And take me too. Jennie loved "Grandma Oretha" and so did I. I'm glad she got to hold Jackson before she died. It was sudden, by the way, and we heard about it through the Almighty Grapevine. I was crushed because her family had a garage sale of her things about a week after the funeral and no one told us about it until weeks later. I would have loved having a keepsake of her. She was a grand lady, a true Southern lady: her house was always open and she always, ALWAYS had a ton of food around. She believed in feeding people under any and all circumstances. And, my dear Jesika, I don't believe she would have turned you away if you had knocked on her door.
I'm still trying to find out the particulars of the funeral and will let you know as soon as I hear something concret. It's evidently still a little up in the air because the new White Rock KH is not completely finished. Willa White's funeral will be the first event, if it comes off on Saturday. I've left a couple of messages, and talked to one person who is rather a gossip and is pretty blown away by what I had to tell her, so it will be interesting to see how THAT translates.
Hon, I'm sorry you heard it from me in that way about Oretha. That will teach me to try to carry on a serious conversation while putting together a patio table . . . .
Lots of love and LOTS of hugs,