Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Saying Goodbye

I don’t even know where to go with this so I guess I’ll just type.  We could really use your prayers right now! Josh’s grandfather(Paw Paw) passed away unexpectedly on Friday. I say unexpectedly, he was more than ready to go. And he really wanted to go before his wife, Maw Maw Betty, of 59 years. I can’t even tell you how many times he told me that. He fell out at home and she did everything she could for him until the ambulance arrived and took him to the hospital.

He was the sweetest man! He loved us all SO much. He lived a great life and unfortunately for us we are all selfish and wanted him here longer! ;) Josh telling the kids was the hardest thing. They are all old enough to know that he’s gone to Heaven. Griffin and Peyton took the news really hard. Griffin asked to go to the funeral and then asked to call Big Mama. They also wanted to go and visit Maw Maw Betty so we did that Saturday morning.

This is most of that side of the fam jam! Taken at last year’s family reunion!

On Sunday, Maw Maw Betty was taken to the hospital. She had a heart attack and has been in the hospital since. Monday night was Paw Paw’s visitation and yesterday was the funeral. She had to miss it. I can NOT imagine how she is feeling right now. The doctor’s basically told the family not to change the funeral arrangements because she would not be able to go anyway. A while back Paw Paw asked his preacher’s wife to sing Whitney Houston’s version of I Will Always Love You at his funeral to his Wife. So she did. And there wasn’t a dry eye in the church. One of Josh’s cousins works for a local TV station so they had someone there to film everything for Maw Maw. At least she’ll have that.

Paw Paw was super excited about this baby! He was even more excited about the possibility of it coming on his birthday, April 21st! My due date is the 26th. How sweet would that be? Makes me cry to even think about it.

Yesterday as I was getting ready for the funeral my mom called and said that she was headed to the hospital with my grandfather because he was having chest pains and shortness of breath. He’s still in the hospital as well.

And let me just go ahead and add that Griffin was not feeling well over the weekend and now Reece is full blown sick.

OH and I am almost 32 weeks pregnant.



Cindi said...

So sorry to hear this, April!! I'll definitely be praying for you and your family! :(

Lindsay Pavkovich said...

I'm so sorry! That's a lot to take in, I will definitely be pray for everyone!