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Obituaries: September 2006



Margaret Cook
Margaret Jean Renick Cook, 74, died June 10. Born in Ardmore, Okla., she taught school in Sherman, Texas, focusing on children with learning disabilities. She was a member of the Collinsville, Texas, church. She was preceded in death by two sisters.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Olden, a son, a daughter, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Frank McGehee
Frank S. McGehee, 77, died July 12. He was a founding member and deacon of the San Jose church in Jacksonville, Fla. He and his brother, Tom, founded Mac Papers in 1965 and grew the business into one of the largest distributors of printing papers and envelopes in the Southeast.
The brothers also launched the nonprofit Christian Television of Jacksonville. He was a past president of the Georgia Christian School and Home in Valdosta, Ga.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ann, two sons, a daughter, seven grandchildren and two sisters.
Jack McKeown
Jack McKeown, 56, died July 24 in Ohio. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, he graduated from the North Ireland Bible School and was a minister there for 10 years. He and his family moved to the United States in 1981, where he preached for churches in Oklahoma, Arkansas, California, Florida and Ohio.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Elizabeth, two sons, a daughter and three grandchildren

Lisa Reece

Elisabeth “Lisa” Ann Reece, 45, died July 31 in Wilmington, Del. She was a radiation therapist at the Paoli Cancer Center in Paoli, Pa.
She taught Bible classes at the Cedars church in Wilmington and volunteered at Camp Manatawny in Douglassville, Pa.
Survivors include her husband of 19 years, Robert, two sons, her parents and two sisters.
Archie Waldrum
Archie Larimore Waldrum, 93, died July 18 in San Antonio.
He was a minister for 52 years, serving the Debard Street and Crockett Road churches in Palestine, Texas, and the church in Alice, Texas. He was president of the board of a Christian camp and directed sessions for 41 years.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Verna, three sisters and three brothers. Survivors include his wife, Dolores, and two sons.
Sept. 1, 2006

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