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Charnell (#46609696)
 member for 13 years, 4 months, 12 days
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Bio Photo I am currently working as a Research Biologist at the Univ of Alabama at Birmingham - UAB. I am a mother of 2 and grandmother of 2. My oldest child, my son Randall, was killed in 1986 by a drunk driver. He was only 17 years old. That is what prompted me to join FaG in the beginning. My first memorial was for him.

My daughter is a school teacher and the mother of 2 really great children. She thinks I'm daffy for taking time to shoot cemetery photos but then she is young. I think the genealogy bug will eventually bite her.

We all enjoy camping and hiking, sitting around the camp fire. I do enjoy fulfilling photo requests. My Grandchildren like to go with me now to walk through the cemeteries and helps to locate the correct markers.

Due to certain persons copying my Photographs and biographies of my family members without asking; I now require a request to use. Sorry to be so difficult. This ONLY APPLIES to my family members. All other photos you may use without asking.

Whenever I go to a new cemetery, I usually take pictures of all markers with the same surname I am looking for, people may not know that there are more family, more relatives in the same cemetery. and if this results in finding new names for the cemetery, I do my best to add this to the cemetery list..

NOTE: If I have added a memorial that belongs to your research; I will gladly transfer to you ~ Just ask!
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Lori Nash-Kanitz (Angel Becky's Mom)
Suggestion for Chris Nelson

Thank you for your suggestion, but in the memorial it says that my sister Cindy and Chris "were to be" married on August 10th. Sadly, Chris died the April before.

Sincerely, Lori
Added by Lori Nash-Kanitz (Angel B... on Mar 04, 2017 12:40 PM
Patricia Peoples
Earl Franklin Peoples
Thanks for putting my husbands' info on Find A Grave. I was going to add a picture of the stone with his information, but for some reason couldn't do it. I will try again, later.

Patricia Peoples
Added by Patricia Peoples on Feb 01, 2017 3:33 PM
hayden bass
hello you left a message on the page of George Leon Bass he's my grandfather, I'm trying to find more info on him, did u know him by any chance?
Added by hayden bass on Jan 24, 2017 8:09 AM
The Ancestor Hunter
Thomas Barecock II
If you want to see more details about our mutual ancestor go to memorial 89803594
Added by The Ancestor Hunter on Dec 19, 2016 11:08 AM
Kimberlee Terry
RE: Transfer
Thank you for your reply. I have received both (Oct. 31, and Dec. 3 messages) Thank you for letting me know that someone else is managing the grave I inquired about. - K. Terry
Added by Kimberlee Terry on Dec 03, 2016 12:44 PM
Joel T. Ross
RE: John Wesley Allen
Do you have a list of the different Allens so I can see who is in my line?
Added by Joel T. Ross on Nov 01, 2016 10:12 PM
Kimberlee Terry
Hello! Thank you for the wonderful work you do! I would like to ask for the transfer of Find A Grave #170275415 Jerald Wade. He is my 1st cousin and I would love to include him with other family members. Thank you so much. - Kimberlee Terry
Added by Kimberlee Terry on Sep 30, 2016 3:31 PM
sparkcat (kathyk)
Raymond Durloo # 132147115
thank you for adding the picture of Raymonds stone. He was a special friend for us, but buried far away, north of Montgomery. We are in south Al.
Added by sparkcat (kathyk) on May 16, 2016 10:05 AM
Amanda Brodie
Thank you
I would like to say thank you for taking the pic of a very special friend of ours marker. We weren't even aware of there being one until I stumbled across it by accident and sheer luck. This person was very dear to my family so there is no way just saying thank you sounds like enough to me, but thank you so much.
Added by Amanda Brodie on May 08, 2016 12:04 AM
Joel T. Ross
RE: John Wesley Allen
I am related to most of the people in the same cemetery.........Allen's, Cobb's, Thames, Martin's, etc....

Thanks again for the transfer...

Fellow researcher,
Joel T. Ross
Added by Joel T. Ross on May 01, 2016 2:29 PM
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