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Newsmakers, February-March 2010


NAMED: Kent Allen, vice president of alumni relations, and Bob Lashley, executive director of alumni relations, Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma City. Allen is an elder and Lashley a deacon of the Memorial Road church, Oklahoma City. Grant Rampy, public relations director for Abilene Christian University in Texas. Amy Colgrove, women’s golf coach, and Seth Miller, men’s golf coach, Ohio Valley University, Vienna, W.Va.
HONORED: Ruth Ann Gibbs, alumnus of the year, and Bill and Nancy Bowen, honorary alumni, Ohio Valley University, Vienna, W.Va.
 
MILITARY: Pvt. John Andrew Harrington Jr., a member of the Calvert City, Ky., church, completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., and will be stationed at Camp Legeune/Camp Geiger, N.C., for infantry training.
 
NEW ELDERS: Jack Lowry and Larry Miller, the Edmond, Okla., church. David Bobo, the Ross Road church, Memphis, Tenn.
 
NEW MINISTERS: Matt Springfield, the Huntsville, Texas, church. Johnny Hinton, the 29th and Yale church in Tulsa, Okla.
 
ANNIVERSARIES: 70th: R. J. and Margaret Henderson, Little Rock, Ark. Smith and Mary Kite, Gothenburg, Neb. 68th: Elton and Eleanor Dilbeck, Roswell, N.M. 62nd: Reed and Betty Munsell, Hastings, Neb. 60th: Lee and Alma Cooper, Commerce City, Colo. 59th: Charles and Bonnie Sheppard, Abilene, Texas.
 
BIRTHDAYS: 90th: Ray Zawicki, Overland Park, Kan. 87th: Muriel Luke, Hastings, Neb. 85th: Gaye Cox, Oklahoma City. 83rd: Joe Cannon, Memphis, Tenn.
 
PASSAGES: Durward Boggs, 92, Jan. 21, served churches in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas as a leader and preacher. Clara Jackson, 105, Nov. 27, church member in Hutchinson, Kan. Gertrude Mae Oglesby, 87, Dec. 20, member of the Brownfield, Texas, church, helped teach more than 32,000 students through World Bible School. Timothy Wiblin, 50, Dec. 28, church member in Belpre, Ohio.

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