logo
twitter.com/InsideEdition
twitter.com/InsideEdition

Woman Moves Grandma to Tears Gifting Her a Pillow Made from Late Husband's Shirt for Christmas

Dayna Remus
Dec 21, 2021
06:20 P.M.

Some say love doesn't last forever, but for one elderly woman, she never let go of her soulmate. Knowing how much she loved her late spouse, her grandchild came up with a beautiful surprise.

Advertisement

Ilse Webb's husband Bobby died of pancreatic cancer in 2008 on his 70th birthday, and although he is gone, his late wife still carries him in her heart. Her granddaughter Monique Gibbons said:

“Their love story was so beautiful! She is, without doubt, the strongest woman I’ve ever met.”

Ilse Webb reaching into a Christmas bag [left]; Ilse Webb taking a pillow out of a Christmas bag [right]. │Source: twitter.com/InsideEdition

Ilse Webb reaching into a Christmas bag [left]; Ilse Webb taking a pillow out of a Christmas bag [right]. │Source: twitter.com/InsideEdition

As Christmas approached in 2020, the granddaughter noticed that Webb was quite sad and missed her late husband. So, she chose to present her grandmother with a gift that would always remind her of her beloved Bobby.

The late Bobby. │Source: twitter.com/InsideEdition

The late Bobby. │Source: twitter.com/InsideEdition

Advertisement

A MEMORABILIA

The whole family became involved with the gift, sewing a pillow out of one of Webb's late husband's clothing items. The grandchild expanded:

"I decided to make her a special present out of his shirt and I also included a bottle of his cologne."

Christmas Day was finally here as the elderly lady opened her surprise gift. An emotionally touching video of the beautiful moment was shared online.

Monique Gibbons and Ilse Webb.│Source: twitter.com/InsideEdition

Monique Gibbons and Ilse Webb.│Source: twitter.com/InsideEdition

BEAUTIFULLY STARTLED

The clip showed the grandmother taking the pillow out of a bag. She didn't catch on at first but mentioned that her late spouse had a shirt that looked like the pillow. Suddenly, she realized, expressing:

Advertisement

"This is the shirt! Oh my God."

While crying her eyes out, she held the gift up for everyone to see. Taking the cologne out, Webb gave it a whiff, reminiscing on how much her Bobby used to love that specific scent.

THE TEARS KEEP COMING

Love stories that last "until death do us part" have become rarer over the years. However, another elderly widow showed that it does still exist. She also missed her late husband, receiving a pillow made out of her late spouse's shirt as well.

Advertisement

Her daughter made the shirt presenting it to her on Christmas of 2015, while her grandson shared the moment on Facebook. It reportedly accumulated around 5 million views at the time.

The widow became utterly overwhelmed with emotion as she placed her head in her hand. A loved one comforted her, affectionately kissing her on the cheek.

It's difficult to witness these elderly ladies in a state of grief. However, their sorrow does provide hope that lifelong love is possible if we are willing to risk the sadness that may come with it.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Related posts

Children of Cheapskate Parents Reveal Their Most Insane Stories

May 03, 2024

Two Years after Dad Passes Away, Daughter Receives Gift from Him on Her Wedding Day — Story of the Day

March 04, 2024

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie’s Daughter, Vivienne, Becomes Hot Topic for ‘Not Feminine’ Outfit at the Tonys 2024

June 18, 2024

We Paid off Our DIL's Debt as a Gift, but She Made a Scene about It – She Got a Good Wake-up Call Later

April 11, 2024

Rich Man Tosses Away Dirty Bag of Walnuts Poor Grandma Gave Him, Opens It after Her Death — Story of the Day

May 05, 2024

Girl Doesn't Invite Poor Granny to Fancy Wedding, Opens Her Old Rusty Gift Only after Her Death — Story of the Day

April 04, 2024

Old Lady Gives Her Grandson a Dirty Tool Box, He Opens It Only After Her Death — Story of the Day

March 06, 2024

My Grandma Gave Me a Plastic Sheep on My Birthday for Years & I only Discovered their Secret Purpose after Her Death

May 02, 2024

Teacher Notices Girl Is Often Late for School, Parents Can't Be Reached — Story of the Day

April 12, 2024

Girl Mocks Poor Grandma for Cheap Old Ring She Gifts Her, Throws It Away and It Opens — Story of the Day

April 30, 2024

Grandson Believes His Grandmother Left Him Just an Urn of Ashes, Until the Urn Breaks One Day — Story of the Day

May 02, 2024

Bride Pretends to Be an Orphan to Exclude Her Poor Dirty Mom from Her Luxury Wedding — Story of the Day

April 05, 2024

I Found a Strange Ring in My Husband’s Car That Turned My Life Upside Down

April 30, 2024

4 Stories About Mother-in-Laws Who Tried to Make Their DILs' Lives Hell

July 01, 2024