Friday, May 27, 2011

A Tribute to My Father-in-law Andrew Floyd Jones

Yesterday my father-in-law passed away. I've written a poem in his honor.

My Father-in-law

My father-in-law accepted
me as I am...
no questions asked
he didn't care about my past

He welcomed me with
an open heart and mind
to me he was very kind

My father-in-law
will be missed...
he was gentle and kind
his character defined

Good-bye dear loved one
you sailed to the heavens above...
at peace you now are
among the shining stars

Written in memory of my father-in-law Andrew Floyd Jones September 8th 1931- May 26th 2011


Keena said...

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. By the time I got married, my would be father(and mother) in law had already passed. I never got to know them. May the memories you shared bring peace and love to your heart

Bethe77 said...

Im so sorry of your loss Debra! May the Lord wrap you and your loved ones in His loving arms and care.
What a beautiful tribute to your father in law.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I'm so sorry! That is a wonderful tribute.

Eschelle said...

i am so sorry for your loss many condolences to you and your family xoxox (((HUGS)))

The Desert Rocks said...

That is a sweet and touching tribute and I send you and your family my sympathy.

Cecilia Marie Pulliam said...

How lucky to be so loved and accepted. He was a true represntation of Christ in this world. I hold your family in my prayers.

Jan Christiansen said...

I'm sorry for your loss, Debra. I love the way you've honored him with your writing. Praying God's peace and comfort for your family.

Judith C Evans said...

You are blessed to have had this relationship with your father-in-law. I am so sorry for your loss and am keeping you and your family in prayer. Beautiful tribute.

Halli Gomez said...

Very nice. I am so sorry to hear about your loss.

Elizabeth Young said...

So sorry to hear about your loss Debra, I pray you will be comforted in this time of mourning.

E.J. Wesley said...

Sorry for your family's loss, Deb. The poem was very touching.

Katherines Corner said...

Debra I am truly sorry for your loss. I send prayers for strength and hope that your sadness will be replaced by fond memories. Hugs!

doreen said...

I am very sorry for your loss. What a wonderful tribute. I am visiting and following via Blog Entourage!

Arlee Bird said...

This is a touching tribute. Sounds like the kind of person we would have all liked to have known.

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