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ACU Remembers: Ted Sitton

Charles Ted Sitton (’54), an Abilene Christian University football hero as a student-athlete and later, innovative architect of some of the Wildcats’ top offensive performances as a coach, died April 15, 2016, in Abilene at age 84 following a long illness. A memorial service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today in Abilene’s University Church of … Continued

ACU Remembers: Earline Perry

Susie Earline (Davidson ’48) Perry passed away Feb. 19, 2016, in Abilene, Texas, at age 88. A memorial service will be held at University Church of Christ on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. Piersall Funeral Directors (733 Butternut St., 79602) are assisting the family in the memorial and graveside services. Visitation with the family will be at a reception … Continued

ACU Remembers: Kenneth L. Sinclair

Family, students, colleagues and other friends stopped today to remember one of Abilene Christian University’s most beloved international ambassadors. Kenneth Leroy Sinclair (’65) died unexpectedly Dec. 2, 2015, while traveling in Singapore at age 73. The former missionary-in-residence in ACU’s Halbert Institute for Missions was there to visit alumni and friends, encourage churches and officiate at a wedding, … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. Ed Enzor Jr.

Dr. Edwin H. Enzor Jr. (’59 M.A.) died Nov. 30, 2015, in Abilene at age 80. He was born Oct. 10, 1935, in Washington, D.C., graduating from Washington Lee High School in Arlington, Va., in 1955. He earned a B.A. in history from Lipscomb University in 1957, a master’s in communication from ACU and a … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. Pauline Bjorem

Abilene Christian University faculty member Dr. Pauline (Kung ’93) Bjorem died Nov. 15, 2015, in Dallas after a long battle with cancer. The associate professor of music was 45 years old. She was born April 2, 1970, in Penang, Malaysia, and at age 14 became the first Malaysian to attend the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School of Music in … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

Noted scholar, author and church historian Dr. Leroy Garrett (’42) of Denton, Texas, died Sept. 29, 2015, at age 96. A memorial service will be held at Singing Oaks Church of Christ tomorrow at 10 a.m. He was born in Mineral Wells and married Ouida Pitts in 1944. She died in 2010. Garrett was the author of books … Continued

A doc named Callan served Rotan for 107 years

A family physician – as well as an era – has passed in West Texas’ Fisher County with the death Aug. 10 of Chester Maurice Callan, M.D. (’52). He represented the third generation of Callans to deliver babies, perform surgeries and see to the health care needs of grateful people in the farming community of Rotan, … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. David K. Lewis

Dr. David Kenneth Lewis (’73), former assistant professor of Bible and director of Abilene Christian University’s Center for Adolescent Studies, died July 10, 2015, in Grapevine at age 66. A memorial celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 13, at Lake Highlands Church (9919 McCree Road, Dallas, Texas 75238). He was born Nov. 23, 1948, … Continued

ACU Remembers: Bill Hart

Award-winning sportswriter Bill F. Hart (’52), who wrote about Abilene Christian University athletics for decades while forging a storied newspaper career in West Texas, died April 21 at age 83 in Baird, Texas. A memorial service for Hart will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Baird Church of Christ (Interstate 20 and F.M. 2047), with internment at … Continued

ACU Remembers: Harold Lipford

Former Abilene Christian Schools administrator and ACU fundraising professional Harold Thomas Lipford (’50) died April 18, 2015, in Abilene, Texas, at age 92. A memorial service will be held at University Church of Christ on Wednesday, April 22, at 2 p.m. with a private burial service at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene. Services are under the direction of Piersall Funeral … Continued