Newsmakers, April 2008
NAMED: Robert Kelley, president, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D. Kelley is a graduate of Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas. Betty Leavelle and Buzz Taylor, members of the advisory board for the Plymouth Park church, Irving, Texas.
AWARDED: Tim Lewis, the Wally Wilkerson Legacy Award by the National Conference on Youth Ministries, for more than 20 years in youth ministry. Lewis is an elder of the South MacArthur church, Irving, Texas. Adam Kennedy and Jaynee Davis, the 2007-08 West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Senior Scholar Athlete Award by Ohio Valley University, Vienna, W. Va.
NEW DEACONS: Kelly Severs, Connie Pike and David Warren, the Plymouth Park church, Irving, Texas.
NEW MINISTERS: Steve Schinnerer, the Cherokee Hills church, Oklahoma City. Paul Eubanks, the Putnam City church, Oklahoma City. Chris Mullins, the 36th Street church, Vienna, W.Va., as associate minister.
BIRTHDAYS: 104th: Clara Jackson, Hutchinson, Kan. 92nd: Morrell Ferguson, Centerville, Tenn. 91st: Robert Jacobs, Centerville, Tenn. 90th: Earl P. Young, Columbia, Mo. Harold Totty, Centerville, Tenn. Lloyd Ross, Huntingdon, Tenn. 86th: Ila Bess Rochelle, Centerville, Tenn. 85th: Fred Moulton, Thayer, Kan. Mayzell Herron, Centerville, Tenn. 83rd: Agnes Dotson, Centerville, Tenn.
ANNIVERSARIES: 69th: C.E. and Ethel Groves, Duncanville, Texas. 65th: Alfred and Velma Bradshaw, Nashville, Tenn. 60th: Maurice and Nell Claunch, Edmond, Okla. Fred and Louise Moulton, Thayer, Kan. 58th: Les and Dotti Ledbetter, Edmond, Okla. 53rd: Russell and Joy Leazer, Edmond, Okla.
PASSAGES: Ruth Lorene Hare, 86, March 5, served with husband Robert Lee Hare Jr. as missionaries to Germany and Eastern Europe for more than 35 years, member of the Downtown church, Searcy, Ark.