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Mary Margaret Lollar

Monday, December 2, 2019

My mother, left, and my grandmother, right
Christmas, 2012

My beautiful grandmother Margaret Lollar (I called her Big Mama) went home to heaven yesterday.  I've never been able to imagine a world without her in it.

She was 99 years old.

Big Mama will be greatly missed.  She was a part of the Greatest Generation: She was an amazing woman.  But I am comforted in knowing that my number one advocate is in God's presence.  

Please keep my mom in your prayers as she lost her only brother in August.  Also, Shelley has taken it particularly hard, and she has final exams this week.

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. I'm so sorry, RJ! You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Oh, so sorry to hear this sad news - The loss of my grandmother was tough as she was one of my very favorite people! She must have had some great stories living such a long life. Keep the memories close to heart!

  3. Keeping you in thoughts and prayers. Hugs.........

  4. Oh Ricki Jill, I am soo sorry, I knew that you were dreading this day, you all are in my heart and many prayers...

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your mother in my prayers.

  6. Ricki Jill, I am sad to hear the news of your grandmother's passing. She was the same age my mother would have been if she were living. Christmas is an especially sad time to think of our loved ones gone, let alone their actual passing at this time. My sincere condolences extend to you, your mother, and especially Shelley in this sad time.

  7. I'm so very sorry, RJ. When someone has been in your life for so very long, the loss is all the harder. My sympathies.

  8. Ricki Jill we are sorry for your loss. Our mother was 99 years old when she passed. Seven months short of her 100th birthday.
    Joan,Marilyn and Marion

  9. My sympathies on your grandmothers passing. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  10. I am so sorry for you loss, Ricki. You and your family will be in my prayers.


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