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Intercontinental Church of God meets 2nd and 4th Sabbath each month at 11 a.m. in Las Vegas, Nev., at 6545 Casa Linda Dr., Las Vegas, Nev. 89103. All are welcome. Vernon Conley, (702) 252-0851.


50th Wedding Anniversary-Walter and Charlotte Warren of Buckfield, Maine, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 23, 2000. They have been longtime members of God's church in the New England area. Cards and letters may be sent to Walter and Charlotte Warren, 84 Jordan Rd., Buckfield, ME 04220. Congratulations from your kids: Joe, John, Mark, Paul, Steve, Ruth, Daniel and Rachel, 22 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and many other friends and relatives.


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Prayer requests

Getts, Ronald and Viola, 4856 Waterwheel Rd., Six Lakes, MI 48886, he was injured in farm accident a few years ago, she has bad back. Living only on Social Security. They will celebrate 45th wedding anniversary Dec. 24.

Martin, Amy, request prayers for her uncle, Helvin Hohertz and family. Suffering from various trials.

Sanchez, Elana, 5415 Rush Hill, San Antonio, TX 78228, pregnancy complications. Cards and letters of encouragement would be appreciated.

Emerson, Asa, 79, Springfield, MA, prostate cancer.

Lorett, Dan, Decatur, IL, recovering from hand surgery.

Stephens, Nancy, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 1600 37th St., Rm. 315-B, Vero Beach, FL 32960, recovering from stroke.

Victoria, granddaughter of Charles Goodwin, pneumonia and RSV, still in ICU, but has been moved from Carolina Medical in Charlotte to Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Austin, Rose, 83, 1601 W. Guilford, No. 522, Caro, MI 48723, severe arthritis.

Flores, Joe, Sr., father of Joe and Holly Flores of Alamogordo, NM, pancreatitus and pneumonia.

Harman, Denise J., jobless, needs knee surgery.

Hartsfield, Shania, 13 months, severe injuries from fall.

Jackson, Pearlie Mae, 1208 North Dr., Mobile, AL 36605, back surgery recuperation and therapy.

Jacques, Aggie, North Carolina, testing for cancer.

Koonce, Terry, 40, heart attack and septic pneumonia.

Landry, Roland, Shreveport, LA, heart surgery recovery.

Sherman, Jake and Wendy, Austin, TX, sinus infections, need jobs.

Sisk, Charles, 6620 Lothrop Rd., Imlay City, MI 48444, heart, lungs, colon problems. Recuperating at home.

Sisk, John, 1120 Boulan Dr., Attica, MI 48412, lung problems, feeling better.

Smith, Wanda, 7000 Onyx, Dr., St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Stage I cervical cancer. Radiation and chemotherapy prescribed.

Terry, Wayne, 42, heart, stomach, and colon problems.

Andersen, Tim, head injury, possible paralysis.

Bradwell, Murry, 171 June St., Mobile, AL 36608, peripheral neuropathy, extreme pain and numbness.

Britt, Lena, 30, 2309 Sinking Creek Rd., Johnson City, TN 37604, terminal cancer.

Burns, Justin, 15, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Cochran, Nancy (Kurtz), Chicago, IL, uterine cancer surgery, undergoing chemotherapy.

Crowe, Dillon, 5, Children's Hospital, Dallas, tuberous sclerosis (a deformed gene), meningitis, other problems.

Curran, Bill, Waterloo, IL, brain cancer.

Curran, Charles, Waterloo, IL, colon cancer.

Davis, Cliff, San Augustine, TX, cancer surgery recovery.

Douglas, Dorothy, 41, Houston, TX, breast cancer, double mastectomy, radiation and chemotherapy.

Elliott, 15, advanced scoliosis.

Evans, Ophelia, 711C Seaquint Ave. No. 6L, FarRockAway, NY 11691-5754, cancer.

Eyestone, Bonnie, Western Michigan, cancer surgery recovery.

Fontao, Olga, Miami, FL (Tony Fontao's mother), mastectomy, cancer, chemotherapy.

Gotman, Nick, Missasauga, Canada, brain tumor surgery, radiation treatments.

Group, Joan, fast growing tumor behind heart.

Hammons, Lucy, 4307 Patton Dr., Longview, TX 75601, asthma.

Hansen, Gisela, Box 15, Cherhill, AB, Canada T0E 0J0.

Harris, Patti, recovering from breast cancer surgery.

Hendrickson, John, RR 1 Box 134B, Thorndale, TX 76571, chronic kidney problem.

Hilton, Ethel, Springfield, MO, heart problems.

Hulet, Art, Perry, OK, prostate cancer.

Hutchins, Linda, HC 89 Box 55, Guion, AR 72540, cancer surgery and radiation.

Jacques, Alexander (Zander), 2, Fort Lauderdale, FL, leukemia, chemotherapy.

Jeffress, Ryan, 7, Gilmer, TX, Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy.

Kane, Susan Hand (formerly of Livonia, MI), breast cancer, chemotherapy, and possible bone marrow treatment.

Kaping, Nancy, 306 North D, Duncan, OK, congestive heart failure, shriveled pancreas, shrinking kidney.

Laukert, Charlotte (Eve Maher's mother), lung cancer.

Lewis, Marilyn, 10600 Six Pines No. 1227, Spring, TX 77380, colon cancer.

Masters, Jane, 59, 203 Craig St., Clinton, MO 64735, cancer, radiation.

McConnell, Jackie, heart problems.

Medina, Leonard, 13, rare tumor disorder. Father has colon cancer.

Moffitt, Jessica, 9, 9 Lilac Lane, Bluffton, SC 29910, mass in back of head, pushing on brain stem.

Morton, Walter, No. 901175, 2400 Wallace Pack Rd., Navasota, TX 77869, epileptic seizures.

Novenche, Michael, 2, Clifton Park, NY, brain tumor.

Perrin, Tyler, 17, Crohn disease, possible surgery.

Pettey, Shelby Jean, California, colon cancer.

Pittard, Neal, 11561 E. 7th St., Tulsa, OK 74128, cancer.

Ray, Frances, 3308 Twin Creek Dr., Cleburne, TX 76031, liver cancer.

Rosenblum, Charles, 50, West Greenwich, RI, bladder cancer.

Selig, Bill, Austin, TX, diabetes, bone and prostate cancer.

Shaw, Victoria Evelyn, Concord, NC, 3 weeks, heart defects.

Siever, Lorie, Springfield, MO, Multiple Schlorosis.

Smith, Chaun, 13206 CR 1131, Flint, TX 75762, blood clot in leg.

Smith, Jeri, 41, Broken Arrow, OK, terminal cancer.

Stapleton, Donny, Canada, throat cancer, surgery pending.

Stephens, Mark, heart problems.

Troy, Wisconsin, brain tumor.

Utterback, Anita, heart attack and diabetes.

Vincent, Jim, 51, Lampasas, TX, Gullian Barr Syndrome

Watson, Evelyne, 3313 Wexford, El Paso, TX 79925, emphysema.


Brenda (Barfield) Davis, 32, of Cary, Ill., died Dec. 16. Brenda had suffered with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Brian, and three small children. She was the daughter of Kelly and Vinita Barfield of Big Sandy. Before her marriage she worked in landscaping at Ambassdor College and later at Stewart Printing Co. and Austin Bank in Big Sandy. Cards and letters may be sent to Brian Davis, 2411 Crystal Lake Ave., Cary, Ill. 60012.

Carol Ford, of Snellville, Ga., died Monday, Dec. 11, of cancer. She had been hospitalized since Nov. 30. She is survived by her husband, Mike, children Tara, Kelly and Cody and numerous other family members. Condolences may be sent to Mike and the children at 3238 Hidden Bluff Trail, Snellville, GA 30039, or by E-mail at

L.C. Henson of Jayton, Texas, died Nov. 17 of a heart attack. Mr. Henson was a former resident of Big Sand, and employee of Ambassador College. He is survived by his wife, Floy, and five grown children. Cards may be sent to Mrs. Henson in care of Teresa Nuding, Rt. 3, Jayton, Texas 79528.

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Key, wife of Marshall Key of Bloomingdale, Ga., died Oct. 27. She was a member of the Intercontinental Church of God.

Judy Lee of Gladewater, Texas, died of cancer. The funeral was Thursday, Dec. 7. She was a member of the Worldwide Church of God. She is survived by her husband, Alan, and son Justin Henderson.

Ralph E. Mosier, uncle of Joseph, Margaret, and Beth Riley died of congestive heart failure Dec. 8. Please pray for his family and relatives in Ohio and Kansas and surrounding areas.

Isabel Carrie (Lewis) Shles passed away at her home in Chula Vista, Calif., Sept. 5. Isabel was born Aug. 23, 1911, to Leon E. Lewis and Edith Belle Hitchins Lewis in Morgan, Utah. She married Carlton William Shles, also of Morgan, March 8, 1934. Carlton preceded Isabel in death Aug. 12, 1990. Isabel and Carlton were baptized in 1953 while living in Phoenix, Ariz., by a visiting baptizing team of ministers from the then Radio Church of God. Isabel and Carlton were dedicated members of the Church of God from that time. Graveside services were conducted Sept. 13 at 1 p.m. by Dr. Roderick Meredith in the La Vista Memorial Park, National City, Calif. Isabel now rests beside her devoted husband, Carlton, awaiting the Resurrection at the return of Jesus Christ.

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