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Offline southendmd

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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #60 on: November 04, 2012, 10:49:33 pm »
I want to honor her on the banner.

The BetterMost community mourns the loss of our dear friend and teacher, Shasta/Jane

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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #61 on: November 04, 2012, 10:52:52 pm »
That seems entirely appropriate to me, Paul.  Very well done.  :-*
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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #62 on: November 04, 2012, 11:06:42 pm »
I'm so sorry to hear the news about Shasta.  One our own, and gone too soon.  Rest peacefully, friend Jane, and thank you for being here with us for awhile.  You are dearly missed.

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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #63 on: November 05, 2012, 03:43:43 am »
I'm very saddened to hear this. She fought so hard and for a while it looked like she'd pull through. The lack of communication didn't forebode well, but still I hoped she'd come back.
My heart goes out to her family and friends.

Rest in peace, Jane.

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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #64 on: November 05, 2012, 04:07:48 am »
I had the pleasure to talk to Jane once, a nice conversation. Jane was a sweet person. She will be remembered as a dear friend. Rest in peace, Jane.
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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #65 on: November 05, 2012, 10:14:16 am »
"Any [person's] death diminishes me."

My condolences to those who knew and loved her.  :'(
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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #66 on: November 05, 2012, 11:05:54 am »
I was very sorry to hear this news first thing this morning, she has been on my mind lately.

Our little community of friends really seems to be torn apart by death, at an alarming rate. I suppose it is to be expected as we age, but I really don't think I can get used to it.

Shasta was such a nice person. As the 2008 election heated up I remember touching base with her because I was fearful of the strain of the election on a connection with someone I appreciated. Seems I am always at this point of never appreciating them enough. Today I am blessed to know what what her name was, to know more about her story than I ever did know. I had been through her area once in 2004 and know someone from her area, we spoke of that.

I wish I could have called her Velda Jane. I wonder what she looked like.
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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #67 on: November 05, 2012, 11:45:56 am »
Maybe we could send a sympathy card(s) to her family care of the Manila Church of Christ?  I imagine we would need to choose our words carefully because I have no idea if they know we exist...

Church Of Christ
North Baltimore Street
Manila, AR 72442
(870) 561-4828

I'm just remembering that she was not too far from Jonesboro, and we talked about that too.  :-\
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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #68 on: November 05, 2012, 12:43:21 pm »
This comes as quite a shock!  I considered her a good friend and although I was becoming alarmed that she hadn't communicated for awhile, I just thought she was busy teaching and fighting her cancer. 

R.I.P. my friend!  Although we never had a chance to meet face-to-face, I did know you.  You will be missed.   :'(

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Re: Email From Shasta
« Reply #69 on: November 05, 2012, 04:59:05 pm »
RIP Shasta.. so sad..  :'( :'(

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