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Newsmakers, August 2012

NAMED: Floyd Coppedge,  interim president, Oklahoma Christian Academy, Edmond, Okla. Michael Winegart, director of global learning at Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn. Cadet Micah Charles Ables commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He is a member of the Copperas Cove, Texas, church.

HONORED: James Moore,  2012 Educator of the Year at the Lake County, Fla. Community Service Awards. Juan Monroy as Man of The Year 2011 by the University of Salamanca, Spain. Klint Pleasant, 2012 Coach of Character by the NAIA. Pleasant is head basketball coach for Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Mich. Andy Little, assistant professor of business law, 2011-12 teacher of the year by Abilene Christian University in Texas.

NEW MINISTER:Preston Hammitt, Stafford,Texas, church.

ANNIVERSARIES:71st: Hugh and Freda Bowie,Abilene, Texas. 61st: Dick and Detta Wright, Hastings, Neb. 60th: Phillipand Lucy Steyn, Fort Collins, Colo.

BIRTHDAYS: 90th: Boyd Taylor, Dallas, Texas. 86th: ClydeSchinnerer, Edmond, Okla.

PASSAGES: Doyle E. Chilcoat , 88, Dec 24, and Evelyn Chilcoat, 89, April 17,Houston, longtime members of the Northside church, Temple, Texas. WilfordCuller, 84, Feb. 27, Lisbon, Ohio, served as treasurer for Beaver Streetchurch in Lisbon. George Dumas, 78, June 15, Bradenton, Fla., amissionary in the Mediterranean, longtime minister and Navy veteran. RonaldHill, 74, Feb 27, minister and elder of the Hidden Valley church, Houston. BeulahLittle, 102, June 11, Edmond, Okla., member of Memorial Road church,Oklahoma City, Floyd Lord, April 12, Remington, Ind., minister forcongregations in San Antonio, Toronto, and California. Iva Jean Taylor,84, May 27, Norman, Okla., member of the Noble, Okla. church. Charles Waugh,78, June 14, Tipton, Okla., an Army veteran, a minister for churches inChattanooga and Warren, Okla. as well as house parents for the TiptonChildren’s Home.

Filed under: Milestones People Staff Reports

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