Helen Jennings

 

JANUARY 6, 1933 HILLSBORO MIRROR

HELEN JENNINGS

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MRS. HELEN JENNINGS

A precious one from us is gone,
A voice we loved is still,
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.
God in his wisdom hath recalled
The boon, His love hath given
And though her body slumbers here
The soul is safe in heaven.

Oh! What a comfort and glorious thought the last two lines of this sweet verse is to those Mother dear has left behind to miss her! Oh! how we long to hear Mother’s voice that we loved so well. How mush she would brighten our family circle. Mother has gone to meet Father who went on five years ago. How Mother would cheer us. Those days are gone forever. Yes, we miss Mother more than tongue can tell.

Mother was born in Crystal Springs, Miss. Jan. 14, 1874, coming to Texas when a child with her parents. Mother has resided in Hill County since until the morning of Dec. 24, 1932, at 7:35 o’clock the blessed Savior bid her follow grandfather, who went on two days before and come up higher to that home not made with hands; where there is no sorrow or heart aches.

Mother was the mother of four children, three of whom survive, and also three step-children.

Mother had been a member of the First Methodist church for the past thirty five years.

Mother was a friend to everyone. She is gone but not forgotten. Our home is not the same home as if Mother were here, but we remember that the Lord doeth all things well. It is a great consolation to us and when out time shall come to lay aside this earthly life, may we be able to say, “It is all right”.

Written by her baby daughter, Miss Mildred Jennings

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