Opal was the daughter of Leonard Rush "L.R." Hamrick (1885-1952) and Permelia Angaline "Mealy" Dennis (1889-1965). The birth and death place listed is an educated guess based on the family's residence on the 1910 census and her younger sister's birthplace.
Sweet Child by Unknown Author
God made a sweet child a child who never grew old He made a smile of sunshine He molded a heart of pure gold. He made that child as close to an angel as anyone ever could be God made a Sweet Child and He gave that dear child to me Then God saw His wonderful creation growing very tired and weak so He wrapped the child in His loving arms and said, "You my child I keep" But now my Sweet Child is an angel Free from hurt and pain I'll love you forever, until we meet again So many times I have missed you So many times I have cried If all my love could have saved you Sweet Child you never would have died.
Mother Bee was only a baby when they lost your life was cut short, but your Mother talked of you and then she shared you with me. "Those we Love remain with us, for Love itself lives on. Cherished memories never fade, because a loved one is gone. Those we...(Read more) -
Jeanette Lea Added: Jun. 27, 2013