On Friday, July 6th we lost our seventh angel.....Jessica Henderson passed away at Emory hospital in Atlanta
due to a long and difficult battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Her family was part of our "Coulter" family and our hearts
break for them.
Baby Jenna-Baby Jenna has been in the hospital since an accidental
fall about a month ago. She has injured her neck and is currently unable to move her arms, although she does have some leg
movements. Her mom, Erin, works at SES. She recently recieved a trach and had to be readmitted to the PICU at Scottish Rite.
You can follow her at www.caringbridge.org/visit/jennaproctor
Logan Caudell-Logan attends Ashworth Middle School. I hope I am
writing this correctly....Logan caught a virus that has attached the nerves in his legs and is now partially paralyzed.
He is currently at Scottish Rite in Atlanta.
I adopted Andruw
S. from Hugs N Hope for his birthday. Hugs and Hope is a not for profit organization that supports families with sick
children through a letter writing campaign. They also send gifts for birthdays and christmas. Andruw S. is the
second child we have helped through Hugs N Hope.
Baby Ethan-Baby Ethan is in Cinncinnati Children's Hospital with
multiple medical problems. He has family and friends in Fairmount....keep him in your thoughts. He is a twin, so you know
his family has their hands full....:)
Baby Ella Cochran-
Baby Ella's parents contacted
us this week about getting a t shirt. They told us she had passed away in May of 2011...our hearts go out to them. (3.13.12)
Matt Church is almost
18 and has been battling benign brain tumors and illness all his life. You can visit his web site here:
We came home today Matt did great, he can still see, but will need radiation to shrink the rest of the tumor and where
its attached to the optic nerve, we are beat, worn out and im so sore from sleeping on the brick chairs, bed sofa but
get to sleep in own bed tonight.. Will call monday to get his appointments set for radiation and post opt followups
with Dr Reisner following wed.
Will keep in touch let you know..
(Updated 1.24.10...good news!!!)
is a beautiful angel in heaven now.....If you would like to support her family, they have created Sarah's Snack's
in her honor. Sarah's Snacks brings snack items like macaroni and cheese/ little debbies/ ramen noodles to the clinic
at TC Thompson's in Chattanooga, so families can have some special treats. This is a great way to support this family
and honor Sarah.
Cindy Villatoro-Cindy is in
Fourth Grade at Sonoraville Elementary School. She is experiencing some side effects from treatment she recieved when she
was younger. I have the pleasure of seeing her everyday. You wouldn't believe how long and beautiful her hair is these
Ashton and his family have periodic
check ups at St. Jude for his Non Hodkins Lymphoma, but as of today he is doing well. :)
Jennifer-we haven't heard from Jennifer or her family recently...she
is battling leukemia and we hope the very best for their entire family.
Tristan Jones passed away just
before Thanksgiving this year after a long battle with Swapman Diamond Syndrome. He endured a bone marrow transpant, and in
the end developed another fatal disease that attacked his nerves. He is a dear friend of my son, who played with Tristan often.
He will be greatly missed.
Rachael Reeves- our second angel. Please keep her
family in your prayers. Grieving is very hard work and their family will continue to miss her greatly.
Caleb Mealor- is a young man who is experiencing kidney failure. Most
recently Caleb has been in ICU. He reiceved a port so he could have dialysis, but unfortunately he developed a blood
clot. Please keep him, and his family in your thoughts and prayers.....
I got to meet Caleb and his family this week. They are so sweet....especially the family pets Princess Leah and Vadar
the wonder cat. I'm really glad that Caleb is back home and going to school. He has a long road ahead, please keep him in
your thoughts. I found out Caleb loves Steak and Shake....if you go for dinner consider getting Caleb a gift certificate so
he can have a special reward after treatment.
Tonnie is a Gordon
Cental HS student suffering from multiple medical issues. She recieved a lot of support from her fellow students this
year at Coulter Hampton Day 2006.....the band and the chorus donated their time and talents in her honor!
Christian Garcia-Christian is hearing impaired and is having
some trouble with his blood counts. He has started IVIG and is having stable blood counts at this time. He attends Fairmount
Elementary School and recently was able to sing in the Chorus with Terry.
Dakota Gladney- Dakota attends Swain
Elementary School. He has multiple issues and most recently had a kidney transplant. We continue to support this family as
he recovers from this surgery.
Colby Miller- Colby passed
away last night from a long battle with Cystic Fibrosis. We were fortunate enough to meet him before he left us...... We will
continue to help this family as Colby has a twin brother who also has CF. Please pray for this family in their time of grief.
Katia was the first child we were able to help through the Coulter Hampton Foundation
and she loves ladybugs!!!! We adopted Katia's family through Hugs and Hope (www.hugsandhope.org). They are a special family...