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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Prayers Needed

Today is a VERY SAD and DIFFICULT day for those in our community. We will be saying good-bye to a young man today. Last Thursday evening Hance Henrie was in Provo UT finishing up some ROTC training. He and some friends were driving down an Inter-state and a car crossed over into their lane and struck the truck carrying Hance and His friends. The driver, a 56 year old female was drunk. Hance was the only one wearing a seat belt and he was the only one who died.

My daughter was very close to Hance. My husband went to school with his parents. His Mom is Jantzens Honors Science Teacher.

I don't know why these things happen. I can't even imagine the grief his parents are experiencing. I am soo thankful they have such a strong Faith because truly in times such as this....It is ONLY through God that a parent can get through such a devastating circumstance.

Please, if you will, Lift up the Henrie Family today and in the days to come. His funeral will be late this afternoon, and I know for so many of these kids, it is going to be so very hard. But as hard as it is for them, it is beyond anything we could ever imagine for his family!




Thank you all for being such amazing friends and prayer warriors!

20 comments:

The Real Me!

Wow! Such sad news. I'll be saying a prayer my friend.
HUGS
Kim

Nana's Nuggets

Good Morning Loren, I am about to have my Prayer time, This will be on top this morning! oh! yes this is something we just can't get, but I know that we have to exercise our Faith more than ever! I will be lifting your family up as well! May the God of Peace Rule in your Hearts today.

Brenda

I'll be praying.

Yolanda

I am so sorry. Praying-

ham1299

What a senseless tragedy! My heart goes out to all of you! Lots and lots of prayers! (((Hugs)))

Country Wings in Phoenix

Oh Loren Swetie...
Prayers, prayers, prayers going up for all today as this service takes place. What a tragedy for the family and such a loss to the community that he has so greatly touched.

Dear you will all be in my prayers today and for the hard times in weeks to come. Many hugs to you sweet one and so much love, Sherry

Connie

Saying a special prayer for the Henrie family. My heart goes out to them & to all the Owasso kids who are feeling such deep sadness at the loss of their dear friend.

Amy

All my thoughts, prayers, and love goes out to the family and friends.

NanaNor's

Hi Loren, I'm going to be upholding this family as well as all of the friends who are impacted by this tragedy-including you all.
Please, dear friend, always feel free to email me with emergency prayer needs-I cherish the opportunity to lift you up.
Hugs & prayers,
Noreen
werhis3@gmail.com

Betsy from Tennessee

Oh what a sad story, Loren. I am so very very sorry. I will keep the family (and yours) in my prayers.
Hugs,
Betsy

Darcie

I am so, so, so sorry to read this post Loren. I too can only imagine the grief of a parent at a time like this. We don't know the why's, but thankfully we know the ONE that can bring comfort at a time like this.

Beth.. One Blessed Nana

what a tragedy - i will be praying for that family and for yours as well. it's hard on our children when something like this happens. they just don't understand and neither do we..

jayayceeblog

I read things like this and my heart just clenches. I cannot imagine what this family and these kids are going through. Sending prayers ...

George

This is so sad. We will definitely keep the Henrie family in our prayers.

BARBIE

This is so sad. I am so sorry. I will be praying for the family.

The Not So Perfect Housewife

Oh, I'm so sorry.. will be praying for all those effected by this loss.

Jeanine

I'm so sorry for this loss that your community has to bear. Praying that you all find comfort, peace and strength in each other and that you can extend that to this young man's family.
Also...just wanted to let you know that I've switched the name of my blogsite. You can now find me at http://peace-fully-simple.blogspot.com
Peace.
Jeanine

jen

i love you hancie.

Girly Muse

I'm so sorry to hear this! How awful. I'm late on this, but will be praying for all of you!!!

Dawn

It was so tragic. I feel so badly for the family.

I didn't realize you had one at the seventh grade center. My daughter is there as well. =)

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