• Bateman Carroll Funeral Home
    Gresham, OR
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Mona Mae Adams 1916 - 2010

Mona Mae Adams

Monday, May 17, 2010


To Those I Love

If I should ever leave you whom I love
To go along the Silent Way, grieve not,
Nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk
Of me as if I were beside you there.
(I’d come—I’d come, could I but find a way!
But would not tears and grief be barriers?)
And when you hear a song or see a bird
I loved, please do not let the thought of me
Be sad…for I am loving you just as
I always have…You were so good to me!
There are so many things I wanted still
To do—so many things to say to you…
Remember that I did not fear…It was
Just leaving you that was so hard to face…
We cannot see beyond…But this I know:
I loved you so—‘twas heaven here with you!
~Isla Paschal Richardson
Friday, May 07, 2010
Mark and I are so blessed to be "adopted" by Granny Mona. I am so glad to have gotten a chance to visit with her in March, when she gave me more wonderful advices to live by. She said to me, "If you remember anything from Granny, I want you to remember this: When you worry, ask yourself, 'Will my worry change anything?' If it won't, then don't worry about it". Granny Mona will always have a giant space in my heart. Mark and I will miss her greatly.
Friday, May 07, 2010
Mona's great spirit and deep love continue on in each of us. She has made this world a better place for having been here and I know that now she is off to experience the great wonders of the next. Via con dios, Mona.
Thursday, May 06, 2010
I loved Mona and Al just like gradparents. When Al died I was so sad. Mona was so strong and somehow I just new they would be together again. I know they are now. I have cut Monas hair for so many years now and I have the cutest memory. Al was playing Santa at the mall where I work. He used to bring candy canes to me and the other girls at my shop. He used to ask me if I could give him a better haircut and I told him of course I could.And so I started cutting his hair. Mona decided she better check me out and the next thing I knew, I was cutting her hair. I feel so lucky to have had them in my life. I will truly miss Mona, her beautiful curly hair and wonderful smile. I'm so glad I will still see Bev, lucky for me, I cut her hair too. Love to all the family, Barb
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Granni,

There are so many beautiful memories written on these pages. They are all true, I'm sure. I can hear you laughing when I tell you that my fondest memory of my times spent with you is... frozen grapes.

Be at peace and know that I love you,

Jon
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