4/9 Rick Williams, brother of Karen Hodge has been hospitalized following surgery. Note: This is not the Rick Williams that is an Antioch member.
10/11 Peggy Swafford's daughter, Lori Kolb is having multiple health issues.
10/1 Polly Woodroof fell and broke her arm and will temporarily stay with her son while recovering.
9/10 We received news from Lupita's father in Honduras. He has asked for prayers as the growths around Lupita's eyes have become inoperable according to her visit to the doctor last week. He also asked that we include Denis their son in our prayers as well. He has recently joined the army.
9/10 Pleae pray for Bryan Hutchins who is deployed in Afghanistan
7/16 Angie Jones had a recent stroke and is experiencing subsequent health issues (Jeremiah’s mother and Debby Hutchins’ daughter).
7/9 Carol Martin (Teresa Emebunor’s sister) in Atlanta has Lupis and is not doing well.
Teresa’s relatives, Claudia and Larry, are both dealing with health issues.
4/24 Sue Alban had sinus surgery this morning and is recovering at her sister's home.
3/6 Theresa Adams, had surgery this morning for cancer in her shoulder. Junior said everything went well and the prognosis is encouraging.
2/26 Theresa Adams (daughter of Frances Tallent and sister-in-law of Greg Adams) is scheduled for surgery Wednesday, March 6 at Vanderbilt.
2/19 Prayers are requested for family members of Teresa Emebunor: Terrance and Tiffany Martin are dealing with a high risk pregnancy and are trying to delay a much too early labor/delivery. A cousin in Gallatin, Georgia Forman, has breast cancer and is undergoing treatment
2/12 Suzanne from Ohio requests healing prayer for her son Quenten Fabiano.
12/11 Michele Dzoba spent two days in the hospital this weekend with chest pains. She is home and will have a stress test tomorrow morning.
12/11 Emily Moshopoulos will have knee surgery on Tuesday morning
12/4 Linda Templeton's sister, Kay Harlow, has been diagnosed with kidney cancer.
11/29 Anna Norman was doing well with treatment but now they have discovered brain cancer.
Linda Hendersdon has requested prayers for her neighbor, Margie Gibbs, who is in the ICU @Centennial. She is 80 years old and has multiple health issues.
11/28 Ramona Martin's aunt, Posetta Mayo, is in need of a kidney transplant. Please pray that one becomes available to her.
11/13 Evelyn Sites will be at Vanderbilt Hospital November 16-19 for surgery and another procedure. She has requested our prayers.
10/19 Jim Sykes, Casie Higginbotham’s father, has a slow growing form of cancer that has spread into his bones and is quite painful. Casie has requested our prayers for her father and their family during this time.
10/18 Shelia Bratcher will have surgery atSouthern Hills on October 23. She requests our prayers.
9/26 Sharonda Buchanan will have surgery on October 3rd.
9/25 Ella Moore Owen is in hospice care in Portland Tennessee. Contact the church office for further information.
9/18 Please pray for Shelia Bratcher who is to meet with her doctor today to discuss upcoming surgery.
9/4 Lincoln Young is to have surgery at Summit on Tuesday, Sept 4.
8/21 Prayers are requested for Gabbi Cook (friend of Sheryl Friend) who has a large tumor in her liver.
8/1 Karen Hodge is to have surgery today at Southern Hills on her arm/shoulder.
5/16 Ramona Pitt has the flu.
4/25 Dawn Cornelius is scheduled for surgery tomorrow at Summit.
3/26 Former member, Richard McClanahan has requested prayers for his daughter, Terri, who will be having surgery to remove a malignant tumor on her thyroid and parathyroid this Wednesday
3/20 Denise Wigginton broke her ankle yesterday and will have surgery this morning at 10:30 am at Southern Hills.
3/9 Prayers are requested for Missy Stark, sister-in-law of Mindy Raby. Missy has been diagnosed with liver cancer.
2/28 Betty Clymer is scheduled for outpatient surgery today at noon on her gall bladder.
2/28 Gloria Sparkman was scheduled for an arteriorgram Monday 227 @ St. Thomas.
2/21 Jane Keeling is at home with hospice care.
2/16 Leigh Ray's brother, Lincoln, is having heart surgery today at St. Thomas.
2/17 Update: Lincoln is in St. Thomas and is recovering.
2/2 Ray Swain is out of surgery and recovering. 2/7 Update: Ray is home.
1/31 Elissa Farrar is scheduled for outpatient surgery Wednesday.
1/20 Suzane Williams, mother of Kim Craighead is in Southern Hills Hospital with severe breathing problems; no visitors, please.
1/20 Scott Hicks was scheduled for outpatient surgery on his neck this morning. Update: Scott's surgery went well and he is going to be released.
1/18 Felicity Frost, daughter in law of Betty Frost is in Vanderbilt, recovering from a stroke.
1/18 Barbara Holleman, mother of Tammy Smith, is in Centennial Medical Center with a heart valve problem.
1/17 Gayle Ross (Carolyn Perry’s sister-in-law) was admitted into Summitt hospital Monday morning. She will be there for a couple of days to get her blood count up. No visitors.
1/13 Joey Waggoner, Mike Waggoner's brother has lung cancer.
1/12 Brenda Reed, Barbara Buchanan’s sister, is in Vanderbilt burn unit with surgery scheduled for tomorrow.
1/12 Alexus MIliken will have surgery today at Vanderbilt to clear a blocked saliva gland. She will have to stay in the hospital at least one night.
1/11 Bud Clymer is in Southern Hills. Update: Bud is going home. 1/13 Update: Betty reports that Bud has pneumonia.
1/12 Daisy Wells, Larry Rozell's mother, is scheduled to leave rehab today and go to her assisted living residence.
1/10 Sarah Harmon had an MRI yesterday and the brain mass is completely gone.
1/10 Raymond Lambert, (brother in law of Judy, Al Daugherty, and Iris Gambill) is in Vanderbilt Hospital following an automobile accident.
1/6 Thelma Cole had an operation to repair her broken femur (bone) at Southern Hills Hospital. The operation went well and she is expected to be dismissed the early part of next week. 1/10 Update: Thelma is in rehab. No live flowers or visitors during the day. Visitors after 5:00 pm only.
1/3 Shirley Scarbrough is in Athens Limestone Hospital following a possible heart attack. Update: 1/4 Shirley has been moved to Huntsville Hospital to have a pacemaker installed.
1/3 Ray Swain is in Baptist Hospital with pneumonia. Update: Ray is home. Update: Ray is scheduled for a biopsy on Jan 11. Update: Please continue to pray for Ray as he undergoes further testing.
1/3/2012 Karen Hodge has a compression fracture of a vertebra. Please pray for healing and relief from the pain. 1/10 Update: Karen is to be fitted for a back brace Wednesday.
12/7 Jeanette Tidwell, June Perry's sister is in Baptist Hospital. She fell and is scheduled for surgery tomorrow.
12/5 Larry Rozell's mother fell and broke her hip; she had surgery and is recovering at Lincoln Co. Hospital in Fayetteville
11/30 Allen Tallent’s brother, Ralph Tallent, is in the hospital, however cards may be sent to his home: 7526 Tazwell Pike, Corrington, TN 37721
11/23 Penny Widick is scheduled for surgery the last week of November.
11/17 John Campbell, brother of Antioch member, James Campbell, had surgery for a facial infection on Wednesday,
11/16 Maya Simmons' surgery went well and she is at home.
11/10 Tatianna Beaird is in Vanderbilt Children's Hospital with a possible infection.
11/8 Leon Church is scheduled for outpatient surgery Nov 10 and expects to be recovering at home for approximately 2-3 weeks.
11/8 Former member, Leslie Simmons, has requested our prayers for their daughter, Maya. Maya, age 7, will have surgery next week
John Campbell, brother of Antioch member, James Campbell, had surgery for a facial infection on Wednesday, 11/16,
Allen Tallent’s brother, Ralph Tallent, is in the hospital, however cards may be sent to his home: 7526 Tazwell Pike, Corrington, TN 37721
10/27 Pam Brashear is in Southern Hills.
10/27 James Swafford is having difficulty with his ankle and other health issues.
10/15 David Ballard has gone home.
10/11 Tatianna Beaird is scheduled for surgery Oct 24; 10/24 update - the surgery is reported to have gone well.
10/6 Gail Oneil, Ramona Pitt's mother, is in Centennial Hospital with multiple health problems. Update Oct 11: Ramona’s mother is improving and the treatment seems to be successful. 10/24 Mrs. Oneil has been moved to Select Specialty Hospital. 11/8 Update: Gail is not recovering quickly and is still in need of continued prayer. 11/17 Mrs. Oneil may get to go home this week.
10/5 Tina Mazzie is improving. 10/17 Update: Tina will be having surgery around 1:00 today. They will do a tracheotomy to assist her breathing and remove the tube from her throat so she can speak. They will do a biopsy of the lung to determine why it is not responding to antibiotics. If the lung is beyond repair they will remove her lung.
Please keep Tina in your prayers and the hands of the surgeon today! Update 10/18 Tina is out of surgery but they were unable to complete the biopsy and will continue to fight the infection.
10/5 Sarah Harmon is in Southern Hills undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. 10/7 Update: Sarah is still Southern Hills Hospital and will be there at least through next week. She has a brain tumor close to the center of her brain. She will have a biopsy at Summit Hospital next week. She would like visitors. She cannot respond, but understands everything, so Ken cautioned not to speak of her condition in front of her. She is registered as Sarah Dionne. 10/20 Update: Following the biopsy, it is believed that the tumor is not malignant and tht her condition may be treatable. She remains at Summit Hospital.
10/5 Leigh Ray's father, Charles Yarbrough, is in Huntsville Hospital with heart problems. 10/7 Update: Charles Yarbrough has gone home.
10/4 Tracy Stoughton's sister, Tina Mazzie, is in Southern Hills with pneumonia.
9/28 Gail Oneal, mother of Ramona Pitt, is in Centennial Hospital with pneumonia.
9/22 Rod Dillon is in Stonecrest with a spinal infection.
9/15 Prayers are requested for Mike Mitchell, former Antioch member, who is undergoing tests in Flowood Mississippi to determine if he has had a stroke.
9/6 Please pray for Katie Polk, Linda Templeton’s daughter-in-law who had surgery last weekend
9/1 Joan Stone is home from the hospital.
8/24 Please pray for Mary Jane Mangrum, mother of Christie Campbell, for some health concerns.
8/23 Mike Newby is in St. Thomas Hospital, recovering from a knee replacement surgery earlier today. 8/24 Update: Mike may get to go home Thursday.
8/22 Rod Dillon gets to go home today.
8/19 Larry Rozell's mother, Daisy Wells, is leaving the hospital today, and is going to Donalson Assisted Living, in Fayetteville, for rehab, of maybe 3-4 weeks.
8/17 Barbara Buchanan’s sister, Deborah Rodgers, has a tumor for which the doctor has recommended that she begin chemo therapy soon. The family has requested our prayers.
8/16 Brad Caleb is recovering at home from an appendectomy.
8/16 David Beckham is in Centennial Hospital, being treated for an infection. 8/18 update: David's going home today!
8/15 Larry Green is in Southern Hills with pneumonia. 8/19 Update: Larry is home.
8/10 Neil Jordan is in St., Thomas with a broken hip and wrist.
8/2 Shirley Thurman called asking for prayers for her grandson, Marshall. He got dehydrated while playing sports and is on his way to the hospital. Please pray that fluids will fix the problem and peace for Shirley and her family. Update: Shirley reports that Marshall is doing great. He's in Sumner Regional Hospital in Gallatin.
7/8 Martin (Marty) Pyle is in St., Thomas following having a stent procedure. Please keep Marty, Rachel and their family in prayer during this time.
7/7 Sherry Birdwell's father, JT Mulligan, will have heart valve replacement surgery on Monday, July 11 at Baptist Hospital. 7/12 Update: Sherry Birdwell reports that her father came through surgery and they were able to repair the valve instead of replace it. He will be in the hospital for 4-5 days.
6/28 Donna Siegel is home following tests.
28 Nancy Cowan's brother, Bill Tumlison is out of the hospital early and recovering at home.
6/23 Loulla Pyle, Wayne’s mother, broke her hip and had surgery yesterday. She is in Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.
6/23 Sarah Harmon broke her armand is in a lot of pain. She gets a permanent cast next Tuesday. Please remember Sarah and her parents, Ken & Penny Harmon, in your prayers.
6/23 Billie Cunningham's mother was taken to Vanderbilt Hospital following an accident.
6/16 Garry Dzoba, Michelle Dzoba’s mother, is dealing with health issues in KY
6/14 Lee Q. Farrar is in Baptist Hospital recovering from surgery.
6/6 William Beaird was scheduled for a biopsy today. Please pray for good results.
6/6 Please pray for the health of Tanisha Luster, Teresa Watkins' granddaughter, and baby boy not yet born but will be months early
6/1 Janice Green has a cyst on her eye which will require surgery within the next 2 weeks, then she will have to lie face down for 7 days after that.
5/26 James Craighead is to have an arteriogram at St. Thomas tomorrow morning. Update: James is doing well but will likely remain in the hospital until Sunday. Update: James was able to go home Saturday.
5/24 Sam Woodroof fell on Saturday and is in Veteran's Hospital. He may be there about 4-5 days and was doing better today.
5/19 Gloria Sparkman is in St Thomas for a stent procedure. Update: The procedure was successful and Gloria should be able to go home tomorrow.
5/9 Monica Campbell McFarland, a cousin of Linda Templeton, is 37 with two small children and will have an artificial heart transplant on 5/13 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
5/9 Leigh Ray has outpatient procedure Tuesday afternoon, 5/10.
5/6 Mary Horner (Nancy Clark's mother) is in Baptist Hospital, awaiting surgery. 5/8 update: Mrs. Horner has had her surgery and may get to go home Monday or Tuesday.
5/2 John McCoy has requested prayers of the church and has reported that his hearning went well. Please pray for good results. 6/13 Update: John's disability was approved last month. He wants to especially thank everyone who helped him get through the last two years.
5/2 Rodney Dillon is scheduled for an outpatient proceture tomorrow morning at Stonecrest.
4/27 Felicity Frost is in MTMC and will possibly have surgery today.
4/12 Please pray for Ann Norman, daughter-in-law of Teresa Mansfield who is undergoing cancer treatments.
4/8 Shirley Thurman is home following surgery.
3/24 James Swafford is scheduled for out patient surgery at Stonecrest on Mar 24.
3/22 Nelson & Ann Burton's newborn grand-daughter is in Vanderbilt Children's Hospital for surgery.
3/14 George Hoff is in Baptist Hospital and is expected to be there overnight. 3/22 Update: George is home.
3/7 Lynn Henson's father has had a seizure and was taken to St. Thomas Hospital.
2/28 We have received a report that Audra Rosenbury is in Vanderbilt following an accident resulting in a back injury.
Update: Audra was released to recover at home.
2/25 Earl Newbern is in Southern Hills, ICU.
2/24 Barbara Walden has moved NHC, Cool Springs.
2/17 Debby Hutchins is in Baptist Hospital.
2/17 Charlie Houser is in MTMC, ICU with low blood pressure and concerns about possible pneumonia. 2/25 Update: Charlie is still in the ICU at MTMC.
2/15 Bobby Feathers, Sr is in the hospital for tests on Tuesday. Bobby Feathers, Jr. is awaiting liver transplant.
2/14 Barbara Walden is in Southern Hills Hospital ICU. She has requested our prayers.
1/27 Wayne Goins, brother of Shirley Taylor, has entered Henry Ford Hospital in White Lake, Michigan (Detroit area); Wayne has previously had heart surgery in 2010. He needs our prayers.
1/25 Prayers are requested for Gail Gregory's aunt, Dorothy Sitz.
1/25 Ramona Pitt is recovering from surgery in Vanderbilt. 1/26 Update: Ramona is expected to go home Thursday or Friday.
1/25 Sam Woodroof is in Veteran's Hospital in Murfreesboro and may be there about 2 weeks.
1/20 Larry Green has requested prayer. He is scheduled to visit the VUMC Neurology Movement Clinic today.
1/19 Jim Hodge's mother, Evelyn Hodge is in St. Thomas and is to have surgery on Thursday or Friday. 1/20 Update: Jim reports that his mother is out of surgery and in her room after 2 stents were added.
1/19 Please pray for Rick Hutson's brother, Daniel Hutson for personal strength.
1/19 Donna Owens is out of the hospital and now in rehab.
1/11 Please be praying for Lupita today. She will have a tumor removed from her head on Thursday. Please pray for safe travels, the doctors attending to her, and for Lupita and her family. Lupita is the young girl we have raised funds for in the past to help provide medical care.
1/7 Sue Alban requested prayer for her father’s wife, Inez Chapman, who fell and broke her hip and is Lincoln County Hospital. Sue requests our prayers for Inez, her father, and the family.
Donna Gibson Owens is in the ICU in Dickson for a number of medical concerns. She is the mother of Paula Burch.
12/30 Betty Newbern has been taken to St. Thomas with chest pains. 12/30 update: we have received word that Betty was on her way home.
12/29 Jack Evins is in St. Thomas Hospital.
12/28 Connor Newsom is in Vanderbilt, diagnosed with anemia and low counts on everything else. Receiving blood transfusion. Plan is to extract bone marrow today. Please pray that this is due to a virus and not leukemia.
12/28 Herb Wade is in Centennial Hospital following heart surgery. 12/29 Update: Herb is in a regular room, doing well and should start therapy today.
12/17 Charlie Houser is in MTMC with pneumonia. 12/21 Update: Charlie is improving and may get to go home. 12/23 update Charlie is expected to go home tonight.
12/15 Deneen Williams is recovering at home following surgery.
12/14 Diane Cannon, Sheryl Friend's sister-in-law1, is home from the hospital in West Virginia.
12/10 Betty Newbern is in St. Thomas hospital for an arteriogram. 12/15 Betty is home.
12/9 Mamie Britton, mother of Sharon Hicks, is scheduled for surgery on Dec 13 at St. Thomas. Update: 12/21 Miss Mamie is out of the hospital and in NHC Pulaski and doing well.
12/7 Rosie Ferto is scheduled for out patient surgery on Dec 13.
12/7 Harriett Hammons is scheduled for surgery on 12/14 at Baptist North Tower. 12/14 Update: Harriett is out of surgery. 12/16 Harriett is out of the hospital.
12/7 Ronnie Gregory is scheduled for surgery at Vanderbilt on 12/18.
12/7 Rod Dillon's cousin Bo Hendrix is out of the hospital. Please pray for continued healing.
11/23 Evelyn Jackson, aunt of Frances Tallent and Gloria Sparkman, has been moved to Alive Hospice on Patterson Street.
11/22 Betty Newbern had a stent procedure this morning at St. Thomas Hospital. If all goes will, she will get to go home tomorrow. 11/23 Update: Betty is going home.
11/22 Faith Sturgeon had out-patient surgery this morning which went well. She is home now recovering.
11/18 Ramona Pitt is in St. Thomas. 11/23 Update: Ramona has gone home.
11/17 Bill Reeves was taken by ambulance this morning to Centennial Hospital. He is undergoing tests to determine cause of internal bleeding. 11/18 Update: Bill is weak but doing well. He remains in the ICU following treatment for an ulcer. Update 11/19 - Bill has been moved to a regular room and hopes to go home tomorrow. Update 11/22 Bill is home and doing well.
11/10 Eddy Sullivan (Phil’s brother) continues to battle health issues. He is currently in St. Thomas Hospital. Phil & Donna ask that you pray for him especially the next few days as his body tries to overcome the latest challenges.
11/9 Jackson Campbell is having surgery today at Vanderbilt. Update: The surgery went well and Jackson should be able to go home today.
11/2 Please pray for Connie Russell's brother, Danny Weaver, who has cancer.
11/2 Mary Watkins is scheduled for eye surgery on December 7. Please pray that it goes well.
11/2 Warren Ricker, father of Steve Ricker, has pneumonia. Ann Ricker's father, Bobby Feathers, fractured his back and is bedridden.
10/27 Jackson Campbell, 6 year old son of Tony and Christie Cambell is at Vanderbilt with a potentially serious problem with his lower abdomen. Test results are pending - please pray! Update: Jackson has a hernia, should be going home soon.
10/26 Matt Yates was admitted to Baptist Hospital. Please pray for Matt's health, his family, and parJackson is in recovery and should get to go home sometime later this afternoon. Surgery went very well.ts, Richard and MIndy Yates.
10/26 Estela Orozco requests prayers for her health.
10/26 Lynn Henson's father, Barry Henson is in Vanderbilt Hospital, following a seizure. He is expected to go home tomorrow.
10/19 Teresa Williams is home following surgery. Rick reports that it went well.
10/13 Debbie Schmidling, daughter of Naomi Bilski, is scheduled for a biopsy Oct 14.
10/13 Prayers are requested for Forrest Bryant and Erleen Whitwell who have cancer.
10/13 Margaret Jones, sister-in-law of Gloria Sparkman and Frances Tallent, was scheduled for surgery 10/11 in Cleveland.
10/13 Shannon Lewis has a bulging disc in her back and is in pain.
10/13 Please pray for Teresa Williams who has back pain.
10/6 Adrienne Carpenter, granddaughter of Bill & Robbie Reeves, is in the hospital in Texas for treatment for Cystic Fybrosis.
9/30 Rod Dillon is going home!
9/29 Patty Thedford’s aunt, Betty Walker, is in critical care in Lansing MI hospital. She is 84.
9/22 Rod Dillon is scheduled for surgery at Stonecrest on Sept 28. 9/28 update: Rod is out of surgery and doing well.
9/17 Prayers are requested for Don Montgomery, father of Denise Wigginton. He has stopped producing red blood cells.
9/14 Praise report from Michelle Dillon. Pathology report came back and the cancer was a low grade, non-aggressive type and they were able to get all of the cancerous cells. The prognosis is great.
9/14 Windel Burton is in Summit Hospital. He is having a bone scan this afternoon. One kidney stone has been eliminated but there is another larger one still there. 9/15 Update: The bone scan was negative and surgery is planned for today to remove the kidney stone.
9/14 Gracie Whittington had surgery and is home and doing well.
9/10 Ben Freeman is recovering at home after an accident where he received mainly second degree burns on his face, arm, and part of his upper body. Recovery is anticipated at 6-8 weeks with return visits to the Vanderbilt Burn Center in their future.
9/7 Gail Oneal, Ramona Pitt's mother, is bruised and sore following a fall.
9/3 Sandra Ladd had shoulder surgery and is in Baptist Hospital.
9/3 Update on Michelle Dillon: Rod Dillon reported that they were able to save 95% of Michelle's kidney. Please continue to pray.
8/30 Lura Anderson, mother of Carolyn Reeves, is in Baptist, recovering from a broken hip.
8/24 Michelle Dillon’s surgery has been scheduled. She will have surgery on Sept 2 at noon at Baptist hospital and will be there probably 2-4 days.
8/23 Please pray that the medicine that Lindsey Burch is on will put her kidney disease in remission.
8/23 Pray for the Chatman family who lost their brother yesterday – his name is Gordon Chatman, a very dear childhood friend of the Beairds..
8/23 Cherisa Hutson requests prayer for her mom, Brenda Williams, and her illness.
8/23 Lonnie Jones, who has bladder cancer. Lonnie is a relative of the Talents and the Sparkmans.
8/20 Mary Johnston, sister of Junior Grimes is in St. Thomas.
8/18 Please pray for Zacheriah Hooker that God will bless him and his family in all aspects of his life.
8/18 Please pray for Brother Junior (Grimes). He has shingles.
8/17 Joe Gregory is scheduled for surgery at Vanderbilt on August 20.
8/9 June Perry is scheduled for surgery at Baptist Hospital on Friday
8/9 Please pray for Connie Frost Hardeman as she deals with the loss of a loved one.
8/9 Carolyn Reeves is to have surgery at Vanderbilt Wednesday and expects to go home later that day.
8/6 Update on Teresa Emebunor's nephews: Derek Franklin was to have surgery but it was postponed due to a fever. Please pray that the fever will go away so he can have the surgery. Austin Franklin has had his last surgery last Tuesday and is doing well. If he continues to improve, he may be able to go home in about 4 weeks.
8/3 Michelle Dillon is to have surgery to remove a portion of her kidney.
7/29 Wanda Beaird requests prayer for Shoranda Buchanan who has been diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma and Francis Burgess, father of one of the children at her daycare is being deployed to Afghanistan on short notice for 9 months.
7/28 Ramona Pitt fell yesterday and is waiting for MRI results.
7/27 Please pray for Douglas Johnson and family during this time of loss following the death of Vergie Johnson, sister in law of Colleen Johnson..
7/26 Leo Adams is scheduled for surgery tomorrow at Baptist Hospital.
7/26 Marlene Swain is scheduled for surgery at Baptist. Date is uncomfirmed but likely 7/27. 7/27 update: surgery went well; Marlene is going home today.
7/16 Gretchen Hargrove reports that June Perry is in St Thomas.
7/16 Taylor Cooper is in St. Thomas and may get to go home tomorrow.
7/15 We have received word that Jenni Shipman has been taken to Baptist Hospital. Her baby is not due for approximately one more month. Please keep Jenni, Will and their families in your prayers. 7/15 Update: Josh Diggs reports that Jenni is out of her C-section surgery and is now in recovery. Give thanks for a healthy (but early) baby girl (6+ lbs.)!
7/15 Dick Mansfield is recovering at home from eye surgery.
7/15 Felicity Frost is in Stonecrest but is moving to Centennial today for heart surgery. She has had a heart attack and also has several other health issues. Please keep her in your prayers.
7/13 Phil requests prayer for a hedge of protection around his mind, body and soul and for the presence of the Holy Spirit in his life.
7/8 Wendell Moss is recovering in Baptist North following surgery.
7/7 Bill Cole had a pacemaker implanted yesterday and is at home.
7/7 Marie Gish (Jim Thweatt's Aunt Billie) is in Alive Hospice on Patterson Street.
7/6 LaVonn Williams is in VA Hospital with blood sugar issues.
7/1 Ron Sparkman is scheduled for surgery tomorrow at Centennial. Update: Surgery went well.
6/28 Earl Chapman, father of Sue Alban and Judy Widick is in Vanderbilt recovering from a heart attack. 7/8 Earl Chapman has been moved to Stallworth Rehab.
6/24 Marlene Swain's mother, Fannie Morrow is hospitalized in Lawrenceburg, TN. 6/25 Update: Marlene’s mom will be in the hospital in Lawrenceburg until the pneumonia is gone – probably 5-7 days. She is a little improved from yesterday.
6/23 Neil Jordan is home following surgery yesterday.
6/23 Al Daugherty Sr is having a stent inserted today at Centennial.
6/22 Danica Chapman, newborn baby of Jay & Brittany Chapman is in Vanderbilt. Cards may be sent to 1206 LaSalle Ct, Smyrna 37167. 6/29 Update: Danica continues to gain weight and has been stable for the last few days. If she continues to maintain her progress, she could get to go home on Friday. They credit the prayers of the church with her amazing progress. As soon as she requested our prayers, Danica began gaining weight and is about a month ahead of the schedule they initially predicted.
6/21 Marlene Swain's surgery, previously scheduled for today is being postponed.
6/15 Jean Miller is scheduled for surgery June 17 at Stonecrest.
6/15 Harriett Hammons is scheduled for surgery on today at St. Thomas. 6/24 Update Harriet is recovering at home.
6/11 Al Daugherty, Sr. will have a cardio catheter Friday to look for blockages in his heart. He also has an aneurysm in his aorta, abdomen area, that they are just going to "watch." He will be 85 years old on July 7 and has had other heart issues as long ago as 25 years. We are requesting your prayers for these tests and for healing. Thank you.- Judy Hutt 6/15 Update: Brother Al is doing well following the placement of 2 stents.
6/8 Hobert Harmon requests prayer for his marriage.
6/8 Phil Sullivan's brother Eddie Sullivan is in St. Thomas with several health concerns.
6/8 Rod Dillon is inn Stonecrest recovering from surgery earlier today. 6/11 Update: Rodney is recovering at home.
6/2 Jim Hodge is having surgery today at Baptist. Update: Jim should be able to go home tomorrow.
6/2 Janice Green is scheduled for surgery June 10 at Centennial.
6/1 Donna Seigel is in Baptist Hospital, after having double knee replacement. She will likely be there about one more week, then to Bellview for rehab.
6/1 Teresa Emebunor requests prayer for Sabrina Huston and the parents of Austin Franklin.
5/25 Ramona Pitt is having some health difficulties and requests prayer.
5/21 Michelle reports that the mass removed from Rod Dillon's chest was a fatty tumor with zero chance of being cancer. He is also scheduled to have back surgery on June 8 at Stonecrest. Please pray for Rod as he heals from the surgeries.
5/21 Prayer requests from Teresa Emebunor: Pearline Buchanan is in St. Thomas (Teresa’s grandmother). James Huston is in Skyline – he had a stroke. (Teresa’s cousin by marriage). Katie Odum – Baptist (Teresa’s other grandmother). Austin Franklin – baby born 3 months premature is in a hospital out of town. He had surgery and is not doing well. (Teresa’s nephew)
5/19 Rod Dillon is scheduled for surgery Friday at Stonecrest Hospital.
5/13 Sue Thweatt's father, Paul Jackson is in Skyline Hospital. Update: He came home today!
5/12 Marlene Swain surgery is postponed. A new date is not yet available.
5/7 Phil Sullivan, had an outpatient heart procedure yesterday; He had a stent installed in his heart and should be discharged on Friday, May 07.
5/4 Windel Burton was in Summitt Hospital this morning and is expecting to be released this afternoon.
4/30 Leo Edwin Adams via the web: requests prayers for my transfer to mobile alabam. wife and family there, have been trying to transfer there for almost 4 years. also pray for my son here in nashville to learn to control his anger. i am seeking help.
4/28 Former member Sharon Clayton (Steve Diggs’ sister and Bruce Clayton’s sister-in-law,) will have a biopsy tomorrow. Sharon & Dave have requested our prayers. Dave preaches at the Summerville Church of Christ near Charleston, SC.
4/28 Jim Taylor's new grandson, Dean Confer, has surgery scheduled for 1:00 pm today and it is expected that it will take 5 or 6 hours. It could be 7:00 pm tonight or possibly later before the surgery is completed, and then Dean will go to recovery in the NICU. He will be hospitalized for 5 to 7 days. He'll be in Monroe Carrell Vanderbilit Children’s Hospital. 4/29 Update: The heart surgery that was performed yesterday on Baby Dean went very well; exactly as hoped and the family is thankful for all of your concern and prayers. Last night was difficult for him, because of pain and an inability to receive nourishment (Tubes and wire connections prevented his being fed). BUT, he is improving.
4/27 Emily Freeman had an accident at her home on Sunday resulting in 11 stitches on her nose. She is at home but is still having headaches and will have to rest most of this week.
4/27 Jeanette Tidwell, sister of June Perry is in NHC in Dickson following surgery last week.
4/23 via the web: Todd C. requests prayer for relationship issues where there is a desperate need for reconciliation Please pray for hearts to soften, love to return stronger and for faithfulness.
4/23 via the web: Jeff requests prayer for his family relationship to be healed and that his family can stay together.
4/15 Marlene Swain is scheduled for back surgery at Baptist Hospital on May 17. She is expecting to stay 2-3 days before going home. They are hopeful that rehab can be on an outpatient basis. Your prayers are requested.
4/13 Barbara Walden is home and receiving home healthcare. Visits are OK, but please call first.
4/9 From the web: Carla requests we pray for her daughter Erica and mother Juanita, that they will be able to get the loan to buy the townhouse that they are trying to buy in Antioch. Please pray that she is completely healed from my shingles, sinus infection and allergy symptoms
4/7 Please pray for Jeanette Tidwell, sister of June Perry who is experiencing health issues.
4/2 Brother Orlando Morgan, the preacher at La Paz, Nicaragua, is in grave condition. Please keep Brother Orlando, his wife, Matilde and our brothers and sisters in La Paz in your prayers.
4/1 Larry and Janice Green were in a wreck on Tuesday night, resulting a broken finger and bruised sternum for Janice and an injury to Larry's thumb. Food and prayer would be appreciated.
4/1 Mary Johnston, sister of Junior Grimes, is in St. Thomas with pneumonia and has been diagnosed with leukemia.
4/1 Ouida Holt’s brother, Bert Woodroof, is in Williamson County Medical Center with heart attack symptoms. 4/12 He is home after having a stent inserted.
3/31 Betty Newbern is having 2 stents this afternoon at St. Thomas Hospital. She will stay overnight and probably get to go home tomorrow.
3/31 Canaan Rozell, newborn son of Clay and Brett Rozell, is in Summit Hospital with an IV. They are trying to raise his blood sugar level. 4/5 Grandpa Larry reports that Canaan is home and doing well!
3/31 June Perry called to let us know that Bill Oden has been placed in hospice care.
3/30 James Swafford is in MTMC (Murfreesboro) in ICU after a procedure yesterday to replace a vein in his leg. He will probably be in the hospital through the end of the week.
3/25 Mike Dotson's sister, Kelly Dotson, is in St. Joseph’s Hospital, ICU, in Parkersburg, WV with bacterial pneumonia. He is requesting our prayers for his sister and also his mother who is there with her.
3/24 Pam Brashear is in St Thomas Hospital with pneumonia.
3/23 Deborah Rodgers, Barbara Buchanan’s sister, will have brain surgery @ Baptist Hospital on 4/7. They have requested our prayers.
3/23 Bruce Clayton requested prayer following the loss of a friend, Stan Pope, who died after an accident.
3/23 Leslie Simmons requests prayer for her son, Caleb who had a siezure on Monday. Update: Update: Leslie and Caleb are home from the hospital and Caleb is feeling good right now. The doctor thinks he had a febrile seizure caused by his fever going up suddenly. He said there aren't dangerous and to try to keep his temp regulated to help prevent any more. He also has an ear infection and they put him on antibiotics.
3/21 Lisa Kennedy would like for us to pray that God would send His minintering angels to heal her body.
3/21 Sylvia Coile Le-May is scheduled for shoulder surgery on April 20 at the Vanderbilt Bone and Joint surgery center in Franklin, TN. This is the same shoulder that she had surgery on in June and she would appreciate the prayers of the church for her recovery and that this will take care of the problem without further surgery.
3/18 Zelma Travis, mother of Bruce Harden (Linda Henderson’s son-in-law), is in Centennial Hospital, room 5111, scheduled for bypass surgery tomorrow.
3/15 Andy and Courtney Clayton Gann were in an auto accident on March 14 and Bruce reports that Courtney was released with a broken arm. Andy was to be kept overnight just to make sure there was no internal bleeding.
3/11 Eddy Yates had a procedure on Monday, and according to Angie, it went well but did not correct the problem completely so they will try medication to regulate his heart rhythm.
3/11 Gloria Sparkman is having an arteriogram on Monday, March 15 at Centennial.
3/10 William Beaird's mother, Dorothy Beaird is in Baptist Hospital for tests on her kidneys.
3/9 Aaron Martinez is scheduled for a heart stress test on March 12 at Veterans Hospital. He has been experiencing chest pains and the family would appreciate prayer.
3/9 Betty Frost is in Southern Hills Hospital and believed to have had a stroke.
3/4 Jane Keeling is home from the hospital.
3/3 Sandra Ladd fell over the weekend and is in Baptist Hospital. She should be moved to rehab this afternooon.
3/3 We have received word that Earl Newbern is being taken to Southern Hills. Update: Junior Grimes reports that they are keeping him in the hospital. We have few details other than he has been vomiting blood and that he fell. 3/9 Update: Earl is in Bethany Healthcare for rehab.
3/2 Helen Field (Jeanne Kaatz’ mother) is in Baptist ICU after a heart attack this weekend.
3/2 Rick Beals had a biopsy yesterday for a tumor in his bladder. They will know results in 2-3 days. 3/4 Update: Rick called to report the good news that the tumor was benign!
3/2 Pam Brashear returned to Southern Hills Hospital with an infection.
3/2 Jane Keeling is in Vanderbilt Hospital after falling on the weekend.
3/2 Tommy Irons requests prayer for a peaceful transition for Fowler Todd who is receiving hospice care and comfort for Mary, Linda, Walker and the grandkids.
2/25 We have received word that Donna Whitesell's daughter, Kimberly Buice was seriously injured in an automobile accident and is in Vanderbilt.
Kimberly is in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit with head trauma following a crash in Dickson yesterday.
2/24 request via the web from the mother of Erica, James, Sharon, Sherry and Verna as they take their New Testament mid-term.
2/19 Pam Brashear has returned to Southern HIlls Hospital with an infection.
2/18 Mike Pepper son-in-law of Don & Carolyn Perry and and former Antioch member, came thru the bypass surgery OK is now “on the mend”. He is at St. Thomas Hospital.
2/18 request via the web from D.Samuelraj regarding an upcoming India trip.
2/18 Carla Montgomery, friend of Tracy Stoughton, had a heart attack and is only around 42 years old. They will be doing bypass surgery.
2/17 Weldon Rickman is to have an arteriogram today.
2/16 Dr. Henry Farrar (Lee's father) is in St. Thomas hospital. 2/19 Update: Dr. Farrar is still in neuro-critical care at ST. Thomas. He is aware of what is going on and trying to communicate but cannot breathe without the ventilator because of the nature of the injury. They will try to do a trach so he can talk some and be able to communicate his wishes. There is no way to repair the damage that has been done to his c1 and c2 vertebrae so he is paralized from the neck down. His heart rate is very shallow and his blood pressure fluctuates. Lee asks that we just pray for God's will to be done.
2/10 request via the web: request to pray for Pratiksha as she takes an exam 14 of Feb that God may provide her wisdom and that she may pass with good numbers and after that she will qualify for the interview and pass in it also and give her the faith to believe in this miracle which the lord will perform.
2/8 Kolton Sparkman, grandson of Ronald and Gloria is to have surgery tomorrow at Vanderbilt.
2/8 George Dillon, Rodney's father, is under hospice care at Rod's brother-in-law's home.
2/8 Debby Hutchins neice, Amanda Reed is in Vanderbilt Hospital, ICU for surgery to remove a brain tumor.
2/3 Prayer Requests from Teresa Emebunor: Derick Franklin continues to improve. Another cousin, Rob Franklin is in the hospital with a recurrence from a previous condition and is requesting our prayers. Also, Shirley Buchanan’s sister, Deborah Rodgers, will have to have brain surgery. Teresa will let us know which hospital and when.
2/3 Weldon Rickman is in the Decatur County General Hospital with pneumonia. 2/4 Update - Weldon has gone home.
2/2 We have just learned from Peggy Grimes that Sandra Ladd is in Southern Hills and has been there for a few days following a possible stroke. Update: Sandra is now in Bethany Healthcare.
2/2 Urgent Request - Ronnie Gregory, brother of Trent Gregory and Sherry Wright was life-flighted from Madisonville, KY hospital to St. Mary’s hospital in Evansville for emergency surgery. Please pray for their brother and the safety of their parents as they travel to be with him. 2/10 Update: Ronnie is more alert but still on the ventilator and running a slight fever, but is slowly improving. His kidneys are functioning better, so they have taken him off of dialysis. Please continue to pray for his recovery and parents, Joe and Gail Gregory as they are in Indiana tending to him.
2/2 Pam Brashear is scheduled for surgery on Feb 9 and expects a stay of 5-7 days. Pam would appreciate prayers that all will go well.
1/28 One of our members, David Hammons came forward on Sunday the 17th to ask for prayer and forgivness.
1/26 Update on Derrick Franklin, Teresa Emebunor's nephew. He did not have surgery on Saturday as they expected since he had developed an infection. For the heart surgery, they have to bring in a team of doctors from another hospital. So, as soon as they clear up the infection, they can reschedule the surgical team.
1/26 Bryan & Jenna Kimbrough Britt are relatives of Ann Allen. Bryan was diagnosed last year with Hypoventilation Syndrome and Restrictive Lung Disease. You can read about his story at Caringbridge.org/visit/bryanbritt
1/20 New address for Ella Moore Owen - Richland Place Senior Living, 201 Richland Lake Drive, Portland, TN 37148.
1/20 Garry Frosts' sister-in-law, Felicity Frost, had a stroke this week and is in Stonecrest.
1/19 Ken Monacelli (friend of the Bissell family) began experiencing numbness in his arms and legs Saturday and collapsed early Sunday morning. He is in ICU in a Round Rock, TX hospital and on a ventilator. Preliminary tests point to Guillain-Barre syndrome. His situation is complicated by a genetic life-long immunity condition that has suddenly flared up at the same time. Please pray for healing and patience as Guillain-Barre syndrome typically takes months for recovery.
1/18 Lauren Finley is home and checked out OK following an accident where she was hit by a car.
1/18 messsage from Cathy Hogins: After six long years of battling ALS my sister’s husband (Darren Smith) is in the last stages of this terrible disease. This muscle-destroying disease has now moved to his lungs and diaphragm, making breathing very difficult and his condition very grave. He was in ICU at an Atlanta-area hospital for most of December. He’s now at an acute-care skilled nursing facility. My sister and our family still hope and pray for God’s merciful hand of healing on Darren. However, right now his condition is worsening every week. Daren is in great need of emotional support and a lift for his spirit. It would encourage him greatly to receive an overwhelming number of cards and notes from the Antioch church family. Positive, hope-filled messages will bring comfort and solace to him and Linda as they brave the challenges of each day. Please make the church aware of this request by any means that you have available. Below is their home address.
Darren Smith 145 Royal Ridge Way Fayetteville, GA 30215 At this time of concern and sadness, we glorify our great and merciful God and are ever thankful for his love and salvation. We lift Darren up and ask for God’s healing and comforting hand upon him. Glory to God in the highest, Cathy
1/15 Bill Oden has been transferred to Centennial Hospital, His condition is still serious.
1/14 Tara Hill called to report that Donna McClanahan (former member) has been taken to Skyline Medical with a possible brain aneurysm.
1/13 Bill Oden is in Southern Hills hospital following having a tumor removed yesterday.
1/13 Lori Kolb's sister, Leigh Hale is home following a procedure to identify heart problems. She may need a pacemaker.
1/2 Please pray for Erin Sowards who has been experiencing stomach problems. 1/6 Update: Erin is to have further testing done Friday. 1/13 Update: Erin continues to undergo testing. 1/15 Update: Erin is scheduled for an endoscopy this morning.
1/1/10 Paul Jackson, (Sue Thweatt's father) is in Skyline Medical center.
12/30 Please pray for Sandra Ladd for health related concerns.
12/30 Please continue to keep Gretchen Hargrove in your prayers. She has had more testing and her doctor is concerned about what appears to be a smudge on her brain and a possible mass in one of her bones.
12/30 Penny Widick is scheduled for outpatient surgery today and should be home later.
12/28 Carson Campbell, the youngest son of Tony and Christie fell down a flight of stairs in their house He has a broken leg and is expected to be in a cast for six weeks. Please pray for his speedy recovery and keep this family in your prayers.
12/28 Please pray for Amanda Gambill.
12/28 The Gamez family needs following the fire: Children - Marcos (age 14). Size 14/16 pants / Large boys shirt (or medium in mens size);
Christopher (age 13). Size 16 pants / Large boys shirt (or medium in mens size); Alexis (age 10) size 8 pants / 8/9 shirt; Brandon (age 8) size 7 pants / 7/8 in shirt. Donations can be brought to the church building during regular office hours. As more info is available we will pass it on. Not sure of all the needs right now. Update: shoe sizes: Marcos - boys 8 1/2 ; Christopher boys 9; Alexis - girls 2 1/2; Brandon - size 2. School uniform colors: navy blue, black, or khaki slacks, shorts, or skirts; white or navy blue long or short sleeve solid color shirts with collar. Additional shirt colors are: Marcos & Christopher - black, white, khaki, light yellow, light blue, maroon (no red); Alexis & Brandon - white, navy/royal blue, red, green, gold/yellow, and pink.
12/23 Tina Beckham reports that Penny Widick is in Centennial Hospital and came through surgery fine. She is staying overnight.
12/23 Request received via the web. Please pray for my daughter Erica, that she passes her grad school finals on Monday and Tuesday mornings with an A. Please pray that she gets an A+ as her final grade in all of her grad school classes. Please pray that Erica is completely healed of her current illness, she has been sick for over a week now. Thank you and God Bless You. Amen.
12/22 Rod Dillon is to have shoulder surgery at Stonecrest on 12/23.
12/18 Gary Denami is back in Vanderbilt with fluid on his lungs. Please continue to pray for their family. Gina and Becky are home but still very sick and need continued prayer.
12/18 Mamie Britton, mother of Sharon Hicks, is scheduled for hip surgery in Columbia on Dec 21.
12/16 Larry Green is experiencing problems with his neck and shoulders due to a pinched nerve.
12/16 Jessica Beckham is to have surgery today at Vanderbilt Children's. Update: Jessica's surgery went well. 12/23 Jessica is home.
12/16 Tammy Smith’s sister-in-law, Debbi Holleman, developed a problem with her lung and is in ICU at Baptist Hospital. 12/22 Update: Debbi had surgery on Dec 21 and is on a ventilator. Please continue to pray for her.
12/9 Sam Woodroof's rehab location has been changed to the V A Hospital in Murfreesboro.
12/8 Ruth Tuggle is in West Meade Place for Rehab and expects to be there 2-4 weeks. West Mead Place, Room 2087A, 1000 Saint Luke Drive, Nashville, TN 37205
12/8 Carl and Heather Ashurst are moving. Heather and the boys are moving to Colorado and Carl will undergo training in Mississippii prior to being deployed in February. You may still keep up with them via facebook or email Carl at firstname.lastname@example.org. Heather and the boys may be sent mail at 19 Pelham Circle, Pueblo CO 81005.
12/4 Rod Dillon is scheduled for outpatient surgery Monday Dec 8 at Stonecrest. 12/8 Great news! Michelle called to let us know that Rod is cancer free!
12/4 Ruth Tuggle, fell and broke her hip. She is in St. Thomas.
12/3 Faye Coleman, former member and sister of Betty Newbern is in Vanco Manor Rehab in Goodlettsville recovering from an infection following recent surgery.
12/3 Raymond and Lois Painter are members at Burnett’s Chapel Church of Christ and have requested our prayers for various health concerns for Raymond and their sons, Kevin and Chuck.
12/3 James Adkins, 21 month old son of former members, Soledad and Brian Adkins, has pneumonia and is in the hospital in Mississippi.
12/3 Update on Kolton Sparkman: His leg is healing nicely and he will not have to have surgery. If he continues to heal, he will get a knee cast in three weeks.
12/3 Gretchen Hargrove called after her doctor’s appointment. They believe she has had another small stroke which has impaired her left side somewhat. She has also reinjured her arm.
12/1 Teresa Emebunor's nephew in Atlanta, Derick Franklin, was involved in a serious car accident and is in ICU on a ventilator. He is 40 years old, married, with one son. Teresa has asked that we pray for the Franklin and Martin families. 12/2 Update: Derrick is scheduled to have heart surgery tomorrow and there is a possiblility that he will have to start dialysis and may face additional surgeries if the heart surgery goes well. Please pray for Derrick and his family. 12/8 Update: Derrick, was not able to have surgery last week due to impaired kidney function. They are hoping to be able to do the heart surgery tomorrow. Please continue to keep their family in your prayers. He is in Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA.
11/30 Ayden Gambill, (3 1/2 month old grandson of Iris and Tracy Gambill) is in Vanderbilt Hospital undergoing surgery. The shunt that was placed about a week ago has caused an infection in his spinal fluid, and the shunt is being removed. He will remain in the hospital for a week, then the shunt will be replaced before he returns home. Please pray for the family and everyone involved in Ayden's care.
11/23 Fred (Bud) Hardeman is in Baptist Hospital for chemotherapy treatment for Leukemia. He will be there 10 days to 2 weeks.
11/20 Request from Clancy . . . Please pray for my new friend William. His life has had too much pain. Please pray that he is able to find some excape from his painful life through Jesus. He just needs peace. Please pray for his mother's health, she is ill, her name is Jackie.
11/19 From Dawn Freeman . . . Our family is struggling right now for we have lost most of our income from our side business. We need prayers that God will open some doors for us that we may work and support our family. We don't mind doing any type of work, we just need work. Thank you.
11/17 Kolton Sparkman is recovering at home from yet another break to his leg. His grandparents are Gloria and Ronald Sparkman. His address for cards is Kolton Sparkman, 2318 Fred White Rd., Columbia, TN 38401
11/16 Gabe Sowards has viral pneumonia. Please pray for quick recovery.
11/12 Paula Shade (Rebecca Claypool’s mother) has requested our prayers.
11/10 Doris Denton, June Perry’s sister, is in St. Thomas Hospital having surgery after discovering a blood clot in her leg.
11/5 Rod Dillon's father, George Dillon is in Stonecrest Hospital.
11/4 Betty’s Newberns' sister, Faye Coleman is scheduled for surgery tomorrow at Summit Hospital. She is a former member.
11/4 Marisa Hoff is in Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital ICU with a strep infection. 11/5 Update: Marisa is much improved and has been moved to a room where she will probably remain until Saturday.
11/4 Lura Anderson is out of Baptist Hospital and staying with Don and Carolyn Reeves.
11/2 Al Griner is home recovering from a fall.
11/2 Patty Thedford is in Vanderbilt and may get to go home today or tomorrow. 11/4 Update: Patty Thedford should get to go home today.
11/2 Candace Jackson is home recovering from surgery.
10/29 Laura Rozell is at Centennial Womens and expects to give birth today. see the events page for information on the birth. 11/4 Update: Laura and baby, Cody Thomas are home and doing well.
10/27 Bob Nash is having outpatient spinal surgery on this Oct 28 at The Center for Spinal Surgery. Expected recovery is 10 days to two weeks.
10/23 Jeff Goforth’s mom, Betty Goforth, is in Baptist Hospital room facing hip replacement surgery. She has other health issues as well which complicate matters. Please keep her and the family in your prayers.
10/22 Ramona Pitt is being discharged from the hospital and expects to be recovering at home until next Wednesday.
10/22 Trish Melton's daughter, Candace Jackson has a mass on the right side of her brain and is scheduled for surgery Oct 29. She is 25 years old.
10/21 David Hammons is scheduled for outpatient surgery October 29 at Baptist North Tower.
10/21 Dorothy Beaird, mother of Williamm Beaird is in Baptist Hospital.
10/21 Larry Green requests prayer for a friend, Steven Faulkner who has multiple health issues. Steven's mother, Lucille is also to have surgery Friday.
10/21 Ramona Pitt is being admitted to St. Thomas Hospital – she has had headache, vertigo, and nausea; she is severely dehydrated so they are admitting her to try to figure out what is going on.
10/19 Pam Brasherr is in Southern Hills following emergency surgery.
10/19 Candace Jackson is in Baptist Hospital having tests following a seizure. Update: 10/20 Candace is to go home tomorrow and is scheduled to have surgery next week.
10/19 Paul Sparkman requests prayer for his friend, Mr Jewks, who has multiple difficulties.
10/15 Teresa Emebunor asks us to pray for two friends in Georgia. Carol Martin lives in Atlanta and is facing multiple health problems. Brian Bryant lives in Savannah and is facing back surgery. These are close, dear, friends and Teresa is praying for patience for herself as she really wants to be there with them but must stay here and recuperate. She is improving though and feels like she is on the upswing.
10/9 Junior Grimes' surgery on Thursday went well and he is currently in Baptist Hospital. He might get to go home later today if his pain is under control.
10/8 Teresa Emebunor reports that she is recovering slowly but is making progress. She wants us to add Barbara Buchanan to our prayer list. She has been having headaches lately and they cannot discover the reason. Also, please add Consuela Davis, a friend of Teresa’s, who is in Baptist Hospital after having an aneurism.
10/7 Junior Grimes is scheduled for shoulder surgery tomorrow.
10/6 Sam Woodroof has been moved to Bethany Health Care for rehab. He will be there at least 20 days.
9/25 Update on Teresa Emebunor: William called to advise that Teresa had surgery yesterday and that it went well. He said that they did find a mass and would be testing but at this point they don’t know if it is cancer or not. He said that they would be doing treatment as though it was.
She is in Baptist and he doesn’t know when she will be able to go home. 9/29 Update: Her blood count is back up and there is no sign of cancer. She had developed a staph infection which they are treating with antibiotics and are waiting for test results to see if that is under control. 9/30 Update: Teresa will be in the hospital through Friday at which time she will move in with the Beairds for 8 weeks while she recuperates.
9/24 Sharon Hicks got a great report from her doctor today and will be able to have less frequent check- ups!
9/24 We have received word that Bobby Brown is doing well after an arteriogram.
9/23 Sarah Denami's son, Gary Denami in in Vanderbilt with kidney failure. Her granddaughter, Becky Denami is in Mid TN Medical with cancer. Please keep this family in prayer.
9/22 Victoria McLuckie has tested positive for H1N1. With Rodney’s increased susceptibility, they have requested our prayers.
9/17 Teresa Emebunor, daughter of Shirley Buchanan, is in Baptist Hospital intensive care. Please keep Teresa and family in prayer. 9/22 Update: Teresa is expected to have surgery Wednesday or Thursday.
9/15 We received a request from Patricia Rickman to pray for baby, Lillie Anna. Lillie Anna was born with health concerns and may require surgery.
9/10 James Swafford is recovering at home after surgery 2 weeks ago. He will probably be home for about 2 more weeks before coming back to church.
9/10 We have learned that Debby Hutchins has had a stent inserted due to a blocked artery. We understand that she is doing well but not yet in a room.
9/9 Nicholas Owensby is scheduled for a tonsillectomy on Monday, September 14 , 8:00 am at Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital.
9/1 Sam Woodroof is in Veteran’s Hospital.
8/31 Leon Church is out of surgery and expects to be at Baptist North for 2-4 days before moving to rehab.
8/27 Request submitted via the web from Carolyn who would like us to pray for Barb in Omaha who has lung cancer and is to have surgery next week. Carolyn would also like for us to pray for hereslf that she will quit smoking for good.
8/27 Leon Church's surgery is scheduled for Monday, August 31 at 7 am at Baptist North Tower.
8/21 Georgette Norman, Una & Neil Jordan’s daughter-in-law, is in Centennial Women’s Center, room 3231, being treated for Ovarian Cancer. Please remember her in your prayers.
8/21 We received a prayer request from one of our brothers in El Salvador who is a close friend of Remberto Carranza, the preacher we support. His wife is hospitalized and he requests prayer for their family.
8/18 Harriett Hammons has requested our prayers for her father, G.W. Head, who is undergoing procedures related to Parkinson’s Disease.
8/18 Miss Juanita Pickens is now at Lakeshore Heartland Room 408. Address for cards is:3025 Fernbrook Lane, Donelson, TN 37214
8/13 One of our members Margaret Sullenger is in Boulevard Terrace Rehab in Murfreesboro. Anyone that is able to send a card or visit her would be greatly appreciated. The address is : 1530 Middle Tennessee Blvd. Murfreesboro TN 37130-5106. Her phone number is 995-9343.
8/12 Tommy Irons had outpatient surgery today at Baptist and should be going home later today.
8/11 Kelly Creel's mom, Nelda, had a heart attack over the weekend. She is presently in Harrison, AR waiting on results from tests. Depending on those results she may be moved to Fayetteville, AR. Please keep Kelly and the family in your prayers while they wait for results and further information.
8/10 Sherry Birdwell’s father, J.T. Mullican, suffered a heart attack on Sunday and is in Baptist Hospital CCU awaiting an arteriogram. 8/11 Update: Mr. Mullican is expected to have heart surgery this morning. Update 8/11: Quadruple bypass surgery was performed this morning and he is doing well at Baptist Hospital.
8/6 Patty Thedford's uncle Sam is in St. Thomas after a heart attack. 8/10 Update: Patty's uncle has gone home.
8/4 Gloria Owensby's father, Howard Haynie is in St. Thomas Hospital after a fall over the weekend.
8/2 Bud Hardeman is home and waiting for a bone marrow donor.
8/1 Joe Cox requests we pray for God to purify Carey's heart and for the salvation of Mandy and Lory.
7/31 Debby Hutchins reports that Sherry Griffith will have surgery next Friday to repair a torn ligament in her ankle. Please pray for Debby and for Sherry as Sherry heals and Debby helps to care for her.
7/30 Please pray for those who left ABC early due to illness or injury. Dallas Cropper broke his arm but is home and doing well. Donovan Patterson went home with the flu but is recovering nicely. Michelle Clark sprained her ankle and went home to recuperate. Visit the ABC page for more updates.
7/30 Leon Church is sceduled for surgery on Monday morning, August 3rd at Centennial Hospital and expects that he will be there for about 4 days and then have some time in rehab. 8/1 Update: The surgery location has changed to the Center for Spinal Surgery at Baptist North Tower. Please note that they will probably have him listed under his first name, James. 8/3 Update: The surgery has been postponed pending further testing.
7/29 Donna Sullivan will have out-patient surgery on her neck on Thursday, August 6.
7/27 Rod Dillon had a biopsy done this morning and the results showed a malignant tumor which was removed. They are unsure if it has spread to more tissue in the bladder. A biopsy of that tissue was taken and we should have results in a few days. Please keep Rod and family in your prayers. 7/29 Update: The test confirmed cancer and Rod is to undergo 6 weeks of chemo.
7/26 Sheryl Friend's mother, Irene Cannon is in the hospital in Fairmont, WV, following a mild heart attack. 7/27 Update: Sheryl reports that there was more damage to the lower lobes than they had expected. She expects her mom will be in the hospital for a few more days before being released with a strict diet, then return in a couple of weeks to have a pacemaker/defibrillator implanted, then rehab.
7/23 Please pray for Stephanie Grewcock who is dealing with several family and friend concerns.
7/22 Debby Hutchins emailed us that Donald Brashear is in Southern Hills after possibly having a heart attack. Keep Pam, Donald and Melissa in your prayers.
7/14 Lura Anderson, Carolyn Reeves’ mother, is in St. Thomas Hospital with issues concerning her heart, shingles, and possibly other issues. Update 7/15 - Mrs. Anderson has been discharged from the hospital.
7/13 Bud Hardeman, son in law of Betty Frost and brother in law of Garry Frost, is in Baptist Hospital, receiving chemotherapy for Leukemia. He will be there another 2 weeks.
7/13 Shirley Thurman's grandson, Marshall Thurman, is on his way to Sumner Medical Center and possibly Vanderbilt children’s after that with a head injury from a diving board accident. Update: Marshall has regained consciousness and should make a full recovery. 7/14 Update: Marshall is home and doing well. He still has a headache but there does not to be any serious damage.
7/13 Please pray for Josh & Jenny Cunningham who are friends of an Antioch member. Jenny has toxemia and baby Max is due in 3 weeks and will probably be born prematurely.
7/10 Our youth and several adults are leaving tomorrow for Canada to work with the Fennel Avenue Church of Christ. They'll be helping to conduct a VBS. Please keep Andrew Sowards and his team in your prayers. They will return on July 25th. Details and updates from the team on this trip at ASMforChrist.com/canada. Updates have been posted for July 14 and 15 from the Canada Team.
7/10 The Central America missions' team arrived safely and have already had a good visit with Remberto’s family. Lisa will be teaching a ladies class this afternoon and the group have several Bible studies scheduled. Wayne Russell will be speaking tomorrow with Lisa translating and Jim is scheduled to speak on Sunday. Raquel will be teaching children’s classes. Thank you for your continued prayers. She will try to check in with us on Monday. 7/13 Update from Mark Steel: The Central America group is doing well. No one has gotten sick, Jim is a natural driver on foreign soil (interpret that as you wish), and they have had a good stay in El Salvador. Monday is a travel day to Nicaragua where they will visit with the La Paz Centro church and return to Nashville on Thursday.
7/10 Summer Waggoner had a appendectomy and is recovering at home.
7/9 Jeff Talley's mother, Marie Talley, has had a series of heallth issues with several lengthy hospital stays. She is currently at home waiting to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment for a colon problem which causes a lot of pain. J
7/7 John McCoy's mother, Medeline McCoy, is in the Weirton West Virginia Medical Center with a need to have her ongoing health issues monitored. John has requested our prayers.
7/3 Riley Kate was born to April and John Kuykendall on July 2nd at 8:33 PM at Centennial Hospital. She was delivered at 28 weeks and weighed 2 pounds, 1 ounce and is on a ventilator. Please keep April, John, Riley Kate, and new grandparents John and LaRita Kuykendall in your prayers.
7/2 Jim Stone is at Vanderbilt Stallworth until Tuesday then will move Green Hills Rehab or Bethany Healthcare. His health is not good at this time and Joan requests our continued prayers. Update 7/8 Jim is in Vanderbilt and not in rehab.
7/2 Donald Brashear's nephew, Brandon, who was in a bad car accident in November has been returned to St. Thomas Hospital. He has a fever and still has water on the brain and his kidneys aren't functioning properly.
7/1 Our group going to Central America, Jim Taylor, Lisa Steele, Wayne Russelll, & Raquel Ramirez, has made a change of plans because of the political unrest in Honduras. We will leave on Thursday, July 9th for El Salvador and Nicaragua and visit our missionaries in those two countries, Remberto Carranza and Orlando Ruiz. We plan to mail gifts to Lupita and her family in Honduras and look forward to visiting them in the near future.
Leave Thursday, July 9 for El Salvador and Nicaragua, Delta flight 1523 at 6:40 a.m. Return Wednesday, July 15 on Delta flight 1032 at 8:09 p.m.
7/1 Rod Dillon had a procedure done today which went well but more testing will be done later. He is recovering at home.
7/1 LaRita & John Kuykendall's daughter-in-law, April, is having complications with her pregnancy. She is in Williamson Medical Center and will be there until the baby is delivered and then moved to Centennial. She is 28 weeks and the doctor said they would deliver the baby by C-section at 31 weeks. The baby is a girl and will be named Riley Kate. John, Jr. is currently in South Carolina in training to go to Kuwait in September. He will be home this weekend and will go back to S.C. for 2 more weeks. Please pray for April's health and that she will not deliver too early, and for the rest of the family as well.
6/30 Please pray for Sherry Haught's two nieces who are in Hondouras on a mission trip. The country is experiencing political unrest.
6/25 Oliver Claypool has been admitted to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital with a high fever.
6/25 Ken Bissell's father, Pete Bissell, has rapidly spreading cancer and is being placed in a hospice program. Please keep this family in your prayers.
6/24 Gary Frost and The Pates (Bruce & Dale) responded to the invitation on June 21, requesting the prayers of their church family.
6/23 Janice Green greatly appreciates all of the expressions of sympathy during this time of grief on the passing of her mother. The church family have been quite supportive and she is thankful for the support and encouragement.
6/22 June Perry’s 14 year old granddaughter, Bethany Taylor, has been in the McMinnville Hospital for several days with appendicitis. She is scheduled to be released today.
6/22 Becky Denami, wife of Sarah’s grandson Anthony, gave birth about 4 weeks prematurely earlier this month so that she could begin treatment for Colon and Ovarian Cancers. The baby is doing well and Becky is receiving chemotherapy treatments. Please pray for Anthony,Becky, their two daughters, and their families.
6/17 Bill & Thelma Cole are both home from the hospital and doing better. Thelma still requests our prayers.
6/16 Gail O'Neill, Ramona Pitt's mother is in Lakeshore Wedgewood for rehab, following a stay in Centennial Hospital. Update 6/19: Mrs. O'Neill is expected to be in Lakeshore Wedgewood for about 6-8 weeks.
6/15 Jeff Wright is home and doing well.
6/11 Thelma AND Bill Cole are both in Southern Hills Hospital.
6/11 William Grewcock is home from the nursing home.
6/11 Update on Bethany Barber (friend of the Diggs'): Bethay is home in Arkansas. They have been unable to determine the reasons for her seziures or memory loss.
6/10 Please pray for Jeff Wright. He will be having back surgery Friday morning at Vanderbilt.
6/9 Dale Pate is home and doing much better.
6/8 Lavaughn Williams is in Veteran’s Hospital
6/5 Dale Pate is in Southern Hills Hospital.
6/5 Thelma Cole reports that Bill Cole is back in the hospital again with a foot infection.
6/4 Bill Cole is home and doing fine.
6/3 Update on Charlie Houser From Jane Houser: "Charlie came home from the hospital today. We thought it might be a little longer, but we are glad to be home. He will have 4 weeks of IV (infusion) antibiotic twice a day. Please pray that I can handle this! The first of the meds was delivered after we got home and we are waiting for the home health nurse to come and show us how to do it. Pray that this takes care of the infection and he doesn’t have problems again. He is a little weaker form 4 days in bed, but we hope he will get back to where he was quickly."
6/2 Bill Cole is in Southern Hills hospital with an infection in his foot. He may have surgery tomorrow. 6/2 Update: Bill will not have surgery tomorrow.
6/2 Bud Clymer is out of surgery and in Williamson Medical Center. He should be there until Friday. Betty said that it went well.
6/1 Charlie Houser is in Stone Crest Medical Center with mastoiditis.
5/29 James Craighead is getting to go home today!!
5/27 Sherry Griffith called to report that Debby Hutchins should be going home tomorrow.
5/27 James Craighead has been admitted to St. Thomas Hospital and we anticipate him being there a few days. Judith reports that his potassium level was high and they will be trying to find out what is causing that. 5/28 James remains in St. Thomas where they are doing various tests.
5/26 Fred (Bud) Hardeman, Betty Frost's son-in-law, is in Baptist Hospital with a recurrence of leukemia He has finished chemo therapy but is suffering from the effects.
5/26 Bethany Barber, one of the bridesmaids from Megan Diggs' wedding, had a seizure on the way home from the wedding. and is on a ventilor and in a drug induced coma. She is in the hospital in Jackson, TN until she becomes stable when they will life flight her to Vanderbilt. Please continue to keep Beth in your prayers.
5/26 Bud Clymer will have hip replacement surgery on Tuesday, June 2 at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin.
5/26 Debby Hutchins is in Baptist Hospital undergoing tests and possibly surgery.
5/21 Margaret Sullenger is in the Boulevard Terrace Rehab-Nursing Center in Murfreesboro, room 33A. The address is 1530 Middle Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37130.
5/13 Gail O'Neil (Ramona Pitt's mother) is in Centennial Hospital with health issues possibly related to her esophagus.
5/13 Matthew Butterfield had a test yesterday and is awaiting results to find out if a biopsy is needed. Update: The biopsy has been performed and the family is awaiting results.
5/7 Gloria Sparkman's 8 year old grandson, Kolton (Paul’s son) broke his leg and will be recovering for the next few months. Cards would be a great encouragement during this time. Kolton Sparkman, 2318 Fred White Road, Columbia, TN 38401.
5/6 James Swafford is scheduled for knee surgery tomorrow morning.
5/6 Gary Denami is in Vanderbilt with ongoing health problems.
5/1 Marie Martin has been moved to Southern Hills Hospital.
5/1 Jane Sawyer has ongoing health concerns.
4/29 Billy Burke had a bicycle accident last week and is recovering at home following a hospital stay.
4/29 Kenny Hoff is in Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital. Please pray for the Kenny and the Hoff family.
4/29 Leon Church is scheduled for rotator cuff surgery tomorrow (outpatient).
4/27 Kristy Cope's mother, Mary Lancaster, is out of surgery at Vanderbilt Hospital and is doing well. She will probably be released on Thursday.
4/27 We ave learned that Shirley Buchanan's mother is in the hospital with congestive heart failure.
4/23 Please pray for Tom Jones, Debbie Houser’s father. He is experiencing health problems.
4/20 William (Bill) Grewcock, Stephanie Grewcock’s father is in Southern Hills Hospital. 4/23 Bill is scheduled for surgery the morning of 4/27.
4/16 Please pray for John McCoy who is struggling with health issues.
4/16 Ethan Bibb is a 7 year old friend of Mike and Janet Newby who is in Vanderbilt Children's hospital with advanced cancer. Please add Ethan and his parents, Robin & Sarris to your prayer list.
4/15 Denice Trice had surgery today and it went well. She expects to go home today.
4/10 Charlie Houser should be able to go home tomorrow!
4/9 Lauren Martinez is recovering at home from knee surgery.
4/7 Great news! Linda Eller got a good report from her outpatient procedure this morning.
4/3 Daisy Wells (Larry Rozell's Mother) will be 95 years old on Wednesday, April 8th and getting mail is one of the highlights of her day. Please send birthday cards to: Daisy Wells, Room 107, Southern Manor, 115 Medical Center Blvd. Fayetteville, TN 37334
4/1 Weldon Rickman is being discharged from the hospital.
3/31 Ed White (Jane Houser's brother) has melanoma that has spread. He is in Vanderbilt and about to begin radical chemotherapy.
3/31 Tracy Stoughton reports that Connor "is in surgery right now and they told them 2-3 hours. Please keep little Conner and his surgeons in your prayers this morning. It is going to be a hard week on Conner and his parents. He cannot eat anything but clear liquids for the week until his intestines show signs of waking up! You can imagine not being able to give a baby his milk. Please also pray specifically for no infections. This surgery has a high rate of infection and we want it infection clear!" Update at 10:21 am: Conner is out of surgery and all went well. Now we pray for quick healing, no infection or pain for Conner while he waits.
3/28 Weldon Rickman has been admitted to St. Thomas Hospital. 3/31 Update - Weldon is being treated for a drug interraction and possible internal bleeding. It had been posted earlier that he might go home today, but Junior Grimes has visited him and said that he is not ready to go home. 4/1 Update: Weldon is much improved.
3/22 Linda Eller is scheduled to have an outpatient procedure on April 7.
3/20 Update on Ramona Pitt and her mother, Gail O'Neill. Ramona’s knee is improving – still not sure if she will need surgery. Her mother has been discharged from Vanderbilt Rehab and is continuing her recovery at home.
3/18 Rod Dillon requests that we pray for his adult children, Amanda Hernandez and Shane Dillon. Their mother, Yvonne Perez, died recently in Tucson, AZ.
3/16 address for cards for Charlie Houser: NHC – Murfreesboro Rehab 153 B, 420 North University Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130
3/15 Linda Eller is scheduled for further diagnostic testing tomorrow. 3/17 Linda's test yesterday indicated the need for further testing. Please continue to keep Linda in your prayers as the doctors attempt to diagnose and treat her.
3/13 Kristy Heiman had surgery on Monday and is recuperating at home. Kristy and husband, Rick have been attending the Home Improvement class.
3/11 April Milliken has been in Southern Hills hospital due to a low iron count. We have received word that she is better and about to go home.
3/6 Janice Green's mother, Frances Marie Martin is in Southern Hills CCU with pneumonia, AFIB, and fluid on her lungs.
3/6 Charlie Houser continues to improve slowly; Jane is very appreciative for the comfort of your prayers asks that you continue to pray for him.
3/5 Former member Oscar Davidson, Oscar Davidson is confined to his home due to illness. Cards would be appreciated. 3/12 Corrected address for Oscar Davidson: 3009 Highway 424 E., Yuma, TN 38390
3/4 Dawn Cornelius’s father, Bob Napper, has been battling cancer now for a couple of years and it has spread to his brain. Pray for peace and comfort. 3/5 Update: Dawn reports that he had a good night. He continues with rehab at Bethany Health Care to hopefully gain enough strength to move home with hospice care
3/3 Gail O'Neill has been moved to a step-down unit at Vanderbilt where she will probably stay throught the weekend before being moved to a regular room. Her breathing is improved, but she still has pneumonia. Please continue to pray for her and her daughter Ramona Pitt. Ramona is having pain in her knee and is to have a third injection this week. 3/4 Update: Gail O'Neill has been moved to Vanderbilt rehab.
3/3 Linda Eller is scheduled for an outpatient endoscopy procedure on Thursday.
2/27 We are happy to report that Clay Rozell and baby are home!
2/26 Shirley Taylor (mother of Shannon Smith) had surgery yesterday and is recovering at home.
2/26 Andrew Sowards and Kent Johnson are traveling to Mexico today. Please pray for their safety.
2/26 Sheryl Friend has cataract surgery scheduled for today. Please pray for Sheryl as she spends the next few days recovering. Update: John Friend just called, and said that Sheryl’s surgery went well, and she is on her way home (11:19 am).
2/24 Gail O'Neill has been moved to Vanderbilt with pneumonia.
2/24 Clay Rozell and new baby, Barrett are in Summit hospital through Thursdday. For details on the birth, check the Events page.
2/23 We have received word that Neil Jordan remains hospitalized and is not improving. Please keep Neil and his family in your prayers. 2/24 Update: Brother Junior reports that he is improving a little but remains in St. Thomas.
2/20 Melanie Alexander’s Mom, Peggy Knowles, does NOT need additional radiation, her tumor was a slow-growing kind of cancer that has a low chance of returning and most patients do not require radiation. She is unable to drive and would appreciate encouragement cards. Her address is:Mrs. Peggy Knowles, 209 Hillview Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122; Melanie’s grandmother is also still having trouble breathing and the family would like your prayers.
216 Ramona Pitt is having problems with her knee and her mother Gail, O'Neill is in Centennial Hospital with pneumonia.
2/9 Juanita Pickens has been moved to room 112 Hall A.
2/8 Request received via the website from Robert Ross who has a cataract and glaucoma and no insurance. He would like for us to pray that God will open a door so that he can see to read His Word.
2/5 Peggy Knowles is recovering at home and at this point we do not believe that radiation therapy will be necessary.
2/5 Luvayne Jenkins, will be having a medical procedure done on Friday morning around 7 or 8 at St. Thomas. This procedure, similar to an arteriogram, will hopefully correct her fast heartbeat and keep her from passing out. Mr. Jenkins, Deneen’s father is still in Hospice care. Let’s continue to pray for Deneen, Diane and Donna as they care for their parents. Thanks!
2/4 We have received word that LuVayne Jenkins has been taken to the hospital but at this time we do not know which hospital she is in.
2/3 Addison Galaway is much improved and is being discharged from the hospital this morning.
2/3 Update on Peggy Knowles: They were able to remove the tumor successfully and did not have to break her jaw. The doctors think it is benign, but will be sending it off to make sure. They will know more tomorrow as to how long she will need to stay in the hospital.
2/2 New mailing address for Juanita Pickens, Hillcrest Healthcare, Room 604, F Hall, Ashland City (cell #476-7117)
2/2 We received a report that Lily Bea Dunaway came home from the hospital Friday night
2/2 Addison Galaway was admitted to Summitt Hospital yesterday with pneumonia; she is some better and might get to go home later today
1/31 We recieved an online request from Mark who would like us to pray that God will heal his depression.
1/30 Update from Larry Rozell on his mother, Daisy Wells: "My mother, Daisy Wells, is supposed to be released from Fayetteville hospital today. I am going down from work today, and spend the weekend with her, to observe how she is doing. She has multiple health issues, and is almost 95."
1/29 Jessica Beckham is on her way home from her tonsillectomy and did great!
1/29 Update on Lily Bea Dunaway: Lily Bea won't be going home today. She came off the oxygen for several hours last night but had to go back on. She has to be off the oxygen for 24 hours before they feel comfortable sending her home. Keep praying please.
1/29 Beth Goforth's mother, Donna Coss, will have shoulder replacement surgery at St. Thomas on Feb 11. She will probably be there for 3 days before going to rehab. Please add her to your prayer list.
1/29 Larry Rozell's mother was put back in the hospital late last night in Fayetteville.
1/28 Update on George Dillon. He is at home and on oxygen undergoing radiation therapy to shrink the tumor a little to take some of the pressure off. The cancer is inoperable. The family is requesting our prayers.
1/28 Update on Neil Jordan: He is home and continues to work with the doctors to figure out what is going on. They ruled out blockage to the valves in the heart and are looking at other possible reasons for his symptoms while treating his breathing difficulties with oxygen, breathing treatments, and limiting his activities.
1/28 Update on Janet Newby - She is doing well and will probably get to go home on Friday morning.
1/28 Shirley Scarbrough is home recovering from a foot injury.
1/28 Larry Rozell's mother is ill at home.
1/27 David Hammons is being admitted to Southern Hills Hospital for tests today.
1/27 Melanie Alexander's mother Peggy Knowles is scheduled for surgery at Vanderbilt Feb 2. If you want to send an encouragement card to her the address is: Peggy Knowles, 209 Hillview Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
1/27 Food for the Dunaways is being coordinated by Sue Thweatt. Email Sue here if you are willng to provide food.
1/26 Linda Henderson's father, Albert Lynn, is at home with hospice. Linda is requesting our prayers during this time specifically that he can go peacefully.
1/26 Update Lily Bea Dunaway: Lily Bea is still improving. They have taken the chest tube out and her lungs are working fine. They have taken the vapo therm off and she is just getting oxygen now. She is still on feeding tube, she will be going to a regular room today and at some point they will take the feeding tube out and start with giving her a bottle and then progress to her nursing again.
1/22 Update on Pete Bissell (Ken's father) "Results from tests show he has non-small cell lung cancer. He is scheduled for more tests on Thursday to determine the extent of the cancer and treatment/surgery options. Please also pray for strength for my mother, Lavern Bissell, as she copes with my father’s health challenges."
1/22 Update on Beth Bailey's father. "Dad was discharged home yesterday. He is so fortunate and blessed to recover as quick as
he did. No doubt, God was truly watching over him. Thanks again for the prayers, calls & emails during his hospital stay." Beth Bailey
1/22 Lily Bea Dunaway, Andrew & Jennifer’s baby daughter, is on her way to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital (11:15 am) with breathing issues. Update (8:20 pm) Lily Bea is in ICU and the family requests your prayers.
1/21 Janet Newby is scheduled to have surgery at Baptist next Monday.
1/21 Neil Jordan will have a procedure at St. Thomas tomorrow morning to check on a heart blockage.
1/21 Jessica Beckham is scheduled to have a tonsillectomy on 1/29 at Baptist hospital. If all goes well she will get to go home the same day to recover.
1/21 Bill Carter had surgery today and should be home later today.
1/19 Rod Dillon's father, George Dillon, is in Baptist hospital with possible cancer and pneumonia. Please keep him in your prayers. 1/20 Update - George Dillon is to have surgery today.
1/16 Update on Debby Hutchins. The operation went well; She will probably stay in recovery until she can breath on her own.
1/15 Woody Loden, elder @ Batesville, AR church of Christ, is in St. Thomas Hospital. He is improving but requests our prayers.
1/15 Debby Hutchins has been admitted to Baptist Hospital with chest pains. Update 1/15 Debby will have bypass surgery tomorrow - she has two arteries blocked and one partially blocked. 1/21 Update: Debby may get to go home on Friday.
1/15 Bill Reeves had cataract surgery earlier this week and is recovering well at home.
1/15 Melanie Alexander's mother, Peggy Knowles, will have surgery at Vanderbilt on Feb 2.
1/14 Pete Bissell, Ken Bissell’s father, is to undergo tests either later this week or early next week to check a mass discovered on one of his lungs, found while he was being x-rayed for pneumonia. Please pray for quick recovery from the pneumonia and that tests results will come back negative.
1/14 Sandra Ladd is scheduled to have hip replacement surgery at St. Thomas on Jan 20.
1/13 Tim Freeman is home for about a week.
1/13 Charlie Houser was transferred from the hospital to NHC-Murfreesboro.
1/12 Beth Bailey’s father will be having open heart surgery on Monday morning at the Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. It is very serious because it is a valve replacement and by-pass re-do. His kidney functions are off and the risk factors are very high. Beth and her family would greatly appreciate your prayers. 1/14 Update from Beth: Surgery yesterday was uneventful~Praise to God. Although early this morning dad had difficulty maintaining a normal blood pressure and was having issues w/ bleeding. He went back to surgery this morning for re-exploration of his chest and re-evaluation of his heart function. The surgeon was able to evacuate blood clots that had formed around his heart and was pleased to find that his heart function was not as low as he had suspected. He is in stable condition at this time~ God is good!
Thanks so much for your continued prayers, Beth 1/14 We received another update from Beth and her father continues to do well. The power of prayer is moving. Dad has had an miraculous last 24 hours. The medications to keep his blood pressure normal have been discontinued & the bleeding has subsided. The removal of the breathing tube this morning was a huge hurdle. Plans are to get up in his chair this afternoon~ God continues to answer prayers... On a larger note~ please pray for dads spiritual well being. Pray that he acknowledges the fact that God has been watching over him and working through the surgeons & medical personel to care for him
1/9 Geroge Hoff had surgery today in Baptist Hospital. 1/13 Update: James Craighead reports that George is improving and may get to go home on Wednesday.
1/9 Ramona Pitt requested prayer for one of her clients.
1/9 Please pray for new member, Shannon Watson, whose mother, Vicki Kennedy has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
1/7 Address for Miss Juanita Pickens: cards may be sent to her at Hillcrest Healthcare, RM 310, C Hall, Ashland City, TN 37015.
1/5 Update on Steve Diggs - Bonnie called to report that Steve’s visit at the doctor’s office yesterday went well and that the doctor is pleased with his healing. They will assess his progress in two weeks. Steve and Bonnie are quite appreciative of your support, encouragement, and prayers during this time. Steve is diligently following the voice and exercise restrictions but is quite anxious to get “back to normal” as soon as possible.
1/2 Rick Beals father, Harold Beals is in St. Thomas Hospital, Hospice care. Please remember this family in your prayers.