We are saddened to report that Mrs. Hilda Wasserfall died on Friday, January 7. Hilda was a longstanding, faithful member of the Worldwide Church of God and subsequently the Church of the Great God. She will be sadly missed by all the brethren in Namibia, Zambia, and South Africa. Please pray for Rita, her daughter, who cared for her at her house. Hilda is also survived by her two sons, Defin and Jaco.
Susie Fulfer Gilks reports that her husband of eight wonderful years, Gerry Gilks, died suddenly and peacefully on December 2. He was 93 years old. He did not suffer, nor was he sick, and Susie was able to care for him up to his death. There will not be a funeral or memorial at this time. Susie has family at hand to take care of her, but your prayers for her comfort would be appreciated.
Cards may be sent to:
Susie Fulfer Gilks
4213 Bramblett Rd.
Cleburne, Texas 76031
Kenneth L. Darling and Michelle M. Henderson of Columbia, South Carolina, are pleased to announce their engagement on October 29, 2021. The lovely couple is preparing for their wedding on January 23, 2022. Though this is relatively short notice, they would be pleased to have their brothers and sisters in Christ join them for this happy occasion.
The wedding and reception will be in the church hall in Fort Mill, South Carolina, starting promptly at 2:30 PM. Please RSVP by January 9, 2022, by text message or phone call to 336-447-9230.
We are saddened to report the death of Dan Fletcher on Thursday, December 2, at around 3:00 pm after a lengthy struggle with various health conditions. Thank you for all of your prayers on Dan's behalf. Please continue to pray for his widow, Carol, and for his children, Dana, Jamie, and Hana. Thank you.
Don and Camille Ballo of Estero, Florida, and Richard and Beth Ritenbaugh of Charlotte, North Carolina, are delighted to announce the engagement of their children, Brittany Ballo and Johnny Ritenbaugh. Johnny popped the question on October 24, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Brittany said, "Yes!" A June 2022 wedding is planned. Congratulations!
We are saddened to report that Bill Gray died this morning. After a few good days in which he was able to communicate a little with Debbie, he started to decline yesterday and his condition continued to deteriorate throughout the night. Thank you for your prayers on behalf of Bill and Debbie.
Sherilyn Merritt writes,
My mother [Sheila Hill] passed away this morning. I’d like to thank you all for your prayers on my mom’s and our family’s behalf. She knew you all were praying for her and loved her. We ask for continued prayers for the family in moving forward. Thank you.
We are saddened to report that Dave Clark died on Sunday evening, October 17, 2021. Please pray for the comfort of his wife and children. Thank you.
We are saddened to report that Jerry Biles of High Point, North Carolina, died on Monday afternoon, October 11, 2021, from complications after contracting COVID-19. Please pray for the comfort of his family.