PAUL H. EPPLEY, retired pastor and former conference business administrator/treasurer (NIC) died March 20, 2007. A Worship Service of Celebration and Remembrance was held March 24 at Christ UMC in Wabash, Ind.
GLENDORA EVERSOLE, who was employed by the North Indiana Conference Service Center in the accounting department from Nov. 15, 1960 until she retired Jan. 1, 1996, died March 3, 2007. A memorial service will be held this summer. Condolences can be sent to Judi Woodward, 23634 Tonada Lane, Moreno Valley, CA 92557.
CHARLES FARR, retired Elder (SIC), died March 16, 2007. A memorial service was held March 21 at Fairview UMC in Bloomington with burial in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Survivors include: wife, Margarette Farr, 3835 Woodhaven Dr, Bloomington, IN 47403, one daughter Catherine Fothergill, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
PHYLLIS MARIE FARRER, mother of the Rev. Jim Farrer, pastor of Christ UMC in Lafayette (NIC), died March 16, 2007. A memorial service was held March 20 at Gundrum Funeral Home in Logansport, Ind. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. James E. Farrer, 963 Southernview Dr. S., Lafayette, IN 47909.
HERBERT McGUIN, JR., associate chaplain at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas and Elder (SIC), died March 10, 2007. A memorial service was held March 17 at the Polytechnic UMC in Fort Worth, Texas, with burial in Laureland Cemetery. Survivors include: his wife; Dorothy McGuin, 7405 Marlborough Drive W., Ft. Worth, TX 76134; three sons, Herbert McGuin III, James McGuin, Martin McGuin; one daughter, Martha McGuin; and three grandchildren.
CAROLYN OCKER, retired pastor (SIC), died March 21, 2007. A memorial service was held March 24 at the G.H. Herrmann Funeral Home in Greenwood, Ind. Survivors include: Son, Jeff Campbell, daughter, Amy Jennings. Condolences can be sent to Amy Jennings, 2627 Country Estates Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46227. Memorials can be given to the Woodside UMC, 5411 East 13th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219.
PAULINE RHINE, widow of the late Rev. James Rhine, and mother of the Rev. Terry Rhine, pastor of Chesterton UMC (NIC), died March 29, 2007. A memorial service was held April 3 at Nevada Mills (Ind.) UMC in the Fort Wayne District. Survivors include: son, the Rev. Terry Rhine; a sister, Dorothy Miller, and brother, Morris Collins. Condolences can be sent to Rev. Terry Rhine, 474 Lost Tree Dr, Chesterton, IN 46304 Memorials can be given to the Nevada Mills UMC, c/o Ardell Davis 5180 N 300 W Fremont, IN 46737.
BISHOP CARL J. SANDERS, 94, died March 7, 2007 at Fairhaven Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., after a brief illness. He served the Birmingham Area from 1972-1980 and was president of United Methodist Committee on Relief and vice president of the General Board of Global Ministries from 1972 to 1976.
JAMES C. STANSELL, retired pastor (NIC), died March 14, 2007. A memorial service was held March 19 at the Demoney-Grimes Funeral Home in Columbia City, Ind. Survivors include :three children: James S. Stansell, John D. Stansell and Judith E. Heimpel. Condolences can be sent to James S. Stansell, 775 N. CR 300 W, Columbia City, IN 46725. Memorials can be given to the Columbia City UMC, 605 N. Forest Parkway, Columbia City, IN 46725 or Purdue University.
DAVID L. TAYLOR, SR., retired pastor (NIC), died March 10, 2007. A memorial service was held March 15 at the Swayzee UMC in Swayzee, Ind. Survivors include: his wife, Carol; daughters, Tammy Taylor and Debbie Taylor, both of Indianapolis; sons, Brian Taylor of Anderson and the Rev. David L. Taylor, Jr. of Oswego, Ill.; three grandchildren, Elijah, Caleb and Grace. Condolences can be sent to Carol Taylor, 9 N Main St, Sims, IN 46986-9634. Memorials may be given to the Swayzee UMC, 306 S. Washington St., Swayzee, IN 46986.
BRYAN L. TON, pastor of Forest UMC (NIC), died March 17, 2007. A memorial service was held March 21 at Forest UMC with burial at Citizens I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Kewanna, Ind. Survivors include: his wife, Beverly; his daughter, Regen Ton, Bloomington; his sons, Ian Ton (Liz), Washington, D.C., Joshua Ton, Bloomington, Dirk Ton, Lafayette. Condolences can be sent to Beverly Ton, P.O. Box 13, Forest, IN 46039. Memorials can be given to the Salvation Army.