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speell (#47108188)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 11 days
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I became interested in Find A Grave when a kind member took a picture of a headstone for me. My ancestors' headstones are thousands of miles away. I decided to "return the favor" with local cemeteries and got hooked. Making digital (electronic)pictures of headstones is important historical and genealogical work. The second cemetery I did work in has a history of having very old headstones washed away when the nearby river flooded. If only someone had taken pictures 15 or 20 years ago!

I strongly feel that I am only "tending" memorials until family members come along to make them their own.

Please e-mail me with requests or corrections about memorials by using the "edit" tab on the memorial page.

A special THANK YOU to the contributors who have taken such lovely pictures of my family's headstones and posted them!

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LeAnne McCamey
RE: Ed McCamey
That would be awesome. My email is
Added by LeAnne McCamey on May 07, 2015 9:54 AM
Bill Wallace
Rio Vista Cemetery
Do you have a Contact person for this cemetery?
Added by Bill Wallace on Apr 01, 2015 12:51 PM
Nancy Darr Collins
William B. Naugle
Hello, first thank you for all your hard work on behalf of all of us.

May I please use your photo of Mr. Naugle's headstone and any other of my family members photos you may have taken for my ancestry tree. I give you full credit and always refer to the findagrave memorial.

Thank you, Nan
Added by Nancy Darr Collins on Feb 20, 2015 5:29 PM
husband of Ellen Burgess Pickett
husband of Ellen Burgess Pickett (Find A Grave Memorial# 48815219)
is D L Pickett [Darco L Pickett] (Find A Grave Memorial# 67133720)
Added by jpickett on Feb 08, 2015 3:02 PM
RE: James Ray &Ruby Marbut
The memorials are not mine or I would do that. The memorials can be merged by sending "links" for both the memorials in an email to: - with "DUPLICATE MEMORIALS" in the subject line.

It takes them a few days to get them merged but that's how you do it. Both memorials have so much info it would be ashame to loose any of it.

Added by Grave_Walker on Jan 24, 2015 4:19 PM
Angie Knott
David C Sparks
Obit from the Reporter Newspaper:

Mr. David Charles Sparks, 55, of Itasca died Saturday, January 3, 2015, at a Brownsville hospital. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 25, 2015, at New Life Baptist Church in Covington. Burial was at Itasca Cemetery.

Added by Angie Knott on Jan 16, 2015 3:52 PM
Eric Baker
Thank you for transferring the Morrisons to me. It is much appreciated. Eric Baker
Added by Eric Baker on Nov 22, 2014 3:28 PM
Eric Baker
Thank you for transferring the Morrisons to me. It is much appreciated. Eric Baker
Added by Eric Baker on Nov 22, 2014 3:28 PM
Bob Capps 66803917
Thanks for the transfer of Bob's Memorial. I appreciate that you added him and the headstone photo to Find A Grave.

Added by Janie on Oct 13, 2014 6:55 AM
Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
Evelyn Mae (Hanna) Stanford
I greatly appreciate the memorial transfer, I made the correction, thank you, Emma.
Added by Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke on Sep 26, 2014 2:12 PM
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