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October 9, 2006

The Rev. Canon C. Boone Sadler, Jr., passed away October 5 at his home on Point Loma, California, following a brief illness. He was 92. Services will be held at St. Paul's Cathedral in San Diego on Tuesday, October 10, at 11 a.m. Viewing will take place at the Cathedral for one hour from 9 to...

October 4, 2006

The Rev. Sanford Garner, Jr., of the Diocese of Washington, D.C., died September 30 aged 82.

A memorial service will be held at Washington National Cathedral on October 14 at 4 p.m.

Garner, who retired in 1992, was born in Henning, Tennessee on June 16, 1924.

He served as...

September 1, 2006

Verna Josephine Dozier, 88, a teacher of English literature at the high school level and a noted Episcopal religious educator who focused on Bible study and claiming the authority of the laity, died September 1, 2006 at Collington Episcopal Life Care Community in Mitchellville, Maryland, where...

July 17, 2006

George M. Murray, 87, the first bishop of the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, died July 14.

Bennett Jones Sims, 85, the sixth bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta, died July 17.

Murray was born April 12, 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland, to Gerard Archibald Murray and Emma Winston, and...

May 9, 2006

The Rt. Rev. William (Bill) Davidson, retired bishop of the Diocese of Western Kansas, died May 8 in Loveland, Colorado. He was 86.

Davidson was born in Miles City, Montana, on July 20, 1919. He graduated from Montana State University with a bachelor’s degree in 1940 and taught...

February 21, 2006

The life and ministry of Willis R. Henton, 80, the first bishop of Western Louisiana, was celebrated at a burial service and Requiem Eucharist February 18 at the Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Rt. Rev. Bruce Macpherson, the current and third bishop of Western Louisiana,...

February 2, 2006

Retired Bishop Donis Dean Patterson died February 3, 2006, at the age of 75. The cause was acute leukemia.

Patterson served as bishop of Dallas from 1983-1992, guiding the diocese through a reorganization after its western portion became the Diocese of Fort Worth and...

September 6, 2005

The Right Reverend James Russell Moodey, 72, died Sept. 5 at his home in Damariscotta, Maine. The cause of death was metastatic kidney cancer.

Bishop Moodey was born Dec. 9, 1932 in Brooklyn, N.Y. the younger son of the late Matil Cochran Moodey and Rev. John...

May 20, 2005

The Rt. Rev. Robert Jefferson Hargrove, second Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana (retired), died Thursday, May 19, 2005, at his home in Pineville, Louisiana, after a long illness. He was 67 years old.

Bishop Hargrove was a native of Kentucky, and a lover of his country...

April 30, 2005

The Church’s first Navajo bishop, Steven Tsosie Plummer, 60, died April 2 in a Shiprock, N.M., hospital after a battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2000.

The son of a medicine man, Plummer lived all of his ordained life in Navajoland. He was the first elected bishop of...

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