Testimony of a life, at death

Cyrano de Bergerac, near his death.
Cyrano de Bergerac, near his death.

Hi there, Dr. Bob here.

The older we get, I suppose, the more we think of the shortness of life. When I was nine years old, I was fortunate (or unfortunate) to be forced to think of how short life is, when my father died.

My dear wife found some interesting obituaries in last week’s Tampa Bay Times, which I would like to share with you. The obits communicate great testimonies to faith in Christ.

From June 6, 2013, Tampa Bay Times:

Beck, Verden Leon went to his Heavenly home on May 29, 2013. He is survived by his beloved wife of 72 years, Marylu Beck.

Stevens, Albvert Ellis II. “Steve,” went home to be with the lord on May 24, 2013. Steve was born Oct. 11, 1957 in Tampa.

From June 9, 2013 Tampa Bay Times:

Hafield, Clifton Eugene, 81, went home to be with the Lord & his beloved wife Nancy Jo and Son Mark Steven Hatfield on Thursday, June 6, 2013.

Hammond, Rev. D. Kirk, 94 met with his Heavenly Father on June 4, 2013, and joined his wife, Mary, whom he had sorely missed for the pas 6 years.

Ball, William S. “Bill,” 81 went to be with the Lord on June 6, 2013.

Deary, Judith M., 73, went peacefully home to the Lord after her battle with skin cancer on Saturday, June 1, 2013.

Sheppard, Ida Geneva, 93, a longtime resident of St. Petersburg, went to be with the Lord on June 7, 2013 in Fayetteville, GA.

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