Newsmakers, December 2009
NAMED: Kathy Muller, dean of students, Ohio Valley University in Vienna, W.Va.
AWARDED: Lacey Bates, Addison Keele, John Birke, Matthew Flynn, Chris Knipple, Abigail Mosby, Swayne Parsons, David Schilling, B. Chris Simpson, Daniel Smith, Cory Spruiell, Savannah Steiner and Eric Suddeath with Yingling Endowed Scholarships by Harding University in Searcy, Ark.
RECOGNIZED: Roy Osborne for 70 years of ministry by the Sunset Ridge church in San Antonio. Rob Dudley, Dan Cooper, Colleen Cooper, Judson Curry, JoAnn Bartimus, Joe Spivy, Derek Cole, Summer Boggess, Theresa Williamson and Valerie Wright for five years of service, Amy Bortell and Carolyn Hall for 10 years of service, Brenda Butterfield and David Hamm for 15 years of service and Paul Jacoby and Dennis Cox for 35 years of service by Ohio Valley University in Vienna, W.Va.
NEW MINISTER: Bob Harrison, the Waurika, Okla., church.
ANNIVERSARIES: 70th: Ray and Jeri Johnson, Oakwood, Okla. 63rd: Bert and Beth Lana, Abilene, Texas. 57th: Owen and Priscilla Barber, Centerville, Tenn. 55th: George and Jo Ann Harris, Quitman, Texas. 50th: Don and Carolyn Brooks, Houston.
BIRTHDAYS: 103rd: Letha Bryant, Centerville, Tenn. 100th: Girleen Smith Copley, Centerville, Tenn., Audrey Archibald, Fort Pierce, Fla. 90th: Almeta (Hawkins) Tallery, Broken Arrow, Okla., Wauneta (Hawkins) Walters, Tulsa, Okla., Ray Johnson, Oakwood, Okla., Ruth Stephenson, Centerville, Tenn. 87th: Brownie Mayberry and Jimmie Roder, Centerville, Tenn. 86th: Annette Barber, Centerville, Tenn. 85th: Claudine Morrison, Centerville, Tenn. Margaret Ross, Huntingdon, Tenn. 83rd: Olgia Dotson, Centerville, Tenn. 82nd: Margie Copley, Centerville, Tenn. 81st: Jack Cunningham, Mary Helen Barber and Mary Katherine Bates, Centerville, Tenn.
PASSAGES: C.A. “Buck” Buchanan, 95, Oct. 29, charter member and one of first three elders of the College church, now Memorial Road church, in Oklahoma City. Nancy Durham, 88, Oct. 20, lifelong member of and Sunday school teacher for the Centerville, Tenn., church. Charline F. Gunselman, 87, Nov. 6, missionary in the Philippines and longtime member of East Hill church in York, Neb. Thelma Windsor, 95, Oct. 24, foster parent and longtime member of the Centerville, Tenn., church.