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 Verna Elisha “V.E.” Howard

Verna Elisha “V.E.” Howard

Birth
Farmerville, Union Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 28 Sep 2000 (aged 88)
Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA
Burial Rocky Branch, Union Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 16407871 · View Source
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Religious Leader. Born in the small town of Farmersville, Louisiana "V.E." moved to Powen, Texas in 1931, to begin a preaching career that spanned over sixty years but he is best known as the "Dean of Radio Preachers". A pioneer in radio broadcasting he founded the "International Gospel Hour" and preached on the show for forty-six years. The program is still aired and is recognized as the longest continuous religious radio broadcast in radio history. He was also a prolific writer having authored over fifteen religious books including his famous "Are you Listening?" series. He also wrote several hymns and published a hymnal. A member of the churches of Christ, the evangelist died in Texarkana, Texas.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 16407871
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Verna Elisha “V.E.” Howard (29 Sep 1911–28 Sep 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16407871, citing Rocky Branch Cemetery, Rocky Branch, Union Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .