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Newsmakers, March 2012

NAMED: Alex Denning, head coach for women’s soccer at Lubbock Christian University in Texas. Nathan Samuel, president of IARCCA, an association of 112 Indiana agencies that provide services to abused, neglected and delinquent children and their families. Samuel is executive director of Childplace Inc. in Jeffersonville, Ind., which is associated with Churches of Christ. Daniel Napier, to the faculty of Austin Graduate School of Theology in Texas. Napier will join the faculty in August, upon the completion of his commitment to the Institute of Biblical Studies in Zagreb, Croatia. Larry Wu, director of field operations for Christian Relief Fund, Amarillo, Texas.
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.

Filed under: Milestones People Staff Reports

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