Grandma’s 95th Birthday Celebration ๐ŸŽ‰

My family will be gathering for the 90th annual Smoot Family Reunion in Madison, WV soon.

While the fellowship amongst family since 1929 is a rich tradition, the milestone of my Grandma, Lucy L. Smoot, turning 95 is also worthy of a celebration.

Lucy L. Smoot

My Mom and Dad flew from Florida to show some love.

My parents were married in this house 53 years ago.

Although my family came from humble beginnings, there was always an abundance of love in this home constructed by my Grandpa, the late Boyd Smoot.

4 Generations of family from Charlotte, Detroit, Winter Haven, Morgantown, Dunbar, and Louisville

My Aunt Shelia recognized the sacrifices my Grandma made to care for her seven children with the reading of Proverbs 31:10-31.

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

My Grandma loves to share a story about me when I was around five years old:

She and my Mom had me hyped up to go shopping in downtown Madison, WV. I hopped out the car and looked around. I said, “This ain’t no damn downtown!”

Regardless of the rural setting, it was always a privilege to travel from Detroit to visit my grandparents.

Kelsie Smoot, Sassy since birth.

Grandma kept it classy as the Birthday Queen for the weekend.

Gratitude is greater than regret…
Phillip L. Smoot Sr, The oldest of 7.
Two of my lifelines.
Matthew 18:20

Happy 95th Birthday, Grandma. We all love you! ๐Ÿฅณ


About Kelsie Lou

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26 Responses to Grandma’s 95th Birthday Celebration ๐ŸŽ‰

  1. Lee Cleaver says:

    Haha absolutely love this!!! She looks amazing!! Bet she is a right laugh! Great post โœŒ๏ธโค๏ธ Lee

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  2. KyRunnerTam says:

    That’s so sweet! It sure makes me miss my grandma. They are true treasures.

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  3. Tajuana Reeder says:

    Beautiful family sister

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  5. kyleoyier says:

    Great post

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  6. That is amazing Kelsie. A very blessed tribute to your grandma! Cheers! โค


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  9. What a truly
    beautiful lady
    she be
    at 95
    I do see!


  10. Frugal Fish says:

    Go for 100, Grandma!


  11. This is nothing short of powerful, I lost my Bigmama last year at 97 and I think of her everyday.


  12. Just Lexi Simple says:

    This is just beautiful. I lost my grandmother on my dad’s side, but I still have my maternal grandma. Precious moments.


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