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New mission presidents

The First Presidency has announced the calling of another six mission presidents, who, with their wives, will assume their responsibilities about July 1. Specific mission assignments will be published later.

Randy H. Bowler, 39, West Jordan 29th Ward, West Jordan Utah East Stake; bishop, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum instructor, and Cubmaster; served in the Northern Mexican Mission, 1967-70; land developer; received bachelor's degree in Spanish from Southern Utah State College; born in Cedar City, Utah, a son of Walter Alpine and Lillian Hall Bowler; married Claudia Elva Braswell; four children. She is a ward temple leader, former ward Relief Society president's counselor, Cub Scout leader, primary chorister, and ward Sunday School secretary; born in Roosevelt, Utah, a daughter of Claud Manuel and Elva Belle Mae Wood Braswell.Gerry L. Heaton, 46, Lakeview 1st Ward, Orem Utah Lakeview Stake; stake president's counselor, former bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president; served in the Brazil Mission, 1960-63; roofing business owner; received bachelor's degree from BYU; born in Alton, Utah, a son of Lynn Hoyt and Lydia Wilson Heaton; married Kaye Baker; six children. She is a ward Young Women president, former stake and ward Relief Soceity homemaking leader, stake camp director, and ward Young Women Beehive adviser; born in Rupert, Idaho, a daughter of Wallace Lee and Lois Wilkins Baker.

Marvin L. Knowles, 55; Cassellberry Ward, Lake Mary Florida Stake; stake president, former bishop and counselor; vice president of special projects for wholesale fruits and vegetables business; born in Fairfax, Ala., a son of James Augusta and Katie Bell Sercey Knowles; married Dortha Mizell; five children. She is a former stake Relief Society president and counselor, and Primary and seminary teacher; born in Axson, Ga., a daughter of Grady Glen and Willie Gladys Williams Mizell.

Patrick H. Price, 41, Monument Park 14th Ward, Salt Lake Monument Park Stake; high councilor, former bishop's counselor, ward Young Men president, and Sunday School gospel doctrine teacher; served in the Southerrn Far East Mission, 1965-67; director of benefits for chemical corporation; received bachelor's degree in business from California State University, Northridge; did graduate study at George Washington University in Washinton, D.C.; born in Burbank, Calif., a son of Patrick Harold and Gretchen LeVanchee Hof Price; married Charlotte Edson; three children. She is a ward Young Women president's counselor, former stake Primary board member, ward Young Women president, ward Primary president's counselor, and teacher in ward Primary and Relief Society; born in Los Angeles, Calif., a daughter of Eard Judd and Karma Kofoed Edson.

Marshall B. Romney, 40, Provo 26th Ward, Provo Utah Grandview Stake Sunday School gospel doctrine teacher, former stake missionary, branch president, ward executive secretary, elders quorum president, and ward Young Men president; served in the North Argentine Mission, 1966-69; professor of accounting at BYU; received bachelor's and master's degrees from BYU, doctorate from University of Texas; born in Silver City, N.M., a son of Ianthus Barlow and Eleanor Brown Romney; married Luana Fleming; six children. She is a Primary teacher, former ward Relief Society president and secretary, Relief Society chorister and pianist, primary teacher, and Young Women adviser; served in the Argentina Rosario Mission, 1973-74; born in Ajo, Ariz., a daughter of Irvan Ward and Martha Moody Fleming.

Mark B. Weed, 66, Madera 2nd Ward, Fresno California West Stake; stake patriarch, former regional representative, stake president and counselor, district president, branch president and counselor, Scoutmaster, and Sunday School gospel doctrine teacher; retired research station manager with biochemical company; received bachelor's degree from BYU, master's degree and doctorate in plant physiology and agronomy from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J.; born in Salt Lake City, Utah, a son of Floyd L. and Hedwig E. Barg Weed; married Chloe Priday; six children. She is a ward music chairman and choir accompanist, former stake Relief Society president and board member, ward Relief Society president and counselor, stake YW-MIA president and board member, and teacher in ward auxiliaries; received bachelor's degree from BYU; born in American Fork, Utah, a daughter of Thomas Samuel and Zina Josephine Forbes Priday.

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