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Ronda Powell (#47515638)
 member for 4 years, 3 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo My dad passed away about a year ago (5/19/10) and I searched his name on the internet and came across this site. I was so touched and grateful that a memorial page had been created for him with his obit and everything, and it has inspired me to try to give back to those who are looking for their loved ones.

I will do my best to locate as many headstones as I can. I have a great team working with me - my son and my nephew. They really enjoy looking at some of the older headstones, so it's been nice to share this with them.
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 • 3 Memorials Added
 • 3 Memorials Managed
 • 40 Photos
 • 26 Volunteer Photos Taken
Messages left for Ronda Powell (12)[Leave Message]
mhammel
Forrester and Perlena Choate
Thanks so much for your photo assistance! Much appreciated, MSH
Added by mhammel on Nov 25, 2011 3:14 PM
jan fitzgerald
Thank you
Thank you Rhonda for fullfilling the photo request for Emily FItzgerald. I noticed a stone laying on the ground beside her. Was this her husband, Garrett Fitzgerald? Or, maybe a child?
I do not get on this site often I can be reached at elkcabins@aol.com
Thanks again jan fitzgerald
Added by jan fitzgerald on Jun 13, 2011 11:31 AM
Linda Bouffard
Adlord Faford
Thank you for finding the headstone for Adlord, it is such a help when someone you don't even know in a state hundreds of miles away will take the time to find a person they have no connection to. I hope it wasn't too difficult to find.
Linda
Added by Linda Bouffard on Jun 13, 2011 5:00 AM
Kathy McLaughlin
re: Jerome Durham
Ronda,
Thanks so much for taking the time to find my husband's great great grandfather! I am happy to know that his wife is with him (interesting since she remarried after his death!) We really appreciate your efforts!!!!

Kathy McLaughlin
Added by Kathy McLaughlin on Jun 12, 2011 8:24 PM
dwlee3
And More Gratitude
Thanks also for the photo of my 3rd great grandmother, Eliza Matilda Young/deYoung Mead.
Blessings from Bend, Oregon
Added by dwlee3 on Jun 10, 2011 1:00 PM
dwlee3
More Gratitude
Thank you so very much for the photo of my 3rd great grandfather William H. Mead. He left his family in Kankakee and went to the gold fields in Kern County, Ca. He died about 2 weeks after falling into an abandoned well - internal injuries, I'd guess! Thanks so much for serving in this way! Blessings from Bend, Oregon
Added by dwlee3 on Jun 10, 2011 12:59 PM
dwlee3
Gratutude
Thank you very much for the photo of Fabius Mead's grave! I appreciate it very much!
Added by dwlee3 on Jun 10, 2011 12:55 PM
David Bulpett
RE: Coghlan Family - Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, IL
Hi Ronda,
Thank you so much for the Coghlan photos! William J Coghlan was my gg grand uncle, and Anne was his wife. I had crossed the DOD of William David with William J. (William David was William J.'s grandson), so thank you for clearing up that error on my part. Byron Coghlan (my 1st cousin 3x removed) was Ora's husband and William J.'s son, so I'm surprised he's not buried nearby. But as you said, his stone could be missing. He could also be buried near his brother Thomas Moore Coghlan, father of William David.
Thank you again for all your hard work. I can't tell you how much I appreciate it.
Sincerely,
David Bulpett
Added by David Bulpett on Jun 06, 2011 10:34 PM
Jean Barwick
English
Thank you so much for the photo of Arthur English. I appreciate your time and effort greatly.
Added by Jean Barwick on Jun 06, 2011 10:39 AM
PattyB
Vinings
Thank you so much for taking the stones of Festus, Almira & Myrtle Vining at Mound Grove. Bless you and welcome to findagrave!
PattyB
Added by PattyB on Jun 06, 2011 6:30 AM
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