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Judy (#46858502)
 member for 11 years, 5 days
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Bio Photo You have my permission to use any headstone photo I have posted, as you wish.


If you are responding to me because of an "edit" I sent to you or a memorial I made, PLEASE include the memorial number or the URL to that page. A simple mention of their name is not enough.

I will gladly make changes or corrections, no matter how small, if you request them. PLEASE do this by clicking on "edit" at the upper-right corner of the memorial, use their form to notify me by email. If this is your loved one, I would prefer transferring management to you. Just ask, same process.

I'm always happy to transfer to any family member. I'll never understand the reluctance of some contributors to let go of the memorials of strangers simply because they've created them. That's why we do it isn't it? For their family to find them. That's why I do it.

I have always enjoyed visiting cemeteries, especially the older, historical sections, long before I knew any of the "residents"... I am a regular visitor to Lower Lake Cemetery as it is nearest to me and I have friends and family there.

I began making entries at Find a Grave, first with ancestor's info, my parents in Hayward, then Lower Lake Cemetery because I have lived here for so long, I knew or know of many of the "residents." I knew many of these people personally and/or their families. I am not related to any of them directly. Two sets of in-laws, including my husband, many friends, high-school teachers and classmates, the doctor that delivered my son, etc., etc. My son has eight grandparents in this cemetery counting the greats- and steps-. My parents are in a Hayward cemetery because they made their own pre-need arrangements. If they were here, I would take care of them too. Thanks to Find A Grave I am able to "visit" them, add virtual flowers and notes, gather them and their families into virtual cemeteries I made for that purpose, and so on. I love that we can request headstone photos for those distant graves and get them! Usually. I DON'T LOVE THE FUSS ABOUT COPYRIGHT ISSUES THAT OCCUR OCCASIONALLY.

Every time I start to work on my family tree, I get side-tracked in the local cemetery. Since the beginning of 2011, I have been systematically photographing all the tombstones there and making memorials here. I REPEAT, FEEL FREE TO USE ANY HEADSTONE PHOTOS I HAVE ADDED AS YOU WISH!

I am always researching AKRIDGE and HAVENHILL/HEAVENHILL/HIMMELBERGER family trees... when I'm not getting lost in my neighboring cemetery.

Happy hunting.

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Bob Pettit
Orin & Marian Akridge--no grave markers
Hello--I checked the section 23A-graves 128---just grass--please call the office at 513-251-3110 and confirm with them the records show no markers were placed at the designated location--verify location data also--Thanks
Bob-- Find A Grave
Added by Bob Pettit on Aug 17, 2017 5:22 PM
Sue King
Rich, Wayne and Oveda Hutson
Hi Judy, I read your notes on their memorials, thank you for sharing your memories.
Added by Sue King on Aug 12, 2017 10:03 PM
Was wondering if you are related to or knew the Bailey family? Trying to find info on my dad's first wife Lucille Francis Bailey. She married my dad on May 25 1942 in Tulsa,Ok. They divorced in 1970 0r 1971, should of been in Pawhuska,Osage, Oklahoma.
Added by rglasby on Jul 03, 2017 12:50 PM
Stephanie Bentzen
RE: Oscar Howard Renli 70819707
Thank you for the transfers. I've never included my number before. Now that you bring that up I can see how that would be a good thing. Thanks again.
Added by Stephanie Bentzen on Jun 01, 2017 9:25 PM
Helen Johnson Reisinger
Cora Sinclair
Thank you for doing this Judy! I am the granddaughter of Cora Sinclair.

Helen Johnson Reisinger
Added by Helen Johnson Reisinger on Jun 01, 2017 12:37 PM
Stephanie Bentzen
Oscar Howard Renli 70819707
I am requesting the transfer of this memorial. Oscar was the brother of my grandpa.

I'd also like to request the transfer of his wife
Johanna Bertina Ostrem Renli 70819719. Thanks!
Added by Stephanie Bentzen on May 24, 2017 10:47 AM
Charles W Simmons

Lower Lake Cemetery

Could I have this one and those of his family?

Thank you
Added by annie on Mar 02, 2017 9:17 AM
Darcy Marie
Nettie Turpin
Memorial #126036195
Thank you Judy for the transfer!

Added by Darcy Marie on Feb 19, 2017 11:39 PM
Linda Patient
RE: Memorial number
It is 35484436

Added by Linda Patient on Feb 08, 2017 2:05 PM
Linda Patient
Harry H Akridge
Hello Judy,
Are you an Akridge? I am since Harry adopted me when I was about a year old. Unfortunately, I was left off of his memorial by his brother and sister-in-law who hated my mom. I am glad to know he hasn't been forgotten. I loved him very much and he is still in my heart as well as my daughters. She remembers her grandpa very well.
Added by Linda Patient on Feb 08, 2017 9:40 AM
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