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New mission presidents

LDS Church News

Published: Saturday, March 29 2014 12:15 p.m. MDT

Sister Nuckols serves as a counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency and is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, ward Relief Society president, counselor in a ward Young Women presidency and seminary teacher. Born in Santa Monica, Calif., to Thomas Carl Kendra and Marilyn Lee Putnam Kendra.

Harold Jeffrey Russell, 59, and Susan Joyce Christensen Russell, four children, West Jordan 43rd Ward, West Jordan Utah East Stake: Oregon Eugene Mission, succeeding President Mark A. Young and Sister Sue A. Young. Brother Russell serves as a ward mission leader and is a former stake president, bishop, high councilor, stake mission president, ward Young Men president and missionary in the Austria Vienna Mission. Senior marketing specialist, Ashley Furniture Inc. Born in Salt Lake City to Harold Gubler Russell and Afton Lucille Beck Russell.

Sister Russell serves as a temple ordinance worker and is a former counselor in stake Young Women and Primary presidencies, ward Young Women president, counselor in ward Young Women and Primary presidencies and gospel doctrine teacher. Born in Salt Lake City to Harold Lynn Christensen and Connie Jean Price Christensen.

Richard Scott Stevenson, 57, and Marion Penelope Speir Stevenson, five children, Lake Oswego Ward, Lake Oswego Oregon Stake: Ghana Cape Coast Mission, succeeding President Jeffrey L. Shulz and Sister Lynnette Shulz. Brother Stevenson is a former stake president, bishop, counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, temple ordinance worker, seminary teacher and missionary in the Sweden Göteborg Mission. Chief Financial Officer, Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc. Born in Henderson, Nev., to William Leon and Winnie Nell Heywood Stevenson.

Sister Stevenson serves as a Primary teacher and is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, ward Primary president, ward Young Women adviser and ward missionary. Born in Santo Andre, São Paulo, Brazil, to Andre Marcel and Else Thera Joyce Briet Spier.

Mark L. Williams, 56, and Dianna K. Williams, five children, Rock Springs Ward, Rock Springs Wyoming Stake: Peru Chiclayo Mission, succeeding President Eduardo C. Risso and Sister Jeanet E. Risso. Brother Williams is a former bishop, branch president, high councilor, stake and ward Young Men president, ward mission leader, temple ordinance worker and missionary in the Spain Seville Mission. Institute director, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion. Born in Cheyenne, Wyo., to Glenn and Johnnie Belle Williams.

Sister Williams serves as a counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency and is a former ward Young Women president, ward Primary president, temple ordinance worker and seminary teacher. Born in West Covina, Calif., to Charles E. and Katherine L. Boice.