Debbie Tenney with the flowers and poem from her late husband, Randy. Images: Facebook/Deb Taylor Tenney

LOOK: Man who died of cancer sends wife Valentine’s Day gift ‘from heaven’

February 17th, 2020

A woman was brought to tears when she received one last bouquet of flowers and a poem from her late husband on Valentine’s Day last Friday, Feb. 14.

Debbie Tenney, from Arizona, United States, lost her husband Randy at the age of 65 in December last year due to brain cancer, as per NBC-affiliate WWBT also on Friday.

Randy has been giving her flowers and a poem every Valentine’s Day since they tied the knot in 1974. However, his disease meant that he likely would not be able to deliver this year’s gifts to her in person.

In light of his condition, he made plans to make sure Debbie would still receive a bouquet and a poem this year. The report stated that Randy asked a family friend who owned a flower shop to send the gifts “straight from heaven.”

Following Randy’s plan, an arrangement of yellow roses with a single red one in the middle arrived at their home on Valentine’s Day. Debbie posted a video and photos of her with the flowers on her Facebook page on the same day.

In the short clip, the widow started crying when she found out who sent the flowers.

“It was all Dad,” their daughter, who was behind the camera, explained. “He didn’t want you to be without a valentine.”

Today I got a special delivery straight from heaven. Randy set this up before he passed away and I can’t think of anything sweeter. I miss my valentine so much. He’s the best ❤️💔❤️

Posted by Deb Taylor Tenney on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Accompanying the roses was a poem on a small card that said, “Roses are red, violets are blue, yelling from Heaven that I will always love you. With love from your eternal Valentine, R.T.”

“Today I got a special delivery straight from heaven,” Debbie said in her post. “Randy set this up before he passed away and I can’t think of anything sweeter.”

“I miss my valentine so much,” she added. “He’s the best.”

Prior to his death, Randy handled a hotel and property management company, as per report. He also coached young baseball players for 25 years.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his eight children, 33 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. JB


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