Barry County, MO

Helpers Award List

December 2007

This is somewhat of an attempt to recognize our dedicated and hard workers and to say thank you for all that they do.

I sure hope that I didn't forget anyone, because everything you do is important to what we do.

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If you have volunteered for some project or helped in some way and aren't listed, please forgive me and send me a reminder.

Donna Cooper

To those of you who dare to reach for the stars, please accept this award of excellence as a token of my appreciation for all you do.

Name

Cemet.
Transcr.
or Photos

Cemet.
Restor.

Census

Court
House
Records

Family
Photos

Hist.
News
papers

Hist.
Photos
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School
Photos

Obits
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Death
Certif.

December 2007 - Comments

Frances Albert

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Frances has submitted school photos and a yearbook, county picture book, has done proof reading and typing for us, too. She has also submitted family cemetery photos and data from her family records as well as some newspaper items and church items. Through the years she has submitted a lot of things to the web site. Frances' Work

Alice Allen

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Alice sent us a disc of old historical photos. She hopes by submitting them that she will find some new kin folks and learn more about her family. Alice's Work

Cheryl

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Cheryl has submitted a lot of family data and family cemetery stones.

Cherry Bailey

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Cherry is a Barry County Museum employee and has given us a number of wonderful old school photos.

Penny Bailey

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Penny has helped with several projects including the historical photo project and she has done some hand transcription work on cemeteries.

Gary Ball

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Gary has submitted some historical school and family photos. He also has done some photo restoration work for us.

Kathy Baker

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Kathy helped a great deal with the census project.

Bob Banks

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Bob has helped a lot with the historical photo project. He submitted a lot of old photos for the Monett area. He also helped with the Civil War page.

Barbara Basa

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Barbara submitted some historical photos for the Rock Springs area and some on her family, too.

Sandy Bean - - - - Yes - Yes - Sandy submitted the historical quilt story and some old photos, too.

Cliff Bowlin

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Cliff worked on the census project.

Brandon Burns Yes - - - - - - - Brandon did some hand transcriptions of cemeteries for us.

Diana Cope

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Diana is pictured on the left in the photo. She has photographed several entire cemeteries. She has also submitted a lot of old photos and has worked on the school project, too.

Donna Cooper

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The main project that I have worked on for Barry County is the job of coordinator, but I have also transcribed census and newspapers and also have photographed some cemeteries. I also submitted the 1972 plat book and a few yearbooks. Donna's Work

Judy Corcoran - - - - Yes - Yes - Judy submitted some old family photos.
Don Cummons - - - - Yes - Yes - Don submitted 3 discs of old photos, most of which were historical in nature.
J. D. Day Yes - - - - - Yes - J. D. has submitted several nice school photos.

Nora Eden

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Nora has helped transcribe census and cemeteries.

Larry Edwards

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Larry gave us the Edwards Family Book of photos.

Glenn Erwin Yes - - - - - - - He did a hand transcription of Rowley Cemetery.
Georgia Farwell - - - - Yes - Yes - Georgia has submitted some historical and old family photos and has helped with names of people who are buried in Munsey without stones.

Wilma Fields

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Wilma submitted several obits and some cemetery photos of family stones. She also submitted several family photos. Wilma's Work

Ramona Fletcher

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Ramona submitted some historical photos for the Seligman area.

Jack Fly

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Jack is pictured with Marion Fly's headstone that he repaired. He has photographed several entire cemeteries and submitted several obits. He restores old cemetery stones and has done a lot of restoration work in Barry County. He restored Corsicana Cemetery almost single handedly and it consisted of a great number of broken and almost destroyed stones. His work will be remembered for generations to come. Jack's Work

Stefanie Forester

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Stefanie has done some cemetery work. She also moved all the obits and built new directory for them so that we'd have room to grow. That project took months of hard work.

Linda Garrett

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Linda has collected a lot of recent obits and death certificates. She has submitted family photos and cemetery photos of her family. She does typing and proof reading of all types for the web site. Linda's Work

Mary Lee Gentry Yes - - - - - - - Mary did some hand transcription cemetery work.

Joy Guentert

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Joy has also done some proof reading for us and she has sent us a few old photos, including one real old school photo. She also has sent us some old obits.

Gerald Haddock

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Gerald has worked on the record keeping of all the cemeteries, and also has done some mapping and GPS work for us.

Marion Elvin Haynes Yes - - - - - - - Marion died a hand transcription of Eugene Gates Cemetery.
Norma Hayward Yes - - - - - - - Norma did a hand transcription listing of Mineral Springs Cemetery.
Laura Hazelwood Yes - - - - - - Yes Laura has submitted several family cemetery photos to the website.
Ron Henson Yes - - - - - - - Ron submitted some photos of cemetery stones.

Mary Homesley

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Mary has been a helper for the obit project and also has done several hand transcriptions on cemeteries. She also submitted the 1909 atlas, which is of historical significance.

Dennis Howerton

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Dennis submitted several historical photos.

Shelda Davis Kempton Yes - - - - - - - Shelda submitted some cemetery photos of her family.

Bill Landers

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Bill has transcribed a lot of the old court house records, he also worked on several census projects. He served as an advisor and helper for the 1900 project. He does a lot for Barry County.

Betty & Ralph Lamberson

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Betty and Ralph have done a lot of things for Barry County, including the Wheaton Centennial book. They have photographed some cemeteries, and submitted family photos and old obits to the web site. The photo they sent was taken at the Wheaton book party.

Laura DeLemmermore

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Laura worked on some of the census transcriptions.

Audrey Lemons

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Audrey helped with the census project. Audrey's Work

Phyllis Long

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Phyllis does a lot of obituaries for us and has done some family record stories for us, too. She also has photographed some cemeteries for us. Phyllis' Work

Roger Longley Yes - - - - - - - Roger did some hand transcription cemetery work.
Gerald Lowe - - - - Yes - - Yes Gerald submitted several photos for Butterfield and some for Roaring River, too.

Darla Marbut

 

Another Photo

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Darla is second from the left in the photo. She has done a lot of work in Barry County and has photographed several cemeteries as well as submitted a lot of family data to the web site. She is an Eagle Rock historian and family researcher. Darla's Work

Beverly Matthews Deceased

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Beverly has submitted a lot of family data. Her Painter family were early settlers to the county.

Janet Marshall

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Janet did a lot of census work for us.

Richard Maxwell

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Richard also submitted some land records and family photos to the web site.

J. T. Mayes Yes - - - - - - - He did some hand transcription work on cemeteries.

Jay McCandless

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Jay submitted some nice family photos.

Mitch Mitchell Yes - - - - - - - Mitch did a hand transcription of Leann Cemetery.

Linda Stephens McCormick

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Linda submitted a lot of historical photos.

Shirley Rowley McCullough

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Shirley submitted some historical photos for Cassville and Washburn where her mother was a teacher.

LoVella Moore Yes - - - Yes - Yes Yes She has helped by sharing family data.

Elaine Orr

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Elaine submitted a disc of old school photos.

Jeanette Ponder

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Jeanette has transcribed census for us.

Jay Trace

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Jay has photographed more cemeteries than any one else in the county. He recently did Monett, which has about 5400 graves. He has also worked on the cemetery restoration project for the genealogical and historical society. Jay has helped a lot of folks with his cemetery work. He lives in another county and has no Barry County relatives, but we all claim him and brag that he is Barry County's own. Jay's Work

Ted Roller

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Ted Roller has done a lot of things for Barry County and a number of books, including the Butterfield book. He transcribed funeral home records and published them. He also works on the cemetery restoration project. He recently helped locate an old cemetery for Keetsville that had been abandoned.

Fred and Neoma Sherman

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They have photographed several cemeteries, including Maplewood Cemetery, which has about 2000 graves or so.

Beverly Sweeney - Deceased

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Beverly photographed several cemeteries, including New Salem and Seligman.

Cliff Timmons - - - - Yes - - Yes Cliff submitted some historical photos, most of which were family photos.

Elmer Thorn

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Elmer submitted family photos and some cemetery photos, too.

Mary Thurman Yes - - - - - - - Mary took the photos of Garrison Cemetery.

Jack Tucker

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Jack submitted 4 school yearbooks that were very helpful to researchers.

Judy Vietri

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Judy has transcribed census for us. She submitted the Hunt Family Bible and a photo of the Murray clan, which was taken before they moved to Oklahoma.

Loretta Pilant Vinson Yes - - - Yes - Yes Yes Loretta submitted several things including some old obits.

Don Warner

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Don has transcribe a lot of older obits and other newspaper items for us. Also he has submitted some very historical photos.

Carol Wilkerson Yes - - - - - - Yes Carol Submitted several things from her family research, including some cemetery photos.

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