Four years ago today, our mother entered heaven. She was such a loving person to so many. Her numerous quilts are a sweet picture of her life. Each act of love that was remembered and many that have been forgotten all fit together to produce a beautiful life. This blog from four years ago says it all.
Two weeks ago, Gary and I were finishing the last leg of our drive to West Virginia as we traveled home for my mother’s funeral. Has it just been barely over two weeks ago that she breathed her last breath? So much has been packed into this short time that it seems like she left us much longer ago. That’s how my mother lived her life, though. Like my brother said at her funeral, Mom squeezed every bit of opportunity out of each day that she lived. So much was packed into her life…..so much that will impact so many for eternity.
As Bob and Jan, and John and Jeanie, planned Mom’s funeral, they incorporated two very sweet and personal elements into the service. Jeanie asked each of the grandchildren to write down their memories of their grandmother. At her funeral, Jimmy read every word that had been written. It…
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