The night after my mother passed I woke, sat up in bed and began singing “Somewhere Over The Rainbow.”
I sang it over and over in the dark, wondering why I was doing it as I am not a good singer and I certainly never wake up singing in the night! In the morning, I realized that this song is my mother!
We will be playing this recorded version at at her service and I have asked my daughter Summer to also sing the song, in her own way.
MY MOTHER’S OBITUARY
As beautiful as a movie star and as unaffected as a flower, our Mother, Margaret Jane Woods-Lange McWhorter died Tuesday evening, Nov 16th, at the age of 88 after having well-lived ten years with lung cancer. When sometimes asked how she stood the pain and fear of cancer she said, “I just make it neutral.” She also told us she had made friends with her cancer. (more…)