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Pen pals

Divorced, white male, 51, 5'10", avg. build, baptized, non-smoker, ordained deacon 1985, independent, but has attended UCG, CGI, UCM and others; seeks marriage-minded female pen pals from 35-50 in U.S.A. and Canada. Write Jack Whalen, 12832 Lake St., Silver Creek, NY 14136-9615.

Prayer requests

Burdett, Joan, diagnosed with early stages of breast cancer.

Griffiths, Rich (father of Richard Griffiths of Manhattan, Kan.), undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment for lung cancer.

Ziedy, Peggy, Mt. Pleasant, Tex., broken shoulder due to fall from bicycle.

Hurley, Anna (Steensen), 5305 Oxford Dr., No. 127, Mechanicsburg, PA 17005, congestive heart failure, responding to medication and therapy.

Patterson, Pat, liver cancer worsening.

Baker, Loy, Springfield, MO, broken hip.

Beltz, Eileen, NC, leg problems.

Bencivenga, Enrico, blood clots in arm.

Boles, Mike, c/o Jean Boles, 1342 SW 8th St., Cooper, TX 75432, cancer of the throat and complications.

Carey, Vic, Tyler, TX, deep wounds on shoulder, hip and leg.

Carson, Chris, 3 Julie Place, Moriarty, NM 87035, twisted knee.

Collins, Nettie Sue, c/o Marie Hall, 3831 CR 151, Bedias, TX 77831, lung cancer.

Cruze, Tracy, 14 E. 1st St., No. 103, Chisholm, NM 55719, fibromyalgia.

Daniel, H.D., Jr., (70's) Texarkana, heart attack and diabetes.

Daniel, Margie (wife of H.D.), heart pain.

Davis, Diana, Tulsa area, knee surgery, overmedication.

Edwards, Kyle, 11, Ward, AR, heart surgery.

Evans, Vincent, 5 months, leukemia.

Faith, Shelby, PO Box 183, High Ridge, MO 63049, mild bulge in lumbar region with deterioration.

Fidanza, Maggie, diabetes and heart problems.

Fiske, Bob, St. Louis, heart attack and surgery recovery.

Goings, Ed, 424 Darter Dr. NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144, lung cancer.

Graves, Jim, hearing problems.

Hall, Leslie, 3831 CR 151, Bedias, TX 77831, eye problems.

Hill, Barbara, Rockdale, TX, colon surgery recovery.

Holcomb, Cathy, 830 W. 11th St., Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455, MD, diabetes, pneumonia, feeding tube inserted, improving.

Houncell, Jana (daughter of Art Hulet of Perry, OK), nerve disorder.

Hufton, Barbara, 14 Watford Close, North Epping, NSW, 2121, Australia, sarcoidosis.

Kloss, Gerald John, complications from heart surgery.

Laughland, Mary, lung cancer.

Martin, Lisa, 30, bone cancer.

Matthews, Takota, 10, losing sight.

McKown, Loyce, 3127 Old Lorena Rd., Lorena, TX 76655, in nursing home after fall, broken hip and corrective surgery.

Morris, Bud, 61, Ocala, FL, recovering from lung cancer surgery.

Morrison, Anthony, PO Box 1241, Huntsville, TX 77342, breathing problems with cold.

Morrison, Linetta, PO Box 1241, Huntsville, TX 77342, MD.

Morrison, Mary Ann, PO Box 1241, Huntsville, TX 77342, second heart bypass in six years, virus.

Moulton, Mel, 49, Dallas area, four brain tumors.

Nixon, Cleo, PO Box 176, Aiderson, OK 74522, severe arthritis.

Prince, Sharon, Newton, NC, Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Reyes, Tyler, 9 months, heart and stomach not positioned properly, respiratory tract infection, lung infection, lungs underdeveloped.

Sasso, Kersie, vomiting for more than a week.

Shaeffer, Paula, Theodore, AL, colon cancer surgery, now in lymph glands.

Selkirk, Joe, bowel cancer, impending surgery and chemotherapy.

Sloan, Mike, RR 4 Box 324, Texarkana, AR 71854, fall, broken leg, concussion recovery.

Steinbuck, Amber, 17, awaiting kidney transplant.

Syrek, Terry, chronic back problems.

Tidwell, James (Houston, TX), c/o Belle Tidwell, 3110 Towne Park Dr., No. 502, Tyler, TX 75701, lung problems, may need transplant.

Whitlow, J. Bryan, Sabbath work problems.

Witter, Vickey, 893 Lower Pine Hill Rd., Russellville, AR 72802, large tumors, and mass, possible cancer.


Wilbur Glenn Shipman, 68, of Big Sandy, Texas, died unexpectedly March 21. A memorial service took place at the Church of God Big Sandy building March 24, with Dave Havir officiating. Mr. Shipman was born July 23, 1933, in French Lick, Ind. He was a self-employed painter who previously worked for Ambassador College. Survivors include his wife of almost 50 years, Martha Jean Shipman; sons Tony Shipman, Gladewater, Texas, Tim Shipman, Pekin, Ind., Terry Shipman, Toby Shipman and Daniel Shipman, all of Big Sandy; daughters Camelia Crane, Borden, Ind., and Kitty Crane, Gladewater; sisters Grace Hawkins, French Lick, and Jean Popa, Alliance, Ohio; and 22 grandchildren. Mrs. Shipman receives mail at Rt. 2, Box 452, Big Sandy, Texas 75755.

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