By Arbutus (Bell) Milholin
This quilt was pieced by Mrs. Byler
before her eyes grew dim
Each stitch a prayer of love and praise
she pieced it “Unto Him”.
Blesses Assurance she softly sang
with each stitch so fine and trim
Each stitch was made with loving care
she stitched it “Unto Him”.
The ladies tied each tie with love
without a single whim
Thanking God for sending you
They tied it “Unto Him”
And as you snuggle warm and safe
neath our quilt of hues
think of Goodar and Curtisville folks
Although so few
May God send Blessings from above
for your service “Unto Him”.
Our lives are like a patch work quilt
of happiness and grim
A patch of bright a patch of dark
we must live it “Unto Him”.
They rhyming poor
The meter worse
But there’s lotsa love
in this little verse
Written in tribute to our African American pastor and family the day we presented them with a quilt. Reverend Herbert and Flo Griffin and their children: Herb Jr., Anthea, John, Jim, and Allen