Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span

circa 1940s-1970s

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

circa 1940s-1970s

Scope and Content Note

Contains 23 sermon charts that were made and used by Ernest Leo Stumbo.

Biographical Note

The following biographical note is excerpted from Stumbo’s obituary on

“Lawrence- Ernest L. Stumbo, 85, Lawrence, died Friday, Oct. 12, at a Lawrence hospital. Mr. Stumbo was a retired minister at the Church of Christ. He ministered in Churches of Christ in Nebraska, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas and currently was minister to the elderly at Southside Church of Christ in Lawrence the past several years. He also conducted a weekly radio program over KLWN Radio in Lawrence. He was born July 13, 1899, at Bennett, Neb., the son of Fred K. and Ida Mae Ransford Stumbo. He moved from Iola to Lawrence in 1941. Mr. Stumbo was a member of Southside Church of Christ at Lawrence. He was married to Jewel Mildred Grizzle on Feb. 16, 1921, at Harrisonville, Mo. She died April 4, 1981. He was married to Gladys Lucille Fletcher Wood Sept. 5, 1981 at Laurel Springs, Mo.”

Ernest Leo Stumbo obituary,,

Donor Note

Larry Sullivan


The processors retained the original order as received as much as possible.

Content List

23 sermon charts made by Ernest Leo Stumbo



Extent of Collection

3 linear feet (2 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #300

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Audrey Schaffner, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz, Ashlen Planes

Subjects--Personal Names

Sullivan, Larry; Stumbo, E.L.


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