~The Hills Of Tennessee~

We got news late last week…that my mother-in-law’s sister passed away.(my husband’s aunt) So we headed off very early with family to Tennessee on this past Saturday morning for the funeral.

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As we got into the Smokey Mountains…..

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…they were living up to their name.

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It was the smokiest that I have seen the Tennessee Hills in several years.

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It was such a beautiful drive down and also on the way home.

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Aunt Alice lived out in the hills in a very pretty area and was buried in a family cemetery right down the country road from her home.

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It was good to see all the family that came to celebrate Aunt Alice’s life…but it sure was very hard to say goodbye to her. I just know that she is singing with the angels!!

Until next time……    Blessings from me to you…~Cindy

 

 

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7 responses to “~The Hills Of Tennessee~

  • Southern DayDreams from Celestina Marie Design

    Hi Cindy, I am so very sorry for your loss. The pics from your drive are beautiful. The Smokey Mountains are breathtaking.
    Prayers for you and your family and comfort in the days ahead.
    Blessings, cm

  • Lavender Dreams

    I am very sorry for your loss too. It’s always so hard to say goodbye but I’m glad you got to make the trip down there. It sure is beautiful! We’ll be headed to those mountains soon…God willing. I love your new necklaces in the side bar! They are gorgeous! Hugs, Diane

  • Kelly

    I’m so sorry to hear of your husband’s aunt’s passing. It’s never easy to lose a loved one. One of the good things that comes out of it though is it usually reunites the family. Funeral’s have a way of being a family reunion of sorts…….and a friends reunion! The smoky mountains did look pretty. My husband just came back from there not long ago. He went on a camping/fishing trip up there.

  • Debbie

    I’m sorry to hear of the loss in your family, Cindy. It’s nice that you were able to attend the funeral, and be with family.
    Your photos are all beautiful! LOVE all the “smoke” in the pictures!
    Have a nice weekend.
    Sending hugs.
    Debbie
    xo

  • Roxie

    Hi Cindy, the smoky mountains are so beautiful….I’m sure you had a wonderful trip (considering the circumstances) It’s always nice to see family….prayers for you and Hubby~~~~Roxie

  • Connie

    Good Morning Cindy, I am very sorry to hear of your lose. Sometimes the only times that we see some family is at weddings and funerals . . . but it is wonderful that they all come together to celebrate live and family.
    Have a lovely day and thank you for your sweet blogging friendship. Your blogging sister, Connie 🙂

  • Southern DayDreams from Celestina Marie Design

    Hi Cindy, just wanted to stop by once again and wish you a Happy Anniversary. Hope it was special. Happy September sweet friend.
    Hugs, cm

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