December 2003

Dear loved ones,

It's time again for the Cole family to share the year's news with our friends and family. God continues to bless us beyond our expectations. We hope the Lord's kindness is evident in your life as well.

Michael is now an Arkansas doctor after having worked for 16 years in Roland, Oklahoma. He moved his practice to a Sparks clinic in south Fort Smith in February. He led his 13th medical mission team to Guyana, South America. Michael and his sister hosted a reception in Harrison, Arkansas, to honor their parents on their 50th wedding anniversary in June. Michael attended his 30-year high school class reunion in Harrison. He continues to serve the West-Ark Church of Christ as an elder and the webmaster. Genealogy is still a favorite pastime.

Jeannie finished her 2-year term as Arkansas PTA President in June. She was reelected to a third term on the school board and is now serving as President. She worked in Guyana as a Bible teacher. Jeannie spent her birthday in Charlotte, North Carolina, at the National PTA Convention, where she was appointed to the National Legislative Committee. She had to miss her high school reunion to attend a National PTA legislative function in Washington, DC. She has spent considerable time this year lobbying the state legislators about education issues in Arkansas and has been on television several times.

Angelique and Greg, married nearly 6 years now, live in Coppell, Texas. She works as the worship administrator and children's co-minister at Preston Road Church of Christ in Dallas. Greg completed his sophomore year of medical school and is currently doing research work toward his Ph.D.

Steven married Miss Louise Coffman on May 31st. They spent their honeymoon in Miami, then met our Guyana mission team at the Miami airport to spend the following week as Bible teachers at our clinic in Guyana, followed by a couple days on the Caribbean island of Grenada. The newlyweds live in Searcy, Arkansas. Steven is completing his senior year in Computer Engineering at Harding University. Louise is doing graduate work in Spanish at Harding.

We are proud of the accomplishments of our kids and their spouses. One of life's greatest joys has been watching our children turn into independent adults, dedicated to the Lord.

We would love to hear from you. If you can't stop by, please visit us online at www.theColeFamily.com

It is our prayer that this Christmas will be your best ever. May God bless your life abundantly throughout the New Year.


Michael & Jeannie

Cole Clan at 50th Wedding Anniversary, 29 June 2003

(standing, L to R) Louise & Steven Cole, Jeannie & Michael Cole, Becky (Cole) Newberry,
Greg & Angelique (Cole) Moses; (seated) Bill & Freda Cole

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