ForeverMissed

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

Posted by Shawna Delancey on August 12, 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.
Posted by Shawna Delancey on July 23, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on January 21, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on April 10, 2012
HAPPY 89TH BIRTHDAY GRANNDMA I LOVE U AND MISS UU SO MUCH!
Posted by Shawna Delancey on March 23, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on March 19, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on March 19, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on March 19, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on March 19, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on March 19, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on March 19, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on February 14, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on February 2, 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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Posted by Shawna Delancey on August 12, 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.
Posted by Shawna Delancey on July 23, 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
Posted by Shawna Delancey on January 21, 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
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Shared by Shawna Delancey on February 5, 2012

God saw you were getting tired and a cure not meant to be. So he put his arms around you and whispered "come with me."  With tearful eyes we watched you suffer, and slowly fade away. Although we loved you dearly we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to use he only takes the best.  

My Angel

Shared by Shawna Delancey on February 2, 2012

Grandma was and still is my angel. She used to wait for me to come home from school everyday just to ask me how it went. She always got the same response from me it was ok. Now if I could I would give her step by step details of how school went even if it wasn't exciting. I can remember her hugs and voice just like it was yesterday. She had a heart of gold. Grandma always had the most amazing ways to make you feel better when you were sad. One day I was really upset I didn't want anyone to know. So I just put a smile on my face and acted as if everything was ok. To anyone else they would have thought I was perfectly fine. But not grandma she asked what was wrong. When I told her nothing everything was fine. She got this piercing look in her eyes like she could see right through to my heart. She made me sit down beside her and instead of her making me talk about what was bothering me she just held me tight. Just that hug made everything ok. She was my bestfriend and shoulder to cry on. She was my rock! She may not have had wings and a halo. But if anyone deserved them it was her! I know today that grandma has a halo and wings. Her love is like the wind I can't see it but i can feel it!