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6/22/2017
Condolences
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement: 

Rev. Lee Lamb died Monday, June 5.
 
Mary Speer, wife of Rev. Lon Speer (Retired), died Saturday, June 17. Service: Tuesday, June 27, 11 a.m., First UMC, Chapel, 3900 Lexington Blvd., Missouri City, TX 77459. Memorials may be sent to the Nature Conservancy, 245 N. Fairfax Dr., Ste. 100, Arlington, VA 22203.
 
Bishop John Wesley Hardt (Retired), father of Bill Hardt (Conference Archives & History), died Sunday, June 18. Service: Friday, June 23, 11 a.m., First UMC, Dallas.
 
Rev. Larry Krohn,(Retired) died Wednesday, June 21. Memorial Service: Sunday, June 25, 3 p.m., First UMC, Athens.
 
Birth
Ella Grace Whitaker, first grandchild of Stephanie and Dr. Keith Whitaker (First UMC, Pearland), was born Monday, June 19.
 

6/19/2017
Condolences
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement: 

Rev. Bobbie Weber (Retired) died Saturday, June 17. Visitation: Wednesday, June 21, 6-8 p.m., Foster Funeral Home; Celebration of Life and Ministry: Thursday, June 22, 1 p.m., First UMC, Palestine.
 
Mary Speer, wife of Rev. Lon Speer (Retired), died. Arrangements pending.
 
Prayer Requests
Please pray for healing for the following Texas Conference families: 

Rev. Roy Biser (Retired)
 
Karen Ross, spouse of Rev. Jim Ross (Retired)
 

6/15/2017
Condolences
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement: 
 
Rev. Bob Kristensen (Retired) passed away June 4, 2017
His funeral service will be this Saturday June 17 at 11:00 in the morning at Hilltop Lakes
Chapel, Hilltop Lakes, TX. 
 
Bonnie Killiam, the mother of Rev. Steve Killiam, (Pastor of St. Paul's UMC, Lufkin) passed away. There will be a memorial service at Lufkin FUMC on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 10:00 am. 
  
Prayer Requests
Please pray for healing for the following Texas Conference families: 
 
Florence Larks, the mother of Rev. Elizabeth Palmer (Salem UMC, Tomball)

 

6/13/2017
Condolences
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement: 
 
Sherman Haughton, Sr., father-in-law of Rev. Cathleen Haughton (First UMC, Missouri City, Extension Ministry), died Sunday, June 4. Arrangements: Wednesday, June 14, Viewing: 9 a.m.; Funeral: 11 a.m.; BOTH at New Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3221 Bain St., Houston, 77026; Memorials may be sent to the church.

6/12/2017

Condolences
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement: 
 

Dr. Bob Kristensen (Retired) died Sunday, June 4.  Service: Saturday, June 17, 11 a.m., Hilltop Lakes Chapel, Hilltop, Texas. Memorials may sent to Hilltop Lakes Chapel Foundation, PO Box 1143, Hilltop Lakes, 77871.


2/15/2017
Condolences
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:

Bobbie Green, mother of Rev. Beverly Tune (Retired), died Sunday, February 12. Her graveside service was Wednesday, February 15 in Belton, Texas. 
 
Joe Copes, grandfather of Rev. Jason Copes (Warren Chapel UMC, Huntsville), died Monday, February 13. Arrangements pending.
 
Rev. D. Orval Strong (Retired) died Wednesday, February 15. Arrangements pending.
 
Prayer Requests                                           
Please pray for healing for the following Texas Conference families:

Rev. Fredda Minick (Retired)
 
Brittany Denais, granddaughter of Pam and Rev. Carl Lundberg (Bronson UMC and Liberty Springs UMC, Milam)