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Newsmakers, November 2008



NAMED: Kimberly Barker, assistant professor; Michael W. Fowler, associate professor and vice chair of the department of pharmaceutical sciences; and Holli H. Dilks, assistant professor, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tenn. Amy Bortell, director of admissions, and Pam Dishman, coordinator of Stepping Stones program, Ohio Valley University, Vienna, W.Va.
AWARDED: J. D. Wallace, professor at Lubbock Christian University in Texas, Top Faculty Paper at the 2008 Public Relations Society of America International Conference for a paper he co-authored. Robert McCloy, Vaughn Luster Award for outstanding contributions to Christian education in Texas. McCloy is the former executive administrator of Westbury Christian School, Houston.
NEW ELDERS: Lynn Button, Dale Drury, Michael Rodriguez and Aaron Watson, College church, Fresno, Calif. Tom Tryggestad, Heritage church, Franklin, Tenn. Rob Washburn, Cheyenne, Wyo., church.
BIRTHDAYS: 100th: Elda Ogren, Mankato, Minn. 93rd: Dorothy K. Prater, Millport, Ala. 90th: Dollie Cummings, Ventura, Calif. 88th: Ella J. Neel Tubbs, Fort Worth, Texas.

ANNIVERSARIES: 70th: James and Raida Thomas, Oregon, Ohio. 66th: Doyal and Betty Allsman, Hastings, Neb. 60th: Richard and Mabel Taylor, Florence, Ala. 53rd: Gene and Merel Neill, Edmond, Okla.
PASSAGES: David Phillip Carter, 77, Sept. 25. Longtime elder of the Castle Rock, Colo., church. Edward E. Coates, 74, Sept. 27, Abilene, Texas. Professor emeritus of education at Abilene Christian University, former elder of the Highland church in Abilene. Joy McSpadden Pribble, 82, Sept. 16, Arvada, Colo. For 66 years wife of Lonzo Pribble, minister and author of “Theology Simplified: God, His Son, and His Spirit.” Norman K. Rhodes, 78, Aug. 8. Former director of World Radio Gospel Broadcast, longtime elder of the White’s Ferry Road church, West Monroe, La. Guy V. Robinson, 80, and J. Wyvonne Robinson, 79, Sept. 20, killed in a traffic accident in Plainview, Texas. Members of the College Hill church, Fort Worth, Texas. Paul Savage, 87, Sept. 24, Donelson, Tenn. Created The Family Bible Hour Training Program to help children and adults memorize Scripture. George Alvin Terry, 82, Oct. 1. Served in Tennessee House of Representatives and state Senate, elder of the Madison church in Nashville, Tenn., and the Oneida, Tenn., church. Elaine Walker, 84, Sept. 29. For 64 years wife of Richard Walker, served as missionaries for 30 years in Germany, Austria and Norway. Member of the Sunset church in Lubbock, Texas. Warren Wilcox, Sept. 14. Instructor at Bear Valley Bible Institute of Denver for 43 years. W. C. Whiteside, 84, Sept. 16, Houston. Former dean of students and professor at the former Central Christian College, Bartlesville, Okla. Member of West University church, Houston.

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