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The Journal: Announcements, Prayer Requests and Obituaries
Issue 105
Prayer Requests
Prayers are requested for Rosy Halley of Chandler, Texas, who was injured in an auto accident.

Prayers are requested for Mrs. Modean Kennedy, age 82. She has a cancerous tumor on her liver and is weak with related health problems. She is currently under hospice care. Cards may be sent to her at 5409 74th St. NE, Marysville, WA 98270.

John Ritenbaugh, recovering from heart attack. Cards may be sent to John W. Ritenbaugh, 9019 Twilight Hill Ct., Charlotte, NC 28277.

Ken Gordon of Silver Springs, Fla., is scheduled for back surgery to repair a herniated disk caused by a head-on automobile collision. Your prayers would be appreciated.

Tom Cox of Georgia was severely injured in an automobile accident, sustaining major damage to his spinal cord. The full extent of his injuries may not be known immediately. The family would greatly appreciate your prayers during this difficult time. Tom's wife, Michele, receives mail at

Barbara Fenney requests prayers for her friend, Elaine Jolly. Elaine came very close to death in December, but her condition has improved. The cause of her problem was thought to be a gall bladder infection/malfunction, although she has been unwell for many years with Sjogren's syndrome and related health problems. Please continue to pray for Elaine's recovery.

Richard Griffiths Sr. is still in fragile condition, although improving, with pneumonia and other problems. He is on a respirator at Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, Mass. His son, Richard Jr., continues to ask for prayers.

Karen Smith

Karen Smith died peacefully at her daughter's home on Dec. 10. Karen's family wishes to express their deep gratitude for the many cards of encouragement she received prior to her death. They were a great source of comfort for Karen. Cards of condolence may be sent to her daughter, Carolyn Lafferty, 15409 Gaddy Rd., Lot No. 8, Shawnee, OK 74801.
Kay Hirschler

Kay Hirschler died Friday, Dec. 16. Her family wishes to thank everyone for the many prayers and for the many cards and notes she received during her illness. Your continued prayers for the family during this time of grief would be very much appreciated.
Donald R. Conard III

Graveside services for Donald R. Conard III, 39, of Lake Tyler, Texas, was held Nov. 7 at Gladewater Memorial Park with Pastor Thomas Thompson and Dr. Russell Duke officiating. Born on Oct. 25, 1966, in Manhattan, Kan., he died on Nov. 3, 2005. He was owner of Cardona Coffee Co. He is survived by his wife, Janet Gayle Black Conard of Lake Tyler; two children, Christopher Ryan Conard and Nicole Cherie Conard, both of Lake Tyler; parents, Donald R. Conard, Jr., and Carmen Conard of Topeka, Kan.; sister, Connie Miller of Topeka; brother, Kevin Conard of Topeka; grandmothers, Olga Eggarter of Lima, Peru, and Vira DeFries of Lady Lake, Fla.; one aunt; two uncles; cousins; one niece; and one nephew. Mr. Conard is also survived by father-in-law and mother-in-law Charles and Barbara Black of Big Sandy, Texas. Mrs. Conard receives mail at 17568 Fisherman's Dr., Troup, Texas 75789.
John Dickson

The police informed me of the death on Dec. 22, 2005, of John Dickson, aged 65, of Windsor, N.S.W., Australia. John was born in Ireland, joined the Royal Air Force, migrated to Australia and joined the Worldwide Church of God around 1975. Following the upheavals of the former WCG, John lived his remaining years alone, but had an association with the Christian Biblical Church of God. John contacted me around 1996, greatly distraught, and since then we regularly spoke by phone. I met John only twice, the last time being in the hospital only a few days before he died in his sleep at home. I remember John as a sincere and honest man who insisted on truth, which got him at times offside with the ministry. John Jordan of Colyton, N.S.W., joins me in praying that God grant us to meet John Dickson in His Kingdom.--Henk Jens,

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