Newsmakers, January 2011
CHOSEN: Jason Hernandez, senior vocal performance major at York College, in Nebraska, to perform in the 2011 American Choral Directors Association National Men’s Honor Choir in Chicago.
NEW ELDERS: David Campbell, Norm Clothier, Charles Hanson, Lin Johnson, Chris Stewart, and Dennis Thompson, the Saturn Road church, Garland, Texas.
ANNIVERSARIES: 75th: Lyle and Colleen McGuffin, Kerrville, Texas. 60th: Charles and Bonnie Sheppard, Abilene, Texas. Ray and Imogene Smith, Byron, Okla. 55th: Jim and Gloria Elliott, Memphis, Tenn. Wayne and Kate Stafford, Houston. 50th: Billy and Bonnie Reid, Sugar Land, Texas.
BIRTHDAYS: 106th: Willie W. Henry, Dallas. 100th: Irene Sparks Williams, Albion, Neb. 94th: Faye Parks, Plainview, Texas. 90th: Lorraine Naylor, Mount Juliet, Tenn.; Evelyn Huffard Perry, Ontario, Canada.
PASSAGES: Shirley Catherine Boyd, 80, Oct. 5, Searcy, Ark., Former missionary in Germany and a retired adjunct German teacher at Harding University in Searcy. Roger Collins, 57, Oct. 25, York, Neb, professor at
York College for 29 years, chair of the Elijah A. Levitt School of Business and elder of the East Hill church in York. Richard Floyd Daughtry, 80, Oct. 24, senior adult minister for The Hills church, North Richland Hills, Texas, and former minister for churches in Oklahoma, Texas and New York. John Estes Jr., 87, Oct. 25, Abilene, Texas, elder of the University church in Abilene, and did mission work in Haiti, Africa and on Indian reservations. Marcus Ewing, 27, member of the Central church in Cincinnati. Dale C. Gaither, 77, Nov. 9, Edmond, Okla., longtime minister for churches in Oklahoma and Arizona, member of the Memorial Road church in Edmond. Cynthia Dixon Gore, 100, Oct. 30, Bella Vista, Ark, longtime member of the Waterview church in Richardson, Texas, and the Bentonville, Ark., church. Jeremy King, 31, worship leader for the Rochester church in Rochester Hills, Mich. June Lemmons, 80, Nov. 20, member of the Memorial Road church in Edmond, Okla. John Renwick, Oct. 6, longtime minister in Stirling, Scotland.