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|Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2006 1:51 pm Post subject: FULLER, EARL E./EUGENIA JOHNSTON
|Olean Times Herals Mon., Aug. 19, 1974, page 8>>>>>WYCLIFFE
MISSIONARIES,FORMER RESIDENTS, MARRIED IN
VERMONT.....Waterville, Vt.....Former Shinglehouse, Pa. and Ceres, N.Y.
residents, now both active workers in the missionary fields of Asia and
Africa, were married Saturday (Aug. 17, 1974) at the Nazarene Church in
Waterville, Vt......Miss Eugenia Johnston, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs.
William Johnston, once residents of Shinglehouse, Pa., married Dr. Earl E.
Fuller, former Ceres, N.Y. resident and retired teacher and track coach at
Portville Central School......The Rev. Dwight Hill of Red Creek, N.Y. officiated
at the 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony; music was provided by Miss Theresa
Johnston, organist; Miss Sheryl Johnston, flutist, both of Vermont, nieces of
the bride; and Hal Parker, flutist......Given in marriage by her brother, Dr.
Leon Johnston of Jeffersonville, Vt., the bride wore a floor length, sleeveless,
white polyester crepe gown with a set-in lace cummerbund and fold-over
bodice. Her headpiece was a floral piece of white daisy pompoms; she
carried a cascade of white daisy pom poms......Mrs. Dwight Hill of Red
Creek, N.Y., the matron of honor, wore a sleeveless, pink floor-length gown
with a ribbed cage......Albert Nolan Jr., the groom's nephew of Ceres, N.Y.,
was best man. Ushers were two nephews of the bride, both of Vermont:
Craig Johnston and Paul Johnston,.....A reception followed the wedding at
the Charlmont Restaurant, Safari Room in Morrisville, Vt. The couple are on
a wedding trip in the Adirondack Mountains......The bride graduated from
high school in Allegany County, N.Y. and from the former Westbrook
Commercial Academy, Olean, N.Y., in 1947; after several years employment
with an Olean law firmm she entered Houghton College where she graduated
with honors in June 1958 with a B.A. degree; in 1968 she received and M.A.
degree from the University of North Dakota. She also is a graduate of the
Summer Institute of Linguistics at Los Angeles, Calif. and the Wycliffe Bible
Translators of Santa Ana, Calif.Since 1965 she has been a missionary
linguist with Wycliffe Bible Translators in various places in South Vietnam;
since late 1973 she has beeen doing graduate work on an honorarium at
Syracuse University and also, doing linguistic research with Dr. Frank
Laubach Jr. at the University......Dr. Fuller graduated from Shinglehouse
High School; attended the University of Pennsylvania; the State Teachers'
College at Mansfield; and received the B.A. and M.Ed. degrees from St.
Bonaventure University, N.Y. in 1949, He was awarded an honorary
doctorate from the American Bible School in recognition of a book he wrote
as part of a Bible study program and for 37 years of teaching Sunday
School. He completed 41 years of teaching in New York State public
schools, starting in Allentown, then Mt. Morris and the last 23 years in
Portville Central School where he was a mathematics teacher, guidance
counselor as well as track and cross-country coach. He helped start a
Sunday School at Bell Run in 1935 and became a charter member of the
Bell Run Union Church, Ceres. When his first wife, Marguerite, died in 1966,
Dr. Fuller made plans to serve in the missionary field following his retirement
in July 1970. That month he left to begin four years of teaching mathematics
at the Mavuradonha Christian High School in the bush country of Rhodesia,
Africa, with the Evangelical Alliance Mission. Prior to his forced evacuation
from that country due to terrorists activities in April of this year, his three
daughters visited him there: Mrs. Allen (Marilyn) Kidd of Bell Run, Pa.; Mrs.
Sal(Judy) Caruso of Hyattsville, Md.; and Mrs. Robert(Helen) Cradduck of
Laurel, Md. Since then, he has undergone Wycliffe training and jungle
survival training in preparation for his assignment to South Vietnam where
the bride will resume her work of 10 years standing......The couple plan to
arrive in South Vietnam in early 1975
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