This is the Modus Operandi of many JW's -- inquire through their network about you (as if talking to you might be scary or harmful), instead of calling you up personally and say "hey I miss you, how are you doing...wanna go to lunch sometime?"
Gopher, this is in my top 5 pet peeves about JWs. My husband would tell the ones who inquired about me to him that they should call me and see how I am. No one ever called and it was irritating to him. One brother did it twice in one week and my husband said, "Do I look like a telephone? Why don't you call her like I suggested on Thursday if you are really concerned about her?" That brother slunk away embarrassed but never called me.
It is just one big gossip mill at the KH. They are so bored they feed off the lives of others, whether the information be true or not.