Malla (sister Mae of Xanga)

Malla (sister Mae of Xanga)

Malla sister Mae

Do you remember this beautiful lady? Yesterday I heard that she had succumbed to the melanoma that she was diagnosed with, two years back. She was one of the sweetest xangans I had known. Her id was sister mae on xanga, and her name was Malla Beardshear. She was always advising every one to use sunscreen. Always a gentle soul, so courteous and gracious in her comments and the sweet blogs that she would write. I am so sad to hear that she passed away. She was a facebook friend, and I think even as late as last week she had commented on my page.

She lived in Warsaw MO, and was married to Jeffrey. He was such a good support to her throughout her ordeal and took care of her extremely well. She was so in love with him and was so grateful to him for all that he did. I called the newspaper in Warsaw, and got the name of the Funeral home. I have sent a letter to her husband and daughter expressing my feelings. If any one is interested in expressing their condolences, please send a letter to Jeffrey , C/O Rea Funeral Chapel, 1001 S Limit Ave,  Sedalia MO 65301.

My regret is that when I went to the Ozarks last year, I was planning to look her up, but didn’t get a chance to do that.  It will always be an ache for me.

About Zakiah

I write poetry and some fiction, have a book that was published in 2012. . . Stray Thoughts/Winged Words. I have four grandchildren, ages 16 and half to almost 16 months. I love the ocean, and grew up along the Indian Ocean in South India. I am a retired physician. Don't know much else to say. Thanks for reading. That has been my profile for so many years. My daughter Saadia a great poet and story teller, has two sons; the oldest grandson is now 21 years old, doing architectural engineering at Missouri S&T in Rolla MO. His younger brother is almost 16 and taking driving lessons seriously and is in High School. The other two grandsons, children of my son Sayeed, are 9 and 5. I have recently published another book titled Gulistan, A home of Flowers. It has stories and memories of my childhood and of a distant land which I still consider as my HOME., even though I have lived here in the US for more than fifty years. Hope to see you on my blog.
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8 Responses to Malla (sister Mae of Xanga)

  1. sunsetdragon says:

    Yes we knew that she has passed and we are all heart broken.
    TY fo the address to send condolences.

  2. mrswrangler says:

    I saw that she had died earlier this week. It’s so sad.

  3. I’m sorry to hear about her passing. I didn’t know her but recall seeing her name in the comment section of your blog.

  4. Thanks Zakiah for this post . I learnt this sad news by Ruth above who posted about this passing .
    Yes Mae was a good xanga friend and on Xanga we still find her website and her last entry entry.
    She was a courageous fighter supported by hope and faith and well comforted by Jef ..
    I am very saddened and I share your feelings .
    Love ❤
    Michel

  5. I heard that she had passed. She was a very nice person.

  6. 😦 We will all miss SweetMae. 😦
    (((HUGS)))

  7. rudyhou says:

    i never knew her on xanga. but saddened by the news. HUGS.

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