Workers on the Navajo Reservation
from Churches of Christ


Manuelito, NM (no longer in existence)

Jess & Bernice Hampton

Hogback/Waterflow, NM (1964-1965)

initial — J.B. Harrington (Farmington) & Don Michael (Cortez) & Joe Zorger (Shiprock)
Cecil Canuto (1966-1972)
Frank Welcher (1966, 1972- )
Feliz Tarbet (1967-1970)
J. B. & Ruth Herrington (1968-1971)
W.B. "Mac" & Jackie McPherson (1970-1974 drove from Naschitti; moved to Shiprock)
Paul & Mary Jones (1970-1974; to Shiprock)
Skip & Josie Knox (1970-1971; to Montezuma Creek)
Bob Cheatham (1970-1973)
Skip & Josie Knox (1973-1980; to Ft. Defiance/Kinłichee)
J. D. & Aznive Wardlow (1976-1983)
Larry & Joanne Hamilton (1983- )
Ray Ackerman (1986)
"Little" Jim & Betty Williams
Phillip & Irita James (1993-present)

Montezuma Creek, UT (1966)

oilfield workers began church
Skip & Josie Knox (1971-1973; to Hogback) (began Indian work)
Don & Ann Tullis (1973-1974; to Tuba City)
P.B. III "T" & Nina Middlebrook (1974-1976)
P.B. II & Dorothy "Dot" Middlebrook (1976-1978)
Bruce & Barbara Terry (1979-1985)
Allan & Jodi Mitchell (1985-1987)
Wes & Shirley Stone (1987-1989)
Tommy & Donita Fisher (drive out Sunday afternoons)
Ray & Oleta Whaley (1993-present)
      Assisted by Drew & Amanda Johnson (2008-2009)
      Church established east of Bluff, Utah

Ft. Defiance, AZ (1971)

Shelly Shellcrossley (1971- )
Omar & Milly Bixler (1975-1989)
Jim Layton
Brian & Lynda Schuch (1982- )
"Big" Jim & Alice Williams
Mike & Carolyn Steiner
Derek & Jennifer King
Howard & Rosey Leonard
Stewart Silentman
Joe Rivera (2004-2008)
Terry and Pam Laurence (2009-present)

Many Farms, AZ (1971)

J.B. & Roma Johnson (1971-198_)
Chuck & Yvonna Kilpatrick (198_-1985)
Marvin & Gayle Barber)
Phillip James & Darryl Tripp (1986 interns)
Edison & Doris Gruber (1986-1991; to Bear Valley School)
Ben & Bernadette Begay (1992-present)

Kayenta, AZ (1971)

Don & Ann Tullis (1971-1973 drove from Cortez; to Montezuma Creek)
Vern & Pearl Carrithers (Feb.-Apr. 1973)
Steve & Pam Wilson (1973)
P.B. III "T" & Nina Middlebrook (1973; to Montezuma Creek)
Fred & Susan Austin (1973-1997; school teacher)
Josh & Devine Austin (2002-2011)
Nick & Heidi Rice (2010-2014)
Dan Keele (2012)
Cory Landolt (2016-present)

Shiprock, NM (1974; started from Hogback)

W.B. "Mac" & Jackie McPherson (1974-1984)
Paul & Mary Jones (1974-1975)
Tommy & Donita Fisher (1975- ; at first worker with phone company)
Larry & Denise Bailey (1977-1980)
Harrison Pettigrew
Andrew Nathaniel
Shawn & Vironica Harvey
Joe & Sherie Lyons ( -2006)
Wayne & Caroline Herring (2006-2007)
Allen Tolliver (2008-2012)
Dan Keele & Rose Keele-Zonnie (2013-2014)

Tuba City, AZ (1974)

Don & Ann Tullis (1974- )
Bill & Mary Spears
Clarence & Evelyn Davis
Paul & Ann Ghee (1987-2013)
Ann Ghee (1987-2013)
Eric & Tracy Kee (2014-present)

Kinłichee, AZ (1980)

Skip & Josie Knox (1980-1983)
Larry & Joanne Hamilton (1983; to Hogback)
Jack & Jean Finley (1983-1993)
William & Pauline (Begay) Marsh ( -2004)
Larry & Sadie Johnson (1993-2006)
Bud Paine (2005-2010)
Apache & Carly Crying Bear (2010-2011)
Jeff Foster (2014-2016)
Dan Keele & Rose Keele-Zonnie (2017-present)

Crownpoint, NM (1983)

Edison Gruber, Jess Hampton, Cecil Canuto
Jodie Wallace (high school principal)
Edison & Doris Gruber (1993-present)

Thoreau, NM (1991?; no longer an Indian church)

Jodie Wallace
Edison & Doris Gruber
Jason & Elsie Yazzie

Itineration

Dan Keele & Rose Keele-Zonnie (2015-2016)

Navajos on this list are in red.

If you have information to correct or complete this chart, please send it to me at the address below. Thank you.


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