For the Love of Ms Rhea

My 2 girls were in a discussion the other night at bedtime, and I overheard my 9 year old say say to my 4 year old, who is about to move up in classrooms at school, "I hope you get Ms. Rhea, cause she is AWESOME, and then I'll get to see her every day!" and my 4 year old said right back "Yea, she is, she's AWESOME." Yes, she is. She is awesome.

It has saddened us beyond words to learn that our dear Ms. Rhea Usery, who has awesomely cared for our children at Mt Pisgah since 2002, has very recently been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. It is malignant and inoperable. She had a port implanted in her chest last week, and will receive an aggressive schedule of chemotherapy, beginning on July 1. This will hopefully shrink the tumor and make her pain more manageable.

We all know she is a trooper, with that big smile of hers, a Tennessee shirt every chance she gets, and a faith as strong as ever. But enduring this treatment will certainly be difficult. So please, we humbly ask that you join with us as we lift her up. We'd love everyone to please, please pray for her. And if we could relieve even a small portion of the financial burden from her shoulders, as she endures this journey and fights this battle, what an awesome gift that would be to her.

Thank you, and please keep her in your thoughts and prayers. Hold her close to your heart as she takes this on. We love her so very much, and so do our children. You can follow her here:

Susan Dennis and Ashley Reams
Parents of Former Students, Who Just Think She's AWESOME

** This page/these efforts are not affiliated with Mount Pisgah Christian School or Church. It is an optional fund, organized solely by parents of former students who wished to help her during this difficult time.

*** If you donate, it appears donations are coming to the Organizer. However, they go directly to Rhea. We linked payments to her account, but there is no way to show her as the recipient since she did not set up the page. She receives an email advising of each donation, can access funds immediately, and appreciates all your thoughts and prayers.

Thank you!

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Susan Dennis 
Alpharetta, GA
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