The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on August 19, 1987 · Page 3
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Wednesday, August 19, 1987
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THE BAYTOWN SUN Wednesday. August 19. 1987 Houston missionary nurse freed by captors HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston missionary kidnapped three months ago by rebel forces in Mozambique never got to brush her teeth and walked hundreds of miles before being freed by her captors, her mother said. Friends and family members of Kindra Bryan, 27, were relieved to hear she had been released early Tuesday and was in the custody of the U.S. State Department. "She says she's fine." said Mary Jo Free, Ms. Bryan's mother. Ms. Bryan, five other adults and a child kidnapped May 13 from a rural missionary clinic by RENAMO rebels were freed early Tuesday. All seven were walked across the border between Mozambique and Malawi by the rebel forces Tuesday. A U.S. diplomat based in Malawi, Dennis Jett, met the freed captives and reported they were all in good health, State Department spokesman Nancy Morgan said. RENAMO, a Portuguese acronym for the Mozambique National Resistance, has been waging a guerrilla war against the government in Mozambique since the mid-1970s and occasionally has kidnapped and then freed missionary workers in the combat zones. Deaths and funerals HORACEFIELD SAN MARCOS — Graveside ser- vicci for Lee Errutini Horuce/ield. 63. o/ Buyiown were field ul 3 p.m. Tues- duy ui Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Sun Murcov Huruce/ield died Sundtn in u HfluMtm Kuipiiai. He ii survived b_v his, wi/e. Lenoru Horuce/ield of Buytown; Mini and daushUTvm-lcw, Lee and Kay Horuce,ftcid of Baviown und Ronald Gene und Hope Horace/told o/ Seiiuin; daughters und sons-in-luw, lj!t*i!n und Clavion Hum ol H'esi Cohimhiu, Diana und Richard Hoi I of Buviown und Durlene and H ayne U hiimore «.ij Mtr.ini Clemen*. Mich ; kind a brother, Ra\ Linda* o/ Chun- m'hifTH Eleven Krundchildren und u nurtiher o,! nieces und nephews cho Hirvue. Scrvicrt *cft under (he direcnon of f'ofniinvuw J-univjl Home in Sun Marcos Ms. Bryan, a member of the Second Baptist Church in Houston, spoke with her mother briefly by telephone Tuesday after her release. "She said they'd been walking about 12 hours a day the last few weeks. Altogether they'd walked about 300 miles," Mrs. Free said in a telephone interview. "She said she hadn't brushed her teeth for three months. She sounded pretty good but the connection wasn't very good." Mrs. Free said State Department officials contacted her at midday Tuesday and her daughter called a few hours later. She said she might have learned of her daughter's release earlier but she was at her church and not at home. The others kidnapped with Ms. Bryan in May were an Australian who managed the mission and five white Zimbabweans, including an 18-month- oldbaby. The rebel forces had earlier denied that the seven were kidnapped, saying instead that the guerrillas evacuated the group to safety from an area of heavy fighting. They also had said she was captured to keep the Mozambique government from abducting her and blaming it on the rebels. Mrs. Free said she was uncertain when her daughter would be returning home. "There's still things that have to be worked out," she said. "They think they may have to go NOTICE You may have received a copy of the Sears Back-To-School insert this week in the mail. The following items are unavailable at this time: On page 2, Knit Skirts $ 5", T-Shirt s 1 1"; page 4, Special purchase dress *49 W ; page 6, Print blouse S 12"; and page 15, Casual cotton shirts s 18 9 '. We apologize for any inconvenience to our customers. Celebrating Our New Century D4NCING FALL REGISTRATION MONDAY, AUGUST 24 4:00 PM-8:00 PM 427-5395 Offering: •Ballet »Tap •Jan •Gymnastics • Baton •Creative Dance Ages 21/2 and Up 1509 N. 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Sat. 12 noon to 6 p.m 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 425-6393 or 425-6384 LEE COLLEGE An Affirmative Action/Equal Opporlunily IriMilution, back to Mozambique," Ms. Bryan had been in Africa a little more than a month as a nurse with the Youth With A Mission organization, an international, non-denominational missionary group, when she was taken captive. Her mother said the woman wanted to go to Africa because "that's what the Lord wanted her to do." She attended Texas A&M University for two years before transferring to the University of Texas Medical Branch" in Galveston, where she graduated with honors in 1983. Until last June, she worked at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston. SAVE THIS COUPON ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW SUNDAYAUGUST23 11 A.M. To 6 P.M. Pasadena Convention Center (Fairmont at Red Bluff) OUTSTANDING ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN EXHIBITING - •*———«»—^^—.i« THIS COUPON WORTH $1.0O OFF ON ANY ITEM PRICED AT flO.OO OR MORE. 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