Grandma in 1936 in school
Laura Bates
  • 85 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 10, 1923
  • Place of birth:
    Ohio, United States
  • Date of passing: Aug 12, 2008
  • Place of passing:
    senecaville, Ohio, United States
Let the memory of Laura be forever in our hearts. As grandma always said "this isn't good-bye, it's so long" R.I.P We love you!

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Laura Bates, . We will remember her forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 12th August 2016

"Hey GMA I went to cemetery today first time n 8yrs other then when GPA passed. I brought hunter and chase with me. I knw u knew we were there. I was so sad n cried its been 8yrs today since I lost u. I miss u like crazy. When. We got home hunter n chase gave me such big hugs it felt like I was hugging u. So I know those hugs came from u. I needed u GMA thank u i love u so much. Hope ur n my dreams tonight I really need see ur face."

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 23rd July 2016

"Hi GMA I haven't wrote u n a while. I miss u so much. I need u so much today I jus need it hugs. I knw ull guide to the right path u alwyd have. Sometimes its jus tough. I received a penny from heaven today I believe it was u. U knw I needed a reminder ur still here. I love u its rough close to ur angelversarry. I aleys have a hard time then. I love u thank u for bn my angel"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 21st January 2013

"grandma I just wanted to leave you a message. I haven't been on this site in a while but I just wanted to say we love you very much and i miss you everyday!

xoxoxoxo"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 10th April 2012

"HAPPY 89TH BIRTHDAY GRANNDMA I LOVE U AND MISS UU SO MUCH!"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 23rd March 2012

"Hi grandma its almost your birthday. April 10th isa very hard day for me since thats your birthday. When it gets close to your birthday I start getting sad and depressed. I know you wouldn't want me to cry and be sad. But it's so hard I would give anything to have just one more day with you. But its just like the song says if i had one more day it would just leave me wishn for one more day"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 19th March 2012

"When I look at the stars I don’t see a night sky I see your beautiful eyes winking back at me
I see your face in the clouds hear your voice in the wind and feel your touch in the warmth
I miss the way you smiled I miss your smellyour warm hugs No one or anything can or ever will compare to you
You may think you were just my grandma but you were so much more than that you were my best frien"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 19th March 2012

"Everything my grandma did
was something special made with love.
She took time to add the extra touch
that said, "I love you very much."
She fixed hurts with a kiss and smile
and told good stories grandma-style.
It was warm and cozy on her lap
for secret telling or a nap.
And when I say my prayers at night
I ask God to bless and hold her tight.
Cause when it comes to giving hugs
my grandma's arms a"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 19th March 2012

"No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet. ~Author Unknown

"Grandma, Because Of You, I Have Memories To Last A Lifetime"
~Author Unknown

Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete. ~Marcy DeMaree"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 19th March 2012

"I loved your home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture. ~Susan Strasberg
The best place to be when you're sad is Grandma's lap. ~Author Unknown
A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend. ~Author Unknown"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 19th March 2012

"“Grandmothers and roses are much the same. Each is God’s masterpieces with different names.”~ Author Unknown
“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.”
~ Italian Proverb"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 19th March 2012

"Can’t find a reason why God gave you to me. But that’s not a question to be asked. The question is how did God know that I needed someone like you"...
"Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go"
...Herman Hesse
“Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.” ~ Author Unknown"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 14th February 2012

"Grandma I was thinking about you so I just wanted to come on here and say I Love You and miss you very much"

This tribute was added by shawna delancey on 2nd February 2012

"Forever in my heart & memory grandma lives on. I never said good-bye and never will because one day we will meet again. She told me it's not good-bye it's so long! She was the smartest women I've ever known. I'll NEVER let go. Grandma this is for you I Love You !"


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