A quick update from the Athens Church of Christ

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Prayer Requests

Most Recent:
Anna Lisa Washington
was admitted to Athens Regional Piedmont Medical Center yesterday with a serious kidney infection. The doctors are confident it was caught early enough for the treatments to be effective. Please pray for no other complications and complete healing. Cards may be sent to Anna Lisa at 536 Chesterfield Rd. Bogart, Ga. 30622. 

Kristine Garcia’s mother Flery Arias (in the Philippines) was brought to the ER last night because of unbearable stomach pain that turned out to be gallstones. She was also diagnosed with pneumonia. Please pray that she will be strong enough for the surgery she needs. 

Jackie Embry’s paternal grandmother passed away unexpectedly Sunday. Please pray for Jackie and her family. Cards of sympathy may be sent to Jackie at 196 Magnolia Blossom Way, Athens, GA 30606.

James Hall, a former member of ACOC, has severe cancer. He was told there were no more treatment options and he would be spending his final days in hospice care, but doctors made a decision to do a CT scan to see if there is any possibility of treatment that can be done for him. Still waiting for update. Please keep James in your prayers. Cards may be sent to him at 1301 Bridgewater Walk, Snellville GA 30078.

Carolyn Stanfield’s sister Cindy passed away Sunday morning while in hospice care in Massachusetts. Please pray for Carolyn and her family. Cards of sympathy may be sent to her at 295 Forest Heights Drive, Athens, GA 30606.

Steve Baker broke his hip recently and had surgery this past week. Please pray for his recovery as he rehabilitates. Cards of encouragement may be sent to him at Steve Baker C/O Northridge Health and Rehab Center, 4B Willow Brook Hall, 100 Medical Circle Drive, Commerce, GA 30529.

Continue to pray for:
Lisa Goodwin’s uncle and aunt Jack and Janice Woodall lost their middle son Kevin (57). He died suddenly from Covid.  Kevin was married and had 6 daughters. Please pray for all.
Dahlia & Roderick Medlock and their daughter, Kira. Dahlia ’s aunt, Sue Dooley, passed away recently after a battle with cancer. Dahlia and Roderick had been caring for her in their home while she was under hospice care these past two weeks so that she wouldn’t transition alone. Cards may be sent to the Medlock family at 86 Fern Valley Lane, Winder, GA 30680.
Elsie Mize as she has eye issues that need to be diagnosed and pray for healing. Update: Her MRI showed no abnormalities for which she is thankful. She is being referred to a retina specialist and a rheumatologist at Emory.
Jeff Pursell’s niece Bonnie Katherine Youngblood is fighting aggressive lung cancer.

Pray as they recover:
Lacy Armstrong
Angela Bewley
Marco Heinzle
Tom Kulcsar
Baby Jack LaPrade
Ken Lauderdale 
– surgery rescheduled for January
Ludlow Lawson
Irene LeBlond
Jody Lowe
Mollie Mostert
Lisa Sawhill

Pray as they grieve:
Denise Carroll and her family.- Denise’s aunt passed
Marva Cheapoo and family – Marva’s children’s father passed
Kristine Garcia and family – Kristine’s father passed
Ronnie Harris and family – Ronnie’s mother passed
Cricket Morrow’s sister Debbie Taylor and family – Debbie’s husband passed
Olivia and Will Weaver – Olivia’s husband Steven passed



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