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This fundraiser ended on 11/30/11

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The family of Karen Sue (Susie) Wood-Fulghum are uniting to raise money to help with her battle against Ovarian Cancer.

Susie was diagnosed with stage 3 Ovarian Cancer in September 2011. She has a large tumor on her ovary and the cancer has traveled to her lymph nodes and continues to cause excessive swelling in her abdomen.

She is currently unemployed and has no insurance. Her physician designed a treatment plan that would include three chemotherapy treatments followed by a surgery to remove the tumor, and then a fourth chemo treatment. She applied for Tenncare and was allowed to receive the first chemotherapy treatment while her application was being processed. Since her first treatment, she was denied Tenncare.

Our family has been hosting a series of garage sales and asking for private donations to support her treatment and living expenses.

Susie has two sons, Tyler and Geoffrey. She also has a dog and a rabbit named Wally that love her very much. She receives a great deal of emotional support and love the father of her children, Harold. She has four older sisters (Anita, Ginger, Ann and Jan) she is very close to.

While we are all devastated by this news, Cancer is a dreaded and all too familiar word in our family. Each of the five girls have been affected by cancer in one way or another. Their father, my grandfather, also died from Leukemia.

There are so many good things I could say about Susie as a person. She is caring, giving, loving, and the life of the party. Or, she used to be. The news of her cancer and her inability to pay for treatment have taken an emotional toll on her. We are trying our best to assist her in her search for financial support for her treatment and support her as best we can. Everyone is tirelessly applying for any and all assistance. At the same time, we recognize the application processes can be lengthy in awaiting a response.

Time is of the essence. We need to raise money quickly to pay for her additional treatments before the cancer spreads anymore than it has.

Please help Susie in any way you can. We understand times are difficult for everyone. If you can't donate money and have available items to donate for a carport sale, please let us know and we will come to pick it up for you. If you are a relative that lives a great deal of distance away, and can host a sale in your area that would be great.

Last but not least, we ask for your prayers and any words of encouragement you may have for Susie. We believe in miracles and we pray for one each day.

Thank you,
The Family of Karen Sue (Susie) Wood-Fulghum:
Anita & David Turner, Davy & Stephanie Turner and their three children, Malisa & Jan Chism, Ginger & David Throckmorton, Cassie and her two children, Jenny & Clifton Hughey and their children, Billy Hoskins, Ann Boswell, her three children and one grand child, Jan & Jack Helton, Wesley and Cathy Patrick and their children, Trey and Samantha and their children and most of all Harold, Tyler and Geoffrey Fulghum.

Should you not feel comfortable with revealing your name or donation amount on this site, it allows to post anonymously. You can donate via credit or debit card or if you would prefer to mail a check, you may do so in Susie's name (Karen Sue Fulghum) and send to: Harold Fulghum, 805 N. Perkins Road, Memphis, Tn 38122.
If you have any questions or would like to speak to a family representative please feel free to call: Ginger at 901-268-4965 or Jan Helton at 901-485-3151.
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