Diary Entry for 12/1/1996

Rainy and windy. We went to church. 51 out. Vern called. Debby will stay with Merrill while I’m in hospital. Jolie called. She was coming out but got called into work.

Diary Entry for 12/3/1996

I changed the batteries in Merrill’s hearing aids. First time he got them 11//96. We went for groceries in AM. Jim here in PM. WE called Debby. She’s coming at noon tomorrow. Steve, June and Vernon called. Also Vivian.

Diary Entry for 12/4/1996

Hospital at 6 AM for knee operation. Jim came after me at 5:30. Sue here in morning. Her birthday. Debby brought Merrill out in PM. Jim, Sue, and Jolie got me flowers. Jolie and Zack here. I had unit of my own blood.

Diary Entry for 12/5/1996

I got 2 units of blood. Last UMW meeting at Philadelphia. Rev. Elaine here to see me. Also Merrill, Debby, Jim, Sue, Patty, Esther, Jolie, Zack, Joel, and (?) and Glenda. Doris H called in evening. Also Vern.