Heartbroken Family In Need Of Help

On November 28th, my husband suddenly passed away without warning leaving behind our 3 children & myself at the age of 33. He was the sole provider for our family. We'd been together for over 3 years & were just married in July. I buried him on Saturday December 2nd. The kids are hurting & smiles seem rare these days. His stepmother kicked the kids & I out of our home after learning of his passing. So I'm in the process of packing up our home right now. I had to take out a loan to cover his funeral, burial & plot expenses. I still don't have the money for a headstone yet & am struggling to cover all the bills this month. I dont know what I'll do next month, but I'll tackle that hurdle when I come to it. I'm taking things day by day right now. Regrettably, I still don't have a I dont know where we'll be in 2 weeks, but I know that wherever we are, my husband will be watching over us & we will forever carry him with us in our hearts. My husband was a disabled veteran, an army reservist, and a hero. Unfortunately there isn't much help available since he was a reservist. Our children thought he was superman, made of steel, 10 feet tall & larger than life. The oldest two boys aren't biologically his, yet he accepted them as his own from the start. He was the only father they have really ever known.  Our daughter, Ashlyn Grace is only 20 months old & doesn't understand what's going on. She calls for & looks for her daddy everywhere. It breaks my heart every time she picks up her toy phone & calls her daddy & asks him where he is or what he's doing. She kisses his pictures.  My friends have all suggested that I start a GoFundMe page to accept donations if anyone would like to help with the funeral expenses & the purchase of a headstone for my husband. I ask that you please keep us in your prayers in the weeks & months to come that we find answers as to why my husband passed. :-( Devastated doesn't do justice to the pain I'm feeling over the loss of the love of my life. He was my whole world - my everything. I don't know why he was taken from us,  but I am blessed & honored to have been able to spend the time with him that I did. He was my soul mate; my one & only.  One day when we are back on our feet, I plan to pay this kindness foreward to other families in need.     
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Organizer

Heather Lee Cheatham 
Organizer
Whitfield Island, TN
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