June 20, 2011

At Rest

HODDE, Erwin F.—b. June 29, 1918, Cincinnati, Ohio; d. July 19, 2009, Greeneville, Tenn. He served at various Adventist health-care facilities in Ohio, Florida, California, and Tennessee. He is survived by his wife, Maxine; and one sister, Alice Robbins.
HOFMANN, Dorothy June “Dottie”—b. July 12, 1927, Nevada, Iowa; d. Mar. 19, 2010, Sunland, Calif. She served as a teacher at Glendale Adventist Elementary and also as a teacher’s aide at Redding Adventist Academy. She is survived by three sons, Wally, Larry, and Gary; four daughters, Sherry Rincon, Judy Hofmann, Kathleen Nordland, and Cynthia Dickinson; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
HUNT, Roger W.—b. July 12, 1919, Bravo, Mont.; d. June 8, 2009, Avon Park, Fla. He served as head librarian for Antillean College in Puerto Rico. He is survived by his wife, June; one son, Dennis; and one grandchild.
HUTTON, Barbara Aileen Twiggs—
b. Aug. 21, 1927, Gentry, Ark.; d. Dec. 9, 2009, Grants Pass, Oreg. She served as a nurse in California and as director of nurses in Hong Kong, Pakistan, and Oregon. She is survived by sons, David and Daniel; two daughters, Sharon Coupland and Elizabeth Poublan; and nine grandchildren.
KYAMBADDE, Stanley B.—b. July 21, 1927, Namulesa-Kyaggwe, Uganda; 
d. Feb. 7, 2010, Kampala, Uganda. He served as president of the Uganda Union Conference. He is survived by his wife, Edisa; three sons, Samwiri Lule, David Keyune, and Musa Ssemanda; two daughters, Eseza Nakazibwe and Lusi Dmulira; and seven grandchildren.
LING, Irene—b. July 22, 1917, Kulangsu, China; d. Apr. 6, 2010, Loma Linda, Calif. She worked at the Review and Herald Publishing Association and Washington Adventist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Timothy; one son, Ben; one daughter, Julia Miller; and one grandchild.
MEDFORD, R. Foster—b. Apr. 6, 1923, Coleman, Mich.; d. Dec. 29, 2009, Grants Pass, Oreg. He served as a teacher, pastor, and conference youth director in the Michigan, Greater New York, Southern New England, and Carolina conferences. He was a missionary in Africa and taught English at Taiwan Adventist College. He also served as a chaplain at Washington Adventist Hospital. He was predeceased by his first wife, Eda. He is survived by his wife, Loweta; one son, Charles; two daughters, Glenda Medford and Gloria Cooper; three brothers, Robert, Lester, and Ronald; one sister, Barbara Hamlin; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-
MEYER, Earl G.—b. Nov. 15, 1916, Beaumont, Calif.; d. Jan. 21, 2010, Ceres, Calif. He served as principal of Calexico Mission School; president of Inca Union College in Peru; president of Bolivia Adventist College; pastor and teacher of Antillean Union College in Puerto Rico. He is survived by one daughter, Marti Butcher; one brother, Warren; and one grandson.
MOORE, Arthur Bryson—b. Nov. 17, 1918, Los Angeles, Calif.; d. Apr. 15, 2010, Loma Linda, Calif. He served at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Reynolds and Barbara Kinney; four grandchildren; and two great-
PEARSON, Rex—b. 1920, Durban, South Africa; d. Dec. 12, 2009, Cheltenham, England. He served as a teacher at Kamagambo College, Kenya, and at Malamulo. He was principal of Rusangu Secondary School in Zambia; dean of men at Helderberg College, South Africa. He also served in Zimbabwe, Congo, and Burundi. He is survived by his second wife, Elvira; one son, Michael; one daughter, Valarie Hake; and five grandchildren.
SANTEE, Enid Irene Grossman Cortez—b. Sept. 30, 1930, Rolla, Kans.; d. Jan. 2, 2010, Euless, Tex. She served as church clerk, adult Sabbath school superintendent, and on the General Conference Review Committee. She is survived by two daughters, Theresa and Linda.
SCHMIDT, Harold H.—b. Feb. 2, 1910, Scottsbluff, Nebr.; d. Jan. 2, 2010, Altamonte Springs, Fla. He served as a pastor in Missouri, Illinois, Minnesota, and Florida. He was president of the Florida and Southern Union conferences. He also served as a part-time chaplain at Florida Hospital, Orlando. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris Kirstein. He is survived by one son, Lane; two daughters, Barbara Fowler and Beverly Garner; two sisters, Betty Beam and Florence Grose; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
SIMMONS, J. Elizabeth West—b. Oct. 24, 1922, Roanoke, Va.; d. Aug. 10, 2009, Rushville, Ill. She served as assistant director of nurses at the Washington Sanitarium; nursing instructor at Pacific Union College; and in-service education instructor at Hinsdale Adventist Hospital. She also served with her husband in the Nevada-Utah and Illinois conferences. She is survived by her husband, Earl; and three daughters, Leah, Hannah, and Anne.
SLATE, Sarah J.—b. May 25, 1921, Gaston County, N.C.; d. Dec. 16, 2009, Davidson County, N.C. She served as an academy teacher in California. She was also the assistant registrar at Atlantic Union College.
WOODS, Thelma F.—b. Oct. 15, 1913, Mexico, Maine, d. Sept. 25, 2010, Longwood, Fla. She was employed as a meal specialist for the Florida Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles. She is survived by sons, Albert and Chester; daughters, Margaret Simpson and Janet Keseler; brother, Colis Blood; sisters, Elsie Andrews and Elta Weagley; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-
WILLIAMS, Benjamin J.—b. Jan. 13, 1917; d. Nov. 12, 2009, Portland, Oreg. He served as principal of Assam Training School, publishing department secretary for the Southern Asia Division, Northeast Union president, and Southern Asia Division financial adviser. He was administrator of Fletcher Hospital and Monument Valley Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ada Blanche Noble; son, Bruce; two daughters, Violet Grecian and Jacque; two sisters, Sarah Case and Dorothy Barnes.
This material was published June 23, 2011.