Dennis Bourque, New Mexico, very large blood clot in lung, and very large blood clot in leg.
Tracey Gentle (mother of Morgan Gentle), Toney, Ala., cervical cancer.
Rosene Hegna, 1011 Kay Dr., Gladewater, TX 75647, apparent growth causing severe stomach trouble.
Sgt. James Wingate, B Troop, 1-14 Cave., 3-2 SBCT, APO 09385, U.S.A., soldier serving in Iraq, received multiple gunshot wounds. He is from Washington state and is in Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Konrad Holmes, Rt. 1, Box 646, Stilwell, OK 74960 (graduated from high school last year), has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Cancerous tumors have spread to lungs, larynx and spine, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. He would appreciate cards of encouragement. (No get-well cards, please.)
Laura Lee, PO Box 2333, Bismarck, ND 58502, recovering from fall that resulted in a broken ankle.
Butch Rowe, Toney, Ala., back pain.
Edward Scrismsher, inoperable lung tumor causing him much pain.
Ophelia Tijerina, 83 years old, 202 N. Mill St., Weatherford, TX 76086 (mother of Janie Strickland), suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and is in constant pain.
Bill Rieck Sr., very serious kidney infection.
Darren Stokes, 3, Houston, Texas, recovering from brain-stem cancer surgery and undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.
Ellsworth Eggleston, 582 CR 2412, Leesburg, TX 75455, recovering from shoulder surgery.
Matthew Smith, 11, 1812 FM 2685, Gladewater, TX 75647 (grandson of Bill and Connie Smith of Gilmer, Texas), experiencing stomach problems.
Desmond Burke of Okanagan, B.C., Canada, a former longtime member of the Worldwide Church of God and, at the time of his death, an elder of the United Church of God, died Sept. 12 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Burke is survived by his wife, Jean, who receives mail at Rt. 4, Site 93, Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0, Canada.