Ernest Sorbo

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Ernest Sorbo - erator for the Mountain Grove Journal. There...
erator for the Mountain Grove Journal. There she met and married David E. Russell on Nov. 23, 1929. They bought the Republic Republic Monitor In June 1931. They operated this newspaper until November November 1968 when they retired. retired. Ethel continued her association with the paper as editor of the Chatterbox column until this past summer. She is survived by her husband, David E., of the home; a sister, Ruth Lacy, Montgomery, Texas; nephews, nieces and a host of friends. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Westside Christian Church, Republic, under direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South. The body will be cremated cremated prior to services. Burial will be in Springfield National Cemetery at a later date. t""" ; ' "' i'-t--'I i'-t--'I i'-t--'I i'-t--'I i'-t--'I i'-t--'I .yi , ' . ' Ernest A. Sorbo Rev. Ernest A. Sorbo, 75, Springfield, died Sunday, Sunday, Nov. 29, 1992, in Cox Medical Center North after after an apparent heart attack. Born Oct. 5, 1917, in New Castle, Penn., Ernest Ernest was one of fifteen children. Early in life he came to know the Lord, Jesus Christ, as his personal personal Savior and enrolled in Central Bible Institute, Springfield. It was here, he met and married Phyllis G. Dilks on July 11, 1942. Mrs. Sorbo preceded preceded him in death June 21, 1989. The Sorbos pastored churches in Missouri and Pennsylvania. On July 19, 1951, the Sorbos received received missionary appointment appointment with the General General Council of the Assemblies of God. For over 30 years, they served in India. Evangelism Evangelism and New Church plantings were priorities as well as teaching in two bible schools. They served as instructors at Southern Asia Bible College College in Bangalore, India, and the Trlvandrum, South India Evangelistic Center was erected under under their leadership. It was a great day in 1975, when this new facility opened. Since retirement in 1983, the Sorbos have made their home In Springfield. Survivors include three daughters, Sandra Sorbo, a professor at Evangel College, Springfield, Springfield, Arlene and her husband, the Rev. Earl Stubbs, Missionaries to South India, and Ellen Kay and her husband, the Rev. Richard Oliver, Pastor of Lighthouse Assembly Assembly of God, Harbor Beach, Mich two brothers, brothers, Alfred, Louisville, Ken., and Albert, Houston, Houston, Texas; and four grandchildren, Valerie and her husband, Michael Michael Sharp, West Germany, Germany, Sharilyn Stubbs, South India, and Richard and Matthew Oliver, Harbor Beach. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1992, in Central Assembly of God Church with the Revs. Philip Wannenmacher, David Grant, and John Palmer officiating. Burial will be In Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today In the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial memorial contributions may be made to Sorbo Memorial Fund for India, India, Foreign Missions Dept., General Council of the Assemblies of God, 1445 Boonville, Springfield, Springfield, Mo. 65802. Bonnie Ann Birt Teghtmyer Bonnie Ann Birt Teghtmyer, 63, Springfield, Springfield, died at 5 a.m. Saturday, Saturday, Nov. 28, In her home. Bonnie was bom June 3, 1929, in Ottawa, Kan., the daughter of Edwin and Axcie Birt. She attended attended Ottawa and To-peka To-peka To-peka public schools, as well as Washburn College. College. Bonnie had lived in Springfield for the past 35 years, where she was both a homemaker and a medical transcriptionist. She is survived by her mother, Axcie; her husband, husband, Donald Teghtmyer; Teghtmyer; a daughter, Lee Ann; a son, Daniel, and his wife, Deborah; and two grandchildren, Nicole Nicole and Carl, all of Springfield.

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  1. The Springfield News-Leader,
  2. 01 Dec 1992, Tue,
  3. Page 10

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