YOUR LIFE AND LOVE CONTINUES
Six years have come and gone now
And still we wonder why;
Through lots of prayers and memories
We think of you Mom, and cry.
God has HIS plan, HIS purpose
Of this we are quite sure;
But the emptiness we feel without you
There simply is no cure.
Our photo album is overflowing
From the wonderful times we shared;
The Holidays, the vacations, the yard sales
Your smiles showed… how much you cared
I miss the days when we drank coffee
Half the morning long;
Or sat and sewed matching shirts
While you taught baby Tonya a new song.
The hours we spent decorating cakes
A mess to this day…. I am not a fan;
But our family has grown and multiplied
And now I baked cakes for the entire clan.
One day we cut up your wedding dress
To revamp it for your 25th anniversary define;
I was scared clear down to my feet
But you kept laughing and saying “It will be fine”.
We sewed the dress back together,
Removing all the pleats that we could;
Then altered it more here and there
And it fit you…just like you said it would.
With the left over pieces of fabric
We stitch a duplicate dress just right;
It was made for two year old Tonya
To wear beside you…..on that Special night.
Today, that little dress is priceless
And a heirloom worth more than gold;
From our Mom, our children’s Grandmother,
And now great grandmother is Ten- fold.
You have 14 Great Grandchildren now
And we hope that from Heaven you can see;
Each one is so precious and beautiful
A part of YOU, and YOUR family tree.
YOUR LIFE AND LOVE continues
In each of those little hearts;
And daily we all remind them
Of where they got their start.
And we pray that somehow through “Heavens- Sight”
Your generous heart has learned;
All the LOVE you gave, and INVESTED in us
Has been ten thousand times returned
The Precious Jewel of a Mother
Surely God gave us all in thee;
We love you still, we miss you more
Than any amount of water in the sea!