August 22, 2011

At Rest

ALBERT, Wilbert F.—b. Apr. 12, 1932, Guyana, South America; d. Nov. 4, 2009, Ocala, Fla. He started an elementary church school, and served as church elder and treasurer. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; two sons, Neil and Nigel; one daughter, Gilliam Monize; one sister, Mayulah Gibson; and 10 grandchildren.
ANTONETTI, Mabyline H.—b. Apr. 5, 1928, Avery, Tex.; d. Mar. 28, 2010, Altamonte Springs, Fla. She served as a church school teacher and also worked in hospitals in Florida and Maryland. She is survived by her husband, Michael Antonetti.
BARRETT, Jr., William E.—b. Nov. 26, 1953, Toledo, Ohio; d. Dec. 27, 2009, Daytona Beach, Fla. He served as a pastor in several Florida churches. He is survived by his wife, Gale; one daughter, Johanna Wright; and two grandchildren.
BARTLETT, Alvin Marbert—b. Apr. 20, 1910, Roswell, N.Mex.; d. Aug. 14, 2009, Yuma, Ariz. He served in several states, as well as in Indonesia, as a pastor, conference president, educator, and university president. He is survived by his wife, Ruby; two sons, Carl and Dwight; one daughter, Elana; two stepdaughters; two sisters, Frances Craw and Louise Walcott; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
BERRY, Marian G.—b. Mar. 5, 1922, Foreston, Minn.; d. Apr. 29, 2011, Lenexa, Kans., She organized a girls’ school in Kenya, East Africa, and served as teacher and girls’ dean at Plainfield Academy. She was supervisor of education for the Ohio Conference and assistant superintendent of education for the Iowa-Missouri Conference. She is survived by her son, Daniel; and three grandchildren.
BERTOLO, Hulda—b. Sept. 3, 1940, Paraná, Argentina; d. Mar. 6, 2010, Apopka, Fla. She taught at River Plate University in Argentina.
BROWNLOW, Harmon C.—b. Dec. 11, 1928, Winston-Salem, N.C.; d. Nov. 16, 2009, Altamonte Springs, Fla. He served as pastor and evangelist in the Carolina, Kentucky-Tennessee, Georgia-Cumberland, Southeastern California conferences, and Mid-America Union Conference. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; two sons, Joe and John; one daughter, Jeanie Boyd; two sisters, Willie Reavis and Ruth Kilby; and six grandchildren.
CARTER, Howard Wilson—b. June 13, 1928, Kodaikanal, India; d. Nov. 23, 2009, Rogue River, Oreg. He served as a principal, business manager, and pastor in California and Oregon. He also served as principal of Pakistan Adventist Seminary. He is survived by his wife, Audrey; two sons, Raymond and Robert; one daughter, Rosemary Withem; two sisters, Ellen and Eloise; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
CEBALLOS, Antonio, Alejandro—b.  Santa Marta, Colombia; d. May 25, 2010, Bowie, Md. He served as a pastor, teacher, missionary, and school administrator in the Inter-American Division. He was preceded in death by his son Samuel. He is survived by his wife, Teresa; three sons, Mario, José Luis, and Ruben; a brother, José Alberto; and six grandchildren.
CHAFFEE, Fonda Louise Cordis—b. Mar. 28, 1921, Boulder, Colo.; d. May 12, 2011, Lakeport, Calif. She served on the staff at La Sierra College, Andrews University, and the University of East Africa. She is survived by her son, Clinton; her daughter, Carol Lewis; and four grandchildren.
CHILSON, Jerry Louise—b. Apr. 12, 1935, Takoma Park, Md.; d. Apr. 7, 2010, Walton, Oreg. She taught in the Oregon and Southeastern California conferences.
FROOD, Rose—b. Feb. 3, 1942, Windsor, Ontario, Canada; d. May 6, 2011, Avon Park, Fla. She served as a secretary in the Pacific, Columbia, Atlantic, and Lake union conferences. She is survived by her husband, Reginald; son, Doug; stepfather, Don Bretzke; and three grandchildren.
HASTINGS, Virginia Tuchalski (Finkle)—b. Sept. 8, 1918, Neilsville, Wisc.; d. June 10, 2011, Renton, Wash. She served as a grade school teacher at Adventist schools in Nevada and in central and southern California, and was principal at Simi Adventist School. She was predeceased by two husbands, Leonard Tuchalski and George Hastings. She is survived by her son, Peter; her daughters, Yvonne Lev, Marcey Sweet, and Lorna Carranza; her brother, D. Michael Kasum; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
HESS, Alvin J.—b. Apr. 7, 1925, Hinsdale, Ill.; d. Feb. 3, 2010, Apopka, Fla. He served in treasury for the Georgia-Cumberland and Alabama-Mississippi conferences and the Southern California Conference Association. He also served as an accountant and/or auditor at Highland Academy and for the  Southern Union Conference, Atlantic Union Conference, and General Conference Auditing Service. He is survived by his wife, Jerry; two sons, Leslie and Charles; a sister, Florence Spurlock; and one grandchild.
HOWLETT, Rolland H.—b. Feb. 10, 1915, Dansville, Mich.; d. June 9, 2011, Napa, Calif. He served as founder/principal of the school and press in French Indochina; taught at La Sierra and Pacific Union colleges and Maxwell Adventist and Monterey Bay academies. He was the principal of College Vertieries in Haiti and Sandia View Academy; and later president of Antillian College. He is predeceased by four wives: Helen Standish, Doris Smith, Soletha Smith, and Florence Nagal. He is survived by his daughters, Pat O’Neil and Louise Driver; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
MEERT, Beverly M.—b. Dec. 6, 1947, Orlando, Fla.; d. Mar. 30, 2011, Apopka, Fla. She served at Florida Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; one son, Jeremy; two daughters, Jayme and Julee; and one grandchild.
YOWELL, Esther E. Martin—b. July 20, 1921, Takoma Park, Md.; d. Nov. 4, 2010, Redlands, Calif. She taught nursing at Pacific Union College. She is survived by her son, Douglas; her daughter, Donna Yowell Lewis; her sister, Doris Martin Lander; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
This article was published August 25, 2011.