Two new mission presidents and their wives for the Africa West Area have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.
Arvid Alan Carlson, 62, and Kelly Lynn Lilly Carlson, five children,
Wasatch Mountain Ward, Midway Utah Stake: Liberia Monrovia Mission.
Brother Carlson serves as a young single adult adviser and is a former
stake presidency counselor, district president, branch president, branch
presidency counselor and missionary in the Louisiana Baton Rouge
Mission. Retired physician, United States State Department. Born in
Oakes, North Dakota, to Carl Alvin Carlson and Gloria Mae Widmer
Sister Carlson serves as a young single adult adviser
and is a former district Primary president, ward Young Women president,
branch Primary president and seminary teacher. Born in Phoenix,
Arizona, to Morgan Eldon Lilly and Peggy Joyce Christy Lilly.
Kevin Harold Clawson, 58, and Toi Lyon Clawson, five
children, Fairport Ward, Palmyra New York Stake: Sierra Leone Freetown
Mission. Brother Clawson serves as a stake presidency counselor and is a
former bishop, stake mission president, high priests group leader, area
public affairs co-director and missionary in the France Paris Mission.
President and chief executive officer, Reach the Children. Born in
Landstuhl, Rhineland Pfalz, Germany, to Robert Marion Clawson Jr. and
Elizabeth Silver Clawson.
Sister Clawson serves as a multi-stake public affairs
director and is a former Hill Cumorah Pageant and area public affairs
director, seminary teacher, and Primary music leader. Born in Salt Lake
City to David Reed Lyon and Cherie Deanne Moss Lyon.