The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Letters to the editor

May 19, 2014

Did you celebrate?

GREENVILLE — To the editor:

Today (5-11) is Mother’s Day, and joy and sadness are in my heart. My mother is in Heaven with God and Jesus. The Herald-Banner published my letter about the grand lady Merle Jamison. I miss my mother and I will miss Miss Jamison. She and Mother are in Heaven joking around.

Most of the mothers here went out with their children today. That list included Martha Howard, Marjorie Hardin, Dorothy Foote; and those who didn’t go today went out yesterday. Mildred Lewis celebrated last night with her daughter Pat and her grandchildren. They had a party for those who didn’t go out. I had a few snacks in my room and a glass of sweet tea.

Mother’s Day is a tradition that is at least 100 years old, and is celebrated nearly everywhere. The Nederlands grow most of the flowers that are shipped around the world, so I hope you got your mother some flowers and took her out for lunch.

Sincerely,

Michael L. Compton

Harrison House

Greenville

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