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Newsmakers, February 2013


ANNIVERSARIES: 71st: John and Mary Catalina, Abilene, Texas. 70th: Lionel and Tommie Jo Walker, Edmond, Okla. 66th: Eugene and Evelyn Perry, Beamsville, Ontario. Roy and Nina Robinson, Augusta Ga. 62nd: Charles and Bonnie Sheppard, Abilene, Texas. 65th: Wendell and Gaye Hughes, Oklahoma City. 60th: Louis and Bernice Gotcher, Edmond, Okla.; Howard and Marilyn Leftwich, Edmond, Okla.; G.C. and Lola Thompson, Carlsbad, N.M. 55th: Don and Joy McCombs, Yukon, Okla. 53rd: Richard and Ellen Brewer, Edmond, Okla.; Ralph and Barbara Courtney, Edmond, Okla. 52nd: Larry and Floy Smith, Oklahoma City.

BIRTHDAYS: 91st: Aileen Boyce, Durham, Ontario. John J. Catalina, Abilene, Texas.
PASSAGES: Bernie Baur, 92, Aug. 3, Palestine, Texas, preacher for churches in Texas, Missouri and New Mexico, final pulpit position with the Crockett Road church in Palestine, Texas. Steve Carlton, 59, June 17, Garland, Texas, Army veteran and active member of the Saturn Road church in Garland, Texas. Doris Darling, 96, Dec. 12, Virginia Beach, Va., faithful servant of the Lord and wife of the late evangelist George Darling Sr. Donna Eckhart, 81, Dec. 8, Edmond, Okla., tireless worker in the international ministry of the Stillwater, Okla., church. Herbert Hartman, 84, Nov. 22, Sayre, Okla., elder of the Sayre church. Nell Rose “Susie” Kidd, 83, Nov. 26, Clarendon, Texas, wife of J.E. Kidd Jr. and member of the Clarendon, Texas, church. Raymond Lock, 81, Dec. 4, Tintern, Ontario, pioneering missionary to Papua New Guinea. James Jacob Rapp, 86, Sept. 17, Texarkana, Ark., longtime elder of the Fairgrounds Road church in Jefferson City, Mo. Cecil Rix, 83, Dec. 9, Houston, elder, minister and office manager for the Memorial church in Houston. Aubrey L. Shouse, 87, Nov. 25, Frisco, Texas, former elder of the Parkview church in Odessa, Texas, and deacon of the Westside church in Midland, Texas.

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