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Barbara Ketchum (#46866606)
 member for 10 years, 7 months, 28 days
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Please visit my Angels

My beloved husband
George Earl Ketchum ~~ 1954-2012

My beloved dog
Bear-Bear ~~ 1993-2012

My parents beloved dog's
Bubba & Abby

My brothers beloved dog
Skye ~~ 2009-2016

My Sister
Brenda Kay Martin

My Maternal Grampa
Jay Dean "J.D."Rickman

George's Parents
George Talmadge Ketchum
Violet Irene "Bobbie" Feathers

My cousins wife
Harriet Ann "Cissy" Puckett ~~ 1956-2014

My friends mother
Barbara Anderson ~~ 1934-2012

My cousins furbaby
Bocephus "Bo" ~~ 2001-2015

All flowers & tokens left are deeply appreciated.

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The memories of all our yesterdays
live in the corners of my heart,
A time spent not so long ago,
where you will forever be a part.

I tell everyone I meet how very proud I am of you,
And how Hard it was to let you go
even though I knew you'd want me to.

But now somewhere, someone is smiling
because of the joy that you could bring,
And I know after listening more closely,
it's the song of unselfishness when I hear a bird sing.

And even though you can no longer be with me,
I still feel that you are there.
Perhaps, that's the bond that goes unbroken
when a love is truly shared.

So, I'll only say farewell because in good-byes I don't believe,
For I know that time will come again
when you'll be holding hands with me.

Lorrie Neal - 2003

My sweet George was even giving after death, he gave the gift of Life to others.
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J H Hoover
Regina Irene Lipe Hoover #132410731
John (#132410818) and Regina Hoover (#132410731) are my 4th great grandparent and I see you created them. Regina shows 2 John Hoover's as her husband. Will you remove the John Hoover (#9409023) or if you wish, transfer the correct John and Regina to me and will manage them.
There are several other relationship errors between them and their children that aren't related to any of the great work you have done.

Thank You,
John H. Hoover
Added by J H Hoover on Apr 23, 2017 5:08 PM
Narcissus Elizabeth Jane Nicholson Rickman
Hi! You have a memorial for Narcissus Nicholson Rickman, and I have a photo from that cemetery with the initials NNR. She is the only one in the cemetery with those initials. Please let me know if you think we should leave the initials-photo here, or make a new memorial.

Added by PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & ... on Mar 29, 2017 6:24 PM
James Stafford
Evelyn Bolling
I deleted my entry. Different spellings on last name. Thanks for your correction. Jim
Added by James Stafford on Mar 08, 2017 6:55 AM
Linda Parrish
Wingard ancestry
Hi Barbara, Some how Ms. Feathers and her two sons were added onto my grandmother's infant that died at birth. When I checked a few days ago their names had been removed. I'm not sure what happened but I'm just glad it has been corrected.
Thank you for taking care of this matter. Linda Wingard Parrish
Added by Linda Parrish on Feb 22, 2017 6:30 PM
Linda Parrish
Infant Wingard 1916
Infant girl Wingard - 1916 Find A Grave # 74188817 has been incorrectly added to the memorial of Violet Irene "Bobbie" Feathers Find A Grave # 69325864. The Wingard infant was the daughter of my grandparents Irvin and Purnie Wingard and was stillborn at birth.
Two deceased children of Ms. Feathers are also on the Infant Wingard memorial.
Would you please delete these names from the Infant Wingards memorial so I can add them to the right memorial. If I sent this info to you, I am the one who caused the error.
Ms. Feathers Find A Grave # is 69325864 and the Wingard infant should have been added to Purnell Wingard Find A Grave # 69315864.
Thank you so much.
Linda Wingard Parrish
Added by Linda Parrish on Feb 12, 2017 10:01 PM
Don Bedwell
sac you sent me about memorial 24873811
Name Current Edit
Pearl Sharp
Sent by: Barbara Ketchum
Jan 29, 2017 6:10 AM
Spouse 1:

Spouse 1:
Edgar L Defrees
(1898 - 1954)

please send me your source for this information, thanks Don Bedwell
Added by Don Bedwell on Jan 29, 2017 1:03 PM
Linda (Duncan) & Travis
william H Godfrey
Thank you for adding the information to Henry's page. I appreciate all you have done.
Linda and Travis
Added by Linda (Duncan) & Travis on Jan 02, 2017 12:07 PM
Karylyn Petrie
John T Redman
While working on my family tree today I found your find a grave listing for John T. Jack Redman # 139615370. I thought I had seen a listing for him somewhere else on here and got to looking and found him listed under number 169802633. While the other listing has a picture of the headstone for him and Hazel, and they are buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, he doesn't have any family information. Perhaps you could get him to turn over his posting to you and you could merge them so that all the information is listed in one place. Thanks, Karylyn
Added by Karylyn Petrie on Dec 26, 2016 2:30 PM
A Golden Girl
Dearest Barbara, it was my pleasure to sponsor Skye's memorial. I saw that loving little face, and couldn't resist. (((Hugs))) - Donna
Added by A Golden Girl on Dec 17, 2016 11:52 AM
Kendall Mellem
Dorothy Peel, 129500882
Barbara, thank you for your edits for Dorothy Peel's memorial. I am not connected to the Peel or Howell families, so if you are interested in managing this memorial, I'd be happy to transfer it to you.
Added by Kendall Mellem on Dec 08, 2016 3:23 PM
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