Defining Moments

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. It’s important to reflect on those whose lives have had the greatest impact on your own. It’s important to share those moments with others. It’s important to create a memory bank of defining moments, because then you won’t forget.

After a lengthy battle with cancer, Beth passed away July 28, 2012. She’s now fishing with Jesus.

Defining Beth Moments: A video

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  1. Bobbie on August 13, 2012 at 9:04 pm

    Thank you for this video, i will cherish it forever….

    • Donna Lowe on August 13, 2012 at 10:29 pm

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Bobbie. I’ve spent the last few weeks reflecting on all the fun times, the Youbou days. You were a big part of my mom’s life.

      Thank you for your comment.

  2. sharon tyhaar on August 13, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    thank you for sharing your treasured memories
    you asked what will her heart feel…..pure love…

    • Donna Lowe on August 13, 2012 at 10:29 pm

      You nailed it, Sharon. Pure love = pure joy!

  3. Vera Read on August 13, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    I worked with Beth @ ISCU for over 10 years. She was the most gentle,loving Mama to all I ever met. She had nothing but good things to say about anyone, don’t think I ever heard her say a cross word (well, MAYBE during our strike- she was so miffed she actually bummed a smoke from me!) I will always remember her fondly, with a smile on her face & a twinkle in her eye!
    Love & Prayers to all of her family.

    • Donna Lowe on August 14, 2012 at 12:43 pm

      Vera, thank you for taking the time to jot down a few thoughts. Mom loved her job, however, above all, she loved the people she worked with and her clients. She had such a hard time retiring because she never wanted those relationships to end. And, as you say, we will never forget the twinkle in her eye. God bless you!

  4. Bonnie Bremner on August 14, 2012 at 9:32 am

    What a wonderful tribute to your Mother.

    • Donna Lowe on August 14, 2012 at 12:41 pm

      It is such a blessing to hear from you, Bonnie. We have awesome memories of growing up in Youbou as well as all the amazing people we were such a big part of our lives. I’ll never forget hanging out at your house. Thanks for taking the time to remember mom. God bless you!

  5. Linda Avram on August 14, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Thanks so much Donna for posting this so I could watch it again. This is a real keep sake. Beth will be in my heart in a new way now watching her interaction with her kids and grandkids which she adored. May you catch the BIG ONE Beth and we’ll see you later…………

    • Donna Lowe on August 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm

      Linda, we were so blessed to have met you face-to-face. Mom often spoke of you and her fondness of you was evident.
      Ha ha ha – Yes, LORD, may she catch the big one.

  6. Shawn on August 14, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    This was such a beautiful tribute, Donna. You did an awesome job. Thank you for sharing it, I will watch it often. Auntie Beth was a beautiful, loving person, inside and out. I will miss her very much.

    • Donna Lowe on August 14, 2012 at 2:19 pm

      Thank you, Shawn. We are so blessed by the commitment of family and friends who made the effort to be here with us. Who, in support and love, came to encourage us, but who also are grieving and wanted to mourn, remember and celebrate Mom’s life. We will all miss her greatly and I pray for you also, that you find the comfort and peace your heart needs. I love you!

  7. Tracee Simmons on August 14, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    You’ve done such a wonderful job of honoring your Mom.Some of the pictures of Youbou days warmed my heart.I remembered Beth’s lovely smile and her “Look” again as soon as I saw them. The joy’s your family brought to so many is treasured. Love and Condolences to you Donna and your Family.Give your Dad a Big Hug for me please.xxxxx

    • Donna Lowe on August 15, 2012 at 5:29 pm

      Thank you, Tracee. We appreciate your thoughts and your prayers. I appreciate you.


  8. Kerry on August 15, 2012 at 12:08 am

    An amazing, beautiful, beautiful lady! I miss her so much and am so greatful for the memories I have and the times we shared. Thank you so much for sharing this Donna,

    • Donna Lowe on August 15, 2012 at 5:28 pm

      Thank you, Kerry. You are one that has blessed my mom and our family so much. We appreciate your family and the time you took to come and remember mom. God bless you. Donna

  9. Frank Woods on August 15, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    A very moving and fantastic tribue to a wonderful lady…Beth will be missed by all…she is one of those people you meet and will never forget…very kind, loving and compassionate..
    let us all take comfort that she is home now…with her Saviour
    and Redeemer by her side…and we will meet again in glory..
    God bless the Cook family
    Frank Woods

    • Donna Lowe on August 15, 2012 at 5:27 pm

      Frank, thank you for taking the time to send us your thoughts and your prayers. We, the Cook family, are very blessed. As you say, she is in the presence of Jesus, and one day we will have a fantastic reunion.

      God bless you,


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