Graham, Ruth McCue b. June 10, 1920 d. June 14, 2007 Christian Author. Ruth Bell Graham was the author or co-author of 14 books and was the wife of evangelist Billy Graham. In 1996, the Grahams were each awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for "outstanding and lasting contributions to morality, racial equality, family, philanthropy, and religion." She helped establish the Ruth and Billy Graham Children's Health Center in Asheville, North Carolina, and the Billy Graham Training Center in Montreat, North Carolina.
Shea, George Beverly b. February 1, 1909 d. April 16, 2013 Gospel Singer, composer and soloist. He was best known for his association with Evangelist Billy Graham. He was nominated 10 times for a Grammy Award. In 1966 Shea received a Grammy award for the Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical). George Beverly Shea was presented with the Lifetime achievement award by the Grammy Association in 2011. In 1978 he was inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame. He was then inducted into the Religious Broadcasting Hall of Fame in...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert C. Peurifoy) Billy Graham Library, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA