Elizabeth Tupman Deekens Edit Profile
Student, George Washington University, 1945-1949.
Parish secretary All Souls Episcopal Church, Washington, 1951-1952. Washington correspondent The Living Church, Minneapolis, 1951-1952. Woman's editor Episcopal Churchnews, Richmond, Virginia, 1952-1957.
Member Episcopal Churchwomen Board, Diocese of Virginia, Richmond, 1968. Member Bishop's Liturgical Commission, Diocese of Virginia, 1975. Newsletter editor Vestry, Church of Epiphany, Richmond, 1974-1982.
Editor, layreader St. Martin's Church, Richmond, since 1983.
Member publicity staff First Mills Godwin Gubernatorial Campaign, 1965. Vice president corporation communications Virginia Hospital Association, 1968-1988. Fellow American Society Hospital Marketing and Public Relations.
Member Virginia Hospital Marketing and Public Relations (a founder, board directors 1969-1988, treasurer 1975-1985), Richmond Public Relations Association (president 1983-1984), Virginia Press. Women, International Order of St. Luke the Physicians (secretary-treasurer 1989-1991, convener Richmond chapter 1996-1998), Stephen Minister Lay Pastoral Care Ministry.
Married William Carter Deekens, July 30, 1955 (deceased 1988). Children: Arthur Carter, Christine Deekens Old, Catherine Deekens Ward.