger
Wilson Marter
Thank you for your recent photo of Wilson Marter.
Would it be okay to post this photo to Ancestry.com if I give the photo credit to you? Thanx for considering. Margaret
Added by grave digger on Jun 16, 2014 9:31 AM
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