Epitaph for AEvans Mother (Poem to Celebrate and Mourn)


We got sad news the other day, AEvans mother had passed away.

Fighting hard the battle through long dark days her body weak, at last gave way

Now with peace and her pain gone she rest’s within our Savior’s arms

But all she gave to friends and kin remains instilled and strong with them.


Her children will remember when, things she alone could do for them

The morning smiles and bits of wit the wants and needs she’d strive to get

The special meals she worked to make, they’ll try but never duplicate

A special ingredient can not be faked; it’s the love within each meal she’d make


Her weary body laid to rest, was sadly not the hardest test

More days will come reflecting back to loss of love and emptiness

At breakfast table in morning’s start, her warm smile no longer will she impart

The holidays her presence gave will seem remiss of that, her spirit made


Treasured memories and lessons taught, she will remain within their hearts

Life goes on and time will pass, yet thoughts of her in their souls are cast

Now may we offer AEvans, friend, thoughts of hope and our prayers send

That God comfort her and lift her spirit then, she’ll return the call and write again


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samsons1 6 years ago from Tennessee

up & beautiful! What a beautiful, well written tribute...


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must65gt 6 years ago Author

Thanks for taking time to read Samsons, AEvans is a close friend and we are all saddened by her loss


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA

God Bless and Rest her well; and God bless you and AE and all her family may you all find comfort from him in these trying days. Beautifully done tribute sir.


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must65gt 6 years ago Author

Thank you Hmrjmr1 for your kind thoughts and comments. AEvans is a dear sweet woman and needs our prayers for her and her family in their time of need.


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Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

That is such a wonderful tribute. This is so perfect. Thank you for putting it all in a poem what we all feel. It is so hard and unacceptable to loose your mother. Thank you for doing this.


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must65gt 6 years ago Author

I am glad you felt this way Hello. I don't know how AEvans will feel about it and I don't think she has read it yet. But what ever her wishes, either to leave it up or delete it, I will comply. I only wish her the best in this time of need and offer her a shoulder and an open ear.


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ripplemaker 6 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Pain is hard to bear but somehow it helps when we know people care. Hugs and prayers sent your way dearest Julianna. Thanks Stu for this one.


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must65gt 6 years ago Author

thank you for taking time to read Ripplemaker. Pain is always difficult, but having good friends makes things much easier. thanks for your kind remarks. God bless


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AEvans 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

That was beautiful and sitting here reading it made me cry. I hope you mail that to me as a treasure it will be. :)


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tony0724 5 years ago from san diego calif

Stu nice job. And AE I hope your spirit gets renewed.


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must65gt 5 years ago Author

Tony, thanks for stopping by, and your wishes for AEvans I know will be appreciated.

My dear friend AEvans, It was not my intent to add more sadness to you, but to offer a kind thought and solace. May God hold you in his arms and comfort you as you manage through your loss.


BeckyA 5 years ago

Having lost both of my parents in recent years, I very much appreciate the words you have written. Beautiful. Thank you.


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must65gt 5 years ago Author

Thank you Becky for reading and you kind remarks. may Gods blessings comfort and hold you as you face the life before you, with the assured knowledge he is with you always.


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AEvans 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

Sunday August 21,2011 was the one year mark. Time certainly did fly and the memories flowed. Reading this still makes me cry as I can hear my mother's laughter in my mind. I miss her so much, but I know she is looking down on me and telling me everything is going to be alright. Grieving is a process especially when you try to make others smile.

Sometimes when I sit behind the computer my comfort is reaching out as tears flow for mom. Thanks again for keeping this up so I can reflect on that day.


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must65gt 5 years ago Author

It will never be removed my friend, I wrote it for you!


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AEvans 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

It is beautiful and is helping me heal, that I truly appreciate. :)


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AEvans 4 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

Came back to read and cried. I miss my mom. :(


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must65gt 4 years ago Author

i will leave this posted for you my friend, may you find strength and encouragement in these hard times. God Bless

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