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Missionary Training Center presidents

Published: Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010

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Terry and Nelson L. Bleak

Nelson Lorell Bleak, 66, and Terry Wadsworth Bleak, 11 children, New Zealand Missionary Training Center; Panaca 1st Ward, Panaca Nevada Stake. Brother Bleak is a former president of the Marshall Islands Majuro Mission, stake president, bishop, counselor in a stake Young Men presidency, temple ordinance worker, sealer, gospel doctrine teacher and missionary in the Canadian Mission. Retired superintendent of Schools, Lincoln County School District. Born in Overton, Nev., to Nelson Church and Martha Elizabeth Hollinger Bleak.

Sister Bleak is a temple ordinance worker; she served as a missionary with her husband in the Marshall Islands Majuro Mission and is a former president and counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency, gospel doctrine teacher, ward organist, ward Relief Society teacher and ward Primary teacher. Born in Cedar City, Utah, to Franklin Don and Sylvia Bitner Hinckley Wadsworth.

Patricia and Gordon D. Brown

Gordon Daniels Brown, 71, and Patricia Howes Brown, four children, Provo Missionary Training Center; Edgemont 8th Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont South Stake. Brother Brown is a former president of the Illinois Chicago Mission, counselor in a Provo MTC district presidency, stake president, bishop and counselor, branch president and ward Young Men president. Retired radiologist, Utah Valley Radiology. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Harold Daniels and Oretta Chugg Brown.

Sister Brown, who served with her husband in the Illinois Chicago Mission, is a former assistant to the Relief Society Presidency at the Provo MTC, stake Relief Society president and counselor, ward Relief Society president, ward Young Women president and ward Young Women adviser. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Kenneth Victor and Vera Hannah Ross Howes.

Stewart E. and Sandra Glazier

Stewart E. Glazier, 70, and Sandra Lee Rushton Glazier, eight children, Dominican Republic Missionary Training Center; Crescent 8th Ward, Sandy Utah Lone Peak Stake. Brother Glazier is a former president of the Chile Santiago North Mission, stake president and counselor, bishop, Perpetual Education Fund missionary, ward mission leader, young adult teacher and missionary in the Uruguay Mission. Born in Mesa, Ariz., to George Elwood and Naomi Dana Glazier.

Sister Glazier served with her husband in the Chile Santiago North Mission and is a former counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency, ward Relief Society president and counselor and ward Young Women adviser. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Lambert Welby and Dorothy Reed Rushton.

Kristine and Charles E. Hall

Charles Elliott Hall, 65, and Kristine Wilcox Hall, two children, Colombia Missionary Training Center; Orchard 7th Ward, Bountiful Utah Orchard Stake. Brother Hall is a former president of the Ecuador Quito Mission, regional welfare specialist, counselor in a stake presidency, bishop and counselor, branch president and missionary in the Mexican Mission. Retired finance manager, Family History Department of the Church. Born in St. Louis, Mo., to Robert Hubert and Edith Thorson Hall.

Sister Hall served with her husband in the Ecuador Quito Mission and is a former ward Young Women president, counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency, ward historian, ward Relief Society teacher and seminary teacher. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Dale Abbott and Evelyn Osborn Wilcox.

Craig N. and Joan Hansen

Craig Norman Hansen, 64, and Joan Barber Hansen, three children, Mexico Missionary Training Center; Barnes Park Ward, Kaysville Utah West Stake. Brother Hansen serves as a patriarch and is a former president of the Argentina Buenos Aires North Mission, counselor in stake and stake mission presidencies, high priest group leader, high councilor, bishop and missionary in the Argentina Buenos Aires Mission. Principal, Syracuse High School. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Norman Cook and Faye Craig Hansen.

Sister Hansen served with her husband in the Argentina Buenos Aires North Mission and is a former member of the Curriculum Resource Committee of the Church, Teacher Development and Family Relations instructor, ward Young Women president and ward Primary president. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Charles Richard and Helen Flint Barber.

George T. and Debra Taylor

George Terry Taylor, 66, and Debra Sue Wagstaff Taylor, six children, Philippines Missionary Training Center; Grandview 16th Ward, Provo Utah Grandview South Stake. Brother Taylor is a former president of the Nevada Las Vegas Mission, high councilor, stake executive secretary, branch president, stake missionary preparation instructor, Scout committee chairman, and missionary in the British Mission. Director of training services, Provo MTC. Born in Provo, Utah, to Lynn Dixon and Celestia Marguerita Johnson Taylor.

Sister Taylor served with her husband in the Nevada Las Vegas Mission and is a former counselor in a ward Young Women presidency, ward Primary teacher, ward Primary music leader, nursery leader and ward homemaking leader. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Douglas Stillman and Bonnie Jean Liedtke Wagstaff.

Kathleen and M. Richard Walker

Milton Richard Walker, 73, and Kathleen Hinckley Walker, 10 children, England Missionary Training Center; Grandview 1st Ward, Salt Lake Wilford Stake. Brother Walker is a former president of the Indiana Indianapolis Mission, president of the Salt Lake Temple, stake president, high councilor and bishop. Attorney, M. Richard Walker & Associates. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Milton Wilson and Emma Lindsay Summerhays Walker.

Sister Walker served as temple matron in the Salt Lake Temple and is a former stake and ward Young Women president, ward Relief Society president, counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency and gospel doctrine teacher. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Gordon Bitner and Marjorie Pay Hinckley.