I got word this morning that our sorority sister, Vera Marshall Brown, is in ICU on a ventilator at Merit Health River Region.
Please keep her in your prayers at this time and will keep you updated.
May God be with you and bless you, Vera!
June 26 - Sunday: I spoke with Andrea, Vera's daughter, and she told me that she is a little better but still sedated and on ventilator.
June 28 - Still on ventilator with some improvements but still sedated.
June 30 - On ventilator but off sedation and improving per daughter, Julie.
July 2 - Semi-conscious but still on ventilator per her husband, George.
July 4 - Just talked to Vera and sitting up in a chair and said to keep the prayers coming and will be starting physical therapy and hope she can put one foot in front of the other. Great news! Keep the prayers coming!
July 6 - She may be transferred to a room today and will need physical therapy. Keep the prayers coming!
July 7 - In Room 587 and getting physical therapy. A great sign of improvement. Keep the prayers coming!
July 8 - May be transferred to Heritage House Nursing Home for PT/Rehab next Monday. Keep the prayers coming for our sorority sister!
July 11- Talked to Vera and sounded really good but had a setback of fluid building up and waiting to get that stabilized so she can go to Heritage House to continue her rehab. Keep praying.
July 16 - Talked to Vera today and still in hospital room 587 and continuing IV meds for heart and maybe going to Promise Hospital this coming Monday for further nursing care. Please continue to keep her in yours prayers.
July 19 - Talked to Vera today and she has been moved to Promise Hospital for further care and will start occupational therapy tomorrow. You can reach her at 601-883-3234 and she is in Room 127. Please continue to keep her in your prayers for a speedy recovery.
July 20 - I got word today that Vera has been moved to another room at Promise Hospital which is the old Vicksburg Hospital on the north frontage road on the second floor. Her room #132 and her phone number is 601-883-3229. I know she would appreciate if you have the time to go by for a visit or a phone call.
July 22 - I spoke to Vera yesterday and she told me she had a setback is why she was moved to Room #132 but is stabilized now. Please continue to pray for her.
July 29 - Went to visit with her and she was in good spirits. Dr. came in while I was there and said she possibly could go home later next week. She is still on IV meds for her heart. Keep praying for her.
August 2 - I talked to Vera today and she is still in Promise Hospital but now running a fever. Trying to locate what is going on and still on IV meds for her heart. Please keep the prayers coming for her.
August 4 - Talked to Vera today and no more fever and may get to go home next Friday if all goes well.
August 10 - Today I spoke to George Brown, Vera's husband and said she will most likely go home Friday. She has been taken off of her IV heart meds. Keep the prayers coming because she will need home care as well. I know the family appreciates all your prayers and thoughts since all this went down in June. Praise The Lord!
August 13 - Vera was discharged yesterday and went home! Thanks so much for all your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time for her. I know she appreciates all your prayers for her recovery. Wonderful news! May God Bless and continue to keep her well.
August 20 - Vera was discharged from Promise Hospital last Friday and home with nurses coming in to check on her. Just talked to her daughter and said that she is still weak. Please continue to keep her in your prayers as she tries to recover from her health issues.
August 21 - Update: Vera is back in the hospital today being stabilized and resting. Please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers. May God Bless and heal you, Vera.
August 22 - Vera was moved to the Heart Unit for specialized care. Please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers.
August 25 - Vera is in ICU now and having a CPAP to help with her breathing. Continue your thoughts and prayers for her and may the Good Lord Blessed and heal her.
August 31 - Vera is still in ICU. Please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers. God be with you Vera!
September 4 - Ina Whittington and I visited Vera today and she is out of ICU and in Room 420 at Merit Health River Region. She is on/off the CPAP machine but still need your prayers. Hopefully, soon she will be back home.
September 9 - Vera was put back in ICU this morning according to her husband George to stabilize her vital signs. Please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers. May God be with her!
September 13 - Vera will be transported to St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson, MS, today per her husband George for further rehab. Please keep the prayers coming as she continues to struggle with her health issues. God Bless her!
September 21 - Vera is a patient at Select Specialty Hospital in Room 140, Ridgewood Rd., Jackson, MS. She is being monitored on her vitals so please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers. May God be with you, Vera!
September 26 - Vera is being moved to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS, for more cardiac care according to her husband, George and daughter, Andrea. Please continue to keep her in your prayers. May God touch Vera with his healing hands and give her comfort and peace.
October 2 - Talked to George about Vera today and he said that she is still in Intensive Care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She is somewhat better, he said. Please continue to keep the prayers coming and hopefully she will get strong enough to come home soon.