I lost an uncle

Discussion in 'Campfire' started by bett_lou, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. bett_lou

    bett_lou Moderator<br>Campfire<br>Humor & Games<br>'07 Deer

    He was so dear to me and to many other people. My uncle Virdell and aunt Gladys are the core of the family on my Mama's side. Aunt Gladys is my Mama's sister.

    I have so many fond memories growing up of going to their home. They always had horses for us to ride. They are two of the best people I've ever known. I don't know if my aunt Gladys will survive long without him. They have buried two children together (the last one in 2001) and I don't think my aunt can stand the thought of being without uncle Virdell.

    He was a war hero and received a bronze star in Korea. I knew he'd been to Korea but didn't know about the bronze star until the funeral. The minister told us that right before they played taps.

    Please keep my aunt Gladys and her other three children in your prayers. Also my Mama and Daddy. My Daddy said uncle Virdell was his best friend and now he has nobody left.
  2. possum

    possum Moderator<br>2011-12 Deer Hunting Contest Winner<b

    bett, you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. John Stiles

    John Stiles Ultimate Member 2007 Team Turkey Contest Winner

    God Bless y'all, it just ain't no fun watching yer family and friends pass away..........but we'll all meet again some day......in a heavenly place! Give yer Daddy plenty of hugs, Bett, and keep an eye on your Auntie! Big Hug from john!
  4. grizz1

    grizz1 Well-Known Member

    Bett, as you know I lost my daddy and my last living uncle this past year so I know what you're going thru. The only thing that has comforted me was, as John said, well get to be together again some day.

    My prayers are with you and your family...................
  5. browning_gold_12

    browning_gold_12 Moderator<br>Deer Hunting<br>Trail Cameras<br>'07

    sad to hear it bett, ya'll are in the BG clans prayers. i will put Ryno on it too. he still prays for John Stiles and Mrs. Betty's dad every single night. BG12
  6. reflex1

    reflex1 Well-Known Member

    You got it bl - I know what yer going through - lost my mom, her twin sister and my wife in the last year. Hang in there gal!
  7. Gunner'sMate

    Gunner'sMate Well-Known Member

    Bett Lou, you and your family are in my prayers :pray: :pray: :pray:
  8. BuzzBait

    BuzzBait Well-Known Member

    Bett sorry to hear about your loss...:frown: Will be praying for you and your family....
  9. theridgehunter

    theridgehunter Select Member<br>2011 Turkey Contest Winner

    Praying for you & your family Bett. May God embrace you with His love and compassion in this tough time.
  10. Manybeards

    Manybeards Premium Member<br>2009 Turkey Contest Winner<br>20

    Sorry to for your loss Bett...Prayers sent to you and your family
  11. F B

    F B Administrator Staff Member

    Sorry to hear of your loss.
  12. Down on the White

    Down on the White Well-Known Member

    Prayers for your whole family.
  13. bett_lou

    bett_lou Moderator<br>Campfire<br>Humor & Games<br>'07 Deer

    Thanks y'all. Prayers work and I appreciate it.
  14. M1Tommy

    M1Tommy Well-Known Member

    Your fond memories honor him.

    I had an uncle die the hour I moved back to Arkansas about 2 1/2 years ago. He was mom's brother, who "never grew up", and my dad's buddy. It was hardest on dad I think. You stay close to your folks.

    My sincere condolences.


    HANDGUNNER Well-Known Member

    I guess I'm a little late on this one Bett, but your and your family are definately in our prayers!!
  16. ralin

    ralin Well-Known Member

    Sorry Bett for you and your familys loss,"GOD SPEED" to you all.
  17. Sylamore

    Sylamore Super Moderator Staff Member

    Same here. It is hard to lose the loved ones
  18. Redcloud35

    Redcloud35 Well-Known Member

    Sorry for your loss Bett,
    I know this doesn't help but remember you still have ALOT of loved ones right here.:thumb: