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Local minister relocates to Terre Haute

Friday, August 31, 2007

Two of Brazil's well-known residents have recently relocated to Westminster Village in Terre Haute. Rev. Edward and Barbara Randall have been residents at 5 W. Hendrix St. in Brazil for over 50 years, and have been leaders and business owners in the Brazil community for many years.

Rev. Randall first moved to Brazil as Area Minister for the American Baptist Churches of Indiana/Kentucky, and worked with over 100 churches in Northern and Southwestern Indiana for over 30 years. He has been a member and past President of the Brazil Library Board, the YMCA Board of Directors, and the Community Theatre of Clay County, Inc. He is also a past recipient of the Public Service Award sponsored by the Brazil Times, and Clay County Chamber of Commerce. He is a published writer and musician, and has presented programs to community organizations and churches all over Indiana, along with his family, for many years. Rev. Randall continues to speak at churches in the area.

Barbara Randall has owned and operated Brazil Antiques on National Avenue for the past five years until she closed the shop in June. Barbara is also a past recipient of the Public Service Award sponsored by the Brazil Times and the Chamber, and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Community Theatre of Clay County since 1983, also serving as Dinner Theatre Coordinator and Ticket Manager. She is a member of Brazil Reading Club and the Daughters of American Revolution.

The Randalls are members of the Terre Haute First Baptist Church, and have several Family Members in Brazil, including daughters Susan (and T.J.) Sneddon; Dr. Julie McLaughlin; and a son, Philip (and Margaret) Randall, who resides with his family in Bloomington.

Grandchildren are Rick (and Sheri) Swearingen, who is also Coroner of Clay County; and Katie Randall of Bloomington.

Great-grandchildren include Ashley, Ashton, Chris, and David Swearingen, and Tamera and Cody Swearingen.

The Randall's new address in Terre Haute is 1120 East Davis Drive, Apt. 425, Terre Haute, Ind. 47802.

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