Mom and Dad's farewell was Sunday, January 19th. They gave some great talks and were able to formally say goodbye to the ward. And after church we all met at Clay and Jessica's house as a family to "see them off". It was a great opportunity to take pictures all together too. It's just too bad Chad and Ginnie and their kids couldn't be there.
Here is the majority of who was there to celebrate.
(Neil & Bettye, Derek & Shannon, Mom & Dad, Clay & Jessica, Clif & Teresa Hambrick, Grandma & Grandpa)
Kevin snuck in a little later, and the Leakes (Ginnie's parents) also visited.
The cousins all had a great time playing together in the basement. In fact, I don't think there were tears the whole night. Well, except the near tears when Dylan was told they had to leave. (He didn't want to go!)
The Bohons - Neil, Kevin, Mom, Derek, Grandma & Grandpa
missing: Kevin and Chad
Shannon and Shanan
The Shorter cousins - minus Cameron, Charlotte and Aaron.
I like this picture of Clay with Grandma and Grandpa.
We hope that Mom and Dad have a safe and successful mission in the Philippines. We know they'll immerse themselves in service to the Philipino people and come to love them and the country.