Sandy McIlnay passed away on July 21 at the age of 85. She was married to Rev. Richard “Mac” McIlnay, who pastored several churches in the Oklahoma Conference between 1976 and 2000, including Altus-Highland Heights, Elmer, Watonga, Broken Arrow-St. Stephen’s, and Stillwater-Highland Park. A memorial service will be held at Broken Arrow-St. Stephen’s at a time and date to be announced.
Mae Audell Hughes passed away on Sept. 7. She was 90 years old. She was the widow of Rev. Clayton O. Hughes, who pastored Olustee, Granite, Cheyenne, McAlester-Wesley, OKC-South Lee, Altus-First, Guymon-Victory, Clinton and Weatherford-First between 1953 and 1995. A service on internment was held on Sept. 13.
Rev. Russell Bracy passed away on Sept. 13. Bracy served as a pastor at Coweta, Temple, Hennessey, Shawnee-Wesley, Blackwell, Sand Springs, Lawton-First, Pryor and Weatherford-First between 1960 and 1990.