Newsmakers, January 2008
NAMED: Amy Nelson, associate mathematics professor, and Brad Wyatt, director of safety, Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn. Susan Galbreath, interim dean for Lipscomb University College of Business. Darin Campbell, director of church relations, Let’s Start Talking, Bedford, Texas.
HONORED: Gregory Sheppard with the Distinguished Alumni Citation by Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, for research and development in applied nuclear physics.
NEW ELDERS: John Greenwood, David Mills and Ed Woodhouse, Brooks Avenue church, Raleigh, N.C.
NEW MINISTERS: Jay Kelley, Austin Street church, Levelland, Texas.
BIRTHDAYS: 109th: Ruby Northcutt, Beaumont, Texas. 95th: Ellis McMillan, Wellington, Kan. Marjorie Lawless, Belle Plaine, Kan. 91st: Buck Ellerbee, Hastings, Neb. 90th: Elsie Moore, Wichita, Kan. Marguerete Hogg and Willa Hooker, El Dorado, Ark. 85th: Bertha Hunt, Edmond, Okla. 78th: Betty Munsell, Hastings, Neb.
ANNIVERSARIES: 73rd: Lowell and Odessa Davis, Austin, Texas. 70th: Walter and Ruth Bryan, Edmond, Okla. George and Lois (Penny) Paveletich, Bakersfield, Calif. 62nd: Luchin and Dorothy Daugherty, McKinney, Texas. 59th: Jake and Earlene Brower, Edmond, Okla. 57th: Charles and Bonnie Sheppard, Abilene, Texas. 56th: Howard and Marilyn Leftwich, Louis and Bernice Gotcher and Bill and Sue Wilson, Edmond, Okla. 55th: James and Ruth Van Zandt, Danville, Ark. 50th: Don and Ann Green, Memphis, Tenn. James and Harlene Cawyer, Garland, Texas. Lowell and Delores Barr, Indianapolis, Ind.
PASSAGES: Camille Bennett, 96, Nov. 29, member of the Holly Hill, Fla., church. E. Dean Clutter, 82, Oct. 29, minister for more than 60 years for churches in Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, Michigan, New York and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. J. Ray Crook, 77, Nov. 14, longtime minister in the Mineral Wells, Texas, area. Marion G. Hastings, 86, Dec. 6, former elder of the Sallisaw, Okla., church. Leonard Jackson, 86, Nov. 3, journalist and member of the Westside church in Norman, Okla.