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Newsmakers – June 2007


HONORED: Jeff Walling with honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Hope International University, Fullerton, Calif. Walling is minister for the Providence Road church, Charlotte, N.C. Barry Stafford, the “Best of the Best” award from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services General Counsel Office, Oklahoma City. Stafford attends the Memorial Road church, Oklahoma City. Roy and Ruth Beaty for 30 years of ministry to the Sugar Land, Texas, church.
NAMED: Allison Garrett, vice president for academic affairs at Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma City. Garrett has been a member of the University church, Montgomery, Ala. Jeff McCormack, director of development, and Sandra Hood, director of operations, in the College of Pharmacy at Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn. Joe Ivey, senior vice president for advancement; Danny Taylor, senior vice president for finance and administration; and Randy Bouldin, associate provost of graduate studies, at Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn. Ivey attends the Harpeth Hills church, Brentwood, Tenn. Taylor attends the Maple Hill church, Lebanon, Tenn., and Bouldin attends the Granny White church, Nashville. McCormack attends the Harpeth Hills church, Brentwood, Tenn. Hood attends the Tusculum church, Nashville. Don Robinson, assistant to the president for advancement at Ohio Valley University, Vienna, W.Va. Robinson is a former elder at the Waterford, Mich., church.

AWARDED:
Randy Steger, the Mary Morris Award for Exemplary Service to Society by Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn. Steger attends the College Street church, Lebanon, Tenn. Cree Hammond, outstanding pupil award from the Oklahoma University Law School, Oklahoma City. Hammond attends the Memorial Road church.
AWARDED: Randy Hill, 2006 Republican Businessman of the Year by the national Republican Congressional Committee’s Business Advisory Council, Washington. Hill attends the Highland church, Abilene, Texas.
BIRTHDAYS: 88th: Ellen Prior, Hastings, Neb. Mozelle Floyd, Clovis, N.M. 86th: Geraldine Burford and Nel Crouch, Clovis, N.M. 83rd: Dale Luton, Tulsa, Okla. 80th: Betty Luton, Tulsa, Okla.

ANNIVERSARIES:
65th: Lonzo and Joy Pribble, Arvada, Colo. 63rd: Joe and Joyce Vick, Edmond, Okla. 60th: Cecil and Naomi Casey, Edmond, Okla. Condy and Lorene Billingsley, Clovis, N.M. 59th: Al and Mary Jolly, Hilltop Lakes, Texas. 58th: Dub and Erma Youngblood, Edmond, Okla. 56th: Jess and Harriett Vanhooser, Edmond, Okla.
EARNED: Davis Keck, rank of Eagle Scout. Keck attends the Edmond, Okla., church.

APPOINTED:
James Barry, Robert Brackett, Peter Gunn, Robert Wood and Mark Yokley to the board of Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn. Barry attends the College Hills church, Lebanon, Tenn., Brackett attends the Vero Beach, Fla., church, Gunn attends the Central church, Benton, Ky., Wood attends the Harpeth Hills church, Brentwood, Tenn. and Yokley attends the Mayfair church, Huntsville, Ala. Sandra Hood, director of operations in the college of pharmacy and Jeff McCormack, director of development in the college of pharmacy of Lipscomb University, Nashville. Hood attends the Tusculum church, Nashville, Tenn., and McCormack attends the Harpeth Hills church, Nashville, Tenn. Shawn Lillie to the board of AGAPE Child and Family Services, Memphis, Tenn.

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