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It was a wonderful day when I married my college sweetheart. He was everything I wanted in a husband; handsome, athletic, good sense of humor, committed Christian, etc. He was a school teacher and tennis coach, who loved to make others laugh, and so people were drawn to him and his magnetic personality. We became Youth Group leaders at our local church and spent lots of time with high school students. Eventually we started a family and God blessed us with 2 little girls. My first husband Rick and the girls May 27, 1989, started out as any another Saturday when we awoke and had breakfast with our girls. Megan was 3 and Kristin was just 9 months old. My husband, Rick, grabbed a piece of strawberry pie before heading out the door. He and one of the students from our Youth Group were going to do some painting on the church exterior. It wasn’t long until a storm was brewing on the horizon and I knew Rick would be on his way home. Suddenly there was a knock at the door and as I opened it, I was surprised to see a police officer standing there who said he had some unfortunate news to share. He proceeded to tell me there was an accident at the church, something about aluminum ladders getting too close to power lines and that two people were electrocuted. One of the people was identified by my minister as Rick, and the other was the […]

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Bill wrote this poem for the family of 1-year-old Karson who passed away on Sep 9, 2013. Awaiting by G W (Bill) Marshall Oh,little man your stay was short You never knew this world of distress, But you brought loving comfort, To where God chose to bless. In our quiet times together alone, I shall always cherish until that day When death shall find me and atone, And we both are home to stay. I shall await and always look forward, For looking back brings only tears And you are now safe with the Lord, Awaiting when I finish my years. G W Marshall / 12 September, 2013

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