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Ray & Grace

Remembering Their Anniversary 

 

November 19th, 1949 - Wedding Day 

Today would have been their 57th Anniversary.  We miss them dearly. Every holiday except Thanksgiving we would celebrate.  After all, their home was our focal point.  The home I mentioned in Day 2, was similar to their home. There was a pool and and game room and a huge family room.  The kitchen was designed ahead of it's time back in 1960.  It was open to the family room! My children grew up enjoying all the holidays here. 

Speaking of spirit...Ray and Grace were two people who were always the life of the party. In fact, they were the party!  They lived life to the fullest and I am glad to have known them until they passed.

So Ray and Grace, as I remember you today, I am thankful you made me feel welcome in your family.  I never felt anything other than being your daughter and I am glad you got to spend many wonderful years with your grandchildren. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Debbie Reynolds
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Those are great memories and your tribute tells how special they were to you. You will always have your memories.

Nov 19, 2016 08:16 AM #1
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Sheri,

What great memories you have, and you have clearly expressed your appreciation.  A

Nov 19, 2016 08:30 AM #2
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Michael Jacobs
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Hi Sheri -- this is a very thoughtful post filled with much of what makes Thanksgiving such an important day -- the memories, the fun times, the stories, togetherness and so much more.  

Nov 19, 2016 11:04 AM #3
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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Thanksgiving can be a little bitter sweet at times, because there are loved ones that will be missing from the table.  But, the memories remain, and that is a good thing!

Nov 19, 2016 06:09 PM #4
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James Dray
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Good morning Sheri.  Memories that will never fade and will be remembered for as long as you live.  Great post thanks for sharing

Nov 19, 2016 07:08 PM #5
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Gabe Sanders
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Good morning Sheri.  Thanks for sharing your family's wonderful story.

Nov 19, 2016 08:33 PM #6
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Gita Bantwal
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Thank you for sharing one of the things you are thankful for. Have a great Thanksgiving weekend.

Nov 19, 2016 08:53 PM #7
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
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Thank you all for those kind words. My husband and I met at the very young age  of 18 and both sets of parents made us feel like their children...not an in-law. We were able to enjoy them for 25 to 30 years after we had met.  Yes it can be bitter sweet but we do have our memories and our values and legacy that we can pass from them to our own children and grandchildren. So they always live on within us!

Nov 19, 2016 10:37 PM #8
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Sharon Tara
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What a beautiful testimonial to such a wonderful couple! Loved the pictures!

Nov 20, 2016 01:05 AM #9
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Kathleen Luiten
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I enjoyed reading your blog with all the details that made it a mini short-story, Sherry. It's a wonderful hommage to a couple that were treasured in your life.

Nov 20, 2016 01:25 AM #10
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Roy Kelley
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Thank you very much for sharing this story and some of your fond memories.

Nov 20, 2016 02:05 AM #11
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE® - Your Chicken-Soup-for-the-Soul family story tugs at my heart strings. It is good that you keep these memories alive and in your heart for all to know what a great family you are comprised of. Your journey in life has not always been easy, but I know, you wouldn't have changed a thing or the love that continues to grow.  

Nov 20, 2016 03:57 AM #12
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I love seeing old pictures and remembering the great moments of past years, they look like such nice people!

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Rose Mary Justice
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Your memories will never forgotten.  I too married young and our in laws were more like mom and dad.  Loved them all.  Thanks for sharing.

Dec 19, 2016 07:23 PM #14
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