In Memoriam

Kenneth Earl Henry Sr. (1932-2010)

Kenneth Earl Henry Sr., who taught church history at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta for more than 30 years, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 77 years old.

The Reverend Henry grew up in Palestine, Texas. He graduated from Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, Texas, before enrolling at the Yale Divinity School. He was an associate professor of church history at ITC for three decades until his retirement in 2003. He was awarded emeritus status earlier this year.

Rufus L. McGee (1926-2010)

Rufus L. McGee, longtime professor of anatomy at Texas Southern University in Houston, died last month after a lengthy illness. He was 84 years old.

McGee was a native of Fairfield, Texas. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 1953 at what is now Clark Atlanta University. He later earned a master’s degree in biology at Texas Southern University.

McGee taught biology at Wiley College before joining the faculty at Texas Southern. After 30 years on the faculty at TSU, he retired from teaching in the early 1990s.