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Jack Hensley, March 24, 2017

Good Morning, Just a note....Jack had carpal tunnel surgery yesterday on his right arm.† I talked with Abbie this morning and his is doing find.† He tried to drive this morning and found that somewhat difficult.† Please keep Jack in your prayers and thoughts for a speedy recovery.† Cards may be sent to....2414 Murray Circle, Archdale, NC† 27263. Be Safe, Alice & Ron Myers, Chapter Directors NC-A (Greensboro)


Vicki Ochtyunís sister, March 24, 2017

Vicki Ochtyun, Chapter T2 CD, lost her sister, Josephine Russell yesterday.† The funeral is 11:00 Saturday at Saron Fellowship Baptist Church, Ellerbe NC.† Reception to follow in the Fellowship hall. Her address is 683 Capel Mill Rd. Ellerbe, NC 28338


Linda Hortonís mother, March 23, 2017

Linda Horton, Chapter Treasurer for Chapter R Thomasville lost her 92 year old mother, Mabel Gladys Patterson on Tuesday, March 21st.† The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm at Davidson Funeral Home, 301 North Main Street, Lexington, NC.† The services will be Saturday, March 25th, at Madison Heights Freewill Baptist Church, 214 Andrew Sink Road, Lexington, NC. Let's show our love to Linda and let her know she and the family are in our prayers and thoughts. Linda Horton, 315 Mercado Lane, Lexington, NC†† 27295.† Thank you, Libby


Jerry Wilson, March 21, 2017

Our friend Jerry Wilson passed away Sunday.† He was a Life Member of GWRRA, Chapter NC-A (Greensboro). There will be a Gathering of Friends for Jerry Wilson Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Haynes Linberry Sedgefield, Greensboro from 6 PM until 8 PM.†† Please join us.† Please keep Pat and Melissa and family in your prayers and thoughts.† Card may be sent to Pat & Melissa, 5506 Westerborne Dr., Greensboro, NC† 27407. Alice & Ron Myers, Chapter Directors, NC-A


Bob Shoaf, March 21, 2017

Bob is currently being treated for pneumonia at Novant Health Center, 612 Mocksville Ave. Salisbury NC 28144, Room 403. His home address is 2945 Statesville Ave. Salisbury NC 28147. Thank you for your prayers.


Jerry Hermanís brother, March 19, 2017

Would you please let everyone know about Jerry Hermanís brother.† Two weeks ago he went into a diabetic coma & his kidneys started shutting down.† He has since improved and has been moved to another facility in Charlotte where he can be monitored more.† Test have proved that he will no longer be able to live alone.† They do not know how long this will last but Jerry is trying to see what he and the rest of the family can legally do to insure the brotherís health is taken care of.† Please keep him in your prayers .MEMBERS ARE NUMBER ONE!!! Roy & Cindy Bryant, NC District Director


Bob Shoaf, March 19, 2017

Please keep Bob & Margie Shoaf, NC T2, in your prayers.  Bob has been sick for over a week and is currently in Rowan Hospital.  He has a virus

and is having trouble with his blood sugar. He is very weak and having trouble trying to walk.  Thank you.


Michael Craig, March 18, 2017

Our son Michael Craig is in the hospital with viral meningitis. They are running test to see what caused it and what needs to be done to treat it. Please keep Michael and al  of us in your thoughts and prayers while we are dealing with this sickness. Cards can be sent to Michael at 144 Mount Pleasant Lane, Vass, NC 28394. Thanks, Mary Craig, NC District Care Bear


Earl Eller, March 15, 2017

Congratulation to one of our members, Earl Eller, he was put into the Wilkes Co. Sports Hall of Fame recently.  It's a great honor and he'd love to hear from other GWRRA members also.  His address is 1168 Gwyn Hayes St., N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659.


Marie Alexander, March 15, 2017

This is to let everyone know that X2's Cd's wife, Marie Alexander, is suffering from pneumonia.  We know that she'd love to hear from other GWRRA members.  Her address is:1859 Alameda Drive, Deltona, Fl. 32738


Diane Davis and Sasha, March 15, 2017

Diane Davis, half Chapter Director for Chapter M Salisbury was in a car accident this morning going to work where her car rolled several times.  She is spending the night in the hospital because she has 2 broken ribs and a bruised lung among a few other issues.  Her dog, Sasha, was with her, of course, and got a scratch on his leg.  They both are very luck from the information I have received. Let's show Diane that the chapters in North Carolina are praying for her and wishing her a very speedy recovery.

Her information is: Diane Davis, 2500 Wind Swept Way, Rockwell, NC   28138. Thank you so much. Libby


Jerry Hermanís brother, March 13, 2017

Jerry Herman, ADD of the West has a brother in the hospital with major sugar problems. His kidneys went into failure but they are getting better. Please pray for Jerry's brother and his whole family. Cards can be sent to Jerry Herman at 8323 Ritten House Cir., Charlotte, NC 28270.


Barbara Mandras, March 4, 2017

Barbara Mandras, From Chapter U2 Has gone to the Lord today. Cards can be sent to 420 East Church Street Laurinburg NC 28352.Barbara Mandras Memorial service will be Saturday March 11 at 3 PM at the First United Methodist Church, 101 West Church Street Laurinburg NC.


Brenda Satterfield, February 27, 2017

I am sorry to advise that the brother of Brenda Satterfield of Chapter N, has passed away in Connecticut from cancer.   I am sure Brenda would appreciate cards of sympathy during this difficult time.nCards may be sent to: Brenda Satterfield, 2736 Bason Road, Mebane, NC 27302. Thank you, Shirley Stout, Care Bear- NCN


Gary Trosper, February 25, 2017

Gary had a pacemaker installed Thursday the operation went well. Neurosurgeon at Duke are looking at his MRI transmitted to him and deciding how to best treat the inflammation /infection in 2 disks,† 2 screws were loosen in his spine hardware from the blackouts & will have to be addressed at a later date. Hopefully the pacemaker will stop the blackouts. Please keep Gary and Sabrina in your prayers. They are having a very difficult time with the Veteran Administration getting his care fully attended to. He is at home now waiting further treatment. Cards† would surely cheer him :† 1119 Neel Rd .Salisbury ,NC 28147†


Susan Strader, February 22, 2017

Good Morning, Dwain Strader has called and sent an email....Susan's mother, Vivian Durham, passed away late Monday night.† There will be a time of visitation at Swicegood and Barker Funeral Home on W. Main St., Danville, VA at 2:00-3:00 PM on Thursday, February 23rd followed by the funeral at 3 PM.† A grave side service will follow at Highland Burial Park.† The family will also receive friends and condolences may be sent to the home of Dwain & Susan Strader, 1175 Oregon Hill Rd., Reidsville, NC 27320†† Please keep Dwain & Susan and their family in your prayers and thoughts.† Alice & Ron Myers


Precious Johnson, February 20, 2017

Hi Mary.† just copied Margaret's post off Facebook.† Please forward to the other chapters. Thanks Wendy Silverstein , CD NC L2. For those of you that remember my Precious, I wanted you to know that he has been diagnosed with lung cancer.† It's a small mass in his right lung, inoperable, but curable.† He began radiation and chemo today.† This whole process has been a whirlwind for both of us but none of this has disturbed him.† His faith in God is unchallenged and he says, "what will be will be".† He will have 7 weeks, 5 days a week of radiation and 7 weeks of chemo only one day a week.† This is just another journey we've never been on; but we're ready for the ride.† All prayers are greatly appreciated.


Shirley Rouse, February 19, 2017

Our Chapter D member Shirley had surgery last Thursday to put a slip on a couple of aneurysms  The doctor tried twice but was unable to do what he wanted to do.  He told Jackie and Shirley the risk was to great by going into her skull and try to remove them.  They are going to keep a close eye on her to make sure they donít change.  Shirley is doing good, sore and tried but Shirley is a very strong willed person and she knows that God is on her side.  Shirley would like to thank everyone for their prayers and continue to pray for her.  We all know that prayers works, God is in charge. Cards can be sent to Shirley Rouse, 5221 Warren Jones Road, Ayden, N C 28513. Thanks for taking the time to care. Betty, Chapter D


Shirley Rouse, February 16, 2017

Shirley Rouse a member of Chapter D is having surgery today, they are going to put clips on an aneurysm, not sure how many aneurysm there are.   She is in Vadent  Hospital here in Greenville.  We are asking for all the prayers she can get to help her through this, but with God by her side and your prayers she will d fine. I will let you know how Shirley is doing later when I hear something. Shirley Rouse, 5221 Warren Jones Rd, Ayden, N C 28513. Thanks for taking the time to care, Betty, Chapter D


Dennis Chavis, February 14, 2017

Sorry to say Our own A C D of Chapter U-2 Laurinburg  Dennis Chavis lost his mother this week. Cards and Prayers can be sent to 4075 Gaddys Mill Road Rowland N C 28383


Betty Cutler, February 12, 2017

Sorry to say another one of Chapter D members that has had surgery, Betty Cutler.  Betty  is asking for your payers, she has  had two back surgeries since January from her neck to her tail bone and infection they canít seem to get rid of.  They have her home now on a new antibiotic which she is hopes helps her doxycycline.  Please keep Betty Cutler in your hearts and prayers. Her address is: Betty Cutler, 345 Aberdeen Drive, Washington, N C 27889. Please keep Judy Williams and Betty Cutler in your prayers, prayers works.

Thanks for taking the time to care, Betty


Judy Williams, February 12, 2017

A member of Chapter D had wrist surgery last  Thursday or Friday, Judy Williams. She had her surgery at Capital City Surgery Center in Raleigh. The surgery wen t well today..  Cleaned everything, used a bone from my hand as the bone graft.  There is a 50/50 chance that this will take and will heal.  I believe this is going to heal.  No more surgery.  I am praying specifically for this healing and I am asking everyone to pray for the sameÖ..not in any pain right now. Received a nerve block in my arm that will last for 16 hours.  I have pain meds to take care of the pain.    It  is not easy trying to do with one hand.  Wayne is taking good care of Judy.  Thanks Judy for you note. Cards can be sent to: Judy Williams, 3510 East Wilson Street, Farmville, N C 27828.Thanks for taking the time to care, Betty, Chapter D


Corky Lee, February 7, 2017

I received a message from Allyson Lee today.† Corky is having some more bladder ďissuesĒ and is really sick from a procedure he had last week.† They do not know of any changes in his prognosis (his original bladder cancer) but wanted to let everyone know, they are missing their GWRRA family and wants to be put on everyoneís prayer list.† Once he is feeling better, they will be out and visiting again. Cards can be sent to Corky Lee at 302 East E Street, Erwin NC 28339. MEMBERS ARE NUMBER ONE!!!Roy & Cindy Bryant, NC District Director


Dan Hazelwood, February 6, 2017

Some of you may know, others may not; Chapter A member Dan Hazelwood had double hernia surgery last week.  He is at home recuperating. If you would like to send your well wishes , I am sure he would appreciate a card. Dan Hazelwood, 2405 Millcroft Road, Pleasant Garden NC 27313. Bill and Janice Buckner 


Gary Trosper, February 3,2017

Gary Trosper, chapter Albemarle T2 has been having total blackouts and falling. Luckily none of the extensive hardware from his spinal surgery has suffered too much but an infection is now suspected in his spine. Please keep him & Sabrina in your prayers. Cards can be sent to 1119 Neel Rd. Salisbury, NC† 28147