Just like every mother, she was proud of her kids, regardless of what they are doing or what they become ... The love that she had is the kind of love that we will never know.
She was totally dedicated to the three of us: Walter, Pam and me ... She made sure we got a good education. We learned the value of hard work and she also taught us how to save. We were in church all day on Sunday like most people. And we went to vacation Bible school in the summer. We sang in the youth choir. She had a dream for her kids, and she was willing to put her dreams aside to make sure we would have a future.
She will be buried next to my father and with Walter. We are going to bury Walter’s ashes with her. That’s what she wantedMore quotes »
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