Grief and pain are the price we humans pay
for the love and total commitment
we have for another person.
The more we love, the greater the pain.
But, would we have it any other way?

Memories are a gift from God, to those left behind.
They bring comfort, joy, and laughter.
They enable one to live on forever
in the hearts of those they loved.
~ Author Unknown ~
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In Loving Memory Of...
Remembering a
Loved One affected
by Sickle Cell Disease

If you would like to
remember a family
member or friend
affected by Sickle Cell
Disease, please
contact us.
My Grief is Like a River

My grief is like a river--
I have to let it flow,
But I myself determine
Just where the banks will go.

Some days the current takes me
In waves of guilt and pain,
But there are always quiet pools
Where I can rest again.

I crash on rocks of anger--
My faith seems faint indeed,
But there are other swimmers
Who know that what I need

Are loving hands to hold me
When the waters are too swift,
And someone kind to listen
When I just seem to drift.

Grief's river is a process
Of relinquishing the past.
By swimming in Hope's channels
I'll reach the shore at last.

Author Unknown
Love leaves a memory no one can steal.  
To live in the hearts of those we love is
never to die.

Little Miss
Nina Jenkins died at the
tender age of 8 years due to
complications with Sickle Cell Anemia.