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kimmie925 (#47790555)
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Bio Photo I have been taking pictures of cemeteries for 30+ years. I love the history and beauty of old cemeteries. It bothers me to see old cemeteries forgotten about and not being taken care of. Any stones I find that I can prop up and clean off, I will do. By "clean off," I am referring to taking a soft cloth or a stick or my hands to brush off mud, grass, mold if possible, and yes, even cow poop occasionally, in order to make the stone legible in the picture.

I get a lot of photo requests that I can't fulfill - I wish I had more time - but I prefer to do western Rockingham County, Virginia/Mathias, West Virginia. I can go as far north as Broadway/Timberville or south to Dayton/Bridgewater. I prefer not to do eastern Rockingham or Augusta County. I have gotten several requests for Pendleton County, West Virginia, which is about 40+ miles from me. I don't know if I can ever get out that way.

Please use the edit link on the upper right corner of a memorial if you would like me to make additions, corrections, or add links, and I will do so. I will be happy to make reasonable transfers. I hope people do the same for me! I have noticed some people are very good about making corrections or adding information right away, and others seem not to do it all.

Any pictures I take of cemeteries and stones, you are welcome to use for personal use. This does not mean you can create a duplicate memorial and copy my pictures onto it, which is against FAG rules. ANY FAMILY PICTURES OF GROUPS OR INDIVIDUALS, PLEASE DO NOT USE. THESE ARE MY PERSONAL PICTURES AND I OWN THE ORIGINALS.

Helpful tip if anyone needs lots of pics from around here - I know there is a limit of 20 requests per week, so if you need more than that, please put the extra names in the Note section of your request for each cemetery - this will really help the photo volunteers and decrease the amount of repeat trips out to the same cemetery.
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Amanda Whetzel ..., Barbara Chittum..., Brandi Spitzer ..., Christy Hollen ..., david twigg, dMf, E49, Gathering Roots, George Seitz, Ginger, Jan robinson, JMB, Kari Olson, MVC, oldbluestreak, Paul Hawes, Shock
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Kari Olson
Raleigh Suter `
Kimmie, thank, I do the same if there is no stone any longer.... appreciate all your work. I need to get going but my gardening and volunteer work gardening is getting me overwhelmed. I am a Level 2 Master Gardener and we have to do a number of hours of volunteer. I and another woman put in a huge hosta garden at the nearby historical society house... and the weeds are trying to get us.
Added by Kari Olson on Jun 29, 2015 4:58 PM
Kari Olson
RE: Joseph Cromer Sen.
You are the best!!! Good for you, I didnt think we could get any photos from there... kari
Added by Kari Olson on Jun 29, 2015 6:48 AM
Kari Olson
Joseph Cromer Sen.
WOW Kimmie thanks so much!!
Added by Kari Olson on Jun 28, 2015 9:22 PM
Ginger
Florence Bell Lilly
Thanks for the photo. I appreciate you taking the time to photograph my requests!!!
Added by Ginger on Jun 27, 2015 2:06 PM
Kari Olson
Mary Bear
Hey Kimmie, thanks!!! and for the baby Lineweaver to... JD and I share some lines!
Added by Kari Olson on Jun 19, 2015 6:09 AM
JD Edwards
Infant Son Lineweaver and Hannah M. Fearneyhough
Thanks very much for posting the photo's of Infant Son Lineweaver and Hannah M. Fearneyhough's headstones.
JD Edwards
Added by JD Edwards on Jun 19, 2015 4:24 AM
Pat Fogle
Dove tombstone photos
Dear Kimmie,
Thank you so much for the Dove tombstone pictures. I was planning to come down to the valley this summer to take pictures in a bunch of the cemeteries, but just found out today that I have to have a hip replacement in August, and it will depend on how I feel each day whether I'll be able to come down and walk around cemeteries for a couple of days.
Your help is much appreciated.
Pat Fogle
Added by Pat Fogle on Jun 04, 2015 12:45 PM
amy palmer
anna hockman wenger
Thank you so much for the photo.
Amy Palmer
Added by amy palmer on Jun 04, 2015 7:54 AM
amy palmer
anna hockman wenger
Thank you so much for the photo.
Amy Palmer
Added by amy palmer on Jun 04, 2015 7:52 AM
Valerie Wixen Thruelsen
Child Dove
Thank u for the pic!
Added by Valerie Wixen Thruelsen on Jun 03, 2015 3:06 PM
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