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Colleen Sanders Broyles (#46875999)
 member for 10 years, 3 months, 10 days
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Bio Photo Hi!

A little about me...I'm a amateur photographer/genealogist/findagraver as well as an extremely proud mommy to six children (3 girls/3boys) and 16 grandchildren! :) I've been working on my own family tree since about 1994...not long after my Grama passed away...she raised me and so I do occasionally refer to her as my Mommy. Family that I am working on are Sanders, Denny/Denney, Cummins, Daglish, McCord, Heater, Galbreath and Lobb. I live with my best Ed as I call him! and our doggie, Jettie. I found Findagrave while researching our family and have been a die hard "Graver" since!

Update: Married my best friend, My Ed, Oct 3, 2014 and am now officially a "new" person lol

PLEASE If you want to request a transfer or updates to memorials do that through the "edit" tab/suggest a correction!!!! When I have many many many edits/transfers/messages to read and answer it gets frustrating to have to look up the memorials for each request when if done correctly I can just click on the link included with the suggestion/edit...quicker for me to get it done for you :) :)

If someone has an issue with any memorial I am involved with please be polite and adult and send a note through the SAC feature and I'll gladly do whatever I can to make you happy! Leave me a rude hateful message and I'll first delete it and then forget about it. That way I'm returning the favor!

From Find A Grave's FAQ...
"The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it."

I have no problem whatsoever doing any updates or links to my memorials and definitely will transfer if I'm not related and you have a direct connection.
I love being able to link up entire families as far back or forward as possible!!! It's like a big puzzle and I also love puzzles :) It gives me a great feeling to get one done! I always try to find a little information to add to the memorials that I create so that it is more than the mere fact that someone was born and they died. Sometimes I'm unsuccessful but believe me I usually spend some time searching before I give up! Stubborness I guess lol.
If I ever add a picture to a memorial that you would rather I didn't please let me know but I prefer to hear from the "manager" of the memorial.
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Beech Grove Cemetery, Henry co, IN
I believe that some Veach"s are buried there w/o markers. Do you know whom i might contact? thankyou for all your help.Cathy, known as Bluebird_.
Added by Bluebird_ on Feb 23, 2017 8:54 PM
N J Martin
Hello Colleen it's Nola.
If you notice Otto Hilligoss has two mem one in W Maplewood and one in Arlington Cem. I understand that he is but in Arlington Cem but the family put a stone in West Maplewood.
Added by N J Martin on Feb 22, 2017 1:19 PM
JoAnne Long
Thank you for documenting this grave! Some day someone will come along and that will be just the connection they need and they will be most appreciative that you had the interest and took the time to document a grave with no information on it but "B A S"! I am adding you to "My Friend" list. There are so many really great contributors on Find-A-Grave. I haven't met so many good, kind people in one community before. I am very grateful for Find-A-Grave for many reasons. It must be great or Ancestry would not have bought it!!! I find the information I need from Find A Grave quickly and painlessly from this Find A Grave site. I AM ADDING YOU TO MY FAVORITE CONTRIBUTOR SITE. Thank you. Keep up the good work!
Added by JoAnne Long on Feb 19, 2017 11:21 AM
scott sandefur
Troy Norris
I just saw your excellent memorial to my good friend Troy Norris. That is was really awesome - thank you for being thoughtful and professional in your posts
Added by scott sandefur on Feb 16, 2017 9:48 PM
Olivia Goff
PFC Philip Hammons
Hi i noticed you posted a photo on my uncle philips find a grave memorial page i just wanted to say thank you i appreciate it :)
Added by Olivia Goff on Feb 15, 2017 11:45 PM
Wm Grose
Thanks for the transfer of the William Grose Memorial. I appreciate it greatly.
Added by Gravedigger on Feb 15, 2017 11:15 AM
Paula Minor
Caleb Leonard
Thank you for finding the grave of Caleb Leonard. I don't remember when I asked for it.
Added by Paula Minor on Feb 05, 2017 4:11 PM
Gary Bonney
Elizabeth Hutchinson Photo
Thanks for the improved photo Of my relatives marker. I appreciate the effort
Added by Gary Bonney on Feb 04, 2017 5:04 AM
Peter Hardman 82175902
Thank you so much for creating and photographing the tombstones of the Hardman families. I am a direct descendant of Jacob Hardman's brother John Dexter and Peter's uncle. I live in WV where they emigrated from.

Toots aka Sharon Hardman West.
Added by Toots on Feb 02, 2017 3:30 PM
Laura Jane
Josie Alice Gupton Franklin
I noticed that there is another memorial for my Aunt Josie, it was put up in 2011 (75026968).
Your memorial is more informative and accurate, thank you for that. Is there any way you and the lady who put up the previous memorial could merge them? Thanks so much in advance!
Added by Laura Jane on Feb 01, 2017 3:20 PM
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