Mrs. Nona Richardson, whose maiden name was Tan Kim Lan, died in her sleep of cardiac failure. Her passing was a peaceful as the last few of her seventy-two years were uneventful. Her funeral at the Kuching Catholic cemetery as a quiet and undemonstrative. Attend by her relative.
mother Thiam hock and aunty Nona is a bestfriend. Both of them come from China. His mother was attractive but Aunty Nona was conceded a very beautiful woman. They always spent time together and understood each other.
Thiam hock took Sarah to the supreme court Registry to hear the Will read by the Probate Officer. Afterwards the official took me aside and handed a black metal box and 2 keys that Mrs. Nona has left. Aunty Nona had been very good to him.
Mrs. Nona Tan Kim Lan came from poor family and her live at Putt Ann village at China, tucked away a little valley between two foothills some 500lis from seaport of swatow.
There was, among Put Ann village have to find work to earn a few dollars to sent back to their families. they have to sailing from Swatow, took passage to Nam-yo or south seas to seek their fortunes.
Kim Lan Lay awake on her straw bed covered with faded red quilt. on either side of her their faces turned to the earth wall, her 2 brothers, Chew Meng and Chew Hua were fast asleep.