Welcome to the Trail Of Memories.

Established April, 2007

Debra Bledsoe memorial tree

It all started with a single tree, now there are 200 trees along the Trail Of Memories.

2013 Trail


Picture of planting trees, The Bates County Community Health Foundation  Board of Directors Shawn McVey President, Jim Shade Vice President, Dana Bridges Secretary, Wendell Harris Treasurer members Gwaine Arney, Jerry Jones, Linda Jennings, Carol Ann Winburn. and Eddy Bridges assisting.




Family and Friends gathered in April, 2007 to begin planting trees.



By May, 2007, more than 40 trees have been planted in memory of loved ones.


Spring of 2008 brought beautiful blossoms.

Summer 2008 90 Trees have been planted to date.



Fall 2008

Fall 2009



2013 - 170 Trees