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April 2019

   
 
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Retiree Roundup 2019
April

Cindy Arrington:(4-3-19 nf) Steve Arrington reports that his wife Cindy, after being in remission of cancer for some time, tests reveal that the cancer has reoccurred in the brain. Cindy is now receiving radiation treatments. Please lift up your prayers for Cindy and Steve.

Al Pivonka:(4-7-16 nf) Al's wife reports that Al, who will be 90 this month, Class 14, is now in hospice care at home. He is very weak, immobile, his speech is very weak. Lift up your prayers that Al would be comforted with Gods grace, mercy and peace. (NOTE: Al passed away on 4-29)

David Zaharis:Deceasd(4-8-19 nf)  We visited with David's wife, Debbie, this morning and she reports that David is suffering from a form of brain cancer and is now in hospice care at home near Caldwell. She urges everyone to pray for David and family.
Lisa Kennedy (4-13-19 rh): We received a call from Chuck Kennedy today.  He advised that his wife Lisa’s cancer has returned. He stated that 11 days ago she was suffering from extreme pain, so much so that he rushed her to the hospital where she has been since then. He said that that tests revealed her cancer count had risen to over 350 in the area of her gall bladder and malignant cancer was detected.  He stated she is at home now taking medication for her pain and they are scheduled to see an oncologist next week. Chuck was extremely distraught and is requesting that we lift up prayers for Lisa. 
Harold Barthe (4-13-19 rh):  Harold notified us today that he has been in the hospital at St Lukes’s for the last 4 weeks. He stated his heart has worn out and isn’t able to pump adequately.  He has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure and has been referred to the transplant doctors at St. Luke’s. He has been fitted with a left ventricular assist device to help the heart with blood blow.  He has started the process to receive a transplant. Please pray for Harold and his family.
Fred Eicholtz:(4-20-19 nf)  Pat Kainer reports that Fred was admitted to St.Lukes Hospital in Sugarland with pneumonia and a kidney infection and is in ICU. Lift up prayers for Fred.

Jon Devore (4-30-19 rh): Cheri, Jon's wife, reported on April 26, that they had a follow-up with his doctor on April 23. The doctor advised that a scan showed that he still had pockets of tissue that were not clear, but he believed Jon just needs 4 to 6 weeks more of healing, then they will go back for another scan. Jon has received radiation and chemo for throat cancer. Please keep Jon and Cheri in your prayers.

Jim Hudson (4-30-19 rh):  Jim advised that he will be undergoing knee replacement surgery tomorrow. Jim has been home for a number months now and undergoing therapy after being in and our hospitals and rehabs centers for a year. Due to complications with a broken hip and leg. The therapy has been extremely difficult and he has had a difficult time walking due to extreme pain in his knee. He knows the knee replacement recovery will be difficult, but he believes it is the only way he will be able to walk without pain again.  Please keep Jim and his wife Randi in your prayers.

Sue Turbeville:(4-30-19 nf) Sue was transported to Willowbrook Methodist hospital this afternoon and is currently being treated in the ER where tests reveal she has lost a great deal of blood and will need transfusions. Sue is on oxygen and was also experiencing breathing difficulty earlier today. She will be admitted later this evening. Forrest invites all to pray for Sue.




DEATHS DURING THE MONTH OF

April 2019


Johnny R, White, April 5, 2019
James Kenneth Moran, member, April 11, 2019

Judith M. Martin, associate member, April 19, 2019

Ormond G. King, member, April 20, 2019

Robert O. Brannam, April 20, 2019

Delores M. Coleman, mother of member John Ray, April 27, 2019

Albert H. Pivonka, member, April 29, 2019

Patricia Buehler, wife of member George Buehler, April 29, 2019

Charles R. Neimeir, member, April 30, 2019



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