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Newsmakers, April 2009

NAMED: Bruce Terry, chair of School of Biblical Studies, Kim Britton, chair, School of Information Technology, and Jonathan Miller, chair, School of Behavior Sciences, Ohio Valley University, Vienna, W.Va. Igor Egirev, president, Institute of Theology and Christian Ministry, St. Petersburg, Russia. Gregg Baker, head football coach, Faulkner University, Montgomery, Ala.
HONORED: Clinton Brazle, at his retirement after 60-plus years of ministry, by the Bozeman, Mont., church. Jason Taylor, Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma City, men’s basketball Player of the Year by the Sooner Athletic Conference.

NEW ELDERS: Gene Bosse, Chuck Coleman and Elray Wilson, Riverside church, Kerrville, Texas.

BIRTHDAYS: 105th: Clara Jackson, Hutchinson, Kan. 100th: Leah Banta, Wetumka, Okla. 93rd: Bruce Chowning, New Albany, Ind. 92nd: Dale Larson, Brandon, Fla. 91st: Thomas Y. Clark, Louisville, Ky.

ANNIVERSARIES: 70th: C.E. and Ethel Groves, Duncanville, Texas. 69th: R.J. and Margaret Henderson, Little Rock, Ark. 68th: Perryman and Vivian Denison, Jacksonville, Fla. 66th: Thomas Y. and Evelyn Clark, Louisville, Ky.
PASSAGES: John Daniel Gearhart, 90, Aug. 31, longtime member, treasurer, education director and youth leader for the Warrington church in Pensacola, Fla., served on board of Escambia Christian School in Pensacola. Howard Horn, 87, Feb. 12, former minister for the Rocky Springs church in Bridgeport, Ala., and former elder of the South Pittsburg, Tenn., church. Neal Milam, 83, Feb. 1, elder of the Memorial Parkway church in Huntsville, Ala., for 41 years. Kyle Perkins, 45, Jan. 25, fireman who died in a training exercise, deacon of the Chandler Street church in Kilgore, Texas. William “Bill” Shockley, 65, March 21, founder of Dallas Christian Sound Inc., deacon of the Prestoncrest church in Dallas.

Filed under: Milestones People Staff Reports

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