FRANCES MARTIN, who died on 19 June, aged 92, was a former
president of the Church of England Moral Welfare Workers'
Association, and Principal of Josephine Butler College, Liverpool,
who did distinguished work overseas, particularly with the World
Council of Churche
THE Revd Dr Malcolm France, who died on 6 July, aged 85, trained
for ordination at Westcott House, Cambridge, and was ordained
priest in 1956. Dr France was an author and theologian, as well as
ANGLICAN bishops come in many shapes and sizes, but the Rt Revd
John Bone, who died on 5 July, aged 83, was a great example of the
quiet, reliable bishop who was trusted by many, worked hard, and
never sought the limelight
MARK COLE, who died in April, aged 73, after a long and
courageous fight against cancer, gave outstanding service for some
30 years to the diocese of Chelmsford, the Colchester episcopal
area, the Colchester deanery, and St Leonard's, Lexden.
THE Rt Revd Donald Arden died peacefully at home in Romsey,
surrounded by his family, on 18 July, aged 98. He had been
Archbishop of Central Africa from 1971 to 1980.
FEW - if any - church leaders of modern times have had to
navigate through such a lethal minefield as Metropolitan Vladimir
THE Revd Beryl Morgan dedicated her life to the service of the
Church of England in the diocese of Lichfield. Last October, she
moved into residential care on the very weekend when she celebrated
50 years since she had been made a deaconess.
THE Revd Dr John Hughes, who was killed in a car accident on 29
June, aged 35, was a leading theologian of his
THE Revd John Payne, who died on 21 June, aged 65, had a
notable, if brief, ministry at St Hilda's, Cross Green, Leeds, to
which he came after Nottingham University, Cuddesdon and a first
curacy at Tilehurst.
Simon Lindley writes: BARRY LYNDON, Clerk of the Royal College
of Organists for almost a quarter of a century, until 1990, died in
hospital in Stevenage on 25 May, aged 83.
THE son of a priest in Swansea and Brecon diocese, Basil Bevan,
who died one day short of his 86th birthday, was educated at St
Edmund's School, Canterbury.