Newsmakers, November 2012
NEW ELDERS: Allen Craig and Wes Hendrick, North Canton, Ohio church.
NEW MINISTERS: Les Bonnett, Northview church in Statesville, N.C. Justin Imel, Del Ridge church in Virginia.
ANNIVERSARIES: 70th: Alfred and Marie Johnson, Lubbock, Texas. 64th: Paul and Kitten Hoyle, Hillsboro, Texas. 59th: Jim and Ann Rogers, Edmond, Okla.
BIRTHDAYS: 99th: Mary Stewart, Chicago. Gladys Tomlinson, Garland, Texas. 97th: Mildred Holt, Oklahoma City. 95th: Dorothy Fredrick, Irving, Texas. 94th: John L. Kooiker, Minneapolis. 80th: Eva Jean Stewart Chaumette, Chicago.
PASSAGES: Staff Sgt. Chris Birdwell, 25, Aug. 27, Kalagush, Afghanistan, member of the U.S. Army, a generous friend and servant of many. Treff Carpenter, 28, Sept. 2, Loveland, Colo., loved volunteering for charities and sponsoring mission work. Clois Fowler, 84, Sept. 15, Abilene, Texas, worked with Herald of Truth Ministries and served as an elder at Highland church in Abilene, Texas. Daphene D. Kennedy, 88, Aug. 14, Humboldt, Tenn., a retired professor from Freed-Hardeman University and a missionary to Paris, France. Neil Lightfoot, 82, Sept. 18, Abilene, Texas, a lecturer and preacher, a professor at Abilene Christian University and an elder for the Eleventh and Willis church in Abilene, Texas. Emma Gene Shouse, 81, July 17, Westside church in Midland, Texas.