Newsmakers, July 2011
CONGRATULATIONS: Taylor Woodard, a member of the North MacArthur church in Oklahoma City, Okla., elected vice president of the Central Division of the Oklahoma Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at the state convention. Woodard is the daughter of Myra Fleming and granddaughter of Dan and J’Nevlyne Shrock, all of whom attend North MacArthur. Karen Witemeyer, ACU’s coordinator of University Testing, finalist in the Best First Book category of the 2011 RITA awards for her Christian romance novel, A Tailor-Made Bride.
AWARDED: Deby K. Samuels, vice president for communication and marketing at Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn., 2011 Distinguished Marketer of the Year, Nashville Chapter of the American Marketing Association.
ANNIVERSARIES: 65th: Carl and Cora Mai Hall, Kansas City, Mo. 65th: Howard and Dorothy King, Scott City, Kan. 64th: Virgil and Lou Lawyer, Searcy, Ark. 60th: Jim and Marge Morton, Centennial, Colo.
BIRTHDAYS: 96th: Katie Long, Altus, Okla. 90th: Robert Harold Deal, Hendersonville, Tenn.
PASSAGES: James Edward Fulbright, 88, May 21, Abilene, Texas, longtime staffer at Abilene Christian University and minister for congregations in rural Texas.