Why did you take my jewelry, my clothes, my crystal plates? And God only knows what else.

I know you got them, and you know. But most of all God knows, and his Bible says, “Thou shalt not steal.”

Dicey Heptinstall


When Mrs. Heptinstall asked The Blount Countian to publish her letter, she wrote, “Of my 89 years of age, this is the first that has been stolen from me. Part of my jewelry is 67 years old, and I treasured it so much.” She added she hoped the guilty person would return what was taken.