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The Services for Sis Velma-Vernetta Reid

Friday May 30


Viewing 4pm -6:30pm
Memorial Celebration. 7:00pm
Location: Wildwood COGOP

Saturday May 31
Viewing 10am -11am
Homegoing Service. 11a
Location: tbd

Death Notice - Vernetta Reid

I am deeply saddened to announce the passing of Sister Vernetta Reid.

Sister Reid served alongside her husband, Bishop Winston Reid most recently at the Wildwood Church in Cleveland, Tennessee.  Her son and his wife, Trevor and Ailene Reid serve as the International Youth Ministries Directors.

Please join us in prayer for Winston and their family, I will share information about visitation and funeral arrangements once I receive them.

Special Prayer Request - Sharon Carruthers

Tonight, I spoke with Pastor Vernon Carruthers (Madisonville Church) by telephone and learned that his wife, Sharon is in Park West Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee.  With a high fever and sever pain, she was hospitalized due to an infection in one of her knees, that had replacement surgery.
She is to undergo a surgical procedure tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) and Pastor Carruthers is requesting your prayers for her.  I am also asking each of you to pray for Vernon as well. 

Death Notice -Deacon Louis Cartwright

We are sad to announce the passing of Deacon Louis Cartwright (GreenRidge formerly know as Greenbrier Church)
Funeral arrangements for Bro. Cartwright:

Austin & Bell Funeral Home 2619 Hwy 41S Greenbrier, TN, 37073. 
Visitation will be Thursday, May 8, 5 to 8 PM  Friday, May 9, 9 to 11AM,

Service will be at 11 AM.

Prayer Requests

Debra and I are on our way home from a full day of ministry. Of course I need to mention we were in Cleveland yesterday for visitation to honor Bishop A.J.Coalter. Funeral services for Bishop A.J. Coalter this morning. I was privileged to be able to make a few comments along with North American Presbyter Bishop Sam N. Clements, Retired Bishop J.E. Brisson and enjoy a great message by Bishop Coalter's son-in-law, Bishop Duke Stone, pastor of the Hickory Vallley. Our prayers are with Norma Coalter, Bishop Tim Coalter and Shirlene Stone and all the children and grandchildren. After graveside services by Bishop Tim Coalter, we learned that our Asia/Oceana General Presbyter, Bishop David L. Browder was hospitalized in Cleveland last night for chest pains. We, along with Georgia Bishop Billy Adams and his wife Charlotte Rea Adams went to visit and have prayer for him. While there, we learned that Bishop Wade Patterson had also been admitted, so we went to his room for prayer and a visi…