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Denzil Hughes, 83, 14072 CR 227, Arp, TX 75750, suffering from a blood clot.

Johnathan Boring, Yuma, Arizona, 16, tender lump on the back of his neck. Johnathan is the son of Weldon Boring, minister with Church of God Arizona and Church of God Talents Ministries.

Robert Roddy, 10, brain tumor.

Morgan Matthews, 12, scoliosis, asthma and family problems.

Carlos Sheppard, 54, recovering from cancer surgery, undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

Rose Gardner, 929 Hamilton St., Memphis, TN 38114, hospitalized for over six weeks with lung problems.

Jonathan Bierman, 11601 Windham Dr., Little Rock, AR 72206, vertigo, nausea.

Pauline Creek, Parkinson's disease.

Joe Flores, 196 Hidden Valley Dr., Aledo, TX 76008, intestinal infection, diverticulitis.

Rico Keyes, 18, Arlington, TX, Hodgkin's disease, in remission.

David McBride, 23 Walcot Rd., Billinghay, Lincolnshire, LN4 4EG, England, recovering from a broken collar bone and sternum as a result of an automobile accident.

Sharon Alexander, Dallas–Fort Worth area, swelling of the knee.

Arthur Barratt, Messingham, Lincolnshire, England, multiple areas of cancer.


Prayer Requests

Hazel Decker, 94, mother of Naomi Andrews, 18824 N. Louisville Ave., Tulsa, OK 74115, broken hip, possible cancer.

Betty Foster, c/o Church of God Big Sandy, P.O. Box 690, Big Sandy, TX 75755, recovering from gall-bladder surgery.

Chad Freyaldenhoven, 35, 905 E. Main, Russellville, AR 72801, heart attack, stent placed.


Wayne Phillips passed away Sunday, June 17, 2007, at his home in Winter Haven, Fla., of pancreatic cancer. He was 65. Born on June 7, 1942, in Daleville, Ala., Mr. Phillips had been a Bartow and Winter Haven resident for the past 53 years.



Prayer Requests

Pearl Friday, pneumonia.

Kathy Herman, 560 Bunker Dr., Tyler, TX 75703, complicated hip-replacement surgery pending.

Casimir Rickoll, 110 Clark Ln., Ocean Springs, MS 39564, ongoing vertigo.

Dot Ussery, P.O. Box 1291, Big Sandy, TX 75755, second cornea replacement surgery pending.

Ronald Chumbley, 3545 CR 3314, Omaha, TX 75571, colon, liver and lung cancer.


Frank Cody of Gaffney, S.C., passed away June 18 at the age of 80. He was a longtime member of the Church of God International and attended services in Hickory, N.C. Condolences may be sent to his son, Dennis Cody, at 1616 Ellis Ferry Rd., Gaffney, SC 28742.


Mr. Phillips was a buyer for Scotty's Inc. for approximately 20 years and was currently employed by Sunbelt Forest Products in the lumber industry. He was also a member of the United Church of God in Tampa. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Betty Jo Phillips of Winter Haven, a daughter, Rebecca Ritter (Robert) of Lakeland, a son, Eric Phillips (Donna) also of Lakeland, two sisters; Clara Sommerkamp of Saint Petersburg, and Fay Bukowski of Crown Point, Ind., a brother, Carlton Phillips of Nashville, N.C., and two grandchildren, Meigan and Micha Ritter.

William Pugh Riemen, 78, died June 1 in Dellwood, Wis., after a long battle with cancer. Dr. Riemen was born in Madison, Wis., on Nov. 18, 1928, and had been a resident of Big Sandy, Texas, since 1976. During a long career, he taught mathematics at several East Texas colleges including Ambassador before retiring in 1994. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Doris; children, Kathy O'Neal of Chantilly, Va., Carol Killingley of Big Sandy, Barbara Bruhn of Big Sandy and William Riemen of Cincinnati, Ohio; and nine grandchildren. Dr. Riemen attended the Hawkins Methodist Church in Hawkins, Texas. A private service was held in Madison, Wis., on Sun., June 10.

Blaine Suzanne Spurgeon Lindquist died June 2, 2007, of ovarian cancer. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Dennis; sons Monte (Robin) Lindquist and Jeff (Theresa) Lindquist; daughters Deborah (Eric) Smith and Cheron (Mike) Lange; and 11 grandchildren. Daughter Desirea (Doug) Orban preceded her in death. She is also survived by one brother, David (Janice) Spurgeon of Palm Springs, Calif. David and Janice are members of the LCG. Many of you will remember her from the Denver WCG. She was a very gracious, loving person and will be missed by many. The family receives mail at 8424 Chase Dr., Arvada, CO 80003, U.S.A.

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