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Postby Big Muddy rancher » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:03 pm

Blue around here today, lost my Mom. :(
After three years in the nursing home she slipped away. Not much left of her, Alzheimer's and old age took their toll.
The home did a great job of making her comfortable.
It's a blessing she's at peace but still kind tough on the family that loved her dearly.
Three of her 5 grandkids grew up in the same yard so they have many memories of running away to Gram-ma's house. :D
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Postby Hayguy » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:15 pm

Deepest Sympathies BMR and family

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Postby Silver » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:17 pm

Deepest sympathies to you and yours from here too BMR

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Postby Faster horses » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:20 pm

So sorry to hear of your loss. I know it's hard. Even when you know it's coming you are never quite ready. May God comfort you in
this difficult time.
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Postby Grandad » Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:40 pm

The final farewell is heart wrenching. My condolences.

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Postby loomixguy » Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:55 pm

It's never easy. Cherish the memories. Prayers sent.
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Postby burnt » Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:42 am

So sorry for you and your family. Regardless of her final days, it just leaves a big hole that cannot be filled.
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Postby Soapweed » Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:40 am

Sending condolences to you and your family, Big Muddy. It's hard losing a parent, even though they have spent a long and fulfilling life. May God give you all peace and comfort.

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Postby S.S.A.P. » Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:01 am

Our sympathy to you and your family.

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Postby sweetbasil » Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:38 am

Hi BMR,
I am so sorry for your loss. I will definitely keep you and your family in my prayers. I know there are no words to bring comfort, but I thought the poem below might bring a little comfort to you and your family.

Blessings,
Sweetbasil

By Diana Blokzyl

An Angel whispered
take my hand and
come with me
you're work here is done.

I went away to a place
where there's no tears, nor sorrow
only laughter and smiles,
there will always be a Tomorrow.

As I move amongst the clouds.
I'll look down and smile upon you,
while the angels
sing a heavenly song.

I am not alone
all who went before
are here
they awaited my return.

I know you'll grieve
and wish I was still here
I am here in the memories
you hold dear.

Remember how much I
love you
and know I took your
love with me.

I did not wish for
you to cry, nor feel sad.
My pain is gone and
I am Free!

Soon you'll come to me
until then
God will be with you
Just as He's with me.

Source: http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poem/d ... z3KwpdJqPl
Family Friend Poems

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Postby jigs » Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:26 pm

you have my prayers. but rejoice in the fact that where she is, there is no pain, her Althziemers is gone, the Lord Almighty has looked upon her with grace and she now watches over you. Find comfort in knowing that you will be united again when He calls you Home. Death is a relief for the ailing, and only hard on those of us left here on Earth. My heart goes out to you and your family
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Postby leanin' H » Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:50 pm

Our family sends our love. We will send our prayers as well. Thinkin' of ya pal!
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