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Newsmakers, August 2010

AWARDED: Chris and Melinda Miller, the Christian Service Award by The Christian Chronicle. The Millers have ministered to the Otumoetai Church of Christ in Tauranga, New Zealand, for 15 years.
NEW MINISTERS: Mark Hammitt, the Weber Road Church of Christ, Corpus Christi, Texas. James Johnston, Second and Wallace Church of Christ, San Saba, Texas.
ANNIVERSARIES: 74th: Ordo and Vida Clothier, Lebanon, Ore. 72nd: Mr.and Mrs. W.D. Vestal Jr., Iowa Park, Texas. 69th: Hugh and Freda Bowie,Abilene, Texas. Leon and Iris Reese, Abilene, Texas. 63rd: Hugh andElizabeth Stubblefield, McMinnville, Tenn. Bill and Margaret Ferguson,Houston. 59th: Dick and Detta Wright, Hastings, Neb. 53rd: Jerry andPeggy Arnwine, Mesquite, Texas; L. V. and Gail Perkins, Amarillo,Texas. 50th: Jerry and Linda Jackson, Sonora, Texas. Royce and ShirleyMcClure, Perryton, Texas. Bob and Sharon Wooldridge, Dallas.
BIRTHDAYS: 104th: Martha Palmer, Houston, Texas. 90th: Mary AvellaBruce, Union City, Tenn.; Alma D. Maddox, Natchez, Miss. 85th: JesseDeBoard, Midwest City, Okla.
PASSAGES: Jack D. Duty, 75, June 9, Madison, W.Va., minister for morethan 50 years, former member of the Board of Directors of MichiganChristian College (now Rochester College). Marion Ann Exum, 80, June13, Lake City, Fla., wife of the late Jack Hardeman Exum Sr. Maurice L.“Reece” Grady, 86, May 22, Wausau, Wis., former Bible teacher, songleader and elder. Charles Edward McDonald, 77, May 31, Jackson, Tenn.,minister for more than 50 years, founding director of North AtlanticChristian Magazine. Harold Rahn Raiford Jr., 51, May 23, member of theOak Grove Church of Christ in Rincon, Ga. John D. Sudbury, 84, May 23,Edmond, Okla., former member of the Board of Trustees of OklahomaChristian University and CEO of Eastern European Mission and BibleFoundation.

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