Family Flux: April 2013


Sconyers.—A son, Jacob Edward Sconyers, was born to Lee Sconyers and Jeannie Cruzan of Fayetteville, NC on February 6, 2013.

Green.—A daughter, Tskylar Kai, was born to Earl and Tsahai (Samuels) Greed of Pembroke Pines, FL on February 18, 2013.

Yost.—A daughter, Vienna Victoria, was born to Jason and Mary (Kavanaugh) Yost of Janesville, WI on March 15, 2013.



Schmude – Caseltine.  David Schmude and Debby Caseltine were united in marriage on February 7, 2013 at the SDB Church in White Cloud, MI. Rev. Bernie Wethington officiated.


New Members

Miami, FL

Andrew Samuels, pastor

Joined after baptism

Karlene Chambers

Sackeh Sinclair


Milton, WI

George Calhoun, pastor

Joined after baptism

Anissa Welch

Caleb Sanford


Philadelphia, PA

Kenroy Cruickshank, pastor

Joined after baptism

Simeon Barrett

Makeba Ashmeade


Deaths Notices

Edwin E. Shaw, 83, formerly of Milton, WI died on March 7, 2013.

Rev. Bernie E. Wethington, 64, of White Cloud, MI died on March 19, 2013.



Burrows.—Philip F. Burrows, 85, formerly of Milton, Wis., died on May 15, 2012 at the East Moline (Ill.) Nursing Home.

Philip was born February 1, 1927 in the Town of Genesee, Allegany County, N.Y. His parents were Myron A. Burrows and Gertrude (Irish) Burrows, and he had six brothers and two sisters. Philip married Harriet V. (Depew) Babcock on February 6, 1946.

He attended Friendship (N.Y.) Central School. After serving in the United States Air Force as an aircraft engine mechanic, he returned home and finished high school at Richburg (N.Y.) Central School. Most of his gainful work was for Butler Manufacturing Company, holding various jobs in Galesburg, Ill., Kansas City, Mo., Sioux Falls, S.D., and Milton, Wis.

Phil was a faithful church member at Seventh Day Baptist churches in Nile, N.Y., Kansas City, Sioux Falls, and Milton. He was ordained as Deacon at the Kansas City SDB Church.

At the SDB Conference level he served as a member of the Memorial Fund Board and the Tract and Communication Council. Phil also served the Milton Kiwanis Club as secretary for many years. His hobbies were bowling and golf.

Surviving him are two step-children, Calvin P. Babcock and Carolyn M. Babcock Gould; three brothers, Harold, Duane, and Victor Burrows; five step-grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Friendship, N.Y. Final services were graveside with Rev. Dr. Kenneth Chroniger officiating.


Fuller.—Audrey B. Fuller, 89, passed away on January 17, 2013 at The Villages Regional Hospital in Lady Lake, Fla.

Audrey was born in North Loup, Neb., on December 29, 1923, the daughter of Earl and Edna (Davis) Babcock. She attended the West Nebraska School of Nursing in Scottsbluff and received her RN in 1944.

On November 22, 1945 she was married to Menzo Fuller. They celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day 2012. They lived in North Loup for 28 years. From 1973 to 1979 they spent time as Seventh Day Baptist missionaries at Makapwa Mission near Blantyre, Malawi, Africa. From 1988 until 2011 they lived in Daytona Beach, Fla., and spent 25 years as active members of the Daytona Beach SDB Church.

Audrey was an active member in churches in North Loup, Shiloh, N.J., and Daytona Beach. In 1988 she was a recipient of the denomination’s Robe of Achievement. In North Loup, she was also an active member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, Menzo; sisters Donna Brown and Gloria Sharp; daughters Kerry Rahn and Phyllis Williams, and sons Richard and Robert Fuller; three grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her older brothers, Wayne and Allen Babcock.

A celebration of Audrey’s life will be held at the Daytona Beach SDB Church.


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