|Death: ||Nov. 27, 2001|
Candy Cane Harmon was a gift from God sent to Jeanette Edwina Southard Harmon in April 1988. She passed on to the good Lord on November 27, 2001.
Her Mom, Jeanette Harmon was a little wary on adoption day, but her sister assured Mom that Candy was "the one". Knew from the moment she sat on the floor with her to pet her that she was one special little dog. Her Mom called her a Canine Angel and for almost 14 years she provided, love, companionship, protection and LOVE. She was her Mother's constant companion and shadow and was not above throwing a fit (shaking every rug in the house) if she was left home alone. Her ashes were scattered on Mount Graham in Arizonia...with her beloved Mother.
OBITUARY - Sun Newspaper December 5, 2001 (Lake Dallas, TX)
Beloved Candy Cane Harmon died Tuesday, Novembet 27th after battling a severe illness. An angel who lived and loved life to the fullest. She was a gift of pure love to all who knew her. Survived by her Mom, Jeanette Harmon and countless family and friends.
The Last Battle
If it should be that I grow frail and weak
And pain should keep me from my sleep,
Then will you do what must be done,
For this -- the last battle -- can't be won.
You will be sad I understand,
But don't let grief then stay your hand,
For on this day, more than the rest,
Your love and friendship must stand the test.
We have had so many happy years,
You wouldn't want me to suffer so.
When the time comes, please, let me go.
Take me to where to my needs they'll tend,
Only, stay with me till the end
And hold me firm and speak to me
Until my eyes no longer see.
I know in time you will agree
It is a kindness you do to me.
Although my tail its last has waved,
From pain and suffering I have been saved.
Don't grieve that it must be you
Who has to decide this thing to do;
We've been so close -- we two -- these years,
Don't let your heart hold any tears.
Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.
When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.
All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.
They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.
You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....
Jeanette Edwina Southard Harmon (1940 - 2008)
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: by a brook on Mt Graham, Arizonia
Created by: Ninny
Record added: Jul 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113331335
Dear Candy, Mom always like to remind everyone that "dog was GOD spelled backward", but anyone who met you knew you WERE pure love! Miss our car rides, where you would stick your head out the window to feel the wind blowing through your hair...and your wa...(Read more)|
Added: Jul. 4, 2013
Notes 5/14/2002, from Jeanette Harmon's Bible: " Little Laso dog, Candy, traveled and had fun. Candy and I enjoyed each other. I miss her!"|
Added: Jul. 4, 2013