My Mom Passed Away This Afternoon

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by TXKajun, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. TXKajun

    TXKajun Monkey+++

    After living with and being taken care of by my wonderful Brother and his wife for the last 8 years, this afternoon our Mom passed away peacefully at their home. She did fine until just after Christmas, then took a turn for the worse. She made it just past her 93rd birthday last week. Services will be held in her hometown in SW LA late next week where she will be laid to rest next to her husband (our Dad) and our oldest brother.

    Sweetie, Bunny and I are all doing well. Sweetie and I head over to Louisiana tomorrow for the services. Sad times, but not unexpected. She was a wonderful woman and lived through an incredibly changing world.

    Be at peace, Mom.

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  2. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Praying for you and your family @Kajun!
  3. T. Riley

    T. Riley Monkey+++

    I have been where you are. Peace and good memories to you.
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  4. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Heaven has a new angel..... praying for the family Kajun!!!
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  5. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    My deepest condolences on your loss Kajun. Prayers outbound for your Mom, you and the family...
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  6. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    My most sincere condolences.
    May I ask what parish? I have many in Beauregard Parish
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  7. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja|RIP 12-25-2017

    Sincere empathy...lost my mom Sept 2014...feels like yesterday.
    We'll meet again...and so will you and yours.

    God bless.

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  8. GOG

    GOG Free American Monkey

    Please accept my condolences.
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  9. RightHand

    RightHand Been There, Done That RIP 4/15/21 Moderator Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    My sincerest condolences for your loss. Regardless of our age and the inevitability of the death of our parents, the grief we suffer is unparalleled and eased only by the memories that we will carry with us until the end of our days.
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  10. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    93 years, amazing. She must have been a fascinating woman to talk to.She probably had stories and wisdom that were priceless. @TXKajun I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers will be with you and your family.
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  11. TXKajun

    TXKajun Monkey+++

    Thank you all. Gator, Jefferson Davis parish, about 20 miles east of Lake Charles.

  12. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    I know the place well, Have a friend on Grand Marais, Well actually 2 friend's close to Jennings.
    Can I bring you anything from around Laffy Town?
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2016
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  13. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    Condolences, to you, and yours....
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  14. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Our condolences, @TXKajun. And our prayers to you and your family. May your mom live on forever in your hearts and memories.
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  15. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Condolences and prayers for you and your family. 93 is pretty amazing and I'm sure you've got many stories to remember her by.

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  16. Capt. Tyree

    Capt. Tyree Hawkeye

    Sincere condolences and prayerful thoughts to @TXKajun. Lost my mother in June 2014. She had 85 wonderful years plus one more year of tough going over an extended illness. When she left us, she was ready....No matter how much one prepares, the entire family mentality changes. Cherish the good memories, and strive to get along with surviving family members as a peacemaker and comforter.
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  17. pearlselby

    pearlselby Monkey++

    I am very sorry @TXKajun. I still miss my Mom. I pray you have courage each and every day. You are not alone and this what is important right now.
    All of the worlds' problems seem so distant right now and unimportant. True statement.
    Take time each day to look up at the sky in the sunlight and at the moon in the nighttime. It really helps, I do not know exactly why.
    Sip some herbal tea on the porch. Sharing your thoughts is very important. Spend a little alone time too. But, not too much.
    Try and smile some each day. It helps too. Think of the good times you had growing up and how your Mom would feel right now if she could help you thru it.
    II will pray for you.
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2016
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  18. Dont

    Dont Just another old gray Jarhead Monkey

    Lost mine 2 years ago.. condolences to you and yours @TXKajun ...
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  19. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Sincere condolences.... Thoughts and prayers for your Mom and your family....
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  20. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    Even when its expected, its still a shock. Love and light to you and your family and may your Mom always be remember as the amazing human being she was, who saw the world change until it was time to go home. [biggrouphug]
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