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Vickie Oates Woods🦋 (#47172707)
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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, email 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

"If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you."
-- A.A. Milne

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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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Robert C. Peurifoy
William Anders
Thanks for the updates and additions. I wonder if I knew he son, a William Anders who lived on Richmond Hill. But it's been 18 years since I lived in Asheville.
Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Oct 19, 2017 11:55 AM
Andrea Bennett Kiser
RE: Gazzie May Kiser Johnson #143693343
Thank you Vicki for your quick response. I have sent requests for other family months ago with no response. You are the best! Andrea
Added by Andrea Bennett Kiser on Oct 19, 2017 5:11 AM
Kate Kretchmer
RE: Oates Transfer # 82702837
Awww. I feel she'd rather be with family.
May God bless.
Added by Kate Kretchmer on Oct 06, 2017 1:50 PM
Thelma Fostina Robinson Hester
Thank you for the copy of the obituary for Thelma Hester. Do you have the name and date of the newspaper where the obit appeared? Again thank you.
Added by Sharon on Sep 22, 2017 6:30 PM
Kathleen Cregger Edit
Thank you so much for the edit on Kathleen Cregger. I so appreciate all your hard work on Find A Grave!

Have a blessed week!
Added by KindredSpirit on Sep 20, 2017 11:13 AM
John Henry Allen
please contact me at I am the granddaughter John Henry Allen
Added by SALLY HOOPER on Sep 18, 2017 7:53 PM
J. Douglas Drewry Jr
John T. Oates
Hello Vickie, I hope you are related to this John Oates(?) I'm pretty sure he's my great great great grandfather (or maybe another great in there...).

However, I'm trying to find out more about his death and his family especially since it looks like they had six children. The problem is only one (Mary, 5 mos old) was around in the 1850 census and the 1860 census shows his wife, Elizabeth as the head of household with the six kids. The youngest two, John P. and Sarah are shown to be ages 4 and 2. Depending on months John P. might work but Sarah definitely doesn't work if John T. died in 1854? Appreciate any light you might be able to shed...?

The 4th child, William Sloan is my Great Great Grandfather.

Best regards, let me know if we're related?!

Doug Drewry
Added by J. Douglas Drewry Jr on Sep 07, 2017 2:46 PM
Paul T
Woodrow W. Fox
Find A Grave Memorial# 153834783, This Woodrow W. Fox, is different than the Woodrow W. Fox married to Alberta L Fox (Hager) Find A Grave Memorial# 176273345. Just thought I would let you know.

Paul T.
Added by Paul T on Sep 04, 2017 5:25 PM
Wendy Fenn
Made the corrections Thank you for your help with this memorial
Added by Wendy Fenn on Sep 04, 2017 1:00 PM
Vance Stafford
I deleted Blanche Stafford. Thanks
Added by caj on Sep 03, 2017 4:25 PM
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