Newsmakers, March 2012
NEW ELDERS: Rod Gingrich, Lynn Helms and Gary Klein, Bismarck Church of Christ in North Dakota.
ANNIVERSARIES: 75th: Alan and Violet Eagleman, Redding, Calif. 70th: James and Lorraine Patterson, Garland, Texas. 65th: Belton and Dorothy Kuykendall, Broken Arrow, Okla. 64th: Reed and Betty Munsell, Hastings, Neb.
BIRTHDAYS: 104th: Emma Johnson, San Saba, Texas 95th: Valentine Menard, Gleneden Beach, Ore. 92nd: Maurice Colvin Hall, Whittier, Calif. 89th: Muriel Luke, Hastings, Neb. 82nd: Betty Munsell, Hastings, Neb.
PASSAGES: Eleanor Dilbeck, 91, Jan. 5, Roswell, N.M., preacher’s wife for more than 70 years and a member of Country Club Road Church of Christ in Roswell, N.M. Audrey Gardner, 84, Mt. Dora, Fla., wife of Don Gardner, first president of Ohio Valley University in West Virginia. Martha Jeane Martin, 77, Dec. 24, Longview, Texas, charter member of the Lindale Church of Christ in Houston. Sam Sparks, 83, Dec. 28, Santa Rosa, Texas, member of the board of trustees for Abilene Christian University and Sunny Glen Children’s Home and longtime member of the 8th and Harrison church in Santa Rosa, Texas. Louis E. Tandy, 90, Jan. 1, Wichita, Kan., minister for the Northside Church of Christ, Wichita, for 29 years and a speaker on “Know Your Bible” television program for 23 years. Ralph Webb, 80, Dec. 18, Westland, Mich., member of the Plymouth, Mich., church.