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Retiree Roundup
July 2019

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Cody Childress: (7-7-19) Son of Senior Police Officer Matt Childress suffered from bile duct cance. He underwent surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn where the affected cancer tissue was removed from his liver. Cody is doing well and may be released from the Clinic Mon or Tues. Please pray for Cody.

Doug Bostock: (7-1-19 nf) Doug has been having severe problems with circulation in his leg and surgery was required to repair or bypass his veins. Doug called this afternoon from his hospital room at Houston Northwest hospital and reported that the therapist had just left after helping him get out of bed to stand a few seconds. He stated that the pain was very intense and he had to get back in bed and was having some really bad pain as we talked. After being released from the hospital he was moved to Encompass Health Rehab, 20180 Chasewood Park Dr., across from St. Lukes hospital at the Vintage. While there he received therapy, but experienced intense pain. On 7-10 Doug had to be readmitted to the hospital at Willowbrook Methodist due to an infection at the surgery site. Surgeons performed a procedure to hopefully eliminate the infection. UPDATE (7-14) Doug was released from the hospital again and was moved back to Encompass Rehab.   Doug welcomes calls from old friends.  His number is 281-221-7466.  Please pray for healing and a full speedy recovery.

Sue Turbeville: (7-7-19) Forrest reports that Sue continues to receive care at Grace Care Center on Northpointe without much improvement in her overall health. Therapy once a day has not improved her strength. UPDATE (7-9-19 nf) Sue has moved on 7-8-19 from Grace Care Center in Tomball to Cypress Assisted Living,12310 Drake Prairie Ln, Cypress She remains in poor health, She and Forrest need your daily prayers. 

Mike Gann: (7-9-19 nf) We visited with Mike this morning by phone and he reports that his overall health is not good but he has been feeling somewhat better. He was able to make a quick trip to Louisiana recently but otherwise stays close to home. Keep Mike in your prayers.

Harold Krause: (7-9-19 nf) We visited with Harold this morning by phone and he reports that he continues, after many months, to take his 4 hour IV chemo treatments for his bile duct cancer. Harold lives in the Giddings area and needs the calls from friends to lift him up. 713-817-0519. Pray for him daily.

Cindy Arrington: (7-9-19 nf) Steve's wife, Cindy, continues her cancer fight and is now taking a course of oral medications with an assessment meeting with the oncologist in late July. Pray for cancer free outcome in daily prayers.

Jim Hudson: (7-18-19 rh) Jim had to undergo an addition procedure this morning at Methodist Hermann Hospital related to the knee replacement surgery he had the first of May.  Scar tissue had formed which prevented him from straightening and bending his leg, requiring a forced a manipulation of the knee.  Jim has been in and out of hospitals and rehab centers for the last 28 months. His wife Randi advised us this morning that Jim will be released sometime today to return home.  He then will continue with therapy.  Please lift up prayers for Randi and Jim and pray that the procedure was successful.

Nelson Foehner: (07-23-2019rh) Yesterday Nelson was admitted to Tomball Regional Hospital where he has been diagnosed with cancer. As of this notice they have not yet determined the exact type or location of the cancer. He is undergoing test and expects a more specific diagnosis soon. Nelson is not able receive phone calls or visitors at this time, but expects to be able to in the near future.  As soon as more information is available, we will post it. Please keep Nelson and his family in your prayers.

Harry & Virginia Hall: (7-31-19 nz)  HPROA member Leonard Ignas, aka Iggy, has over the years become friends with Harry as they lived nearby.  Recently Iggy, who had not had any recent contact with Harry and Virginia, was able to get a response at their door.  Iggy learned that Harry and Virginia still resided in their home in the Meyerland area with 24-7 caregivers.  They have two daughters and one granddaughter, who is able to check by each day and is active in their health care and welfare. Harry is 95 and Virginia is 93, with both suffering from dementia and age-related issues.  Harry came out of academy class #1 in 1948.  He was a homicide detective for a number of years and retired in 1968, going to work immediately for Dr. Joe at the Medical Examiner's office.  He was always quick on the wit and just a great guy to work.  He served in the military reserve; I believe Navy.  He retired not only from the city, but also the county and the military. He was also HPROA Treasurer from 1998 to 2001 and remains a member today. Thanks to Iggy for this update and may the good lord continue to be with Virginia and Harry.


July 2019

Randy D. Grounds, member, July 2, 2019

Garrett W. Perry, July 6, 2019

Frances L. Kelly, member, July 11, 2019

Steven Linscomb, July 13, 2019

Waymon O. Allen Jr., member, July 16, 2019

Priscilla F. West, mother of Walter J. West, une 24, 2019

"The way of life winds upward for the wise, that he may turn away from hell below"   Proverbs 15:24

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