ForeverMissed
his Life

MY FRIENDSHIP WITH BRO.JIMMY NORWOOD..

BRO. JIMMY FIRST CAME INTO MY LIFE WHEN HE STARTED DATING MY COUSIN FAYE FULLER ON JAN.3TH. 1962. AND SHE MARRIED JIMMY ON DEC.1ST.1962. ALMOST  1 YEAR . I WAS 9 YEARS OLD WHEN CAME INTO OUR FAMILY.HIM AND FAYE LIVED WITH US FOR A WHILE AND ON CHRISTMAS JIMMY WAS LIKE A CHILD HIMSELF HE WANTED TO WAKE ME AND MY SISTER CONNIE UP SO WE COULD SEE WHAT SANTA HAD BROUGHT US ,BUT MAMA WOULDN'T LET HIM SO HE WOULD GO TO BED BUT WOULD BE UP BRIGHT AND EARLY THE NEXT MORNING JUST TO SEE OUR FACES AND TO PLAY WITH US. YOU WANT FIND A BETTER PERSON OR SWEETER PERSON THAN JIMMY WAS NO WHERE IN THIS WORLD HE WOULD GIVE YOU THE SHIRT OFF HIS BACK AND HIS LAST DOLLAR IF HE KNEW YOU NEED IT.  I REMEMBER WHEN SELENA WAS BORN MAMA HAD GONE TO THE BEACH AND JIMMY, FAYE, AND GILBERT TOOK ME TO THE HOSPITAL GILBERT HAD TO GO BACK TO THE CAR TO GET MY SUITCASE THE NURSE TOLD JIMMY TO KISS ME BYE CAUSE IT WOULD BE A WHILE FOR THEY WOULD SEE ME SO HE KISSED ME ON THE FOREHEAD AND FAYE AND MYSELF JUST LAUGH  JIMMY HAD A HEART OF GOLD AND WORDS CAN'T EXPLAIN MY FEELING'S FOR HIM. I MISS HIM SO MUCH IT HURTS SOME TIMES SO BAD I CAN'T BEGAN TO TELL ANY ONE .,,THEN WHEN THOMAS WAS BORN AND GREW UP A LITTLE BIT HE LOVED JIMMY SO MUCH THAT HE WOULD TAKE THOMAS ON THE BACKHOE WITH HIM SOME, ONE DAY AT FAYE'S AND JIMMY'S HOUSE HE SHOWED THOMAS A 100.00 BILL AND THOMAS SAID THAT AIN'T REAL JIMMY LAUGHED AT HIM SO HARD. THIS MAN HAD A LOT OF PASSION FOR PEOPLE . JIMMY LOVED FAYE AND HIS TWO BOYS WITH ALL HIS HEART BUT HE ALSO LOVED THE LORD FIRST HIS BOYS JAMIE & BILL NORWOOD YOUR DADDY WOULD BE VERY PROUD OF YOU TODAY, AND TWO GRAND KIDS CHRIS &  BRYANT NORWOOD IF YOU HAD GOTTEN THE CHANCE TO MEET YOUR GRAND DADDY YOU WOULD HAVE LOVED HIM JUST AS HE WOULD HAVE YOU HE ALSO WOULD BE PROUD OF YOU TWO AND EVERYTHING THAT YOU HEAR ABOUT JIMMY NORWOOD IS THE TRUTH HE WAS A GOOD MAN AND A GOOD DADDY WOULD HAVE BEEN A VERY GOOD GRAND DADDY SO BE VERY PROUD OF HIM.  SOME TIMES  I GO TO THE GRAVE YARD WHEN I'M UP SET & STAND AT THE FOOT OF HIS GRAVE AND I JUST TELL HIM OFF,  I KNOW WE ARE NOT SUPPOSE TO QUESTION THE LORD BUT I DO AND I DID THE DAY JIMMY NORWOOD DIED [WHY LORD] HE WAS TO GOOD OF A MAN AND MUCH TO YOUNG WE NEED HIM HERE WITH US BUT GOD SAW FIT TO CALL HIM HOME AND HE CALLS THE BEST HOME SO NOW WE HAVE TO TRY AND MAKE IT THERE HE HAS ALREADY MADE IT. THE LORD TOOK YOU HOME BUT HE LEFT YOU IN OUR HEART'S & MINDS YOU ARE GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN ALWAYS THOUGHT OF AND LOVED UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN MY FRIEND ON THE SHORES OF GALILEE. SO R.I.P.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  YOU ARE ALWAYS IN MY MIND AND IN MY HEART I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU DEAR FRIEND HOPE TO SEE YOU SOME DAY. BRENDA FRANCIS...