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Vickie Oates Woods (#47172707)
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Bio Photo My name is Vickie. I grew up in Swannanoa, N.C. and now I live in Asheville. I enjoy researching family history and walking through cemeteries to read stones. Everyone deserves to be remembered. Someone somewhere loved them. Thanks to the great contributors here at Find a Grave, I have been able to see the graves of many family members that I would have never seen if it wasn't for their generosity. It is so nice to be able to visit a loved one's grave and not even leave the house.

If any of my memorials contain errors, or if you have information to add, please send me a message or an edit. All memorials are done with the utmost respect of those who have passed on and those of us left behind.

"You LIVE as long as you are remembered." -Russian Proverbs

ღღ It's Not What You Gather, But What You Scatter That Tells What Kind Of Life You Have Lived ღღ

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Graveyards

When my soul is restless
And things seem out of line,
I visit an old graveyard
To take a mystical step back in time.

I find the oldest tombstones
Then read the messages there;
I consider what their days had been
And how our lives in ways compare.

We all have lived though heartaches
As well as episodes of fun;
Surviving loss of loved ones,
And rewarded for a job well done.

Sometimes if I'm very still
I can hear what they have to say
And feel them reaching out to me
Grateful for my momentary stay.

Christine B. 2009
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Claud Hays
John Oates
Hi Vickie,
I have been searching the web for an old Air Force buddy named John Oates. He was from Ashville and was one year younger than me which would make his birth year 1951.I saw the find a grave posting of your relative with similar statistics. I was wondering if this could be the John Oates I knew. I served with him in the USAFSS in San Antonio and he transferred to England (I believe Chicksands) about the time I separated from the Air Force. Lost contact many years ago. I hope this is not him, but would want to know if it is. Could you shed any light on this. I do remember he had attended Western Carolina University. Used to kid about that since I went to Western Kentucky University. Thanks in advance for any help.
Added by Claud Hays on Jul 22, 2016 12:36 PM
Marie Annette Livengood Neely
Waters family
Hi, just wondering if you are any relation to the Waters family. I see you posted on a few (Lonzo Waters and his wife). If you are related would love to talk to you about them. I am related to Lonzo Waters and am trying to find info further back from him.Thanks.

Marie Neely
Added by Marie Annette Livengood N... on Jul 20, 2016 9:44 AM
Dorothy Killian
Thanks
Oh, O k Thanks
Added by Dorothy Killian on Jul 16, 2016 12:08 PM
Dorothy Killian
Lois S.K. Crowe memorial
I do not understand the email message you sent me regarding Lois Shook Killian Crowe and her find a grave memorial
Added by Dorothy Killian on Jul 16, 2016 10:26 AM
Donna Hayes
Thanks!
Thanks for the transfers!
Added by Donna Hayes on Jul 10, 2016 1:39 PM
Donna Hayes
Transfer
Vicki, would you please transfer Ralph Alec Hayes And Ralph Alexander Hayes to me? Both are buried at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Thomasville, NC. My father & grandfather! Thanks!
Added by Donna Hayes on Jul 09, 2016 2:10 PM
Michele Disney
RE: # 145080856
Thank you Vicki. This is all new to me. I appreciate the correction.
Added by Michele Disney on Jul 02, 2016 10:42 AM
Michele Disney
RE: # 145080856
Vicki, I appreciate your looking into this. I wasn't refering to Frances, but her Mother Hazel. They have her name listed as Hazel Julia Seamon twice, but it is Hazel Julian Seamon. Julian was her maiden name and Elizabeth was her middle name. She was my great-aunt. Please refer to memorial # 37019858. Thank you. Michele
Added by Michele Disney on Jul 01, 2016 3:50 PM
Michael Travis
RE: Eva Elizabeth Benson Travis 147154942
Vickie,
I apologize for the request. I had already made a memorial page for Eva before I discovered yours. I did not realize that a page could simply be moved to another cemetery instead of deleting it. I will remove my page and insert the picture on your page.



Added by Michael Travis on Jun 30, 2016 8:33 AM
Michael Travis
Eva Elizabeth Benson Travis
Hi Vickie,
I located the grave for Eva Elizabeth Benson Travis at Catawba Memorial Park. I have added a memorial page (166221786) for her at Catawba Memorial Park with a picture of her tombstone. Could you delete the memorial page (147154942) for Eva at Fairview Cemetery? Thank you in advance.
Added by Michael Travis on Jun 29, 2016 7:35 PM
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