Barry's Genealogy Diary
This online genealogical diary is hosted by Barry T. Self. It is primarily for information pertaining to the SELF surname, more particularly for descendants of John J. and Lydia Avaline Waters Self, who were married in Union County, GA in 1851. Barry Self is the SELF proclaimed family genealogist and historian, having spent over 20 years researching this Self line. This diary is dedicated to preserving and sharing the findings of his research.
- Name: Barry T. Self
- Location: Madisonville, Tennessee, United States
I am married to a wonderful and sweet wife, Svitlana, who is from Ukraine and we have a beautiful daughter, Lydia Elizabeth. I have worked in the funeral business since 1988 and thoroughly enjoy researching my family roots.
Monday, May 30, 2011
Friday, May 27, 2011
CONGRATULATIONS ASHLEY MAE RODGERS
Ashley Mae Rodgers graduated May 19, 2011 from Sequoyah High School, Madisonville, Tennessee. She is the daughter of Roy and Angela Self Rodgers. She is the granddaughter of Steve Self and Dorothy Harwell; great grand-daughter of Doc Self and Mary Ellen Yates Logan; great-great-granddaughter of George Washington Self. Congratulations to Ahley.
Staff Sgt. David D. Self's Funeral was Thursday
SGT. David Dwayne Self, 29, died Monday, May 16, 2011 from wounds sustained while serving in the US Army in Afghanistan. Funeral services are scheduled for 3 PM Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Chapel in Pearl. Visitation will be Thursday from 1 – 3 PM. Sgt. Self was a 2000 graduate of Pearl High School and was currently serving in the US Army where he had served several tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is survived by his father and step mother, Eddie F. Self and Kathleen Self of Pearl; mother, Linda Rhodes of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Kimela Shull and husband Greg of Pearl; step sisters, Lorene Thomas and husband Bill of Rogers, AR and Sherry Wilmouth and husband Russell of Pearl.
The family wishes to thank the community and everyone that has shown their support of them throughout this difficult time.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
FUNERAL IS SET FOR MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN
The funeral for Army Staff Sgt. David D. Self will be Thursday, May 26 at 3 p.m. in Pearl, Mississippi. Baldwin-Lee Funeral Directors in Pearl is in charge of the arrangements. Self, age 29, was killed May 16 by a roadside bomb in Zabul province. The family will release a complete obituary after the funeral.
Friday, May 20, 2011
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
Note: I do not know any genealogical information on Mr. Self. I will do some research to see what I can learn.
Go to www.libertyunites.tv for more information on Staff Sgt. David D. Self.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
WELCOME TO THE WORLD SOPHIA GRACE FOWLER
Sophia Grace Fowler was born 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011. She weighed in at 6 lbs. 9 ounces and is 19 inches long. Sophia Grace is the daughter of Kevin and Lydia Fowler. Congratulations to the proud parents and grandparents! The pictures above are of Kevin's parents, Jim and Lovonda Fowler, with Sophia Grace and one of Lovonda Fowler and Sophia Grace.
SELF FAMILY REUNION SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 4 IS CANCELLED
Monday, May 09, 2011
APRIL "SUSAN" FARMER DILLARD OBITUARY
April “Susan” Farmer Dillard - age 37 of Lenoir City, TN passed away Friday, May 6, 2011 after a five year battle with cancer. She was a 1992 graduate of Lenoir City High School. Susan graduated from Roane State Community College as a Paralegal. She was preceded in death by beloved step father, Kim Williams; grandparents, E. B. and Mary Farmer. She is survived by her husband, Brian Dillard; daughters, Ashley Johnston, Kamryn and Adisson Dillard; mother, Wanda Williams of Lenoir City; father, David Farmer and wife, Amy of Knoxville; sister, Kim Price and husband, Marc of Lenoir City; nieces, Kara Willis and Emily Price; grandparents, Louise Self of Loudon, Earl Self and wife, Fannie of Lenoir City; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Scot Wells officiating. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, TN is in charge of arrangements. Our sympathy is extended to Susan's family.