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Vickie Oates Woods (#47172707)
 member for 7 years, 8 months, 1 day
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Bio Photo ** I will be away from Find a Grave for an unknown period of time. I will tend to all requests and edits as soon as I am able. **

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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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
˙٠●♥ Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ♥●٠˙
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Jeff Lovelace
Bonnie Hudgins
Hi Vickie,
Hope you are well and thanks for your message. I have processed all of the edits except the last name. Since Robo photographed the marker and it states Hudgins is her last name, it won't stand up to being changed. I imagine most folks know that I inherited all of his memorials. Many are rather blank while others just don't show a lot of links, etc. I have been hammered with edits since I took them over, which doesn't seem to be slowing down.
Good to hear from you,

Added by Jeff Lovelace on Apr 24, 2017 3:58 PM
Vickie Banks Edwards
Robert "Bob" Miller
Thank you Vickie for sending me the connection for Bob's dad.

Vickie Banks Edwards
Added by Vickie Banks Edwards on Apr 20, 2017 7:03 PM
Kim Miller
Billy Oates
Okay, thanks. Just trying to find out more about him to see if my friend is related. Kim
Added by Kim Miller on Apr 18, 2017 5:36 PM
Vickie, thank you so much for the edit. I really appreciate you taking the time to send it to me. Thanks for all your hard & helpful work on Find A Grave. Blessings to you! ~ Pamela
Added by Kindredspirit on Apr 17, 2017 10:38 AM
Kim Miller
Billy W Oates

I am trying to find Billy W Oates (b. 1908 in TN) on behalf of a friend. Are you sure about the dates for birth and death for him? And can you tell me anything about him? Was he a public school teacher for a while?


Added by Kim Miller on Apr 16, 2017 5:24 PM
Brenda Hoss
RE: Roland
You are wonderful. Thank you so much for adding the obit. It really helps when folks are doing genealogy, etc.

Keep up the great work,

Added by Brenda Hoss on Apr 11, 2017 9:40 AM
linda mcpherson
your inspiration
Hello.. I came across this site, and read your words, and felt how special that they were, to me. You are so right, in what you stated, and it is hard to go on, when you feel that you are leaving a part of your own self, behind- and it is so true, that, you do/ you, are.
And God, knows us so well, and,so, he travels with us, where ever we go, and picks us up, when we need him to.
I am wanting to know, how you come across the markers of the various people..
This one, of Kenneth Darrell Melton, did you know him, or his family?
Also, sponsoring a gravesite, and, adding flowers, how does that, work?

I am Molly Way's granddaughter,
Added by linda mcpherson on Apr 04, 2017 1:08 AM
K M Dolan
Louise Ballew
Could you please transfer the memorial for Louise Hoyle Ballew (177604772) to me? She was my grandmother. My contributor number is 47522335. Thank you.
Added by K M Dolan on Mar 24, 2017 5:27 PM
Debbie Z*~
RE: Louis Dixon Mitchell 163776755
You're welcome, Vickie. Thanks for posting!
Added by Debbie Z*~ on Mar 10, 2017 11:14 AM
Michelle Stelzer
Thank you so much for the transfer Vickie. I see your user name pop up often in my research. Would be interesting to talk to you to see if the there is a shared relative!
Added by Michelle Stelzer on Mar 10, 2017 5:43 AM
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