A Heartbreakingly Sweet Tribute

Obituaries

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Alice Pyles Strong, 99, of Delhi, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 8, 2018,

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Mary L.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Violet Entrekin Smith, 87, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the home o

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Gary Dell Tucker, 74, passed from this life on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the Rapides Regional Me

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Margie Magilean Brewton, 91, of Jena, passed from this life on Monday, June 25, 2018, at the LaSa

By Morgan Tarpley Smith

This writer came across such a special heartwarming story online that I have to share it with you. It’s not too often you find such positive and memorable (in a good way) stories on the news, so I’ll latch onto about anything I can find that fits that mold. It’s a tragic story that centers on an incredibly thoughtful gesture from a father to his daughter.

“A father of four, who died in 2013 from pancreatic cancer, thought ahead when it came to his youngest daughter. Bailey Sellers wrote in a now-viral post on Twitter that her father, Michael, had been sending her flowers every year on her birthday since she was 17, and promised to send them every year until she turned 21. And indeed her last set of flowers, a purple bouquet, arrived this year two days before her actual 21st birthday on Nov. 26.

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