Bella, a name related to the Italian and Latin words meaning "beautiful", was the name she was given.
She was her name.
My MIL had a major stroke early Wednesday morning which caused a massive bleed on the left side of her brain.
Though the waves will wash away the letters, her strength will leave long lasting memories. A strong lady...a very strong lady...lived a full, long life of eighty nine years.
A farm girl who kept the family together for so long leaves a gap that no one will be able to fill. I...we...are heartbroken.