HEAVENLY ANGELS HOUSE

"See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way and to bring you to the place I have prepared."
Exodus 23:20

About HAH

The Heavenly Angels House, Inc. is a non-profit organization, providing compassionate care and a loving home to dying and terminally ill individuals in need. The Heavenly Angels House affords those with life-limiting illnesses in their final month of life to pass with dignity when the option to die at home is not possible.

By partnering and collaborating with our community and the local medical hospice agencies we will be able to relieve the care-giving/financial burden on family and friends and assist them in their grief journey. There will not be a  charge to our guests and their families for the care and services provided.

Objectives

  • To offer the dying the right care at the right time for the right purpose.
  • To offer a clean, loving home environment.
  • To lessen any undue stress for the caregivers and family.

Core Values

  • We recognize all families and guests as a family unit.
  • We recognize and affirm death as a part of the normal life cycle.
  • We acknowledge all families deserve to be treated with respect and compassion.
  • We will provide our guests and families with emotional, spiritual, and compassionate support.
  • We aim to lessen any undue stress for the family and caregiver.
  • We will begin helping families on their grief journey.
BOARD MEMBERS

Cindie Kees

Founder/Director

Cindie is a 7-year-old retired resident of the Grove, OK, community. Her entire life has been focused on being a seeker and defender of truth for those in need. Cindie’s adult working career consisted of Human Resources in the corporate business arena. But the majority of time was spent in teaching Special Needs children. She concluded her working career in the corporate insurance arena. Cindie is currently an active member of the Grove First Baptist Church, American Legion Post 178 Auxiliary, and Delaware Gideon Camp. Her passions are God’s handiwork, family, daughters, sons-in-law, grandchildren along with flower gardening in all its beauty. Her deepest compassion is serving God, country, and community.

Debra Bowers

President

Born in Florida and raised in Georgia, Debra is a huge GA Bulldog Fan. Debra met her husband Robert in Camp Darby, Italy. They share eight children, many grandchildren, and a few great-grandchildren. Debra and her husband Robert are 6-year-old retirees’ residents of Grove Oklahoma. Debra had a 7-year career as a SGT in the US Army Supply Field. She is currently an active member of the local Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19 along with the American Legion Post 178 auxiliary and member of the Legion’s Ritual Team.  Debra is dedicated and committed to serving the Veterans, non-profit organizations, and those she can network and connect by lending a helping hand within this community.

Cindy Clark

Secretary/Treasurer

I was born and raised in Grove, Ok. I have dedicated the last 23 years in the emergency medical field to Saving lives. After a medical retirement, I have brought that passion for serving people to helping those on Hospice transition from life to death.

I am also the Deputy Commander of the Civil Air Patrol Squadron here in Grove, Teaching 12-21-year-olds to be leaders and serve the community they live in.

 

I married my Highschool Sweetheart right out of High School, We have 3 Amazing Kids and 3 Grandkids. In my spare time, I like to hang out with the grandkids and Go with my Husband to Fly RC planes.

Dalton Hamon

Member at Large

Dalton was born and raised in Malvern, Arkansas.

He attended Lyon College where he majored in Mathematics. After becoming a financial advisor for Edward Jones, he knew he wanted to land in a small community where he could truly make an impact.

Since moving to Grove in 2019, he truly feels like Grove is home. His hobbies include golf, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.

Also Served – Jonell Gibson and Jalonda Husong

THE BEGINNING

A collection of events gave birth to our Social Hospice/end-of-life home here in the Grove area. Who would have thought that a forty-year-old angel collection would be present and an ever-mindful part of such a beautiful endeavor? Cindie continues to love and be so aware of angels and how they do God’s bidding.  Angelic presence and how they do God’s bidding. Angelic presence and protection marked every critical moment in Jesuses’ life.  Thus; the name, “Heavenly Angels House” took life. This Social Hospice/end-of-life home will be a loving and humanitarian service for the terminally ill and their families.

Cindie and her family were witnesses to such an awesome display of the oxymoron, “bittersweet” emotions during their mother’s last physical days on earth. The bitterness of knowing their mother would be leaving them and the sweetness of the most loving, respectful, compassionate care during her last two days of life. The home and her room were so tranquil in spirit, color, cleanliness, and help, it gave peace to our hearts and lifted each family member of any emotional/physical burden. Our roles had reversed, we became the daughters and the son instead of the caretakers. Mary Margaret Maxson took her last breath January 19, 2014 in the Social Hospice home, the “Clarehouse” in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Unbeknownst to Cindie, our God had a plan and purpose for her last years on this earth. It was his Will that she would pave the way to get a Social Hospice Home up and operating in Grove, Oklahoma. Stunned by the calling of God’s Will upon her heart and in her mind on February 11, 2016 she began to pray, contemplate; “How could this be?”  God continued to tug at Cindie’s heart and reveal to her over and over the urgency and need for this home. Confirmations came to her with three specific and profound God-like moments in the following year; a Bible study class studying “Faith”, where she was prompted and compelled to begin sharing what God had placed on her heart; missionary friends who had a dying grandmother in her own home, and the meeting with Kelly Scott, director of the Clarehouse where her mother took her last breath.

Being obedient to God’s Will, Cindie did not stutter or stammer and found herself with the early beginnings of the Heavenly Angels House in the first part of 2017. The mission statement, core values, objectives were created and a very specific prayer (*) and scripture (Colossians 9:14) were read daily and prayed over and over and over. With her husband Gary at her side, they both became convicted to God’s Will to be fulfilled.  Through many conversations and prayers, their confidence and faith began to grow and they both slowly began sharing with dear friends this vision. Next was the application of all the paper work needed to establish the incorporation of the Heavenly Angels House and as a nonprofit organization, thus the beginning.

Cindie not surprised but always amazed as God continues to supply what is needed for this journey. Cindie realizes there is no work that God gives that is too small and at no time in one’s life that a person is unusable. Her commitment to see the Heavenly Angels House up and operating is unfailing; never to waiver, never to give in, and never to move anywhere but forward with God’s Love.

Dear Heavenly Father,

We Thank you that we have received your Will for the future, of the “Heavenly AngelsHouse”.

We know it is completed in your son’s name, Jesus Christ. We know this endeavor for this ministry for the Delaware County and its citizens, will be done for your Glory.

We pray for you to put the right people in our paths, at the right time, for the right purpose, so we can accomplish each and all tasks for this ministry to serve individuals to receive a loving, warm, secure and peaceful death. We pray that you will guide us, love us and support us as we move forward with this journey.

We love you; we trust you, in your son’s name.

JESUS CHRIST, AMEN!

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