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New temple presidents

The following have been called to serve as temple presidents and matrons.

Anthony Ivins Bentley Jr., 70, East Mill Creek 12th Ward, Salt Lake East Millcreek North Stake; Tampico Mexico Temple, succeeding President Ricardo Torres Villalobos. President Bentley's wife, Wendy Josinette Whiting Bentley, will serve as temple matron. He is a temple ordinance worker; former Mexico Missionary Training Center president, Argentina Buenos Aires North Mission president, stake mission president, and high councilor. International law attorney, Kirton & McConkie. Born in El Paso, Texas, to Anthony Ivins and Ella Farnsworth Bentley.

Wendy Josinette and Anthony Ivins Jr. Bentley
Wendy Josinette and Anthony Ivins Jr. Bentley

Sister Bentley is a ward family history consultant and Sunday School teacher, served as stake Primary president, ward Relief Society and Young Women president and stake missionary. Born in Minneapolis, Minn., to Frank M. and Johanna Jeanette Cook Whiting.

Peter Bowen, 62, Centurion 1st Ward, Pretoria South Africa Stake; Johannesburg South Africa Temple, succeeding President Louis Groenewald. President Bowen's wife, Jennifer Bowes-Taylor Bowen, will serve as temple matron. Counselor in the Johannesburg South Africa Temple presidency; former temple ordinance worker, bishop and high councilor. Born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa, to Robert Alleyn and Ethel Elizabeth Jane Phillips Bowen.

Peter and Jennifer Bowen
Peter and Jennifer Bowen

Sister Bowen is an assistant to temple matron; former ward Relief Society and Primary president, temple ordinance worker. Born in Durban, South Africa, to Ronald and Frances Ann Hart Bowes-Taylor.

Ronald Dee Jamison, 76, Highland 27th Ward, Highland Utah West Stake; Panama City Panama Temple (under construction). President Jamison's wife, Mary Ann Wood Jamison, will serve as temple matron. He is executive secretary for the Europe West Area; former Dominican Republic Santo Domingo West Mission president, temple ordinance worker and bishop. Retired professor of mathematics at Brigham Young University. Born in Venice, Calif., to Clarence Edward and Kate Shaw Jamison.

Mary Ann Wood and Ronald Dee Jamison
Mary Ann Wood and Ronald Dee Jamison

Sister Jamison, senior couple missionary in the Europe West Area, is a former member of the Primary General Board, stake Relief Society president and counselor, counselor in a ward Relief Society and Young Women presidency. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Merrill Edward and Edna May Hepworth Wood.

Thomas Edgar Lyon Jr., 68, Edgemont 12th Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont South Stake; Santiago Chile Temple, succeeding President Julio Humberto Jaramillo Bichet. President Lyon's wife, Cheryl Elma Larsen Lyon, will serve as temple matron. Branch president at the Provo Missionary Training Center, former president of the Chile Osorno Mission and Chile Missionary Training Center. Professor at Brigham Young University. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Thomas Edgar and Laura Hermana Forsberg Lyon.

Cheryl Elma and Thomas Edgar Jr. Lyon
Cheryl Elma and Thomas Edgar Jr. Lyon

Sister Lyon, a ward Relief Society teacher, is a former ward Relief Society and Primary president and branch Relief Society president. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, to Rex A. and Elma Anderson Larsen.

Malcolm Dean Otis, 66, Winchester Ward, Huntsville Alabama Stake; Birmingham Alabama Temple, succeeding President John Reid Giles Jr. President Otis' wife, Elizabeth Bell Potter Otis, will serve as temple matron. Counselor in the Birmingham Alabama Temple presidency, former counselor in Alabama Birmingham Mission presidency and bishop. Retired U.S. Army, and Intergraph Corporation marketing employee. Born in Petoskey, Mich., to Kenneth James and Adeline Mae Browne Otis.

Malcom Dean and Elizabeth Bell Otis
Malcom Dean and Elizabeth Bell Otis

Sister Otis, assistant to the matron at the Birmingham Alabama Temple, is a former stake Young Women president, ward and branch Relief Society president. Born in Seaford, Del., to William Nelson and Virginia Elizabeth Hocker Potter III.

Lloyd V Owen, 74, North Canyon 3rd Ward, Bountiful Utah North Canyon Stake; Anchorage Alaska Temple, succeeding President Gary Everett Cox. President Owen's wife, Peggy Eathel Tuel Owen, will serve as temple matron. Temple ordinance worker and gospel doctrine teacher; former president of the Provo MTC and Utah Salt Lake City North Mission, stake president and bishop. Born in Rigby, Idaho, to Vincent Edgar and Lucile May Nielsen Owen.

Peggy Eathel and Lloyd V Owen
Peggy Eathel and Lloyd V Owen

Sister Owen, a ward relief society teacher, formerly served with her husband as he presided over an MTC and a mission, is a former stake Relief Society president and ward Young Women adviser. Born in Jerome, Idaho, to Orville Prentice and Zola Doris Dodge Tuel.

Richard Karl Sager, 71, Valley View 9th Ward, Salt Lake Holladay North Stake; Nashville Tennessee Temple, succeeding President Billy Joe Eaves. President Sager's wife, Lois Johnson Sager, will serve as temple matron. He is a gospel doctrine teacher, a former president of the Illinois Nauvoo and Tennessee Knoxville missions, stake president's counselor, and bishop. Retired attorney at Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy. Born in Lehi, Utah, to Ferren Nicholes and Zora Nevada Healey Sager.

Richard Karl and Lois Sager
Richard Karl and Lois Sager

Sister Sager, a ward Relief Society teacher, is a former stake and ward Relief Society president, and a ward Young Women president. Born in Conrad, Mont., to Blaine Walker and Wanda Whatcott Johnson.

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