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Notes about People

Date 04 May 1996 19:51:38


95422                   Notes about People 
                      by Jerry L. Van Marter 
     The board of directors of the Montreat Conference Center has appointed 
the Rev. William S.  Dunifon executive director of the North Carolina 
     A graduate of Stetson University in Florida and Princeton Theological 
Seminary, Dunifon has most recently been dean and professor of education at 
Long Island University.  He also holds advanced degrees from the University 
of Michigan.  He has served pastorates in Michigan, Georgia and New York. 
     Montreat has also announced the election of Maria Luisa Yee, an elder 
in First Presbyterian Church of Stockton, Calif., to its board of 
directors. Yee, a social worker, has served the Presbyterian Church at all 
its levels.  She is currently on the General Assembly Council. 
                              # # # 
     Thelma Hawkins, widow of 1964 General Assembly moderator the Rev. 
Edler G. Hawkins, died Oct. 28 in the home of her daughter, Rene, in 
Orange, N.J.  Funeral services were held Nov. 2 at St. Augustine 
Presbyterian Church in the Bronx, N.Y. 
                              # # # 
     Pete Gillies, husband of Ann Gillies, coordinator for media services 
in the Congregational Ministries Division in Louisville, died Nov. 7 
following surgery to remove a brain tumor.  A memorial service was held 
Nov. 18 at Springdale Presbyterian Church in Louisville. 

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