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Newsmakers, September 2010


NAMED: Ada Portillo, intern for The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars in Washington. Portillo is a student at Ohio Valley University in Vienna, W.Va.
AWARDED: Yonavea Hawkins, member of the Choctaw, Okla., church, second place in personal ornamentation of culture clothing item at the Red Earth Festival.
NEW ELDERS: Dexter Freeman, David Fulbright, Maynard Leese, James McDaniel and Thomas Zimmer, the Northside church, San Antonio. Dan Branch, Brad Cheves, Ron Fuqua, Jim Marcum and Stan Shipley to serve along with Mike Boone, Ray Currey, Cooter Hale, Fred Orr and Larry Pearson, Preston Road church, Dallas, Texas.
ANNIVERSARIES: 70th: James and Marie Cate, Springville, Tenn; Glen and Verla Henry, La Grande, Ore. 63rd: Chuck and Ruth Cromwell, Lubbock, Texas. 62nd: Dan and Lois Whitaker, Cleburne, Texas. 61st: Vernon and Bobbie Alexander, Amarillo, Texas. 60th: Billy and Melba Burr, Amarillo, Texas. 50th: Leonard and Dona Blake, Hornbeak, Tenn.
BIRTHDAYS: 92nd: Goldie L. Jackson, Bethlehem, Md. 90th: Edith Giallombardo, Richardson, Texas.
PASSAGES: Henry Grady “Bud” Connally, 85, Apr. 21, Amarillo, Texas, former deacon and elder of the San Jacinto church in Amarillo. Texas Coleman Crocker, 75, July 3, Maury City, Tenn., former Bible professor and director of public relations for Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn., longtime minister in Kentucky and Tennessee. Don Hayes, 72, Altus, Okla., longtime member of the Tamarack Road church in Altus. Russell “James” Sellers, 58, June 9, Baltimore, Md., minister for churches in Washington, California and Maryland.

Filed under: Milestones People Staff Reports

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