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2019 News of Members and Their Families

7/18/19: Sher Barns is still in Iowa and reports that her mom was moved to a nursing home today, awaiting a spot at the Iowa Vet's Home. She has recovered from her pneumonia and now has a boot on for her fractured ankle. Prayers are appreciated for continued improvement.

7/13/19: Please keep Sher Barns and her family in your thoughts and prayers as she has traveled to Iowa to be with her mom who is in the hospital. She fell and has also had some recent heart damage. Thanks!

6/28/19:  From Amy Parker ... Thank you ladies. I'm so sorry I missed all the fun, but the flowers are gorgeous. They truly boosted my spirits.

6/27/19: Amy Parker fell on Wednesday and after a visit to the ER, was unable to play in the Firecracker today. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers. Cards can be sent to her home.

6/21/19: Just received word that Carol Irvin is now home! Cards can be sent to her home address at 6 Melbourne Dr., BV 72714.

6/19/19: Carol Irvin is still in the Ozark Community Hospital, Room 323. Visitors and cards would be appreciated. Cards can be sent to the hospital or to her home at 6 Melbourne Dr., BV 72714 (a friend will pick up her mail and deliver to her at the hospital). Please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

6/8/19: Former member Sally Longbine Wirth passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the age of 92.

  6/7/19: In Memory of Gloria McDevitt who passed on Friday, May 17, 2019. We will miss her. 


5/17/19: It is with great sadness that we received the news that our friend and fellow member Gloria McDevitt passed away this morning. There will be no service per her request. Cards may be sent to the family at: 58 Taylor Dr., BV,72714. Please continue to keep her family in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

5/10/19: We just learned that Claudia Kimmel's ex-daughter-in-law (just 36 years old) passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday. No other information is available. Please keep Claudia and the family in your thoughts and prayers.

5/10/19: Gloria McDevitt was recently diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor, and has returned home with hospice. Her daughter, Susan, reports that she is "comfortable" and "hanging in there for now, resting, etc. Talking is difficult for her at this time." They request no visitors, but Susan is available (253-224-0391) if you would like more info and closure. Cards may be sent to: 58 Taylor Dr., BV,72714. Please keep Gloria and her family in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

5/4/19: Marilyn Garris's brother-in-law passed away yesterday. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers for travel safety and comfort during this time.

4/19/19: Just learned that Jan Vogel's brother passed away. Please be in prayer for her and the family.

4/8/19: Carol Irvin is in the Ozark Community Hospital, Room 323, after a recent fall at home. Visitors and cards would be appreciated. Cards can be sent to the hospital or to her home at 6 Melbourne Dr., BV 72714 (a friend will pick up her mail and deliver to her at the hospital). Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

3/30/19: Update for Sher Barns: Her husband, Jim, was released from the hospital yesterday afternoon after a repair for intestinal bleeding. "Thank you so much for all your prayers! Also, a special thanks to Sue Jacobson and Marianne Smyth for helping out with the website during such a busy time!"

3/28/19:  Linda Roberts thanks the WGC members for their love ... from Linda, "I'm overwhelmed by all of the love, support, prayers and cards from my friends in the BVWGC over the loss of my daughter, Shelly.  Thank you all from the bottom of my heart."

3/27/19:  Sher Barns is at Mercy Hospital with her husband Jim who was taken there by ambulance this morning.  He will remain in the hospital until tests are completed.  Prayers for a speedy recovery would be appreciated. 

3/16/19: Linda Roberts left Bella Vista on Monday to be with her very ill daughter, Shelly Glyn Wilson, in McKinney, Texas. Shelly passed away last night (March 15th) at 5:30 PM. Sympathy and prayers go to Linda and her family.

3/5/19: Cards can be sent to Mary Teller at: 7400 S. Louise Avenue, Room #105, Sioux Falls, SD 57108

2/26/19: We have been informed that former member Mary Alice Gardner passed away. No other information is available at this time. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers.

2/22/19: Update on Mary Teller: She will be discharged from Apple Creek on March 1st and will be moving to an assisted living facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to be closer to family. We will provide an address where you can send cards as soon as available.

2/5/19: Sandy Gibbs continues to recover from her knee surgery. Let's let her know we're thinking of her by sending cards her way!

2/5/19: We received news that Anne McClintock is having some health issues. Please let her know you are thinking of her by showering her with cards and prayers.

2/4/19: Update: Mary Teller is doing pretty good and starting therapy. You can send cards to her at: Apple Creek in Centerton, 1570 West Centerton Blvd., Room 130, Centerton, AR.

2/1/19: Update: Mary Teller is "doing okay," according to her daughter, Shelley. They are transferring her to Apple Creek Nursing and Rehab, in Centerton, for now, and her disposition is good!

1/27/19:  Just received notice this morning that Iris Anderson fell 3 weeks ago and broke her wrist. No other information was available.

1/17/19:  Update: Mary Teller has been moved from ICU and is doing better. It looks like they will be sending Mary to Health South in Fayetteville before long. Good place! If you want to send a card then send it to Mary’s home address. Shelley will be here most of the time which is wonderful that she could be here for her Mom. She might have to go back for a couple of weeks as long as Mary will be there at Health South. Shelley will be home with her for at least a month or so.

1/16/19: We have just received an email stating the following:  "In case you haven't heard, former long time member, Mary Teller is in ICU at Mercy. Her daughter, Shelley, called the ambulance on the 14th because of high fever and extreme pain. Shelley and Doug are there from SD and will be staying for a few more days. We think Mary is in Mercy 432. Please keep Mary in your prayers."

1/16/19: Roxiann Dwyer had surgery on the knuckle of her left thumb approximately 2 weeks ago.  This reporter has been out of town and out of touch.  Apologies to Roxiann and WGC members.  Please keep Roxiann in your thoughts for a quick and painless healing.

1/2/19:  Marilyn Fabits sends profound thanks for the many calls, notes and cards her WGC friends have given her.  Your support has been very much appreciated.!!!

12/31/18:  Our friend Carol Irvin let us know that her companion, Sharon, passed away after a short illness. Please let Carol know our hearts are saddened by the loss of her dear friend and keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

For TLC information from previous years, go to About Us and then Club History by Year and select the year you want.  Check that yearly site's TLC page.