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Newsmakers, April 2013


NAMED: Mark Brazle, Co-Director of Missionary Care for Missions Resource Network in Bedford, Texas.
HONORED: Cmdr. David Bynum, 2013 Alumnus of the Year, and Dr. A. Marcus Nelson, 2013 Young Alumnus of the Year, for Abilene Christian University. Keri Whitehead Campbell, an Abilene Christian University graduate, has been inducted into the Surry County, N.C. ,Sports Hall of Fame. Christian Home & Bible School Band Director Doug Yopp, Oliver Hobbs Award for exceptional work as a band director in the state of Florida.
NEW ELDERS: Bob Carpenter, Scott LaMascus, Dave Morton, Barry Perkins and Dan Waugh, Memorial Road church, Edmond, Okla.

NEW MINISTER
: Tyler Smith, Newark Road church, Mount Vernon, Ohio.

ANNIVERSARIES: 70th:
Walter and LaVerne Szych, Clinton Twp., Mich.

BIRTHDAYS: 99th:
Stella Rhoades, Bixby, Okla. 96th: Robert Jones, Lubbock, Texas. 94th: Walter Szych, Clinton Twp., Mich. 91st: Hugh Vick, Bixby, Okla.

PASSAGES: Anita Jackson Hall
, 82, Feb. 15, Edmond, Okla., longtime member of the Memorial Road church in Oklahoma City. James Wayman Hallford, 86, Oct. 23, Houston, known for his religious poetry, member of the Westbury church in Houston. Walter Worth Irwin, 87, Jan. 26, Murray, Ky., preacher for churches in Mississippi and Georgia and the Memphis and Nashville, Tenn., area. Linda K. Jones, 62, Feb. 5, Lexington, Tenn., member of the Broad Street church in Lexington, Tenn. J. W. (Bill) Nicks, 93, Jan. 22, long-time preacher, Christian educator and missionary. Howard Swann, 89, Jan. 22, Nashville, Tenn. established churches in several locations in Georgia. R. L. Sanders, 89, Jan. 7, Anson, Texas, Navy veteran and member of the board of trustees for Abilene Christian University. Joe Powell Spaulding, 95, Jan. 30, Romance, Ark. preacher for 77 years in many places throughout the United States. Kathryn Kerby Tolle, 88, Jan. 22, Keller, Texas, alumnus of Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn.
NAMED: Mark Brazle, Co-Director of Missionary Care for Missions Resource Network in Bedford, Texas.
HONORED: Cmdr. David Bynum, 2013 Alumnus of the Year, and Dr. A. Marcus Nelson, 2013 Young Alumnus of the Year, for Abilene Christian University. Keri Whitehead Campbell, an Abilene Christian University graduate, has been inducted into the Surry County, N.C. ,Sports Hall of Fame. Christian Home & Bible School Band Director Doug Yopp, Oliver Hobbs Award for exceptional work as a band director in the state of Florida.
NEW ELDERS: Bob Carpenter, Scott LaMascus, Dave Morton, Barry Perkins and Dan Waugh, Memorial Road church, Edmond, Okla.

NEW MINISTER
: Tyler Smith, Newark Road church, Mount Vernon, Ohio.

ANNIVERSARIES: 70th:
Walter and LaVerne Szych, Clinton Twp., Mich.

BIRTHDAYS: 99th:
Stella Rhoades, Bixby, Okla. 96th: Robert Jones, Lubbock, Texas. 94th: Walter Szych, Clinton Twp., Mich. 91st: Hugh Vick, Bixby, Okla.

PASSAGES: Anita Jackson Hall
, 82, Feb. 15, Edmond, Okla., longtime member of the Memorial Road church in Oklahoma City. James Wayman Hallford, 86, Oct. 23, Houston, known for his religious poetry, member of the Westbury church in Houston. Walter Worth Irwin, 87, Jan. 26, Murray, Ky., preacher for churches in Mississippi and Georgia and the Memphis and Nashville, Tenn., area. Linda K. Jones, 62, Feb. 5, Lexington, Tenn., member of the Broad Street church in Lexington, Tenn. J. W. (Bill) Nicks, 93, Jan. 22, long-time preacher, Christian educator and missionary. Howard Swann, 89, Jan. 22, Nashville, Tenn. established churches in several locations in Georgia. R. L. Sanders, 89, Jan. 7, Anson, Texas, Navy veteran and member of the board of trustees for Abilene Christian University. Joe Powell Spaulding, 95, Jan. 30, Romance, Ark. preacher for 77 years in many places throughout the United States. Kathryn Kerby Tolle, 88, Jan. 22, Keller, Texas, alumnus of Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn.

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