Diary Entry for 12/1/2000

Cloudy day. Not too cold. Rev. Jane got here about 9:30 AM. She liked my apartment. We went to see Merrill. He isn’t doing so good. Rev. Jane gave a wonderful prayer. We said The Lord’s Prayer and sang, “He Touched Me.” Also chorus of “When the Roll is called up...

Diary Entry for 12/2/2000

A nice sunny day. Cold. Vern and June came this AM. We went to see Merrill. He seemed a little better today than yesterday. He’s very restless. We ate lunch in cafeteria. I got new black oxfords at Barow and Monroes. I called Jim. Lyla called in evening. I got cute...

Diary Entry for 12/3/2000

A nice day. Cold. I went to church with Nash’s. Went to see Merrill after. Came home by cab. Merrill tried to talk to me. Wish I could know what he wanted to say. He’s very weak.

Diary Entry for 12/4/2000

Nice sunny day. Cold. Lyla and I went to Pharmhouse and then to see Merrill. Merrill died just before noon today. Lyla and I was with him. Jim got there fast as he was in the city. Vern and June got to apartment about 2 PM. Rev. Dora here. She knows Vern and June. She...

Diary Entry for 12/5/2000

Very snowy off and on all day. I didn’t go to exercise class. I called bank, Charlotte and several called. Dan fro West Virginia, Joel fro Iowa and Jolie from Washington State, Plus Jim, Lyla, Sue, Sherrie, Arlene and Rev. Jane. Sue Boschock here to spend PM. Brought...