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James Mitchel Scott, 64; Texas McAllen Mission; Guilford Ward, Greensboro North Carolina Stake; Area Authority Seventy; former counselor in a mission presidency, stake president, counselor in a stake presidency, bishop and missionary in the Spanish American Mission. Vice president of marketing and brand licensing at Thomasville Furniture. Born in Washington, D.C., to Kenneth LeRoy and Mary Eliza Whittle Scott. Married Zelma Sue Langston, five children.

A counselor in the stake Relief Society presidency, Sister Scott is a former stake and ward Relief Society president, ward Young Women and Primary president and seminary teacher. Born in Bessemer, Ala., to Willard Wilson and Mary Irene Brackner Langston.

Lynn Pyper Wallace, 70; Mozambique Maputo Mission; Edgemont 8th Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont South Stake; currently serving as a missionary in the South Africa Johannesburg Mission; former president of the Pennsylvania Philadelphia Mission and the Brazil Florianopolis Mission, counselor in the Provo Missionary Training Center presidency, counselor in a stake presidency and bishop. Former associate professor at BYU. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to William Henry and LaVelle Pyper Wallace. Married Dorothy Kaye Mangum, eight children.

A missionary in the South Africa Johannesburg Mission, Sister Wallace served with her husband when he was a mission president in Pennsylvania and Brazil. She is a former counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency, stake Young Women president, counselor in a stake Young Women presidency, ward Relief Society president and ward Young Women adviser. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Montel Eccles and Ruth Afton Dahle Mangum.