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William Wood

A memorial was established in 1995 with Heifer International Foundation from the bequest of Bill Wood totaling $21,800. Every year, income from the William Adam Wood Memorial will be used by Heifer International to help families produce food and income for themselves.  Read More...

Caralyn Woodruff

Caralyn was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas on December 22, 1918. She earned an AA degree from Hendrix College, then graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1940. After teaching school for a year, she married Lt. Jasper ("Jay") Woodruff with whom she lived for 62 and ½ years, until...  Read More...

Sara Wright

Sara Margaret "Sally" McEachern Wright was born in St. Pauls, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina, where she met and became engaged to Pattillo S. Wright. After they married, she supported Pat while he earned his divinity degree from Emory’s Candler School of Theology in...  Read More...

Glee Yoder

Glee was a lifelong member of the Church of the Brethren, and served it in numerous capacities for decades. Among her contributions to the church, she wrote church school curriculum for children and four books, including “Passing on the Gift”, the biography of Dan West, founder of Heifer International...  Read More...

Robert Zigler

Robert Zigler was born in Elgin, Illinois on April 16, 1920. He was a graduate from Manchester College. In 1945, he was administrator for the Brethren Service Committee. He joined Heifer Project (where he was a "seagoing" cowboy) in 1946. Later in 1946, he worked with Church World Service.  Read More...

Julia Collins

Julia G. Collins, age 66, died suddenly in her home at the Double Eagle Ranch Preserve on Saturday, September 28, 2013. She was a big-hearted wife, mother, and grandmother, and she believed in having a plan, spreadsheet, and creative solution for absolutely everything. She was always fiercely independent and...  Read More...

Sylvia Rosalyn Schulze Smith Griffin

Sylvia Rosalyn Schulze was born July 7, 1924 in Wright City, MO. Her parents were Rev. Wesley Otto Schulze and Olga Rose Jordan Schulze. The early years of her life were spent in Missouri as her father served several Methodist churches.  Read More...

Eunice Messner

Born in Billings, Montana on July 22, 1920, Eunice was an independent woman who felt her greatest lifetime contributions were her writings to promote organic horticulture methods "at a time when it was considered 'backwoodsy'". She was also a specialist in rare and heritage fruits and vegetables.  Read More...

Barbara M. Simpson

Barbara Marshall Simpson was a “Cowgirl” and loved her experience of flying with the animals to Central America. She told us in our church, Rockpoint Congregational Church, Rockport, MA, that she traveled sitting on a milk crate.  Read More...