Bringing Up Bates star Kelly Jo Bates is getting sentimental and wishing for more time. Recent events have had her feeling especially emotional and thinking about life and death. She shared powerful words with fans as she reflected on her life. Keep reading for all of the details.
Kelly Jo Bates gets sentimental & wishes for more time.
On Instagram this week Kelly Jo paid special tribute to her mother, Betty Jo Pitcher, who passed away last month due to RSV complications. This week, Betty would have celebrated her 84th birthday. After Betty’s death, many family members took to social media to pay tribute to her. And most of them made it to her funeral as well. Though this is a challenging time for Kelly Jo and her children, she is surrounded by many who love her.
In her newest Instagram post, Kelly Jo included a selection of photos of her mother over the years. Some are older and others are more recent. Kelly Jo also shared about the amazing work her mother did over the years as a teacher. This week, Kelly Jo read some of her mom’s short stories and poems to her daughter Michael. Kelly Jo Bates said she “marveled once more at her talent!”
She wrote, “I am missing her and am realizing how short our time here is! Guess I’m wishing for more… and at the same time, so thankful for the time and memories I had! She touched many lives.”
You can watch the slideshow and read the full tribute below.
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Bringing Up Bates fans love this tribute.
Kelly Jo Bates’ Instagram followers are loving this touching tribute to her mom and can relate to how emotional she is over this loss. Amid this hard time, fans are offering love, support, and prayers to help the family push through and stay positive.
One Bringing Up Bates fan commented, “Beautiful pictures and precious memories.” Another added, “I’m so sorry you’ve lost your sweet mama…She was beautiful! What beautiful memories you have of her.”
Others thanked Kelly Jo for telling her mother’s story. Some hope to read the short stories and poems she wrote as well.
Kelly Jo’s son Lawson commented, “Wow… so many special memories. Meema lived an amazing life that touched so many. Love this post, Mom.”
So, what do you think of Kelly Jo Bates’ touching and sentimental tribute to her mother? Can you relate to her wishing for more time? Share your thoughts in the comments section below, and come back to TV Shows Ace for more news about the Bringing Up Bates family.
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