S: Karen and Wendell
FC: Happy 82nd Birthday, Mom, 4/10/11, in Memory of Karen and Wendell Love, Bill, David and Mildred
1: Karen Wanda Meriwether August 26, 1953
5: Quiet time , Deerfield Beach.
6: Mom, Karen, Bill &Judy | Mom baked and decorated this Anniversary Cake for Grandma and Grandpa. Colson
7: Maid of Honor | Mildred & Al's Wedding, See Dad and Mildred in the background, July 12, 1969! Karen hand made her coral bow headpiece and veil, plus all the headpieces for the Bridesmaids..
8: Pompano Beach Sr. High 1970-71
9: Karen, an A-student, planning to be a Missionary nurse. Cried if she didn't get all "A's". Devoted to following the Lord in whatever He chose for her. We would do anything just to embarrass her. We laughed and laughed at each other! Remember her as she would always, somehow bundle up her legs and feet into her rocking chair to read her Bible late a night before bedtime.
10: This is a school report that Karen wrote for English class, October 1968..
11: Karen's Report, Page 2 of 3
12: Most of the family had not seen this report. It was found in her room after her death. When we read this we were so blessed and touched. | Karen's Report, Page 3 of 3
13: Mom goes away for a few days, comes back home with this little baby boy-- so now there are five of us kids. | Wendell Hoyle Meriwether February 26, 1957 | Bill, David, Karen, Mildred
14: Wendell is a Q T !! | UU | David | Jasper | John | Wendell | Margaret
15: Right: Wendell and Mildred at McCroy's having a lot of fun getting pictures made in one of those instant photo machines. Wendell didn't mind having a laugh at himself! | Wendell and David
16: Deerfield Beach Middle School 1970-1971 School Year 13 Years Old When the Family first saw this photo we were so happy. On picture taking day, he left the house for school, did not tell Mom that he had taken his tie. He planned to surprise her when the photos came. By that time Wendell had gone on into eternity with the Lord. When the photos came, Mom and Dad were so surprised and pleased. That's Wendell--just so sweet!
17: He loved to draw. Mom watched him draw this. He started it after Karen's death , November 13, and then finished just a day or two before his own, November 21. He drew this onto a piece of sheetrock. Mom still has it. This year, 2011, it will be 41 years. | Wendell's Drawing | Wendell at Mildred & Al's Wedding
18: Karen 1963 | Wendell 1963 | These silhouette art pieces were made during school, Deerfield Beach Elementary.
19: ...they are not here! | We know these truths... | Isaiah 57: 1 The righteous perisheth and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come. | ... I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me. 2 Samuel 12:23 | ...for I know in whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed unto Him, against that day. 2 Timothy 1:12 | Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints. Psalms 116:15