A new stake has been created in Missouri.
The Warrensburg Missouri Stake, which includes the Blue Mills, Clinton, Odessa, Sedalia and Warrensburg wards, and the Concordia, Marshall and Tipton branches, has been created by Elder Merrill J. Bateman of the Presidency of the Seventy.
New stake president
WARRENSBURG MISSOURI STAKE: (Dec. 5, 2004) Created from the Columbia Missouri, Independence Missouri, Kansas City Missouri, Liberty Missouri and Olathe Kansas stakes. President Randy Lee Phillips, 60, reflexologist; wife, Kay Frances Bray Phillips. Counselors Melvin Savea McDonald AhMu, 41, facilities manager for Missouri Assets; wife, Kimberly Ann Watters AhMu. Gary Duane McMains, 48, farmer; wife, Barbara Anne Redding McMains.
DALLAS TEXAS EAST STAKE: (Dec. 5, 2004) President Robert Lester Kimball, 45, partner in a law firm; succeeding Stephen Lynn Fluckiger; wife, Susan Lynn Baird Kimball. Counselors Brent Wayne Romney, 47, chief audit executive at Trammell Crow Co.; wife, Ella Ann McDaniel Romney. Darrell Dennis Toups, 55, emergency management coordinator; wife, Donna Lynn Tyler Toups.
DURAZNO URUGUAY STAKE: (Oct. 17, 2004) President Sergio Agustin Wilson Birriel, 43, maintenance official; succeeding Isidro Tomas Pedreira Gonzalez; wife, Susana Ramos Wilson. Counselors Jose Washington Pedreira Gonzalez, 51, electric technician; wife, Elsa Susana Martinez Rodriguez de Pedreira. Jose Enrique Cabrera Peralta, 45, automotive mechanic; wife, Marta Susana Diaz Caceres de Cabrera.
HICKORY NORTH CAROLINA STAKE: (Nov. 7, 2004) President Kevin William Whitaker, 43, vice president of global demand planning at CommScope; succeeding David Michael Melonakos; wife, Lori Jean Richards Whitaker. Counselors Paul Randall Baird, 46, global supply chain leader at Corning Cable Systems; wife, Sally Mae Isham Baird. Daniel Dwight Bellingham, 46, physician; wife, Susan Diane Mendez Bellingham.
HONOLULU HAWAII STAKE: (Nov. 21, 2004) President Bode Amilale Uale, 50, district family judge; succeeding Waldemar Jens Thiim; wife, Beth Parker Uale. Counselors Milton Kimo Chu, 49, plumber; wife, Shirley Mae Ramos Chu. James LeRoy Lanakila Mo'ikeha, 69, manager for the Corporation of the Presiding Bishop; wife, Wardine Napuaunalani Fuller Mo'ikeha.
LA PAZ MEXICO STAKE: (Nov. 21, 2004) President Mario Alberto Palacios Savin, 36, electrician; succeeding Pascual Merlin Perez; wife, Rosa Velia Ortiz Cortez de Palacios. Counselors Heraclio Irigoyen Hernandez, 44, construction worker; wife, Alejandra Camargo Mercado de Irigoyen. Luis Humberto Garcia Parra, retained.
LAS VEGAS NEVADA LONE MOUNTAIN STAKE: (Nov. 14, 2004) President Wayne Leon Tew, 49, president and CEO of Clark County Credit Union; succeeding Tommy Forrest Deaver; wife, Margaret Patrice Pope Tew. Counselors Ronald Kent Wagner Sr., 49, dentist; wife, Connie Marie Turpin Wagner. Brian Kent Anderson, 43, optometrist; wife, Suzanne Nixon Anderson.