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B.J. Waters (#47094611)
 member for 8 years, 3 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo "You have to let your body sleep to let your soul live on" - Ozzy

This is a fun and interesting hobby for me, as well as a great way to perform a meaningful community service to others. Someday I hope to have more free time to devote to it.
In fairness to those who may have closer ties to a memorial, please read the Transfer Guidelines prior to requesting a transfer. I will make exceptions if I am doing photo requests for you. You do not need to "manage" every memorial that is part of your family tree. Remember that this site is for locating burials, not building a tree. There are other websites that are more suitable for that purpose. I will be happy to make any links and corrections. PLEASE use the SAC feature ("Edit" tab). Please do not ask me to do links to any "Burial Unknown". Do your homework, first. FIND A GRAVE ADMINISTRATORS SUPPORT THIS POLICY. Please feel free to add photos where appropriate, as you do not need to manage the memorial to add photos.

Please be kind to Photo Volunteers! We are out there in all kinds of weather in a variety of conditions to find your friend's/relative's graves. We are not after a Pulitzer Prize and sometimes even our best effort may produce a not-so-good photo. If any of my photos are not to your liking, please leave me a message and I will try to get a better one. I will not be offended.

I will no longer makes Edits (other than links and dates) for people who do not have their messages turned on. If I have questions, and have no way to contact you, I will not make the Edits. I do not use e-mail; please don't ask.

NOTE: All photos that I have posted on Find a Grave ARE photos that I have taken myself, or, in the case of a few portrait photos, I received permission to use them and it is so stated in the photo's caption. Photos that I've posted of cemetery gates, signs, statues, buildings, points of interest, mausoleums, etc. that have been added to a cemetery's profile page were ALL taken by me and were submitted to the Admins of this site for posting if they chose to do so. Family photos are all photos that are in my possession, taken by me or immediate family members who are no longer living.

Since March 2013 I have taken over management of approximately 25,000 memorials in Inglewood Park Cemetery from Chris Mills. Please continue to send suggestions for corrections using the "Edit" tab and I will get to them as soon as I can.

Member of the "Woodlawn Photo Volunteers" Yahoo Group. We are in the process of photographing all visible markers at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Compton, California.
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RE: Helen Ashby photo request.
Hi B.J.,
Yes we are aware of the Brysons but didn't know if Helen was buried near her parents or at Rosedale with her grandfather. We couldn't find any death records or burial information - not even an Obituary in any newspaper. We did find a news
article about her death but no follow up.
Thank you for finding her and I will call later today to see if she ever had a marker. I'll also see if they can give me dimensions from her parents and the mausoleum to her plot so we can find her on our next visit.
I, too, hate finding unmarked graves.
Margaret Bryson was Helen's paternal grandmother.
Added by treeclimber on May 29, 2017 5:42 AM
Lloyd & Dorothy Simoneaux
Really admire all your work on Find A Grave.

Thanks so much for marker photos of my cousin and her husband. And the transfer to me was a nice bonus. Mange Takk!
Added by KayMBN on May 28, 2017 5:11 PM
Mary Alequin
Yes I know. How are you doing. My back is still not doing good. But I still go to Cemeteries. I will be going to Inglewood next week and show the obit.
Added by Mary Alequin on May 28, 2017 3:17 PM
Ron Wallick
RE: Gladys Anderson
Thank you for getting back to me! I do not have any marriage documentation so am not 100% sure. Maybe the thing to do would be to eliminate any maiden name on her memorial for now. I'm doing more research and will let you know if I come up with anything positive. Thanks again for creating this memorial!
Added by Ron Wallick on May 28, 2017 1:23 PM
Isabel Mackey
Thank you very much for the perfect gravestone photo!
Added by GLM on May 27, 2017 6:54 PM
Chris Ross
John Wood
Thanks for the picture. Not sure this is who I am looking for, but hints do help.
Added by Chris Ross on May 27, 2017 6:22 PM
Müller Zwilling
RE: Thank You
Thank you for that information. Ruth was my Mom's favorite Aunt. After her husband Wesley died she apparently remarried. I have been unable to verify her last name through records or remaining family.
Added by Müller Zwilling on May 27, 2017 11:40 AM
Müller Zwilling
Thank You
Thank you for the Vicker memorial photos and transfer of Ruth Vicker memorial. I appreciate it more than you know.
Added by Müller Zwilling on May 27, 2017 11:11 AM
Josette Bright
Thank You
Thank you for locating and taking a picture of Olga's stone. Thank you for being a great resource, I appreciate it!
Added by Josette Bright on May 27, 2017 5:49 AM
Eric Reierson/Ryerson
Thank you so much for the beautiful photo!
Added by DMRA on May 26, 2017 11:53 PM
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