Guy McMenemy (1-1-19 nf) Guy called and reported that he was released from the hospital late Monday and was at home taking his meds and hoping for a speedy recovery from abdominal hernia surgery. A few weeks later Guy developed complications from the surgery and had to be readmitted to the hospital. He had to undergo additional surgery. After being released from the hospital after the second surgery he transferred to Encompass Health and Rehab center where he received therapy. He is now home recovering. Give him a call at 713-805-4422 and cheer him up while we all keep him in our daily prayers.
Jerry Cormier (1-3-19rh): Ali Cormier, Jerry's wife, reported that Jerry was admitted to Baylor St.Lukes and was undergoing surgery to his throat. Last year Jerry was diagnosed with Esophageal cancer and he underwent successful surgery to replace his esophagus. Since then he has developed scar tissue and the surgery will stretch his throat. After the surgery this morning, Ali reported that Jerry is doing well. Please keep Jerry in your prayers.
Jeff Connor (1-4-19 nf) Son in Law of Doug & Mae Bostock was diagnosed with a benign cherry size tumor of the brain at Memorial Herman hospital today. Jeff had a similar tumor removed from the same area of the brain some 13 years ago. He recovered from that surgery without any issues until this latest episode. He will
undergo surgery to remove the tumor in late January or early February. The Bostock and Conner family invite everyone to include Jeff & his wife Trudy in your every prayer.
Sue Turbeville:(1-16-19 nf) Sue was transported to Willowbrook Methodist hospital by ambulance after falling at home. X-rays reveal that she had a broken bone above the knee replacement she had several years ago. On 1-18 she underwent surgery to repair the broken bone. Forrest reported that the surgeon advised the family that the surgery was successful without any complications. On 1-25 Sue was released from the hospital and moved to the Grace Care Center, 11830 Northpointe Blvd, Tomball where she is undergoing a long recovery and rehab period. Please keep Sue and Forrest in your daily prayers.
Deweliene Hannah (1-7-19 rh): We were notified by Deweliene's son-in-law, Dennis Caufield, that she is at home recovering from a broken hip which occurred in mid-December. Mrs. Hannah was the wife of Chaplin Harold "Bubba" Hannah who passed in April of 2017. Dennis said Deweliene is not aware he notified us, but he is sure she would appreciate some calls from any members who knew her and Chaplain Hannah. Her number is 281-324-4320.
Bob Dement (1-11-19 nf) Father of member D'Ann Guzman was diagnosed with throat cancer and he is to begin treatments Lift up your prayers for Bob.
Orris D. Patrick (1-11-19 nf) Betty Patrick, spouse, reports that O.D. had stomach surgery on 1-10-19 at Nacogdoches hospital and was im recovery but doctors fear that he may not pull through. O.D. has a heart condition that complicates matters. On 1-13 Betty reported that Orris was still in critical condition but there are signs of improvement. Although he is on life support his kidneys had recovered, his blood pressure was back in the good area, and he had a regular heart rhythm. On 1-15 Betty reported that physicians had inserted a trach in an effort to assist Pat's breathing. His condition was still very critical. NOTE: Orris passed away on January 19.
Pat Kainer (1-27-19 nf) Pat reports that on Friday, 1-25-19 he underwent a procedure to clear a blockage of an artery in his left upper leg. He stated that all went well, they stented the artery after removing the blockage and sent him home later that evening. He was walking around the block when we called. The procedure has also relieved major pain in his left hip. Keep Pat in your prayers.
DEATHS DURING THE MONTH OF
Shirley A. McCalister, December 26, 2018
Michael J. Svoboda, January 5, 2019
Elayne Maher (member), January 16, 2019
Orris D. Patrick (member), January 18, 2019
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