Newsmakers, June 2013
HONORED: Essie Childers has been elected vice president of the Texas Community College Teachers Association. Childers attends the A&M Church of Christ in College Station, Texas. Gerald Paden was recognized for 41 years of teaching at Sunset International Bible Institute in Lubbock, Texas.
AWARDED: Lipscomb University history chair and LIFE program founder Richard Goode has been awarded the Mary Morris Award for exemplary spirit of service to the community.
NEW ELDERS: Gil Allan and Anthony Rose, Victor Valley Church of Christ, Victorville, Calif. Stan Stout and Keith Vail, Johnson Avenue Church of Christ, El Cajon, Calif.
ANNIVERSARIES: 73rd: Don and Lucile Chamberlain, Laton, Calif. 64th: Lewis and Clara Knight, Dallas, Texas. 60th: Linzel and Joyce Hutson, Newport, Ark.
BIRTHDAYS: 100th: Bettye Kendrick, Lebanon, Tenn. 90th: Leonard M. Gray, West Monroe, La.; and Lewis Knight, Dallas, Texas.
PASSAGES: Doris Quay Chapman, 85, March 29, Altus, Okla. Kerry Wayne Metcalf, 48, March 29, Oklahoma City, Okla. Don Merrill Edwards, 73, March 15, Mobeetie, Texas. Willis Edward Kirk, 93, April 8, Waco, Texas. George H. Pledger, 82, April 5, Corpus Christi, Texas. Vince Voss, 56, April 7, Anchorage, Alasaka.