Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Shelley (#48320408)
 member for 3 years, 13 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
No bio available.
 Contact: Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 15 Memorials Added
 • 22 Memorials Managed
 • 13 Photos
 • 5 Photo Requests
 • 21 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 2 Friends
Virtual Cemeteries
Arnold Family (1)
Austin Family (14)
Basham Cemetery (2)
Bissell Family (3)
Burkholder Family (1)
Cooper Family (18)
Copeland Family (11)
Courtade Family (2)
Gordon Family (8)
Hanchon Family (10)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
Laura Plummer R..., Rob G
Messages left for Shelley (9)[Leave Message]
Jennifer Gates
RE: Shirley Cooper
Your pictures have been put on here. It would only let me put 5 pictures on here so I will have to email the rest to you.

Added by Jennifer Gates on Nov 13, 2016 6:29 PM
Jennifer Gates
RE: Shirley Cooper
Hi Shelley,

I found so many Cooper's, including Shirley. I have lots of pictures and will be putting them on here for you very soon. Most are in a nice fenced in area so no one can disturb them.

Added by Jennifer Gates on Nov 13, 2016 1:20 PM
Jennifer Gates
RE: Shirley Cooper
Ok I will make it over to the cemetery tomorrow and have a look around for all the Cooper's. :)

Added by Jennifer Gates on Nov 11, 2016 8:38 PM
Jennifer Gates
Shirley Cooper
Hello, I live just a few miles from Honey Springs Cemetery. Do you still need someone to go over there and find the marker of Shirley Cooper? If so let me know and I will fulfill that request.

Added by Jennifer Gates on Nov 11, 2016 7:51 PM
Danielle Montalvo Garland
Galon Jones
Hello! You had requested a photo of Galon Jones. I was the one who tried to find him in Sunny Slope with no luck. I went to McCracken County Public Library and looked up Sunny Slope in there books. It shows a Galon Earl Jones buried at Sunny Slope. Does that sound right for his middle name? I did some research with that name and found that a Galon Earl Jones was married to a Treva Tyler (daughter of John and Celia Tyler buried at Sunny Slope). They had a daughter together named Eleanor. Does this sound right or ringing a bell? Treva is buried at Roselawn Cemetery in Bardwell, KY.

I did some more research and found a death certificate for a Galon Earl Jones. Shows father as a James Jones. I can't really make out the mother's name, but looks like Nina Nonnie. It says he is also buried at Roselawn Cemetery. I found this on, so I don't know if I can link you the webpage and you view it without a subscription, but I could possibly save it and email it to you if you want to check it out.

I am also seeing a 1920 census with a Galon and Treva Jones living with two children, Nina May and Fred. Like I said on your request, there is a Fred Jones buried at Sunny Slope.

Hope this helps!
Added by Danielle Montalvo Garland on May 20, 2014 10:51 PM
Laura Plummer Ranville
Leo Gordon
Glad to help!

At first, I just took photos of specific gravestones that people requested and were at cemeteries close by to where I lived. (Lists of those come from the button 'Request a Photo' option on each memorial. Then I started taking photos of the stones around the requested memorial, because I figured if I was there I might as well, and I found it fun to do.

I 'graduated' to photographing whole cemeteries, or sections of cemeteries. That really started because I started to realize there were 'hidden' ancestors and relatives in these cemeteries that I didn't know about, but once I started searching I saw the connections between families. I haven't stopped finding that fun! To me, it's like a big puzzle and I get to work on it whenever I want.

I also found that I could document the cemetery by taking the photographs. Now, about half the photos I take have memorials made but the other half have no memorial, so I'm adding to the knowledge of burials in the cemetery as I go.

I think it's wonderful that you'd like to contribute. Taking photos would be helpful no matter which way you choose to do it. Any photos are a help, but especially the old ones and the broken and cracked ones. Those are most vulnerable to disappering or becoming unreadable. Do what you like and have fun with. Of course, as more people have started contributing in that way you may find that a photo you take is a duplicate. If my duplicate is more clear or in some way contributes to the memorial, I'll add my photo to the original. If it doesn't add anything, I just trash it and move on.

Hope that helps!
Added by Laura Plummer Ranville on Apr 15, 2014 2:18 PM
Laura Plummer Ranville
Abraham Gordon
Hi Shelley,

I've transferred Abraham. Happy to do it. Let me know when you find others and we can transfer those too.

I'd be happy to help you with any questions. Thanks for asking! Looks like you are getting the gist of it so far.

Best wishes,
Added by Laura Plummer Ranville on Apr 15, 2014 12:57 PM
Laura Plummer Ranville
RE: Harold & Kenneth Gordon
I'm glad to send them to you. I'm sorry, though, I don't know the family.

Added by Laura Plummer Ranville on Apr 14, 2014 6:58 PM
Laura Plummer Ranville
Harold & Kenneth Gordon
Hi Shelley,

I received your message. Welcome to Find a Grave!
It's really a great resource and I hope you find good information, as I have.

I can't link the brothers without knowing the parents. If you know who they are, you can enter the parents on each person's memorial and that will automatically list them as siblings from the parent's page. I'm transferring these memorials to your care.

If I have made any other memorials for your family, please let me know.

Added by Laura Plummer Ranville on Apr 14, 2014 2:05 PM

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service