My mother, Margaret “Marna” Burke Jones, was born on July 30, 1927. She passed away on June 8, 2013. She gave birth to six children, of which I was the first. She, with my father, Bill, raised us all with love and care; always there for us.
She is buried with my father, in a simple, beautiful cemetery in Peabody, MA.
In her memory; and for all mothers, living or deceased, I offer this prayer I came across on the Web:
A MOTHER’S DAY PRAYER
I said a Mother’s Day Prayer for you, to thank the Lord above for blessing me with a lifetime of your tender-hearted love. I thank God for the caring you have shown me through the years, for the closeness we have enjoyed, in time of laughter and of tears.
And so, I thank you from the heart, for all you have done for me, and I bless the Lord for giving me the best mother there could ever be!