My grandmother passed away Saturday. I didn't really know her well, but it's hard watching my dad go through this. Anyway, from what I knew of her she hid a strong will, fierce morality, and wicked sense of humor behind her gentle southern drawl.
Here she is with my grandfather on their 50th wedding anniversary -- the sign behind them is perfect:
And because my crazy family never fails to find the humor in any situation, here one of my uncles, grandfather and some cousins having drinks in her honor:
And two of my youngest cousins, because kids remind us that there's always something to smile about -- especially memories of their Maw Maw: