Barbara Heflin, 78, died January 19, 2021, in Oklahoma. She was born September 5, 1942 to Robert Walker Barlow and Gladys (Berry) Barlow in Oklahoma City. Barbara married Robert Aubrey Heflin Jr. on June 8, 1961, and they moved to Crescent, Oklahoma, in 1970. The Heflins have long been active in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church […]
Frank Roberts Long, 89, of Troy, Tennessee, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020. He was a member of Mount Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church (West Tennessee Presbytery) in Union City. He worked as a police officer for the city of Troy and served as chief of police for fifteen years.
Donald Boydston, 83, died December 25, 2020 in Olney, Texas. He was an elder in the Olney Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Red River Presbytery). He held a degree in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University and worked for NASA on life support systems during the Apollo Program.
A brief biography by Liz Rapp by Elmina Lane Kirkpatrick It is likely many individuals were enticed to make the arduous journey to the Willamette Valley in Oregon Territory by glowing reports of those who had already traveled west. Forty–eight year old Peter Bilyeu (1802-1877), a former resident of Richwood in Miller County, Missouri had been to the Oregon Territory in 1850 and returned to Richwood to share news of the wonders of the Willamette Valley with them. […]
Betty Worrall Murray of Tullahoma, Tennessee, died January 4, 2021. She served as an elder of Brenthaven Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nashville Presbytery) and was active in Cumberland Presbyterian Women’s Ministry serving as an officer both at Brenthaven and the Nashville Region.
Sue Ellen Holman Harris, 90, formerly of Dickson, Tennessee, died January 4, 2021, as a result of COVID-19. She was the widow of the Reverend Howard Ray Holman (Nashville Presbytery) who died in 1990. She taught Sunday school classes for children and adults, directed and taught many vacation Bible schools, worked in and led women’s […]
Carol Lon Lim (Ng), 86, of Green Valley, Arizona, died December 22, 2020. Carol, known to some as Clara, was born in San Francisco, California, and grew up in the Chinese Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Presbytery del Cristo) where she eventually led the only Chinese Girl Scout Troop in San Francisco.
John Edward Turner, 88, of Eagleville, Tennessee, died January 10, 2021. He was a member of Rocky Glade Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Murfreesboro Presbytery), where he has served as a deacon and an elder.
Helen Hopkins Bowers, 91, of Petersburg, Tennessee, died January 9, 2021. She was an elder in the Petersburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Columbia Presbytery).
Charline Elizabeth Needham, 91, a member of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Presbytery of East Tennessee), died January 20, 2021. She wrote a history of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church and its families which was published to celebrate the church’s 150th anniversary in 2009. She was a notable genealogist and helped many people research their family histories.