You may want to check this video by George Peirson . . .
Removing people from a photo is easy with Photoshop Elements. This time we will be removing people using a combination of Content Aware Fill and the Clone Stamp Tool. We will also be fixing some shadows while we are at it. The important thing about removing people with Photoshop Elements is doing one step at a time, doing the major stuff first, then going back and taking care of the details.